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Job Title: Service Technician
Job Category: Maintenance Technician
Location: Sarasota Florida
Job Description:





Performs duties to maintain the safety, operation, and aesthetics of general and mechanical elements of grounds, buildings, amenities, and apartments of assigned property in condition that meets established quality standards, working within the limits of standard methods and procedures.




1.     Works from check lists, schedules, service requests, and instructions.

2.     Responds to assigned punch lists and prepares apartments for move in, ensures that all check list items are processed and resolved.  Determines repair, material, and supply requirements and performs any range of routine repairs including replacement of damaged floor covering, repair of walls, counter tops, fixtures, fans, windows, doors, and appliances. 

3.     Responds to assigned service requests to investigate and make routine mechanical repairs to damaged or broken apartment or amenity elements as reported by residents or staff.  Examines reported problem, determines extent of repairs, materials and supplies required and makes routine repairs to damaged or broken units. Escalates more complex HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and appliance service requests to others as appropriate after determination of repairs required. Ensures repairs are made in keeping with quality and safety standards.  

4.     Paints any range of interior and exterior surfaces and fixtures at assigned properties, including apartments, club house and amenity areas, compactor areas, speed bumps, signs, posts, gates, street markings, and hand rails.  Touches up building exterior surfaces as required. Cleans and prepares surfaces, pressure washing as appropriate.  Applies caulk around doors, windows, or on breezeway floors to repair surfaces.  Patches and repairs drywall and stucco surfaces, matching textures on walls, ceilings and other surfaces as required. Selects proper coatings and colors. Paints entire surface or touches up paint as required to ensure compliance with aesthetic standards. 

5.     Processes assigned area of grounds in keeping with schedules and check lists.  Picks up trash, empties trash bins, and replaces trash bags.  Moves trash to compactor and cleans, pressure washes, and sanitizes compactor and immediate area. Blows, sweeps, pressure washes, and cleans sides of buildings, stairs, and breezeways.  Cleans light globes, removes cobwebs, and otherwise ensures the cleanliness of building exteriors and areas around and between buildings. Pressure washes building walls, breezeways, sidewalks, and other assigned areas.

6.     Removes snow accumulations from driveways, parking lots, walkways, breezeways, stairs, and other common grounds areas.  Spreads salt or prescribed product to melt ice as required and take other standard precautions to keep grounds safe and functional.

7.     Cleans and scrubs pool and deck surfaces, and removes debris.  Checks water and treats with prescribed chemicals under supervision or as certified to ensure that pool water characteristics are in compliance with prescribed standards.

8.     Checks and repairs irrigation systems. Rakes recreation areas and straightens signs and poles.  Paints signs, speed bumps, street markings, and other miscellaneous areas as assigned.

9.     Performs assigned range of preventive maintenance routines including change filters, check smoke detectors and replace batteries as required, change light bulbs, and perform damage inspections.

10.  Assists to move appliances into and from apartments and to empty apartments of discarded personal belongings and trash left in vacated apartment homes.  Makes keys as directed.

11.  Conducts and documents move-in and move-out inspections, orients new residents in the operation of appliances in apartment homes and respond to questions.

12.  Maintains property grounds and notifies supervisor of safety hazards, property damage or unsightly conditions on grounds. Notifies supervisor of the need to replenish materials and supplies when low.  Stores and maintains supplies and materials in keeping with procedures and standards.

13.  Tracks and maintains status of service requests in computer system and close records for completed orders. 

14.  Available for “on call” duty, nights and weekends.







Simple reference use of schedules, lists, MSDS sheets, service requests, and instructions, where interpretation is required.  High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required.  Fully functional level requires basic mechanical knowledge and Certified Pool Operator and Environmental Protection Agency certifications for utilization of pool and HVAC chemicals. Ability to speak, read and write English for safety and productivity reasons.




Prefer over one and up to two years required to be fully familiar with required techniques, equipment, and work routines.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Regular physical effort required performing mechanical repairs which is equivalent to continuously lifting or moving average weight material. Physical activity includes walking, standing, squatting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, crouching, balancing, bending, pushing, and climbing ladders as needed.   Frequently lifts over 25 lbs. and up to 60 lbs. and occasionally lifts up to 150 lbs. with assistance for heavier activity such as moving appliances. Perform snow removal (if applicable).

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