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FirstService Residential Maintenance Technician in Summerville, South Carolina

Position: Maintenance Technician

Location: Summerville, SC

Summary: Responsible for all maintenance needs of the Association.Skill Requirements:• High school diploma or equivalency preferred. Technical background from university or vocationalsources a plus.• Minimum 1- 3 years experience in general grounds or buildings maintenance.• General knowledge of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and carpentry trades. Must be able to operatetools and equipment related to facility maintenance.Duties and Responsibilities:• Maintain all lights in working order (i.e. replacing light bulbs or repairing lighting).• Maintain heating equipment, including but not limited to: replacing filters, assisting in heater installation,repairing gas valves and electric wires (zone valves) and circular couplers.• Assist in obtaining materials in setting up work projects as directed by Community Manager and/orMaintenance Supervisor.• Assist in making general repairs in accordance with routine maintenance schedule or projects including,but not limited to: reattach loose fixtures, straighten leaders and gutters, replace hinges, tighten posts andlights, balcony repairs as needed, minor roof repairs (shingle replacement), and all other interior andexterior maintenance of the common building.• Responsible for all snow clearing including walkways, steps and front entrances, including: maintainingand utilizing snow blower and shovels. Assist in the maintaining of calcium-chloride and ice melt andapplying same when icy conditions prevail.• Record and report all unusual and irregular conditions to the Community Manager/MaintenanceSupervisor.• Maintain cordial, professional manner in dealing with residents, contractors, Management, etc.• Assist in maintaining all equipment, supplies and materials in functional working condition in a neat andorderly manner.• Painting repairs and dry wall projects, as needed where applicable• Return work tickets prepared by Management, Maintenance Committee or Maintenance Supervisor withall items noted as completed and return to immediate supervisor on a daily basis.• Respond to all emergency calls requested by supervisor or Management.• All other duties as directed by the Board of Directors/Trustees, Management and/or MaintenanceSupervisor.Physical Requirements Capable of working extended hours, to include evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary. Able to see well enough to read faint or partially obscured writing or printing, with corrective lensesif needed. Must be able to speak English in a clear and understandable voice so that various types ofcommunications may be conducted with people of various levels of education and capabilities, toinclude the exchange and receipt of information over the telephone. Position involves sitting, standing, stooping, kneeling, pushing, shoving, lifting, carrying and movingobjects that can weigh up to 50 lbs. This movement can occur throughout the day. Must also be ableto climb several flights of stairs if necessary. This position will alternate between working indoors in a controlled climate and with proper lighting,to an outdoors setting with variable climate and lighting. Must be able to interact with all types of individuals, be mentally alert, detail oriented, and with goodreasoning skills. Must be able to work in small and confined spaces for extended periods of time. Must have finger dexterity for typing/using a keyboard.Environmental Requirements Must be able to work on more than one assignment at a time with frequent interruptions, changes anddelays. Must be able to remain focused and work effectively, efficiently, and cheerfully under suchcircumstances. For safety reasons, employee must remain alert to working conditions and aware ofsafety, health, and environmental concerns. Must be able to work effectively and cheerfully in an environment which may be stressful due toadversarial situations resulting from the proper performance of duties.Reporting Responsibility: Reports directly to Community ManagerThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfullyperform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.DISCLAIMER: This is not an all-inclusive job description; therefore, management has the right to assignor reassign schedules, duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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