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Maintenance Technician

San Jose, California

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Overview

Our success rests on continuing to deliver quality environments in which to live and stay. From helping to maintain the physical condition of the community to finding new improvements to supporting your fellow associates — what you do can impact the lives of those we serve, as well as your career.

  • Full-Time
  • Non-Exempt

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in maintenance.

  • Problem Solver
  • Efficient
  • Team Player
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Productive
  • Responsible

"I'm constantly challenged, pushed to think creatively, and I love that I am empowered to act like a business owner."

Darius, Maintenance Manager
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Our Culture

  • Our Bold Purpose

    We're driven by a bold purpose: creating a better way to live

  • All Of Us

    All AvalonBay associates play a key role in bringing our purpose to life

  • Our Core Values

    A Commitment to Integrity
    A Spirit of Caring
    A Focus on Continuous Improvement

  • Our Approach

    Promotion from Within
    Growth Based on Achievement
    Cross Departmental Learning
    Professional Development
    High-Performance Culture
    Associate Recognition

Benefits

Our benefits packages are created with the flexibility to support associates who are at different stages in their lives and careers.

  • Medical

    We provide you with the choice of two providers, Aetna and Cigna.

  • Dental

    We offer dental coverage through MetLife. Associates have the option to select between the Premier and Basic Plus Plan.

  • Vision

    Our Vision Service Plan provides benefits for regular eye examinations, glasses or contact lenses, and laser vision care.

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

    Save a portion of your pay each pay period and invest your savings in your choice of the available investment funds. We match 50% of your contribution up to 6%.

  • Housing Discount

    Significant discount for all associates on our incredible apartment homes.

  • Career Development

    Opportunities to advance your skills and grow your career through promotion.

Responsibilities

Maintenance Technician
Position Type: Full Time
Job Type: Non Exempt
State::CA City:San Jose
Brand:eaves

Overview

Creating a better way to liveis the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates. With over 280 communities and nearly 84,000 apartment homes, you have endless opportunities to make a difference in our residents’ lives. Our culture is built on purpose and our core values , which is why Glassdoor ranks us as one of 2019’s Best Places to Work. If you’re looking for rewarding work with unparalleled benefits, we would like to hear from you.

The Role

As a Maintenance Technician, you will make apartments move-in ready and help address any resident maintenance requests. One day, you could be patching and painting walls. The next, you might update kitchen fixtures, and walk a resident through the features of their new dishwasher. Every day, you’ll be creating the best possible experience in our community.

You Have...

  • 2-3 years’ experience in maintenance, facilities, or field with related skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Desire to help people
  • Basic knowledge of:
    • General repairs/maintenance work
    • Basic appliance and HVAC repair (replacing fixtures, installing parts)
    • Plumbing and electrical

How AvalonBay Supports You

We know that our teams are the heart of our success and we’re committed to showing our appreciation. We offer:

  • Opportunities to advance your skills and grow your career through promotion with on-the-job training and maintenance certifications
  • Comprehensive benefits — health, dental and vision, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, an employee stock purchase plan and more
  • Associate recognition (like our quarterly awards meetings and maintenance rallies)
  • A significant discount on our incredible apartment homes
  • A culture built on purpose and our core values —A Commitment to Integrity,A Spirit of Caring, andA Focus on Continuous Improvement

Additional Info

AvalonBay is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  We believe that in order to achieve our purpose of creating a better way to live, we must recruit, develop and retain associates with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and create an environment that encourages all voices to be heard, understood and appreciated. With this we know we can do great things.

AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.

Job ID 24591
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Career Path

At AvalonBay, you can learn, grow, challenge yourself and try new things. Our Maintenance associates typically advance as follows:

  • 90-Day Hands-On
    Apprenticeship Program

  • Maintenance
    Technician

  • Maintenance
    Supervisor

  • Maintenance
    Manager

  • Senior Maintenance
    Manager

  • General Maintenance
    Manager

  • Regional Maintenance
    Director

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