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Maintenance Technician (Temporary Full-Time hire to Regular FT position) - R1 

Category Maintenance  

The Management Trust
Position Title:
Maintenance Technician
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Reporting To: RME General Contractor Supervisor
Status: Non-Exempt, Full-Time, Temporary
Salary: $22.00 - $32.00 DOE

Temporary full-time hire with potential to transition into a regular full-time hire within 3 months.


The Management Trust is a community association management company. We believe that building and maintaining a community takes more than just hammers and nails. It takes integrity, trust, experience, and support. Our success is based on the belief that effective management anticipates our clients' needs, not merely reacts to them. We are a company of creative and committed individuals driven by grand aspirations and are proud to be the only 100% employee-owned community management firm in the nation. Our Employee Owners are encouraged to actively participate in growing our business by helping define best practices every day. It is in this spirit that we encourage you to explore this opportunity to join The Management Trust team.


The Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for the general maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, physical structures, plumbing, and electrical systems in common areas of the community.


  • Perform preventative maintenance on buildings and equipment, including minor electrical repairs, plumbing, and carpentry
  • Paint common areas as directed by supervisor and perform touch-up painting of scratches and nicks as discovered in common areas, as well as to prevent corrosion
  • Perform minor appliance repair such as removal of dust, dirt, grease, and waste material from machines, as well as clean and lubricate machine parts such as shafts, pulleys, gears, and bearings
  • Clean and repair lighting fixtures and replace bulbs as needed
  • Maintain clean decks, fences, railings, window screens, doors, and sidewalks
  • Clean gutters, down-spouts, and scuppers to maintain drainage
  • Perform grounds maintenance (i.e. blowing and pressure washing as needed), as well as turf/grass maintenance (i.e. mowing, trimming, edging, fertilizing, dethatching, and over-seeding)
  • Maintain gate access as necessary
  • Clean and pad elevator for resident moves and/or large deliveries
  • Inspect fire extinguishers for damage as required
  • Assist with fire pump testing as necessary
  • Monitor common area hallway HVAC performance
  • Test and log generator performance as required
  • Ensure exercise equipment is clean and in working order
  • Maintain trash and recycle bins located in common areas; use the trash compactor as necessary
  • Daily patrol of building exteriors, interiors, pool, and parking lots; perform litter and debris control; note safety, maintenance, and compliance issues and report them to supervisor as necessary
  • Maintain supply inventory and pertinent records of expenses as outlined by supervisor
  • Ensure sanitary standards by regularly cleaning the common rooms and restrooms; restock items such as paper towels, toilet paper, and soap
  • Clean carpets, floors, elevator floors, window sills, and furniture in common areas
  • Maintain a clean work area, tools, and equipment
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned


  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • Experience in property maintenance - with generally between 2-3 years of experience
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word; intermediate skills a plus
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and address time-sensitive issues
  • Superior multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to provide high-level customer service with astute attention to detail and organization
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to manage workflow amid shifting priorities
  • Willing to learn Company process and procedures, and learn/use proprietary software
  • Adaptable and dependable with a solid attendance record
  • Professional and respectful demeanor with all internal and external customers at all times


  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, vehicle insurance, and driving record in compliance with Company policy


  • Use standard office equipment, including: computer, phone, copier/scanner, etc.
  • Use standard maintenance equipment, including: vehicles, power equipment, hand tools, etc.
  • Relocate up to (50) pounds
  • Be stationary or in motion for periods of time
  • Travel to and from offsite locations


  • None


  • Shifts will vary based on business need (likely Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm)
  • May be required to work weekends and holidays

The Management Trust is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate and support diversity.

TMT reserves the right to modify this job description at any time based on business need.

EOE Statement We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We celebrate and support diversity.

The Management Trust reserves the right to modify any job description at any time based on business need.
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