U.S. Storage Centers

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville | US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/6/2018 6:23 PM)
    Postal Code
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    Job Title:              Facilities Maintenance Technician

    Reports To:          Property Services Supervisor

    FLSA Status:        Non-exempt

    Position Status:   Permanent, Full-time

    Location:             Tennessee, 37211

    Salary Range:      Commensurate with Experience ($15.00 to $18.00 per hour)


    To apply, please submit resume application to: https://careers-usstorage.icims.com/jobs/


    About US Storage Centers

    Westport Properties manages US Storage Centers (“USSC”) which is a top 10 Self Storage Management company in the country with over 120 properties and operating in multi-states under management with over 20 million rentable square feet. Founded in 1985, we have built a premier management platform in the industry. Since its inception, USSC has helped thousands of its customers organize their lives by delivering convenient and affordable self-storage solutions.


    Facilities Maintenance Technician Role

    We are seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician with vast knowledge of different facilities maintenance functional role. The qualified candidate will also have a proven successful track record in facilities maintenance role handling the day-to-day repairs and maintenance work in office premises and buildings. . The open position is a permanent full-time position working with an opportunity for advancement with one of the leading providers of self-storage in the United States.

    This position contributes to the daily facility maintenance and providing a mutually beneficial working relationships with all personnel, vendors and key management team.


    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    The Facilities Maintenance Technician will be responsible for 5-10 properties to perform the following maintenance duties and area of responsibilities:

    • Document repair actions and turn logs into management on a daily basis
    • Perform repairs and maintenance work in office premises and buildings
    • Perform minor electrical such as replacing light bulbs, ballasts, fixtures, timers and switches
    • Repair swing doors, roll-up doors, latches and hasps (locking mechanism)
    • Perform minor plumbing such as toilet, faucet, garbage disposal repairs
    • Perform minor drywall and carpentry to repair damage and update facilities
    • Installation of appliances such as new water heaters, minor plumbing systems and fixtures, and kitchen components
    • Paint outdoor and indoor surfaces made of all materials such as wood, concrete, or brick
    • Experience with HVAC a plus, but not required
    • Experience with welding a plus, but not required
    • Other Duties As Assigned
      • Periodic special projects and duties may be assigned based on Company need and requirements
      • Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another, with frequent interruptions or distractions and within tight deadlines


    Qualifications Required        

    • Possess a valid Driver’s License in the State of Employment
    • Have vast knowledge of different maintenance equipment and tools
    • Previous experience in maintenance required
    • Must have tools and a pickup truck
    • Team player and can collaborate with other departments in the organization
    • Ability to deal effectively with co-workers, property managers, company personnel, and other consultants/ vendors
    • Ability to work flexible hours depending on various Facilities project deadlines


    Core Competencies

    • General facilities maintenance skills are required
    • Basic Computer Skills are required
    • Good organizational skills
    • Proactive, self-starter, goal oriented, and ability to work independently
    • Maintain positive attitude and composure
    • Collaborative Team Player
    • Must maintain and hold a valid State Driver’s License
    • Uphold Company’s Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values 




    • High School required, some College is a plus

    Physical Demands

    • Stationary Position: frequently remains mobile up to 90% of the time walking up to 3 miles per day and in stationary position (i.e. sitting) up to 1 hours per day
    • Move/Traverse: frequently bend, stand, stoop and/or walk
    • Carry Weight: frequently carry weight and/or lift objects (light to heavy) weighing up to 5-50 pounds
    • Hearing and Speech: frequently communicates with the ability to hear and talk on a regular basis with employees, coworkers, and all personnel matters; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
    • Sight: frequent use of sight to detect images on computer, office documents, and office objects near and far


    Work Environment

    • Outdoor and indoor
    • Frequent outdoor exposure working in outdoor weather conditions
    • Noise level ranges from moderately low to moderately high due to handling various machinery
    • Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
    • Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)


    Benefits for Full-Time Employees

    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Paid Holidays
    • 401(k) Eligibility
    • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision
    • Life Insurance Benefits
    • Supplemental (Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability, Cancer/Critical Care, Hospitalization, Accident)
    • Recognition of Hard Work and Exemplary Performance
    • Discretionary Bonus Based on Several Factors


    About Us 

    Westport Properties, Inc. is a parent company of US Storage Centers (USSC) which provides at-will, equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability or genetics. Furthermore, Westport Properties, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment and discrimination based on age, disability, color, genetics, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in compliance with federal, state and applicable local laws governing employment and labor law in every location in which the company conducts business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



    All Employees must pass a post-offer, pre-hire background screening which includes a multi-state criminal check and DMV Records in accordance with federal protected FCRA/FACTA Requirements for Investigative Consumer Reports, CA ICRA and other state mandated requirements for employment purposes. Furthermore, this job description is subject to change at any time. Nothing in this job description is meant to guarantee employment status and/or position. This job description neither restricts nor prevents management’s right to assign and/or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time of the essential functions. It does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be subsequently assigned.


    Essential Job Function for Reasonable Work Accommodation

    According to the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), employees must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. The Company will provide reasonable work accommodations to allow the employee to perform their essential job functions and duties as detailed above.



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