Building Maintenance Tech Trainee

Direct Placement Apartment Staffing

Arlington, TX Posted 11/4/2022 $13.00 to $16.00 / Hour Full Time

You will ensure that all vacated apartments are thoroughly restored to "make ready" status, diagnose problems, and make repairs in areas such as: painting, electrical, plumbing, pool, carpentry, dry walling, exterior structural, and appliance.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Checks and replaces exterior lighting on a regular basis.
  • Review daily work order priorities with the Apartment Maintenance lead at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Receives “make ready” assignment and gathers all necessary tools, equipment, and supplies needed to make an apartment unit available to rent.
  • Trash out recently vacated apartments.
  • Ensure all repairs/replacements are completed as necessary for the apartment to be occupied.
  • Clean and maintain the pool as directed.
  • Shampoo carpet/vinyl, or replace carpet/vinyl if needed.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and security of all property-issued tools.
  • Repair and replace light bulbs, globes or fixtures, windows, latches, screens, hinges, sliding glass doors, shelves, baseboards, mirrors, and closets.
  • Checks all doors and windows and re-keys all locks.
  • Performs any additional duties as assigned by management.



  • Free HVAC Certification after 160 hours.
  • No weekends.



  • Ability to work in outdoor environments exposed to adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions and complete standard paperwork.
  • Have a strong work ethic with reliability and dependability.
  • Enjoy working with others and taking direction when needed.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Requires standing 66% to 100% of the time.



  • Six months of experience in multifamily property management, facility maintenance, general labor, and/or mechanical repair.
  • Previous make-ready work experience at a residential property preferred.
  • Maintenance and repair experience in painting, drywall, basic electric and plumbing.


We're an equal opportunity employer.

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Arlington, TX 76011
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