Camden Property Trust

Job: Maintenance Technician

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Jobing Description

Requisition Number 13-0780
Post Date 10/28/2013
Title Maintenance Technician-CHAR
Organization Sedgebrook
City Huntersville
State NC
Description JOB SUMMARY

This position along with the Maintenance Supervisor/Assistant Maintenance Supervisor handles the Service Requests and general maintenance requests for an apartment community. Must be able to handle make-ready and groundskeeping/pool duties as assigned.

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor/Assistant Maintenance Supervisor
Supervises: None


1. Respond to resident/management requests and Service Requests.
a. Use Service Requests and schedules to establish priorities. Supervisor’s requests and emergencies should be top priority.
b. Repair/replace any apartment material/maintenance requests within scope of management responsibility.

2. Identify and correct hazardous property conditions.
During normal course of duty look for needed maintenance and liability hazards and repair/report to supervisor.

3. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and apartments.

4. Prepare vacant apartment for move-in.
a. Review the make-ready board or take direction from supervisor to determine action to be taken on apartments.
b. Make all repairs/replacements necessary for apartment to be occupied.
c. Apply touch-up paint as needed to apartment and area outside entrances.

5. Attendance is an essential job function.

1. May be requested to assist in other areas of property including painting, groundskeeping, trash pick-up, pool maintenance, housekeeping, office support, etc. depending on property needs.
2. Attends and participates in Camden’s training program as required.

This job description is not an all-inclusive list of functions and tasks. Job functions may be added, deleted, or modified at any time by your management team. Receipt or possession of this job description does not constitute a contract of employment.

Requirements REQUIRED EDUCATION AND TRAINING DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS ? High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; trade school preferred TRAINING/CERTIFICATES/ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS ? Freon Recovery certification Type I and II, or Universal required if repairs involve use of refrigerants and preferred for position. ? Certified Apartment Service Technician (CAMT). ? Certifications in boilers, plumbing, HVAC (basic), journeyman license, use of fire extinguisher and first aid preferred. Must have training in compressor diagnosis, appliance repair, etc. Must have certifications/permits required by city or state to perform job responsibilities (i.e., pool operations, etc.). SPECIFIC SKILLS/EQUIPMENT ? Key machine ? Sewer machine ? Sink machine ? Leak detector ? Ampro meter ? Volt meter ? Manifold gauges ? Charging cylinders ? Boilers ? Spray paint rig ? Air conditioners ? Appliances ? Water heaters ? Welding torches (A/C) ? Hand tools ? Propane torch (plumbing) ? Steam clean/shampoo machine EXPERIENCE AND SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE Position requires a minimum of 3 years general maintenance experience and at least 6 months apartment maintenance experience preferred. Must be able to handle tile work, carpentry repairs, and all facets of apartment make-ready. Must be able to troubleshoot and repair HVAC, plumbing, electric, and irrigation systems as well as major appliances and all other systems on property (gates, phone jacks, etc.). TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS Will 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, griping and elbow motion). Must have normal range of hearing, vision, color discrimination and depth perception for proper operation of machines and equipment. Must be able to complete tasks wearing appropriate safety equipment (i.e., back belts, goggles, masks, gloves, etc.). For additional information regarding the physical demands of this position, please see the position’s Physical Demands Analysis, which is available in Public Folders or through the Human Resources Department. TYPICAL MENTAL DEMANDS Must be able to read and write in English at intermediate level to read diagrams, meters, instructions, etc. Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and plans. Deals with standardized situations with occasional or no deviations from standard procedures. Requires public contact and excellent interpersonal skills. ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS Will be exposed on a regular basis to outdoor environment (i.e., heat, cold, damp, rain, etc.). Will also have light to moderate exposure to injuries (i.e., chemicals, electrical, machinery, tools, lifting, etc.). Will be exposed to some low-level noise when using power tools. Hazards can be minimized with proper lifting techniques, MSDS and general safety training, and wearing of proper safety equipment. Refer to Community Manager/Community Service Supervisor for community specific service call/after hours guidelines.