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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the physical integrity of the property and assisting the Maintenance Supervisor and Assistant Maintenance Supervisor with their responsibilities.  This includes maintaining a safe and sanitary living environment for residents, guests, visitors and staff. 

The Maintenance Technician assists with all aspects of the property's maintenance including the physical grounds, custodial, preventive, corrective, deferred and emergency.  This person is also responsible for following the maintenance program to protect and maintain the property.


Job Requirements

Technical Requirements:

The Maintenance Technician must demonstrate a basic understanding and knowledge of general maintenance, carpentry, painting, refurbishing, plumbing, electricity, appliances and HVAC in both theory and practical application.

Physical Demands and Requirements:

Able to physically perform the following duties for prolonged periods of time:

Unassisted lifting up to 50 pounds
Able to work on step ladders or extension ladders up to 30 feet

Able to work in confined spaces, indoors and outdoors in all climates, and unclean environments with fumes, dust and poor ventilation while adhering to company safety requirements and programs

Able to perform all duties in a safe manner at all times


Essential Duties:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the following activities.  These activities are not inclusive.  However, they are indicative of the types of activities normally performed by a Maintenance Technician.

  • Effectively communicate with residents, guests, visitors and staff
  • Conducting all community maintenance work, service requests, punch-outs, building inspections and preventative maintenance
  • Ensuring that all work has been completed in a safe, prompt and professional manner
  • Communicating with managers about demonstrated concerns of the community
  • Preparing maintenance reports and other job related documentation
  • Maintaining inventory of equipment, tools and supplies
  • Serving as a role-model for maintenance staff by following all policies and procedures
  • Presenting an appearance appropriate to the image of the Sawyer and the community
  • Completing additional duties as described by the Maintenance Supervisor or Assistant Maintenance Supervisor  


Maintenance Responsibilities:

The Maintenance Technician must have the ability to install, service, replace and repair the following items in a responsible and professional manner that meets industry standards.

These responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Vinyl and ceramic floor covering
  • Wall molding
  • Caulking
  • Countertops and cabinets
  • Window screens and blinds
  • Interior and exterior doors
  • Electrical circuits, receptacles, breakers, switches and fuses
  • Light fixtures
  • Appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, washers and dryers
  • Toilets, sinks, vanities and disposals
  • Clean and inspect boiler and storage rooms
  • Rodent control
  • Snow removal
  • Stair treads and cove basing
  • Fencing
  • Gutters, down spouts and connecting hoses
  • Minor drywall damages
  • Sub flooring, wall studs and floor joists
  • Removing bulk trash (including appliances)
  • Clearing drains and sewer lines up to 4"



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have the basic proficiency of reading and writing of the English language.
  • Minimum one year full-time maintenance experience
  • Willingness to perform all required tasks
  • Demonstrated knowledge of work safety habits
  • Ability to professionally represent the company
  • Supply basic tools (see tool list)
  • Maintain a valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation
  • Able to work on-call and extended hours (including after hours and weekends)
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is desired


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Real Estate, General Labor, Installation - Maint - Repair
Education High School
Experience 3 to 5 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Real Estate - Property Mgt, HVAC
Required Travel None
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Maintenance Technician

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