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Sun Communities Maintenance Technician in Southfield, Michigan

Maintenance TechnicianSmith Creek Crossing (SMC)Do you enjoy working with your hands? Are you a maintenance professional whois looking for a dynamic and growing organization that will both challenge andreward you? We are looking for aMaintenance Technician to provide a fullrange of maintenance and repair services for one of our manufactured housingcommunities. Help us to make our community the kind of place that residentsare proud to call home.OVERVIEWMaintenance Technicians perform routine and preventative maintenance tomaintain the physical integrity of Sun's communities. They conducthome/building maintenance repairs and are responsible for cleanliness andupkeep of property grounds, facilities, streets, equipment, andvarious utility systems. Maintenance Technicians provide excellent customerservice to prospective and current residents at all times.JOB DUTIESEnsure community is presentable, inviting, and adheres to Sun's curbappeal standards at all times.Ensure common area lawns are manicured appropriately. Regularly treat forweeds, weed whip, rake leaves, plant flowers/shrubs, trim shrubs andhedges, and performs other lawn care services as necessary.Ensure trash/debris is picked up daily from common areas and streets.Empty common area trash containers as needed.Complete minor repairs to rental homes and facilities as needed.Clean building facilities such as clubhouse, community offices,restrooms, laundry areas, and maintenance garage.Maintain vacant sites, including strap-downs and removal of trash and debris.Complete checklists of physical condition of community or sites prior to andafter resident occupancy.Assist manager with supervision of service contractors.Inspect playground area and equipment, pool/spa area, and ot herrecreational amenities to ensure proper operation, where applicable.Remove snow from community streets, parking lots, building entrances andother areas, where applicable.Perform water testing and other maintenance duties related to a well-watersystem, sewer system, or on-site water meters, if applicable. Mayinclude reading, repairing, and installing water meters.Maintain community pool(s), tests chemical levels, and adjustsappropriately, where applicable.Follow safety procedures while performing duties, including safely operatingvehicles when moving from site to site and picking up supplies.Other duties and special projects as assigned.REQUIREMENTSAs a Maintenance Technician, you must be hard-working, reliable andfocused on providing exceptional customer service. You must be highlyorganized and detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple taskssimultaneously.High school diploma or GEDDemonstrated knowledge of and broad experience in general maintenancetechniques and repair workAbility to endure seasonal temperatures as working conditions require constantoutdoor workValid driver's licenseGeneral knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and grounds maintenanceProficient skills in operating various hand tools, power equipment andcommercial machineryMust be able to lift at least 50 poundsAbility to provide legible written reportsAbility to work well independently as well as on a teamBasic computer proficiency, particularly with email and internetAvailability to respond to community needs during non -business hours (maybe required to be on-call)REWARDING BENEFITSAt Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organizationwhere you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We placea high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets usapart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and willchallenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborativeand supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. Inexchange, we will reward you with great pay, cool perks, and flexibility.401(k) Plan with employer matching contributionEmployee Assistance ProgramIdentity Theft InsuranceTeam Member Perks and Discounts program with hundreds o