Maintenance Technician-University Edge Apartments-Akron, OH

  • Company: University Edge

    Position: Maintenance Technician

    Type: Full-Time

    Applications Due:

Job Title:

Maintenance Technician

Reports to:

Maintenance Supervisor


Perform a variety of maintenance tasks necessary to maintain and enhance the value of apartment community in a timely, professional and courteous manner.

Major Duties:

  • Maintain an excellent customer service relationship by adhering to the Company Service Standards
  • Ensure all service requests and repairs are completed thoroughly and in a timely manner
  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe work area
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisor with monitoring inventory of equipment, tools, parts and supplies at appropriate levels
  • Comply with all personnel management policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively with residents, fellow employees, vendors and supervisors
  • Work with Maintenance Supervisor to maintain an effective preventative maintenance program
  • Work with Maintenance Supervisor to adhere to budget guidelines
  • Inspect grounds, buildings, and other community features as required to minimize liability concerns
  • Ensure adherence to the company’s safety and hazard communications programs, policies and procedures
  • Work with Maintenance Supervisor to ensure that physical condition of the community is maintained according to company operating and safety standards
  • Work with maintenance team to ensure excellent curb appeal at all times
  • Assist residents with the move-in/move-out process as needed
  • Assist with the scheduling and performance of all maintenance/repair-related turn events
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturer’s recommendations and operating manuals
  • Address complaints and resolve issues in a timely and professional fashion
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Contribute to the general upkeep and cleaning of office, common areas and model
  • Perform other maintenance/repair work as directed by Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor
  • Assist in the daily clean-up of the exterior of the property including grounds, breezeways, and all common areas
    • Participate in on-call rotation for emergency service
    • Adhere to company dress code
    • Perform additional tasks and responsibilities as required


Additional Requirements:

  • No specific level of education is High school diploma or equivalent preferred. The position requires the ability to accurately perform basic mathematical functions.
  • Must have reliable transportation due to the emergency on-call requirement
  • Must live within 30 miles of the assigned
  • EPA certification Type I and II
  • HVAC and other licenses and certifications as required by local, state or federal law
  • Position requires individuals to be able to use general maintenance equipment including, but not limited to, hand tools, ladders, refrigerant recovery units, landscaping equipment, and required safety equipment
  • All equipment must be used without jeopardizing the safety of themselves, fellow associates, and residents
  • Appropriate safety equipment and apparel must be worn including proper footwear (work boots)
  • Must be able to diagnose problems with and assist with repair of the following:
    • Major appliances
    • HVAC, including EPA Certification
    • Basic-Intermediate plumbing
    • Basic-Intermediate electrical (when no license required)
    • Sheetrock
    • General carpentry
    • Roofs and gutters
    • Painting
    • General irrigation maintenance and repairs
    • Landscaping
    • Fountain maintenance and repairs
    • Foundation /sidewalk repairs
    • Ice/snow removal
    • Golf carts and small engine maintenance

Physical Requirements:

Requires frequent lifting and moving of up to 75 pounds when using machinery and equipment for essential maintenance tasks, including but not limited to installing outside air conditioning units.

Requires frequent bending and/or stooping to access equipment and machinery necessary for essential maintenance tasks. Also requires frequent use of ladders and stepladders to access equipment and machinery necessary for essential maintenance tasks.

If interested in applying, please email a resume and a letter of interest to Tom White at