Maintenance Assistant at Cushman & Wakefield in San Jose, California

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Title
Maintenance Assistant

Job Description Summary

Responsible to assist with the operation troubleshooting, diagnostics, housekeeping, and repairs on commercial buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, grounds, and maintenance equipment for assigned properties/facilities.
Job Description


  • Be familiar with Cushman & Wakefield policies and procedures and client policies and procedures as they relate to your position and job description.

  • Be familiar with the layout of the facilities, location of storage rooms, shops, major conference rooms, labs, and offsite storage.

  • Check CMMS program frequently for assigned work requests. Close requests as work is completed. Address work requests as assigned on a timely basis, completing requests within the assigned SLA (service level agreement).

  • Know your assigned procedures for various emergency situations and respond accordingly should they occur.

  • Inspect site for general cleanliness and neatness, stains on carpet, marks on walls and doors needing paint touch-up, damaged or marked base vinyl, damaged or stained ceiling tiles, bent or broken window blinds, etc.

  • Set up of large and small events.

  • Always respond in a professional and courteous manner in carrying out your assigned duties.

  • Attend weekly staff meetings, and monthly safety meetings. Observe safety procedures. Plan and carry out work in a manner that ensures an accident-free safety record.

  • Replace and repair building finishes such as ceiling tiles, door hardware, wallpaper, and can paint walls, piping, floors and equipment.

  • Troubleshoot, evaluate, and make recommendations to upgrade maintenance operations and/or implement savings opportunities.

  • Possess competent knowledge of the use and care of tools and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance.

  • Ability to use technology such as; smart phones, tablets, computers, web-based applications, building automation systems, etc.

  • Complete all required C&W Safety Training as scheduled annually.

  • Comply with C&W Uniform Dress Code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance while on the property at times other than working hours.


  • Technical Proficiency

  • Initiative

  • Flexibility

  • Multi-Tasking

  • Sense of Urgency


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent


  • 1+ years of related experience in a commercial property setting preferred

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record with periodic checks

  • Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word

May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or stand-by on-call duties

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Regularly required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Substantial lifting (up to 50 pounds) is required

C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Cushman & Wakefield also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life, and disability insurance programs, and paid and unpaid time away from work. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Cushman and Wakefield provide eligible employees with competitive pay, which may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, total hours worked, job type, business line, and applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

The compensation that will be offered to the successful candidate will depend on factors such as whether the position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, the geographic area in which the work will be performed, market pay rates in that area, and the candidate's experience and qualifications.

The company will not pay less than minimum wage for this role.

The compensation for the position is: $23.00 - $23.00

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, please call the ADA line at 1-888-365-5406 or email . Please refer to the job title and job location when you contact us.

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