JOB BRIEF: The Assistant Maintenance is to assist the Lead Maintenance in maintaining the physical integrity of the property. This involves insuring a safe, secure and comfortable living environment for residents, visitors and staff. The Assistant Maintenance will carry out assigned duties and other duties as requested by the Lead Maintenance in a safe manner. In the absence of the Lead Maintenance, the Assistant Maintenance will assume all maintenance responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONSPosition requires at least 1 year experience in property maintenance or equivalent field.Work Hours: 40 hours per week. Weekends as circumstances warrant. On-call, on a rotating basis, and for emergencies.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPreventive Maintenance/Safety- Must be knowledgeable of pertinent laws and EPA and OSHA regulations governing proper storage and management of hazardous materials, including solvents, flammables, caustics and refrigerant.- Must be constantly aware of the condition of apartment property throughout the property and immediately initiates action to correct unsafe conditions; e.g., broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights.- Must be aware of the condition of physical property throughout the property and immediately correct unsafe conditions; e.g., broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights.- Schedules and performs routine preventive maintenance on all appropriate equipment as directed by Lead Maintenance and Property Manager. Inspects and maintains all tools in excellent condition.- Be aware of all utility meter cut-offs, apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer cleanouts.- Performs work area clean-up and safety related duties.- Ensures that storage areas remain locked when not in use.General- Diagnoses and performs minor and routine maintenance/repair involving the following on a daily basis.Electrical and plumbing (including water lines).A/C and heating systems.Appliances (when applicable).Water irrigation systems.Stairs, gates, fences, patios, railings.Tile, carpet, flooring.Roofing, gutters, fasteners.Interior/exterior lights.Fireplaces, ceiling fans.Gas fixtures and appliances (where applicable).Shutters, doors, cabinets, windows, sliding glass doors.Boiler, gas and electric.Door locks, P.O. boxes and locks.Security systems (where applicable).Ceiling leaks.Walls.Pool areas, tile, Jacuzzi, pool furniture.- Inspects and helps coordinate all needed make-ready repairs and services. Assists make-ready staff as required to meet deadlines.- Reports all major repairs and requisitions to the Lead Maintenance and Property Manager prior to any expenditure of funds.- Changes locks and makes keys.- Removes and transfers heavy appliances and equipment from storage area to apartment (or vice versa) as circumstances warrant. Assists in moving abandoned furniture, appliances, etc., to dumpster when necessary.- Be knowledgeable of inventory levels of spare parts and supplies and inform Lead Maintenance of shortages.- Assists in keeping grounds neat and free of litter. Rakes, sweeps, shovels as circumstances warrant.