Housing Management Resources

Cleaner/Maintenance Technician - Lowell

Lowell, MA
At Housing Management Resources, Inc. we believe that the right cultural fit is just as important as

Job Description

Cleaner/Maintenance Technician

Posted: Sunday, 4/28/2024

Now Hiring Cleaner/Maintenance Technician in Lowell, MA!

Pay: $25 per hour + Quarterly Incentive Bonus

Schedule: Full Time

Location : Jaycee Place 22 Bowers Street Lowell, MA 01854

Top-Notch Work Perks:

  • Health and Wellness Benefits begin immediately
    • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick and Personal)
    • Paid Holidays & Paid Volunteer Day
  • Summer Early Release
  • 401k with a 4% company match
  • Recovery Ready Workplace (committed to supporting employees impacted by substance use)

Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine inspections of building systems, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems, to identify maintenance needs and ensure proper functioning.
  • Uphold cleanliness standards in buildings, common areas, and grounds.
  • Respond promptly to maintenance requests from residents and property management staff, addressing issues such as leaks, appliance malfunctions, heating/cooling problems, and electrical issues.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance tasks according to schedule, including filter changes, lubrication, and equipment servicing, to minimize downtime and prolong equipment lifespan.
  • Troubleshoot and repair maintenance issues in a timely and efficient manner, utilizing diagnostic tools, technical manuals, and problem-solving skills to identify root causes and implement effective solutions.
  • Perform minor carpentry, painting, and drywall repairs as needed to maintain the aesthetic appeal of common areas and individual units.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of maintenance areas, storage rooms, and equipment, ensuring a safe and organized work environment.
  • Coordinate with external contractors and vendors for specialized repairs and services beyond in-house capabilities, ensuring timely completion and adherence to quality standards.
  • Communicate effectively with property management staff, residents, and contractors to coordinate maintenance activities, provide status updates, and address concerns in a professional manner.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and regulations, including OSHA guidelines, while performing maintenance tasks, to ensure the safety of oneself, colleagues, and residents.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, inspection reports, and equipment inventory, using computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) or other designated tools.

Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent; vocational training or certification in facilities maintenance, HVAC, or related field preferred.
  • Proven experience in facilities maintenance, preferably in a residential apartment building setting.
  • Strong technical skills in diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining building systems, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities with a proactive approach to identifying and resolving maintenance issues.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact professionally with residents, staff, and contractors.
  • Basic computer skills for record-keeping and using maintenance management software.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to perform manual labor and lift heavy objects as required.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation may be required for off-site maintenance tasks or supply pickups.

Housing Management Resources At A Glance

At Housing Management Resources, Inc. we believe that the right cultural fit is just as important as possessing the skills and qualifications to get the job done. Our core values: Integrity, Respect, Enthusiasm, Accountability, Commitment, and Harmony are the cornerstones of our company culture. We have high expectations for our employees, we believe our continued success starts and ends with the passion and dedication each person brings to the team. Together, we are committed to providing high-quality, community-focused, affordable housing.
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