Lead Maintenance Technician

Fairfield Property Management - Ruston, LA3.2

30+ days agoFull-time

Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Serves as liaison when necessary between maintenance personnel and Property Manager
Resolves low-level conflicts as they arise within the maintenance team
Performs all general maintenance for the leasing and upkeep of property.
Performs carpentry, electrical, and plumbing work to install, diagnose, repair/unstop, and/or replace:
Doors, door knobs, door jambs, and locks.
Kitchen cabinetry and drawers.
Appliances, light fixtures, light bulbs, ceiling fans, heating and air conditioning units, plugs, breakers, smoke alarms, stoves, ovens, refrigerators, attic fan motors, etc.
Toilets, tubs and tub valves, stems, showers, faucets, sinks, caulking, hot water heaters, leaks, drain lines, and water lines.
Removes and installs washers and dryers.
Sheetrock, screens, window glass/panes, and weather stripping.
Paints occupied and vacant apartments, if necessary; stains doors and cabinets.
Performs landscaping duties; waters and prunes trees and shrubs as needed.
Cleans pools, adjusts and maintains chemicals to proper levels.
Maintains tennis court(s).
Pressure washes sidewalks, buildings, pool decks, etc.
Installs speed bumps and traffic signs.
Stripes parking spaces; paints curbs for no-park zones and handicap parking spaces.
Keeps drainage grills on grounds clear of leaves.
Picks up trash.
Keeps maintenance shop clean and organized.
Picks up parts and materials, if necessary.
Performs preventative maintenance duties to property, equipment, and vehicle.
Tests and replaces any damaged or inoperable equipment and/or appliances.
Inspects units monthly for fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, filter changes, active utilities, and any work needed.
Follows proper safety policies and procedures as stated in the Health & Safety Manual.
Reports to the property office any repairs, housekeeping, or safety hazards identified.
Completes work orders promptly and notifies the office if any work cannot be completed.
Completes vacancy make-ready sheets and performs make-readies for move-ins and move-outs.
Prepares apartments for housing annual inspection.
Sweeps/mops office and laundry facility, if necessary.
Delivers notices to residents when asked.
Unlocks apartment doors and accompanies pest control representatives while servicing and spraying inside and outside of units.
Inspects and troubleshoots any electrical, plumbing, siding, masonry problems beyond onsite capability and reports to Property Manager.
Picks up supplies from various stores, other properties, and the home office.
Maintains familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) book; knows location and how to use.
Puts up and takes down FPM tables, chairs, etc for tenant functions.

High school diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
HVAC certification and EPA 608 certification preferred, but not required; good working knowledge of HVAC required.
Six months of paid related work experience required. One to two years of related experience preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work in a professional, courteous, cooperative, tactful, and patient manner with residents, FPM employees, vendors, suppliers, and members of the public.
Self-motivated to work independently with little guidance.
Good time management skills. Ability to multitask, prioritize and flexibility to adjust work priorities as necessary.
Good organizational skills, attention to detail, and retention skills required.
Wear/use uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
Ability to maintain reliable transportation, a current and valid driver’s license, and vehicle insurance.
Ability to work on-call and respond promptly and appropriately to all calls.