At The Scion Group, we’re changing what student housing means. It’s bigger than beds and buildings. It’s about providing unique experiences and creating communities — both on and off campus — that feel like less like a place and more like a home.
We are seeking a Maintenance Technician I to provide a customer-centric focus to maintenance and repair services for an assigned property, including responding to service requests, carrying out preventive maintenance tasks, preparing apartments at turnovers, and requesting the required parts and supplies. Services may include but are not limited to repair and replacement of various building’s components i.e. plumbing, appliances and furniture; HVAC, light carpentry, painting and electric work.
Serves in an “on-call” capacity, except during approved PTO periods.
Key attributes in our next team member
The Day to Day
The activities listed below are not all inclusive. However, they are indicative of the type of activities normally performed by the Maintenance Technician I.
Demonstrates proficiency in Entrata and CMMS systems for logging of service requests and completed work in a timely matter.
Maintains the physical condition of the property according to The Scion Group’s Standard Operating Procedures, OSHA and Industry standards. Performs physically demanding work to maintain the asset, and other property features to minimize liability concerns.
Coordinates maintenance objectives and daily assignments with the Maintenance Supervisor.
Diagnoses and performs minor and routine maintenance/repair in a timely and professional manner. Assures all service requests are completed daily.
Documents work performed, parts used, and submits daily upon completion, including legible notes on what was done, the supplies used, further follow up and materials needed, date and signature of completion.
Inspects vacated apartments and records necessary repairs and maintenance. Informs the Maintenance Supervisor of needed services and repairs.
Routinely performs duties including basic appliance repair, general carpentry, plumbing/fixture repair, painting, and basic electric & lighting to make apartments ready on a timely basis.
Routinely inspects interior common areas and the exterior of the property. Ensures daily upkeep of all common areas with company standards, and all the light fixtures are in working order.
Completes preventive maintenance tasks on all equipment and operating systems. Inspects units and common areas for fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, CO2 alarms, filter changes, active utilities, and any work needed.
Cleans coils and condensers, lubricates equipment, maintains air filters and performs minor repair work as assigned. Performs routine clean up at repair location or in maintenance shop. Keeps working area clean and safe.
Maintains parts and supplies inventory, as authorized. Cleans and organizes the workshop, storerooms, boiler rooms, and utility rooms. Performs proper maintenance of equipment to ensure warranty compliance and extended useful life.
May be assigned to unlock apartment doors and accompanies/escorts various vendors as needed.
Keeps drainage grills on grounds clear of leaves.
Cleans pools, adjusts and maintains chemicals to proper levels, if needed.
Pressure washes sidewalks, buildings, pool decks etc.
Assists in snow removal at property, as required.
Assumes responsibility for after hour emergencies at the direction of the supervisor.
Maintains required property uniform and presents a professional appearance and attitude.
Uses appropriate tools and equipment.
Undertakes training related to job duties as deemed necessary
High School or Trade School diploma with minimum of 1-3 years of full time general maintenance experience, or an equivalent combination.
Experience repairing and maintaining HVAC systems, including chillers, cooling towers, pumps, motors, air handlers, automation/controls systems, and associated electrical systems preferred.
HVAC certification preferred, but not required; good working knowledge of HVAC required (Preference will be given to the applicants with certification).
EPA 608 certification Core & Type I preferred.
The Certified Pool Operator (CPO) preferred.
OSHA Training preferred (mold remediation, asbestos abatement, lead paint removal, fire safety & evacuation, personal protective equipment, fall protection, lock out/tag out, hot work, blood borne pathogens, ladder safety, electrical safety, hazard communication (SDS), back safety, environmental health and safety. Training must be completed within three months of employment.
Must be capable of clearly and effectively communicating information around work orders, reading instructions and warranties both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of key management and security systems
Knowledge of safety procedures with a safety conscious attitude, record of punctuality and dependability, ability to work with pressure of aggressive deadlines, and flexible schedule to accommodate after hour and weekend emergencies.
Possesses valid driver’s license.
Demonstrated ability to access computer programs and use or learn basic computer operations related to position requirements required i.e. Entrata, CMMS, Building Automation system & Digital Control System
Demonstrates a sensitivity and understanding of the diverse population of residents and employees. Follows the company’s non-harassment and inclusion policies.
Maintains professional appearance and demeanor.
Ability to work after office hours, per the on-call rotation schedule.
Ability and willingness to travel if and when required.
Working Environment and Physical Demands:
Extensive mobility including the ability to lift 100 lbs. as necessary, as well as ability to kneel, crouch, crawl and climb to reach items in need of repair
Must be able to stand for long periods of time (8 hours or more per day) to perform the following physical activities: bending, climbing step ladders, lifting, carrying, grasping, gripping, turning, reaching above shoulders, pushing and pulling, climbing stairs; stooping and squat kneel.
The Scion Group LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental disability (as long as the employee/applicant is otherwise qualified for the job with or without a reasonable accommodation), genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, marital status, uniformed service, veteran status, pregnancy or other legally protected status or category under federal or state law. The Scion Group LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in all locations in which the Company has properties. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, training and other terms and conditions of employment. The Scion Group LLC is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.
About The Scion Group
For over 20 years, Scion has been a forward-thinking leader in student housing. From a modest beginning in 1999, Scion has been defined by a relentless focus on student housing, coupled with forward-thinking creativity and inspiration. We don’t hesitate to roll up our sleeves and apply our experience with a strong conviction of what student housing can and should be.