Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 425082362-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Essex Property Trust
  • Location: Kirkland, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Responsibilities

Essex provides great communities in which to live, work and invest. We are a purpose-driven company, and we pride ourselves on promoting an internal culture of growth and opportunity by engaging, enabling and empowering our teams. Working at Essex is not a destination. It is a journey where you can confidently build your career. Our associates are offered competitive salaries, experience career growth, and receive comprehensive benefit packages such as medical, dental, vision, 401k employer match, excellence rewards, wellness programs and more. Essex requires that all successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of vaccination prior to commencement of employment. Essex is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation consistent with federal, state, and local law. All offers of employment are contingent upon complying with Essex's vaccination policy. $750 Sign-on Bonus for maintenance related roles: External Candidates with an application date of 7/5/2018 or later will be eligible for a $750 sign-on bonus if hired for full-time, permanent roles. Bonus will be payable the first pay-period following completion of the first 90 days of employment. Bonus must be paid back in full if the candidate leaves the organization within the first 12 months of employment. This is a split position between Bridle Trails and Salmon RunBridle Trails, Sunday, Monday and every other Thursday.Salmon Run, Friday, Saturday and every other Thursday. The person in this position is responsible for performing general maintenance tasks including work orders and unit turns, maintaining the grounds, curb appeal, clubhouse, amenities, and other common areas at one or more properties in order to assist preserving the asset and to provide a quality living environment for the residents. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Community Manager. Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following: - Performs maintenance projects and tasks with minimal supervision consistent with Company policy and direction from the Maintenance Supervisor, Community Manager and/or CM&S - Assists with administration of maintenance functions, e.g., tracking of inventory, data entry of work orders, maintaining updated records in relation to Mold and Mildew Log, Pool Log, etc. - Maintains the highest level of customer service for prospects, residents, vendors, and corporate departments - Compliance with company standards as defined in the Human Resources Policy Manual, Operations Playbook and applicable laws, e.g., Fair Housing, Landlord Tenant, Local Building Codes, OSHA, and EEOCQualifications:- High school diploma or equivalent, college and/or trade school preferred - Relevant certification (e.g., HVAC, CPO) strongly preferred - One to two years industry or maintenance related experience - Proficient knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and appliance repair with hands on experience - Knowledge of environmental/industrial hazards (i.e., asbestos, lead, mold, radon) as they apply to residential housing - Available to be "on-call" when requested and promptly respond to work order requests during assigned periods, except during meal periods and rest breaks during which time employee is relieved of all duties and the Company relinquishes any control over how employee spends this time - Proven organizational and time management skills - Valid driver license and automobile insurance - Ability to read and write English; speak English and understand spoken English - General understanding of the Microsoft suite, property management software preferredJob Requirements:PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS - May be exposed to constant activity that requires intermittent standing, bending, crouching, pushing/pulling, lifting/moving/carrying (light to heavy weight material/appliances/ equipment), climbing ladders/stairs, and walking on rooftops - Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate small-motorized equipment (i.e., repetitive hand/wrist, gripping and elbow motion) - Must have normal range of hearing, vision, color discrimination and depth perception for proper operation of machines and equipment - Requires the use of appropriate safety equipment (e.g., back belts, goggles, masks, gloves, etc.) ATTENDANCE Position requires ability to work any of the 7 days of the week, 52 weeks of the year. It is critical that individuals possess the ability to work their scheduled hours plus any other hours necessary to complete the job and must attend training classes as scheduled. Work schedules and location assignments are subject to change. Ensure compliance with time management policies including meal and rest periods.