Thies & Talle Management, Inc. Maintenance Technician in FARGO, North Dakota

Job TitleMaintenance TechnicianLocationBroadway - Fergus Falls, MN 56537 USCarriage House - Moorhead, MN 56560 US (Primary)Colonial Village - Fergus Falls, MN 56537 USPleasant View (Aspen Green) - Fergus Falls, MN 56537 USPrairiewood Estates - Fargo, ND 58103 USSouth Meadows - Fargo, MN 58103 USVillage Green - Moorhead, MN 56560 USCategoryMaintenanceJob TypeFull-timeJob DescriptionThies and Talle Management, Inc., a leading property management company with over 30 years of experience in the multi-housing industry, is seeking a Full-time Maintenance Technician to work at our apartment communities located in Fergus Falls, MN, Moorhead, MN and Fargo, ND. This position will float between properties to assist our current maintenance staff as needed. This position is responsible for the maintenance of the apartments, common building systems and grounds. Duties also include apartment turnover maintenance. Must be detail oriented and possess skills in customer service. Appliance repair, plumbing, electrical and carpentry experience is required. Wage depends on experience. Excellent benefits! Equal Opportunity Employer SUMMARY: The person in the Maintenance Technician position provides repair and preventive maintenance of all buildings on-site for which he/she is responsible, including maintaining the lawn and surrounding property. This individual also upholds company standards with regard to budgets, maintenance, and upkeep guidelines and applicable laws. The Maintenance person communicates regularly and effectively with residents, staff, and all levels of management. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required. Management may modify, change or add to the duties of this description at any time without notice.Maintenance Technicians are periodically required to be "on-call" and to respond to emergency maintenance requests or resident needs at the property. Maintenance Technicians are required to be within 50 miles of their residence or work site (whichever is closer) or within a distance as directed by the supervisor. Employees that are "on-call" are free to pursue their own activities and interests in their home and in the neighboring area but must remain within the above radius of the site. On-call employees must not consume alcoholic beverages or be taking any other drug or medication that would interfere with their ability to work and/or drive. On-call employees must personally wear and respond to the pager when on-call.Takes care of lawn, including mowing, trimming, seeding, sodding, repairing and winterizing.Maintains outside of buildings including repairs, painting, rescreening windows, etc.Keeps occupied units in good condition in compliance with all codes to maintain resident satisfaction and make unoccupied units rent ready in the required timeframe, including the repair and maintenance of appliances; plumbing; electrical and lighting systems; heating and cooling systems; walls and flooring; sprinkler; reframing and hanging doors; troubleshooting telephone lines and cables; removal and disposal; and using carpentry skills as necessary.Performs snow and ice removal including snowblowing, shoveling, and putting down salt, using a pick to remove ice build-up on sidewalks and walkways, parking lots, roofs, and common spaces.Replaces unit locks on rental units as necessary and on all turnovers, outside doors, and outbuildings and takes other steps as necessary to maintain security of premises.Coordinates and oversees work of sub-contractors hired by the company.Performs small motor repair and maintenance on equipment used in maintaining the buildings and grounds such as lawnmowers, tractors, snowblowers, chainsaws, and other power tools and equipment.Purchases approved supplies such as paint, paint brushes, locks, pipe, wiring, light bulbs, etc. for maintaining property.Knowledge of and the ability to maintain and operate electrical, mechanical, pl