Richsmith Development
  • 03-Nov-2017 to 13-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Villas of Hammond
  • Hammond, LA, USA
  • 13.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full-time Service Technician Position

Maintenance make ready and work-order experience helpful for this position at our Apartment Community in Hammond, LA.

RichSmith Management is an equal opportunity employer. All of our full-time positions offer a complete benefit package that includes a full range of insurance options, flexible spending accounts, 401K, paid holidays, etc.



The Service Technician reports to the Community Director and is responsible for carrying out all maintenance of the property. Including but not limited to all service requests, pool care, landscaping, grounds care, and preventive maintenance on a daily basis.


Essential functions of this job:

  • Regular attendance to work.
  • Perform all maintenance and repair work (major and routine) for the apartments, supportive buildings, common areas, breezeways, irrigation systems, and grounds.
  • Notify the Community Director of all conditions that are unsafe or are areas of concern. Include your recommendations for resolving the situation.
  • Complete all service requests within one business day except in extraordinary circumstances.
  • Complete turnkey work in vacant apartments which includes but is not limited to debris removal, repairs & replacement, paint, lock & key rotation and inspection. Follow the Make Ready Procedure, RSM P708. Coordinate housekeeping and carpet & floors repairs as needed with vendors and Community Director.
  • Ensure the maintenance shop is neat, organized, inventoried, and adequately stocked to perform the make readies, service requests, and other routine maintenance of the community.
  • Be on call for 24 hour emergency maintenance service while maintaining a professional demeanor at all times while on duty or on call. Follow Maintenance On-Call Procedures, RSM P1002.
  • Follow the Fair Housing Act at all times.
  • Conduct work using sound safety practices.
  • May be responsible for supervising staff under his/her authority.
  • Provide technical guidance to personnel engaged in the maintenance, repair, adjustment, or replacement of all mechanical and architectural systems related to the apartments.
  • Perform and complete Preventive Maintenance Report semi-annually on Building Exteriors, RSM 501, HVAC, RSM 502 and Recreational Equipment, RSM 503.
  • Perform and complete Preventive Maintenance Report quarterly on all Units, RSM 504, Leasing Office, RSM 505 and Laundry Facility, RSM 506.
  • Perform maintenance, repair, and operational tasks on swimming pool equipment.
  • Paint all interior and exterior surfaces related to the apartment community: includes parking lot striping, curbs, handrails, utility devices, and other painted or stained external units.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned.



HVAC or EPA certification preferred.

Pool operation and maintenance experience preferred.

Minimum 1 year related work experience preferred.

Knowledge of electrical and mechanical aspects of appliance repair, knowledge of HVAC troubleshooting and repairs, basic understanding and competency in: electricity, refrigeration, plumbing, carpentry, appliance repair, and irrigation systems. Must be available to work in an on call capacity as related to our 24 hour routine maintenance guarantee.


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift objects up to 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and twist into small areas
  • Must be able to bend forward when picking up objects from ground, etc.
  • Must be able to reach overhead for extended period of time due to overhead repair work.
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