Maintenance Technician

The Rants Group is a commercial real estate, property management and development company. We have been in business since 1973 and focus mainly on the Thurston County market. The Rants Group manages a wide range of properties – anything from single-family homes to large apartment complexes to four story office buildings.

COMPENSATION: Salary – Depending on Qualifications
Medical, dental & vision plan for employee
Paid vacation after one year
Paid holidays & sick leave
Retirement plan

HOURS: 8 AM – 5 PM or 7 AM – 4 PM, Monday – Friday. Some weekend and emergency time.

BRIEF JOB OVERVIEW: The day starts by coming into the office to pick up work orders. Work orders are written up
during the day and are a summary of maintenance needs requested by property managers and tenants. The maintenance staff reviews the work orders, prioritizes them, determines what tools or supplies are need, contacts tenant if necessary and then starts on the day’s tasks. Tasks may include (but are not limited to) fixing a dripping sink, repairing of a roof leak, diagnosing a heating/cooling problem, unplugging a toilet, getting rid of a wasp nest, repairing major appliances, repairing electrical outlets or replacing light bulbs and ballasts.

 2+ years’ experience working in a facility maintenance related position
 Must possess valid Washington State Driver’s license.
 Be physically fit and able to lift 50 pounds unassisted.
 Have a wide range of maintenance skills.
 Excellent time management skills and ability to work unsupervised.
 Maintain a personable and professional manner.
 Able to respond to emergency calls during non-business hours, if necessary.
 Be able to diagnose maintenance problems and assess the most cost and time efficient manner in which to handle those maintenance needs.
 Be able to communicate well with property managers, office staff and tenants.
 Must provide own tools.
 High level of customer service.
 Major appliance repair experience.
 Have or working towards a residential maintenance electrical license.
 Locksmithing experience a plus.

CLOSING: Position will close immediately upon finding a qualified applicant.

Successful applicants will be subject to criminal background screening and credit check.

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