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Camden Property Trust

Camden Property Trust is one of the largest publicly traded multifamily companies in the United States. Structured as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), the company is engaged in the ownership, development, acquisition, management, and disposition of multifamily residential apartment communities. Camden's workforce totals nearly 2,000 employees, and the company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.The company is focused on: maintaining a high-quality, geographically diverse portfolio of apa... Read More

Address      Camden 3 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1300 Houston, Texas 77046 USA
Website      www.camdenliving.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Make Ready Technician

Responsibilities include preparation of vacant apartments for move-in and assisting with the overflow of Service Requests and general maintenance requests for an apartment community.

Reports to: Community Service Supervisor/Assistant Community Service Supervisor
Supervises: None


1. Prepare vacant apartments for move-in.
a. Review the make-ready board or take direction from the Community Manager to determine action to be taken on apartments.
b. Make all repairs/replacements necessary for apartment to be occupied.
c. Apply touch-up paint as needed to apartment and area outside entrances.
d. Clean out all trash from apartments before, during and after make-ready activity.

2. Respond to resident maintenance requests and Service Request.
a. Use Service Request and schedules to establish priorities. Requests from the Community Manager and/or Service Supervisor/Assistant Community Service Supervisor or emergencies should be top priority.
b. Repair/replace any apartment materials/maintenance requests within scope of management responsibility.

3. Identify and correct hazardous property conditions.
During normal course of duty look for needed maintenance or liability hazards and repair/report to supervisor or manager.

4. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment/apartments.

5. Attendance is an essential job function.

1. May be requested to assist in other areas of property including painting, grounds keeping duties, trash pick-up, pool maintenance, housekeeping, office support, etc. depending on property needs.
2. Attends and participates in Camden’s training programs as required.

This job description is not an all-inclusive list of functions and tasks. Job functions may be added, deleted, or modified at any time by your management team. Receipt or possession of this job description does not constitute a contract of employment.


 High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; trade school preferred

 Freon Recovery certification Type I and II, or Universal required if repairs involve use of refrigerants.
 Certified Apartment Service Technician (CAMT) recommended.
 Certifications in boilers, plumbing, HVAC (basic), journeyman license, use of fire extinguisher and first aid preferred. Must have training in compressor diagnosis, appliance repair, etc. Must have certifications/permits required by city or state to perform job responsibilities (i.e., pool operations, etc.).

 Key machine
 Sewer machine
 Sink machine
 Leak detector
 Ampro meter
 Volt meter
 Manifold gauges
 Charging cylinders
 Boilers
 Spray paint rig
 Air conditioners
 Appliances
 Water heaters
 Welding torches (A/C)
 Hand tools
 Soldering torch
 Propane torch (plumbing)
 Steam clean/shampoo machine

Position requires a minimum of 1-year general maintenance experience and at least 6 months apartment maintenance experience. Must be able to handle light plumbing repairs, tile work, light HVAC equipment repairs, trouble shoot appliances, carpentry repairs, simple electrical repairs and all facets of apartment make-ready.

Will be exposed to constant activity that requires intermittent standing, bending, crouching, pushing/pulling, lifting/moving/carrying (light to heavy weight material/appliances/equipment), climbing ladders/stairs, and walking on rooftops.
Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate small-motorized equipment (i.e., repetitive hand/wrist, griping and elbow motion). Must have normal range of hearing, vision, color discrimination and depth perception for proper operation of machines and equipment. Must be able to complete tasks wearing appropriate safety equipment (i.e., back belts, goggles, masks, gloves, etc.). For additional information regarding the physical demands of this position, please see the position’s Physical Demands Analysis, which is available in Public Folders or through the Human Resources Department.

Must be able to read and write in English at intermediate level to read diagrams, meters, instructions, etc. Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and plans. Deals with standardized situations with occasional or no deviations from standard procedures. Requires public contact and excellent interpersonal skills.

Will be exposed on a regular basis to outdoor environment (i.e., heat, cold, damp, rain, etc.). Will also have light to moderate exposure to injuries (i.e., chemicals, electrical, machinery, tools, lifting, etc.). Will be exposed to some low-level noise when using power tools. Hazards can be avoided with proper lifting techniques, MSDS and general safety training, and wearing of proper safety equipment.

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Full Time

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(713) 354-2700

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(713) 354-2500


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