Primary responsibilities include the hands-on maintenance of the property, including overall inspection, repair, and general maintenance of market-ready apartments and other interior/exterior areas. Acts as a team leader among the general maintenance staff; delegating, supervising and directing the work of the department.
Prepares or assists in preparing all market-ready apartments in regards to painting, carpet cleaning, general repairs, housekeeping, etc. Efficiently and effectively schedules subordinates, assuring that work orders and make readys are completed correctly in a timely manner.
Monitors the maintenance and up-keep of all mechanical equipment on the property including, but not limited to, water heaters, HVAC units, etc. and performs various preventative maintenance functions and records findings in maintenance log.
Completes regular property inspections.
Responds to resident services requests and concerns in a timely manner.
Performs on-call emergency service as required.
Has knowledge of maintenance functions such as plumbing, HVAC, basic electric, general carpentry skills, painting, and snow removal (if applicable).
Works along with maintenance staff in maintaining grounds and common areas and keeping them free of trash and debris.
Keep accurate inventory of all maintenance and cleaning supplies and reorder as needed from approved vendors.
Keep record of all chemicals and their antidotes in an obvious or conspicuous place.
Possess working knowledge of OSHA and safety rules and regulations pertaining to property management and abide by same.
Assist property manager whenever or wherever possible including, but not limited to, annual apartment inspections, check-ins and check-outs, checking all grounds and common areas.
Possess knowledge of water and gas meter cut-offs, all apartment fixture cut-offs, sewer clean-outs and conspicuous posting of a map of same.
Make sure storage area entrances are locked and have adequate lighting.
Perform regular inspections of all units, buildings and common areas and see that repairs, gardening, clean up are done and all outside lights in hallways and common areas are replaced.
Represents the company in a professional manner at all times.
As team leader, responsible for training and supervision of property maintenance staff. Is typically involved with Property Manager in hiring, interviews, training, and performance reviews of maintenance staff.
Ensures safe work practices are being followed by all maintenance staff.
Ensures that maintenance staff is performing to Company standards and that service requests are handled in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner.
Understands and complies with Fair Housing laws and standards.
Maintains open communication with Property Manager and other staff.
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION
Requires skill and knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma.
Trade school and/or military training a plus.
Must have two to four years experience doing apartment or home repairs or maintenance.
Trade skills including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, drywall, painting, cabinetry, carpeting, pools, appliance repair.
Must have approved EPA and HVAC Certification required.
Must have knowledge of OSHA safety rules and regulations.
Must have management skills.
Bilingual Spanish is a plus.
Excellent customer service skills.
Must be able to work a flex schedule and be on-call for emergencies on weekends, evenings and holidays.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions, including reaching, bending, or carrying
Requires manual dexterity with normal hand/finger movement and coordination
Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
Occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds
Working environment is typically outside.
Must have a valid state issued driver's license.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is