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Full Time Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician Job Posting
A Maintenance Technician is one of a group of technicians working for one of our Maintenance Supervisors, responsible for the general maintenance, upkeep, turns and capital improvements of our properties; whether requested by the residents, property owners, or company management.
The primary customers of this position are; (1) the owners of the property - served primarily through astute management of expenses and (2) the residents of the property - served primarily through exceptional customer service.


• Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have basic knowledge and experience in all areas of residential maintenance. • Must have no physical or health restrictions that would prohibit performing any of the position requirements. Must have the ability to climb stairs, walk, bend, twist, lift, stand and kneel.
• Must provide and maintain their own set of “tool-belt or tool-box” tools (hammer, cordless drill, tape measure, etc.) that are required to perform their job functions and duties.
• Must be able to follow oral and written instruction. • Must have a firm understanding of modern technology and internet tools.
• Must have a reliable vehicle, current vehicle insurance, and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License. While not required, a pickup truck or van is beneficial.
• Must be available to participate in an on-call rotation that includes nights and weekends.
• Must have high ethical standards.
• Must pass a background screening.



• Continually demonstrate the ability to affect process improvement, measure their individual performance, hold individuals and themselves accountable, and deliver products/services at or above expectations. • Excellent attendance and work ethic.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and to work productively when not supervised.
• Obtain a pool-maintenance certification (provided by the company)


Examples of duties:
• Perform maintenance service and repairs in the areas of plumbing, painting, plastering, machine servicing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, electrical systems.
• Complete apartment unit turnovers in preparation for new move-ins.
• Complete resident requested service orders on a timely basis.
• Perform regular inspections of all buildings, common areas and grounds on a regular basis.
• Maintain tools and maintenance equipment to ensure they are in good working order and keep maintenance and storage areas in a clean and safe condition.
• Order appropriate maintenance supplies needed for jobs after approval from Supervisor.
• Perform painting and drywall patching as needed.
• Consult with Supervisor on major repairs, replacements and/or contracts.
• Schedule and complete preventive maintenance.
• Maintain grounds and common areas- including picking up grounds, sweeping, cleaning and light landscaping, mowing,     and snow removal as needed.
• Attend meetings, training sessions and seminars as requested by Supervisor.
• Comply with all OSHA regulations and any applicable laws regarding health, safety and environment.
• Maintain working knowledge in the procedures and safety measures in each area of specialty.
• Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


Full Time – Hourly, Non-Exempt


This position is not remote and requires the employee to report to an office location, enter occupied apartments and interact with the public. Young America requires its employees to agree to and abide by all guidelines regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.


We offer full-time employees:
• Paid vacation
• Medical/Dental/Vision insurance options
• Participation in a retirement plan with employer match

General Application

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Are you over the age of 18?
Do you have a vehicle that is able to be used to perform work duties?
Do you have current car insurance?
Do you have a valid driver's license?
Were you referred by a current Young America Employee?
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