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Field Maintenance Technician II

Company: American Homes 4 Rent
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

American Homes 4 RentAs one of the country's fastest-growing property management companies of single-family rental homes, American Homes 4 Rent has an exhilarating and fluid start-up culture and permanency of a well-founded corporation, rich with diversity. As pioneers in the industry, solidified by our place on Wall Street, American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) is currently looking for qualified candidates. With a culture of unprecedented growth, quality and innovative collaboration, we are seeking personalities to complement our attributes.The Field Maintenance Technician II performs a wide variety of duties including repairs, troubleshooting, installation, and maintenance at AH4R properties. This position helps to preserve the functionality and condition of the homes while maintaining a clean and safe work environment and providing excellent customer service. This position frequently meets with vendors and tenants.Responsibilities* Ensures heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are operational; performs system tune-up; checks breakers; replaces capacitors; identifies system leaks; replaces fan motors and Freon; utilizes an HVAC testing package to test efficiency of the system.* Performs troubleshooting support for plumbing, garage door, irrigation and electrical issues: unclogs drains; repairs or replaces leaky drain traps, water lines, leaking fixtures and waste disposals; cleans and tests garage door sensors; replaces guide tracks; reprograms remotes; replaces breakers, light switches, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI's), electrical outlets, light fixtures, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors; repairs or replaces sprinkler head leaks, valve stems and piping.* Performs various home repairs: carpentry - replaces door and window trim, repairs stair hand rails, replaces doors and windows, repairs flooring; drywall - patch, texture, touch-up and paint; roofing - repairs to shingles, flashing and replaces underlayment with the use of a nail and or staple gun; fencing - replaces or repairs pickets, posts, sections and gates; removes debris and leaves from gutters; changes lightbulbs; replaces air filters; tightens towel racks; re-keys residences; adjusts doors and cabinet hinges; replaces faceplates.* Maintains all equipment in a clean, orderly, and functional condition; ensures all work complies with applicable laws, regulations, safety practices and standards.* Updates and completes mobile work orders received from the maintenance center; completes all work orders within the given timeframe to ensure tenant satisfaction.* Fields emergency service calls when on call during nights and weekends.Requirements* High school diploma or GED required.* Minimum of two (2) years of Residential/Property maintenance or related experience required. Experience must include the use of:* Basic hand tools (see list below)* Power tools (see list below)* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) required.* Experience using an Apple iPad preferred.* Demonstrated knowledge of occupational hazards and safety methods (OSHA) required.* Driver's license required.* Universal EPA Certification or HVAC Type II Certification* Associate degree or technical training certification desired.* Experience with FiledOne and CRM desired.* Must be able to speak, read, and write in English.* Must be able to lift/carry:* 50 pounds to waist height* 50 pounds to shoulder height* 20 pounds above the head

* Must be able to climb ladders (A-frame and extension ladders) to perform:* tree trimming with use of a using a handsaw or clippers* removal of debris and leaves from roof gutters

* Must be able to use the following equipment:* wrenches, claw hammer, Allen wrenches (SAE and metric), band cutters, wire strippers, needle nose pliers, channel locks, 3-foot level, torpedo level, multimeter (CAT III+), breaker bar, clamps and AC manifold gauge set

* Must be able to operate and maintain the following power tools:* Cordless drill* Impact driver* Reciprocating saw (sawzall)* Circular saw* Pressure Washer* Air compressor & air tools

Work where you feel right at homeIf you are a versatile professional who values culture, a concerted environment and the potential for exponential growth, we want to work with you! Apply now and someone from our Talent Acquisition team will reach out to you soon!Related KeywordsMaintenance and repair, maintenance jobs, repair jobs, turn technician, make ready tech, now hiring, hands-on jobs, property maintenance jobsInformation regarding AH4R's collection and use of your personal information can be found at

Keywords: American Homes 4 Rent, Schaumburg , Field Maintenance Technician II, Professions , Schaumburg, Illinois

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