Avesta Homes

Senior Maintenance Technician

3 weeks ago(12/28/2017 1:21 PM)
Job ID
2017-2119
US-TX-Houston

Overview

Our Mission is to give people a home where they can live abundantly and create more community in the world!

  • As a Senior Maintenance Technician, or Lead Service Technician at Avesta, you have a direct impact on the lives of our residents EVERY day.  A resident’s happiness with their home is oftentimes based on the service they receive from YOU.
  • Do you want to make people proud to call their apartment their home?
  • If you do, apply now and start your career with Avesta! We believe in promotion from within. We are proud to announce the promotion of over 40 teammates since January of this year!

 

Avesta was recently ranked #19 on Fortune’s top 100 Medium Workplaces across the US.

 

We recognize that our teammates are our greatest asset. We offer our teammates health, dental, and vision benefits, 401(k), company paid life insurance, gym allowance, and discounts to live at our communities -- on average, teammates receive roughly $2,800 in rent discounts per year.

About Avesta: Avesta is a vertically integrated company, handling acquisitions, property management, construction management and portfolio management in-house. Our Mission is to give people a home where they can live abundantly and create more community in the world. By striving to be the world’s most resident-focused company, we create lasting value and serve each of our stakeholders: teammates, capital partners, vendors, communities, and most importantly, our residents.

 

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

 

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

  • HVAC cert (EPA Universal)
  • 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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