Apartment Maintenance Technician Job Description

Apartment Maintenance Technician Job Description

July 29th, 2019

Also known as Apartment Handymen, Apartment Maintenance Technicians are responsible for the general upkeep of residential blocks.

Special Offer

Post a Apartment Maintenance Technician job to 100 job boards with one submission.

Post Jobs for FREE

Post to over 100+ job boards.

Reach over 150 million candidates.

Completely free trial, no credit card required.

Apartment Maintenance Technician Job Description

We are searching for a reliable Apartment Maintenance Technician to oversee the day-to-day running of our apartment building. The Apartment Maintenance Technician's responsibilities include cleaning communal areas, and performing ad hoc painting, electrical, and carpentry duties. You should also resolve tenants' maintenance-related queries and complaints as they arise.

To be successful as an Apartment Maintenance Technician, you should demonstrate an organized, thorough approach to your duties. Ultimately, an outstanding Apartment Maintenance Technician will remain abreast of technological advances that could facilitate their functions in this role.

Apartment Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:

  • Oiling door knobs, locks, hinges, and gates, as required.
  • Repairing and unclogging toilets, sinks, bathtubs, showers, and exterior drains.
  • Replacing carpets and wooden floors.
  • Installing and repairing wires, plugs, and switches.
  • Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floors in communal areas.
  • Painting communal areas and exterior walls.
  • Disposing of trash found in communal areas.
  • Tracking inventory to ensure that you have adequate maintenance supplies.
  • Ensuring that fire extinguishers, hydrants, alarms, and emergency exits remain in excellent working condition at all times.
  • Unlocking apartments in instances where tenants have lost or forgotten their keys.
  • Scheduling repairs that warrant special technical skills.

Apartment Maintenance Technician Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience as an Apartment Maintenance Technician or in a similar role.
  • HVAC, CMRP, or equivalent certification will be advantageous.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds without assistance.
  • Dexterity and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Available to work on weekends, if required.

Related Hiring Resources