Handyman Job Description

What is a Handyman?

As a handyman you will respond to service calls in a timely fashion and demonstrate courteous and professional attitude dealing with the public. You will troubleshoot, repair and/or escalate issues as appropriate. You will be expected to safely operate and maintain equipment within OSHA guidelines. You will be expected to maintain an accurate service tracker and develop a service maintenance plan for customers.

You will be expected to use a personal vehicle and maintain insurance coverage. Any necessary equipment and tools will be provided. You need to possess and maintain appropriate state licensure and have working knowledge of codes for working in a residential setting. You must be willing to undergo a background check.

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Job Overview

XYZ Inc. is a leading company in our industry in the region. We're proud of our 4.2 Glassdoor rating from our employees. We're now hiring a Handyman to help us keep growing. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, XYZ Inc. is a perfect place to get ahead. You'll be glad you applied to XYZ Inc.

Responsibilities for Handyman

  • Responsive to service calls
  • Wear uniform provided
  • Present a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Able to lift to 50 pounds
  • Communicate with customer about work completed
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues appropriately
  • Safely use tools and equipment
  • Ability to determine when issues need to be escalated

Qualifications for Handyman

  • 5+ years of experience in residential maintenance and repair
  • Possess & maintain appropriate state licenses & certifications
  • Basic knowledge of electricity and mechanical functions
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Superior oral communication skills
  • Informed of local codes and regulations as applicable
  • Reliable vehicle able to carry tools and equipment
  • Valid state driver's license and insurance

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