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Maintenance Assistant

Location : Austin, TX
Job Type : Temp to Direct Placemnt
Compensation : 18.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : HVAC
Job Category : Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

Job Description :
Required Qualifications :

A Maintenance Technician is responsible for keeping a facility operating and repairing any problems when they are discovered before they have a chance to worsen. A Maintenance Technician will usually be required to perform a wide range of repair tasks around a facility.

Some other tasks a Maintenance Technician may be called upon to do include:

  • Performing routine maintenance around the building such as fixing structural damage, for example, window, door, or wall repair

  • Repairing broken or leaking plumbing to avoid water damage and restore full use of water fixtures

  • Working on damaged electrical wiring when a shortage or severed wire occurs

  • Maintaining the building’s HVAC equipment in order to keep climate control in the facility functioning properly

  • Applying preventative measures to the building to reduce the risk of future problems, such as using a sealant on a flat roof

  • Fixing potential safety hazards to avoid injuries

  • Painting the building when old paint has become faded or chipped

Skills and qualifications:

  • Plumbing knowledge to address leaks, clogs, or other drainage problems

  • Electrical wiring capabilities to manage problems with the building’s electricity

  • Carpentry ability to handle basic repairs around the building

  • Groundskeeping if the facility contains lawns or other outdoor areas in need of maintenance

  • Interpersonal skills to interact with employees or residents of the building in a pleasant manner

  • Attention to detail to ensure that all jobs are completed in an exemplary manner and any potential hazards or warning signs of problems are not overlooked

  • Physical stamina to handle a full shift of being active and working on the building

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