Job Description

Warranty Technician

WC Code: 0516-00

Reports to: Customer Care Manager
Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
Rate of Pay: $22.00 – $30.00/h ($46,000 – $62,400 annually)
Location: Field and Vancouver, WA main office
FT or PT: 40 hours/week; Mon – Fri

Job Summary:

The Warranty Technician responds to warranty requests submitted by homeowners. This position documents any repairs made, contacts the appropriate personnel to complete the repairs, and ensures the repairs are made on time. This person is a front-line ambassador for Holt Homes and represents the company with the highest level of integrity, character, professionalism, courtesy, and ethics.

Company Values:

  • Honesty – We say what we’ll do and do what we say
  • Support – We express empathy, nurture growth, offer help, and accept help
  • Efficiency – We don’t cut corners, but cut waste and find the best way
  • Responsiveness – We recognize possibilities and respond to change, learn from mistakes, and communicate promptly
  • Improvement – We innovate endlessly


  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years of proven customer service experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of residential construction experience preferred
  • Physical Requirements (lifting/carrying weight)(working in adverse weather?)(drug testing?)(clean driving record)
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of job, including but not limited to, getting into crawlspaces, use of ladders, lifting 35 pounds on a regular basis, etc.
  • Current driver’s license with a safe driving record
  • Current minimum state required liability insurance
  • Basic computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Experience with Punch List Manager preferred
  • Experience with 2-10 Warranty preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and interpret instructions, internal memos, customer correspondence, safety rules, policy manuals, and purchase orders
  • Current first aid certification or ability to obtain certification
  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience of equipment, tools, materials, and supplies used in new home construction is needed, but training will be provided where necessary
  • Memorable customer service skills with the ability to de-escalate high-tension interactions with homebuyers


  • Ability to Quickly learn new computer software/programs
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance to Holt Homes’ standards
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to schedule and hold to appointment times with homebuyers
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a group setting
  • Adapt to a fast paced, ever-changing environment


  • Own the client experience, communication, and expectations from closing of the home sale through the end of the warranty period
  • Travel to client homes for inspections and repairs with provided company vehicle
  • Keep the inside of company vehicle up to Holt’s standards of cleanliness
  • Conduct visual inspections of warranty issues and document each item with notes and photographs
  • Ensure that root causes of issues are being identified, documented and reported
  • Conduct homeowner walkthroughs and communicate with homeowners to ensure a thorough understanding of proper warranty coverage expectations
  • Address post-possession homeowner concerns
  • Ensure quality standards are being met on all warranty repairs completed by our trade partners
  • Operate a variety of small hand and power tools for ‘hands-on’ repairs where needed
  • Ensure that all processes and administrative procedures are followed consistently, completely, and accurately
  • Responsible for tracking, responding to, and completing homeowner warranty requests
  • Schedule repair services with appropriate trade partners
  • Practice fiscal responsibility at all times while dealing with trade partners and warranty repairs
  • Perform other duties as needed

Work Environment:

  • Regularly uses a computer/iPad with repeated movements to enter data, differentiate between colors, shades and brightness, and read from a computer screen for extended periods of time
  • Regularly interacts with homeowners, trade partners, and the internal customer service team
  • Regularly drives in provided company vehicle, often using said vehicle as their office
  • Moderately heavy physical activity involving the handling of average and heavy objects, regularly standing, crawling, bending or stooping.
  • Requires ability to lift up to 35 lbs. with frequency

Medical Benefits:

  • Employer paid health, dental, and vision insurance per full-time employee
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, long term disability insurance, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance worth $25,000 per full-time employee
  • Company provided Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employer contributes 4.5% into each employee’s 401(k), even if employee does not contribute
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly Wellness Reimbursement
  • 1 hour of paid sick leave per 30 hours worked
Vacation Accrual for Regular Full-Time Team Members
Years of Service Accrual Rate Per Pay Period Days Earned Per Year
First Year 40 hours front loaded. Accrual rate of 1.53 hours for remainder of year 10 Days
1 Year Anniversary 3.07 Hours 10 Days
3 Year Anniversary 4.61 Hours 15 Days
10 Year Anniversary 6.15 Hours 20 Days

Financial Benefits:

  • Quarterly bonus that is 10% of annual salary, divided by each quarter
  • 13 paid holidays yearly (Company)
  • Company laptop
  • Company iPad
  • $35 monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • Company provided cell phone
  • Well-retire 401(k) Financial Advisor
  • Reimbursements for parking and public transportation
  • Mileage reimbursement of $0.655 cents per mile
  • Education Assistance Program that includes reimbursement of up to $3,500 per year
  • Home Purchase Program
  • Employee Referral Program

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. The duties and responsibilities above may not be a comprehensive list; additional tasks may be assigned from time to time, and the scope of this position may change as necessitated by business or industry demands.