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Under general direction of the Property Manager, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the properties managed by UCPM. Helping to foster good management/tenant relations, professionalism, routine building upkeep and repairs represent most of the work performed by the Maintenance Technician on a daily basis.  The maintenance technician is an important part of the UCPM team and represents the organization to the public though their work.

Duties

  • Performs maintenance repairs, including those involving cleaning, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical systems, wall repair and painting.
  • Responds to daily work orders and maintenance requests from Property Manager and/or tenants.
  • Reports unusual occurrences or suspicious activities to Supervisor and apartment manager.
  • Keeps apartment managers informed of maintenance issues.
  • Provide effective and courteous service to residents, their guests, and co-workers.
  • Ensures fire, life, and safety equipment is maintained on a regular schedule
  • Establishes and follows building preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Responds to building emergencies after hours.
  • Performs landscape maintenance on grounds for buildings managed by UCPM, including mowing, edging, weed abatement, and fertilizing
  • Effectively uses UCPM property management and maintenance software

Qualifications   

  • Six months consecutive experience in residential, institutional, or commercial building and grounds maintenance
  • Ability to operate power tools and landscaping equipment.
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license and motor vehicle report that matches company insurer’s minimum guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Possess an even temperament and strong people skills with a commitment to customer service
  • Ability, willingness, and sensitivity in working with a diverse population.
  • Sound judgment, excellent assessment and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in team setting or independently.
  • Effective communication, organization and time-management skills.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations

Physical Requirements 

Ability to perform medium to heavy work involving sitting, standing, walking, and lifting up to 75 pounds.

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