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Our client is seeking a dedicated and skilled Maintenance Technician to join their multi-family housing maintenance team. The ideal candidate will possess a combination of technical abilities and soft skills, enabling them to maintain the property effectively while providing exceptional service to their residents. This role involves performing various maintenance tasks, including basic plumbing, electrical work, and drywall repair. The successful candidate will work independently and as part of a team, sharing their knowledge and expertise to ensure the overall upkeep and safety of the property. Apply today to be considered!

Responsibilities:

  • Apply soft skills, empathy, and understanding when interacting with residents to address their concerns and maintenance requests
  • Ensure residents feel heard, respected, and satisfied with the service provided
  • Perform basic plumbing tasks such as replacing wax rings, unclogging drains, and fixing leaks
  • Diagnose and repair plumbing issues efficiently to minimize disruption to residents
  • Handle basic electrical tasks on 110v systems, including replacing outlets and light fixtures, and troubleshooting minor electrical problems
  • Ensure all electrical repairs meet safety standards and regulations
  • Perform drywall repairs, including patching holes, sanding, and painting to restore surfaces to their original condition
  • Address cosmetic and structural issues to maintain the property’s appearance and integrity
  • Work collaboratively with fellow technicians and team members, fostering a supportive and cooperative work environment
  • Share knowledge and expertise with colleagues to enhance the overall skill set of the maintenance team
  • Manage time effectively and prioritize tasks to complete work independently without constant supervision
  • Take the initiative to identify and address maintenance issues proactively

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical training or certification is a plus
  • Experience in basic plumbing, electrical work, and drywall repair
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on empathy and understanding
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented and capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Comfortable with climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, and working in confined spaces
  • Capable of performing physical labor and working in various weather conditions

Work Model:

  • On-Site
  • 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Mike Nelson at (515) 225-7000 or  mnelson@thepalmergroup.com.

Ref: JOB-45341

Mike Nelson

Recruiter

mnelson@thepalmergroup.com

(515) 225-7000

mnelson@thepalmergroup.com





    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:
      $20.00 - $25.00 per Hour