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Maintenance Technician

The Rants Group is one of the Olympia area’s longest-running investment real estate management and brokerage firms, and it was established in 1973. With three generations in the office, the company is family-run and manages, develops, leases, and sells a wide range of commercial and residential properties. Our main office is located in downtown Olympia, next to the Farmer’s Market. We are a small office of 20 real estate brokers, maintenance, accounting, and support staff. Our management portfolio consists of over 400 residential units and over 60 commercial properties.

Brief Job Overview:

  • Maintain a daily schedule and update it as needed according to service request priority.
  • Maintain regular contact with property managers to prioritize service requests and review work.
  • Evaluate service requests to determine the best course of action.
  • Plan and conduct material purchasing for service requests.
  • Communicate with tenants to coordinate entry and update on the status of service requests.
  • Perform necessary work to resolve and close service requests in a timely fashion.

Work to be performed may include (but is not limited to):

  • Fixing sinks
  • Repairing roof leaks
  • Diagnosing heating/cooling problems
  • Resolving plumbing issues
  • Pest removal
  • Major appliance repair
  • Minor electrical repair
  • Maintenance and repair of lighting fixtures

Skills and Qualifications for Maintenance Technician:

  • 2+ years’ experience working in a facility maintenance-related position.
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s license.
  • Be physically fit and able to lift 50 pounds unassisted and climb a ladder.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Able to respond to emergency calls during non-business hours, if necessary.
  • Must provide own tools.
  • Have or are working towards a residential maintenance electrical license.
  • Locksmithing experience is a plus.
  • Must have some basic knowledge of wet and dry sprinklers, along with building systems.
  • Must have some basic knowledge or experience with HVAC systems.
  • Must have some basic knowledge or experience with elevators.
  • Familiarity with AppFolio or other online maintenance platforms is a plus.

Benefits for Maintenance Technician:

  • Medical, dental & vision plan for employee
  • Paid vacation after six months
  • Paid holidays & sick leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Incentive program bonus pay

HOURS: 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday – Friday. Occasional weekends/evenings for emergencies

The Rants Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $45,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • · 8-hour shift
  • · Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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