Maintenance Technicians—don’t pass up this opportunity for a rewarding position with an industry-leading property management organization! Join our team at Mid-America Apartment Communities! With over 25 years in the real estate industry, we manage multifamily homes throughout the Sunbelt region of the United States. Due to our continued growth, we are seeking an experienced and personable Maintenance Technician to work at one of our facilities.
In this role, it will be up to you to maintain the property at your assigned location and to ensure a safe and attractive living environment for residents, visitors, and staff. Since you will interact directly with residents, excellent customer service abilities will be as important as your extensive technical know-how. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and a company culture that is dedicated to your professional development, career advancement, and success. If this sounds like the kind of position you’ve been looking for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!
All MAA associates must successfully clear a background investigation to include but may not be limited to: criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening and an employment verification process. Weekend and after hours work may be required.
As a Maintenance Technician, your overall responsibility will be to ensure that the apartment units and other property facilities at your assigned location remain in good working order. This can include maintaining air conditioning and heating units, electrical appliances and outlets, plumbing, carpentry, and locks. You will follow a planned preventive maintenance schedule and will follow up with residents after repairs are completed.
Your specific duties in this role will include:
Taking service orders, prioritizing them, and handling each order in an efficient and timely manner
Examining and diagnosing problems with air conditioning and heating units for individual apartment units or property facilities and performing any necessary maintenance or repairs
Interacting on a regular basis with leasing consultants, Property Manager, and residents
Repairing and replacing any kitchen appliances that are the property of Mid-America, such as refrigerators, stoves, washers, and dryers
Performing minor to moderate-level plumbing repairs and replacement/installation, including repairing leaks in toilets and sinks, and unclogging toilets as requested
Repairing and replacing light fixtures and performing other minor electrical work
Repairing locks and making other miscellaneous repairs on your assigned property
Performing painting duties as assigned
Preparing recently vacated units for new rental as assigned
Maintaining the swimming pool and performing other duties to keep the property landscape in order
Working on an on-call basis or overtime hours as needed
Performing other miscellaneous duties as assigned
As a Maintenance Technician with Mid-America Apartment Communities, you will be part of an established industry leader with over a quarter of a century in the business. You will find that we are the kind of team-oriented organization where your opinions are truly valued. Your continued success and professional development is important to us, and we provide plenty of opportunities for additional training as well as for advancement to positions of greater responsibility (we prefer to promote from within whenever possible). We will reward your hard work and professional dedication with competitive compensation, including full benefits.
Here is some of what we have to offer:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Life insurance w/ AD&D
Short- and long-term disability
401(k) w/ company match
Employee stock purchase plan
Paid time off
Skilled in heating and air conditioning unit repair and maintenance.
Skilled in repair and maintenance of household appliances, plumbing, and lighting fixtures.
Must have professional communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must operate specialized tools efficiently.
EPA Type II certification and/or pool certification may be required based upon the Property Manager's needs.
Valid Drivers License.
Must be able to work in environmental and physical challenging working conditions.
Must be able to lift objects weighing 50lbs or above regularly.
As a Maintenance Technician, you must combine strong technical knowledge with a positive and service-oriented attitude. You must be self-motivated and able to stay on-task under pressure, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities throughout your work day. It is also important that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of different people in a variety of situations.
Specific qualifications for the role include:
Minimum 1 year of experience in performing mechanical repairs and maintenance of home-related mechanical equipment
HVAC certification and experience
Basic knowledge of the repair and maintenance of other household appliances, plumbing, and lighting fixtures
Ability to function well as part of a team
Strong multitasking skills
Valid driver’s license
Residence within 30 miles of your assigned property
We believe it is only through our greatest asset, our associates, that we transform properties into communities, and apartments into homes. If you are looking to join a company that is devoted to creating an atmosphere of excellence, and to creating a sense of community for our residents, then MAA is the perfect company for you! Explore MAA Careers for the opportunity that might be waiting just f...or you, or continue reading to learn more about the many benefits of working for MAA.MAA considers applications for employment submitted online only.________________________________________Benefits of MAAWe want to ensure that choosing to become an MAA associate is as much the right decision for you as it is for us. That is why MAA offers a variety of programs and benefits to meet your needs. MAA offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs, whether you are full-time or part-time, at the start of your career or heading into retirement. Here are just a few of the benefits MAA offers:•Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance •401(k) Savings Plan •Apartment Discount •Employee Stock Purchase Plan •Paid Time Off •Tuition and Certification Reimbursement •Life & Disability Insurance •Free Confidential Counseling •Supplemental life insurance