Maintenance Technician

The Colonies of McLean - McLean, VA

30+ days agoFull-time

Position: Maintenance Technician

Date: 11/16/17

Business: The Colonies of Mclean

Department: Engineering

Direct Report to: Chief Engineer


If you have expertise in the HVAC, Plumbing, Painting, Carpentry and Electrical trades, along with a great work ethic, and a passion for helping people, then the Engineering Department at The Colonies of Mclean may be just the place to provide you with a career you will love, and opportunities to learn and grow.

Expected Contributions

  • Troubleshoot, repair and operate HVAC components and systems.
  • Respond and complete residential service requests in a timely and efficient manner
  • Resolve maintenance issues in the area of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and appliance repair without need for direction supervision.
  • Preventative maintenance and repair to a variety of onsite mechanical systems.
  • Provide outstanding customer service.
  • Assist with any other tasks as requested by the Chief Engineer.


Required Experience:

  • Proficiency in repair, troubleshooting and operation of HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and Appliance systems.
  • Expertise in Painting and Carpentry.
  • HVAC CFC Universal certification.
  • Availability for emergency situations at the property, including an on-call rotation.
  • Experience in building maintenance or an education in the trades.
  • The ability to exert up to 50lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 20lbs of force constantly.
  • Personal/reliable transportation to get to work in order to respond to on-call emergencies.
  • 1-3 years of experience in the property management industry.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of industry software systems.
  • Proven track-record of meeting or exceeding job requirements.

The Colonies mission is to create the best possible living environment for our customers and to do so in a way that creates community and respects the world in which we live. Our highest priority is growing the property and rental values for our owners. Moving forward, our success will be built around the core values of Concern, Creativity, Passion and Perfection. Supporting these values is a set of beliefs or practices that guide us in how we do business and conduct ourselves on a daily basis. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Type: Full-time


  • McLean, VA (Preferred)


  • CFC Universal (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)