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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

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Who are we? We are AVESTA! We manage multifamily apartment communities in select markets, with our base in the Tampa Bay area. We recognize a higher level of service will make the rental experience better for everyone, and hope that this helps transform our apartments into homes. We also treat our team members with dignity and respect, caring for them as our most precious asset. Our team members are the front line to creating something special for our residents. 


Join a team that is fun, flexible and growing.  We offer our employees health, dental and vision benefits, 401(k), and much more!


Avesta was recently ranked #79 by Fortune's Top 100 Medium-Sized Workplaces in the country!



The Senior Maintenance Technician’s (Lead Service Technician's) primary responsibility is to ensure that all vacant apartment homes are thoroughly restored to market-ready status in a timely manner and make sure all resident service work orders are completed to quality standards in a timely manner.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect vacated apartment homes and complete checklists in regard to make-ready. Inform Service Foreman or Community Manager of needed services and repairs.
  • Routinely perform the following duties in order to restore apartment to make- ready status:
  • Check all lights and replace as necessary.
  • Replace or repair windows, latches, screens, hinges, sliding glass doors, shelves, baseboards, mirrors, closets, etc.
  • Check applicable appliances and inform Community Manager of problems.
  • Assist in changing or removing appliances from apartment home.
  • Make keys when necessary.
  • Check faucet sink plugs and repair/replace as necessary. Replace washers when needed.
  • Assist with painting duties when requested.
  • Repair or replace curtains, mini-blinds, ceiling fans, etc.
  • Repair plaster holes in walls.
  • Inspect bathroom tiles, perform minor repairs/replacements.
  • Change A/C filters and test smoke detectors.
  • Report back to the office any damages and charges upon move outs.
  • Lend assistance during trash-out of apartment home; e.g., moving heavy/bulky items to dumpster.
  • Complete work orders in order and mark completed in Yardi (with notes) once finished.
  • Attend meetings or training when requested.
  • Maintain good relations with the residents at all times. Smile and wave whenever a resident is in sight.
  • Assist in keeping grounds clean.
  • Deliver notices to apartments when needed.
  • Report supply needs to Service Foreman.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Service Foreman.
  • Must be available for 24 hour on-call emergency maintenance when scheduled to cover emergencies.
  • Wear uniform as provided (including ID badges) and maintain professional levels of hygiene and appearance.
  • When doing work orders, a notice explaining the work done must be left in the apartment.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3 years of general maintenance/general repair experience
  • Trade skills including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, drywall, framing, painting, roofing, cabinetry, pools, appliance, etc.
  • Trade Licensing preferred but not required
  • Must have own tool kit
  • Must live within 30 minutes of the community

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