Construction / Maintenance Technician

IRT Living Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 2 months ago

Our multi-family community in Memphis, TN currently has a full-time Construction / Maintenance Technician opening. The Construction / Maintenance Technician will assist in all aspects of IRT's rehab and value ad project.

About Us: Independence Realty Trust (IRT

  • NYSE) is a fully integrated real estate company, currently managing over 15,000 multi-family units, in 17 markets. We strive to provide our residents the best place to live and our employees the best place to add value and reach new heights. AT IRT, we succeed as a team. When we face a challenge, we work together to learn and grow from it. IRT has a strong commitment to hiring the most talented industry professionals, which has resulted in record growth, making the company one of the most respected and trusted within our industry.

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  • Perform and/or assist with carpentry work, painting and plumbing duties as required.

  • Keep Project Managers abreast of renovation project progress by providing regular updates.

  • Perform and/or assist with general appliance repairs, carpet repairs and minor A/C and electrical repairs.

  • Install new appliances, electrical fixtures, cabinetry, etc.

  • Move appliances, furniture, cabinetry, etc., with assistance.

  • Perform all other duties assigned by Project Managers (or other personnel acting in a supervisory capacity).


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • General understanding of light repair on electric, plumbing, carpentry and HVAC.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 lbs., and occasionally lift and carry up to 80 lbs.

  • Ability push and pull appliance dolly up to 200 lbs., move objects from one floor to another

  • Ability to bend/stoop, climb stairs, kneels, balance, reach above shoulder height, walk and twist, have a reliable vision, hearing and speech with or without corrective devices such as glasses, hearing aid, etc.

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and in writing.

What IRT Offers:

We provide all staff a great employment experience, great benefits, opportunities, and a great culture. We believe in investing in our team by providing our employees with the tools and support to achieve their goals.


  • Competitive compensation package

  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual bonus opportunities in addition to salary

  • Overtime and On Call pay in addition to salary (depending on position)

  • Stock Awards granted in first year

  • All employees are owners of IRT
  • Stock Dividends paid quarterly on vested stock

  • Discounted rent available

Time Off

  • 15 Paid Time Off days (PTO) in a calendar year

  • 19.5 Paid Time Off days (PTO) in a calendar year after 2 years

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Early dismissal the day prior to select holidays

Health Insurance & Wellness

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Insurance for individual and/or family

  • Dental and Vision Coverage for individual and/or family

  • 100% company paid Employee Wellness Program

  • 100% company paid Short and Long-Term Disability

  • 100% company paid Life and AD&D Insurance


  • 100% company match on employee 401k contributions up to 4% of salary

  • Company 401k match is immediate vested - no vesting or waiting period

Culture & Opportunity

  • Owner/Operator
  • No third-party management
  • Staff Appreciation events and many other company celebrations

  • Women's Mentoring Initiatives

  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

  • Sustainability Initiatives

  • Staff Learning and Education events

  • 100% company paid industry certifications & Training such as CAM, CALP, and more.

  • Career Paths, Job Growth & Advancement available. 10%-15% of staff receive promotions annually

  • Annual Performance and Compensation reviews

  • Highly engaged management who promote teamwork and individual success

  • Long-standing business success and employment stability

Independence Realty Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, familial, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classes.

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Construction / Maintenance Technician

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