MaIntenance Techncian

You will be “To the Top” with our company!  A rare opportunity to work for the best! Heritage Properties Incorporated is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Maintenance Tech for Laurelwood Apartments, a 152-unit Class A apartment community, in Laurel, MS. If you have a proven track record of successful apartment maintenance operations, Heritage Properties invites you to apply for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience and EPA certification is required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • HVAC repairs and installation, light electrical duties, basic plumbing, general building maintenance, and troubleshooting, make ready scheduling, pool maintenance, and the ability to take call for emergencies after hours.
  • Conduct all business in accordance with company policies and procedures, state and federal laws; e.g., OSHA, ADA, Fair Housing, etc.


  • Diagnoses and performs on a daily basis minor and routine maintenance/repair involving the following:
    • Electrical and plumbing (including water lines)
    • A/C and heating systems
    • Appliances
    • Water irrigation systems
    • Stairs, gates, fences, patios, railings
    • Roofing, gutters, fasteners
    • Interior/exterior lights
    • Ceiling fans
    • Gas fixtures and appliances (where applicable)
    • Shutters, doors, cabinets, windows, sliding glass doors
    • Door locks, mailboxes, and locks
    • Controlled access systems (where applicable)
    • Ceiling leaks and walls
    • Pool areas, tile, jacuzzi, pool furniture
  • Changes locks and make ready keys.
  • Removes and transfers heavy appliances and equipment from the storage area to the apartment (or vice versa) as circumstances warrant.
  • Assists in moving abandoned furniture, appliances, etc., to the dumpster when necessary. Use a dolly or back support belt.
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of spare parts and maintenance materials to handle most common repairs and situations.
  • Identifies all utility meter cut-offs, apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer cleanouts and prepares maps indicating same.
  • Performs work area clean-up and safety-related duties.
  • Ensures that storage areas remain locked when not in use.
  • Assists in keeping grounds neat and free of litter. Rakes, sweeps, shovels as circumstances warrant.
  • Performs any additional duties assigned by the manager or property supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Position requires at least 2 years’ experience in property maintenance or equivalent field.
  • Work Hours: 40 hours per week. Weekends as circumstances warrant; on-call on a rotating basis and for emergencies.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Customer service experience
  • Type 1 and 2 EPA certification required
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