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Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Lakewood, WA

Reporting to: Maintenance Supervisor

Type: Full-Time


Job Description

At Indigo Real Estate, we attribute much of our properties’ successes to the strengths of our team members and we are seeking a Maintenance Technician who is passionate about customer service and driven to succeed. Merrill Creek is a 149 unit garden-style community in Lakewood, WA.

We are looking for a highly-organized, energetic, self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced work environment and takes ownership in all aspects of their work. The successful candidate will possess outstanding customer service, multitasking and problem-solving skills and the ability to react with appropriate levels of discretion and urgency to situations or events that require quick response and good communication. They will also demonstrate a strong sense of initiative, a collaborative work style, and a strong work ethic, taking pride in cleanliness, efficiency and accurate record-keeping and documentation. Physical aspects of the job include heavy lifting, carrying, transportation and manipulation of maintenance equipment and appliances, standing/walking for long periods of time, bending, kneeling, stooping, climbing, and balancing. This position requires some weekend and holiday work and the ability to be “on-call” for emergencies.


Objectives of this Role

  • Responsible responding to maintenance requests as directed and ensure that work orders are responded to professionally and promptly.
  • Provide excellent customer service to prospective and current residents and promote a quality living experience for all.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and apartment turns including painting, diagnose problems and repairs in the areas of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, pool, carpentry, dry wall, appliances, etc.
  • Inspect buildings and grounds for safety and cleanliness, and work with outside contractors as needed.
  • Perform effective emergency (after hours) maintenance as required.

Required Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in property maintenance.
  • Painting experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail.
  • Current driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

Employment Benefits

Indigo offers a positive, team-oriented work environment, competitive salary, performance incentives, and a full benefits package for full-time employment upon meeting eligibility requirements.


  • Compensation is highly competitive based on experience
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Medical Flex-spend Account
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings plan with Employer match
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick & Safe Leave

Additional employee resource programs

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