We’re currently looking for a Maintenance Technician for a fantastic company in Santa Barbara. This position is a full-time temp-to-hire opportunity. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm with some on-call time required. The pay range is $16 to $20 an hour.

Benefits if hired by the client include medical, dental, vision and 401K.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Apply basic skills of the following trades: electrical, carpentry, plumbing, painting, carpet care, flooring, drywall/stucco repairs general appliance repair, etc. to ensure quality maintained apartments and communities.
  • Perform routine service repairs, and preventative maintenance of all aspects in apartments, common areas, grounds, and communities.
  • Complete resident-requested repairs and service within the required time frame (24 hours).
  • Complete all assigned maintenance work on vacant units within company standards.
  • Perform On-call service requests and emergency calls.
  • May participate in routine inspections (including, move in/out, preventative maintenance, appliance, Housing Authority, etc.).
  • Perform general maintenance and cleaning of common areas, maintenance shop, company work trucks, trash, graffiti removal for all the properties.
  • Report any maintenance concerns for repairs on apartments, community and/or common areas to supervisor/manager or management staff.
  • Maintain and update all assigned service requests using Maintenance’s hard copies, until assignment is completed and closed including pictures before and after.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate and safe use of standard hand and power tools, equipment.
  • Comply with all OSHA safety regulations, local applicable laws regarding health, safety or environment and Standard Operating Procedures and Policies.
  • Tutor all team members to perform their duties the most safe and efficient way.
  • Understand and follow safe work practices for all trades, including but not limited to: Lockout Tag-out, Confined Space Entry, use of hazardous chemicals, use of Personal Protective Equipment, Ladder Safety, and working from Elevated Surfaces.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1-3 or more years proven related maintenance experience preferred.
  • Basic level of experience in trades: electrical, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC (electric/Gas Force Air and wall Furnaces), painting, carpet care, appliance repair.
  • Comply with all Fair Housing Laws
  • Promote a professional image/conduct by adhering to company policies
  • Working/troubleshooting and knowledge of appliances.
  • Competent skills regarding the operation of small hand and electrical tools, basic electrical, carpentry, painting and small machinery repair.
  • Effectively communicate in English and Spanish to interact with co-workers, managers, vendors or residents sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give or receive work direction.
  • Basic computer skills (able to operate mobile device, camera, PC).
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle (valid license required); Must have a CLEAN DMV RECORD, will require use of company vehicles.
  • Must be available for regular on-call work assignments/emergency calls, work scheduled off-hours and emergency overtime as required.
  • Must be able to arrive at the property for service requests within 60 minutes.
  • Ability to travel to other regional locations for work, training, meetings, and other work-related activities.
  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements: Independently lift/carry supplies or equipment up to 65 lbs; Appliances, vinyl, tile flooring, carpet and other building supplies to complete work orders, frequent reaching, stooping, bending and kneeling; extensive walking and standing, ability to climb up and down stairs/ ladders.
  • Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, chemicals, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. Must be willing to work in both indoor and outdoor environments, in all weather conditions, and potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with ADA, and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

We provide equal employment opportunities in hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and all other employment decisions. These opportunities and other conditions of employment are extended to qualified applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s ancestry, race, color, religious creed, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity (including transgender) or expression, age, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, military or veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws.

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