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Maintenance Assistant - Abilene, TX


As a Maintenance Assistance, responsibilities include carrying out the maintenance processes of the facility; including Corrective, Preventative, Routine, Emergency, and Cosmetic maintenance as well as make-ready process in a manner consistent with the facility's operational objectives.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • HVAC experience a plus
  • Prior pool maintenance experience a plus
  • 1 to 3 years previous general apartment or institutional general maintenance experience


The following are essential job accountabilities:

  • Respond to resident/management requests and work orders for occupied units.
    • Repair/replace appliances (i.e. garbage disposal, refrigerators, stoves, dishwashers, etc.)
    • Repair/replace plumbing (i.e. water lines, water pressure, water fixtures, faucets, drain lines, boiler temperatures, water closets, etc.)
    • Repair/replace any apartment material/maintenance requests within scope of management responsibility (i.e. doors/drawers, replace hardware, replace light bulb/fixtures, vent fans, drapery rods, replace/re-key locks, doorsteps, door viewers, towel bars, refrigerator lights, vent fans, mini blinds, etc.)
  • Prepare and ensure completion of all repairs/replacements necessary for unit to be occupied.
    • Tile/flooring, hardware, appliances, light fixtures, walls, doors, baseboards, ceilings, windows, screens, cabinets, carpet, etc.
  • Monitor physical condition and immediately report and correct unsafe conditions (i.e. broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, burned out exterior lights).
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and units (i.e. ensure replacement of air filters, cleaning, and lubricating machinery/equipment, etc.).
  • Maintain accurate records regarding EPA/OSHA standards, preventative maintenance service requests received are completed, apartment make-ready status, work-in-progress, etc.
  • Maintain maintenance shop so that it is safe, clean, and well organized with adequate inventory of spare parts and maintenance materials to handle most common repairs and situations; ensure all tools and equipment are properly stored and well-maintained at all times.
  • Schedule and perform routine preventative maintenance in accordance with the Company’s preventative maintenance policy.
  • Wear and utilize Personal Protective Equipment at all times during work hours.
  • In conjunction with Maintenance Supervisor, train and motivate maintenance team members; be aware of training resources available and encourage the development of team members.
  • Clearly communicate goals and expectations to maintenance team members and uphold standards of performance.

Candidates must be consenting to a background check and drug screen.


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Job ID:

Abilene, TX

Job Type:
Full Time, Temp Position



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Maintenance Assistant

City, State or Zip Code: Abilene, TX

Position Type: Full Time, Temp Position

Date Posted: 3/20/2019