Title Maintenance Mechanic III
Department General Services
Job Type Full time
Shift Days
Post Date 2018-05-09
Job Description

Position Overview:  The Maintenance Mechanic III is responsible for the troubleshooting and intermediate repair of apartment and public area HVAC equipment along with the overall upkeep of residential apartments and public areas through responsive, accurate and efficient maintenance.  This will be accomplished through the performance of semi-skilled tasks that require the application of general maintenance and repair techniques, materials, tools and equipment.  The Maintenance Mechanic III serves as a member of the Maintenance and Engineering team that is responsible for the physical condition of the neighborhood assigned.

License, Certificates, Registration:  Must possess current EPA certification to handle refrigerants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must possess a working knowledge of residential building maintenance to include, but not limited to, plumbing, electrical, flooring and appliances.  Must have knowledge of HVAC.  Must be able to effectively communicate with residents and staff.  Must function under general supervision.  Must be flexible and have integrity. Must possess the ability to effectively work with residents and staff.

Must have understanding of basic construction, plumbing and electrical principles. Understanding of physical security systems, and basic networking relationships a plus. HVAC, electrical, plumbing and drywall repair a plus.

Education and/or Experience:  High School Diploma required.  Technical or Trade School Preferred. 7-10 years of general maintenance experience in a residential apartment complex or commercial/industrial building preferred.

 Physical Demands: 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.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  The Maintenance Mechanic III is required to over use the aid of a hand truck or get assistance for all items over 50 pounds.  Ability to stand on one’s feet for a long period of time, bending and extensive walking.  Ability to push/pull and climb a ladder up to 6/8 feet.


This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.

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