Traveling Maintenance Technician - Affordable housing experience preferred
Travel will be reimbursed per mile traveled, as well as, flight accomodations/Meals and hotel reimbursement for overnight travel
Full time- permanent role
Should be willing to travel to cities throughout:
Your Role Within the Company:
This Traveling Maintenance Technician is responsible for the overall day-to-day facilities operations for various affordable housing communities throughout various cities along the east coast with a main hub location in East Orange, NJ. We are always looking for a team member with a passion for excellence, a "can do" attitude and a dedication to quality. This person is responsible for being hands on, completing the work orders on a timely basis, assisting with unit turn overs, preparing for inspections and other maintenance related activities as assigned. Specifically, the Maintenance Tech. will be responsible for common area and apartment repairs in the scope of plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, and appliances. Further oversight of the building's curb appeal through building exterior inspections, cleaning and grounds maintenance is required. Additionally, the Lead Maintenance Technician performs all duties in compliance with company policies and procedures, the Equal Employment Opportunity, Fair Housing and Human Rights statutes.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Maintain a detailed understanding of the overall property and customer/resident based community.
Inspect the building and property on a daily basis and performed routine preventative maintenance and immediately addressing safety issues.
Responds to emergency maintenance repairs after normal working hours or assigns to another team member.
Order and maintain inventory of building materials and supplies as required.
Coordinate efforts between management and contractors and obtain bids for repairs and replacements as per company guidelines.
Ensures that all company maintenance policies and procedures are implemented at the property.
Ensures that company standards for the performance of maintenance functions are consistently maintained.
Remove snow and ice and keep sidewalks clean and safe during inclement weather.
Keep and maintain accurate records as required by regulation or company operating protocols.
Responsible for general upkeep of the building which includes, but is not limited to making sure that all common areas are in a clean and orderly state and the landscaping is up kept.
Involvement with the tenant community and reporting any issues to management in a timely manner.
Previous maintenance experience in various maintenance areas including: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, and general building operations.
Good organizational and planning skills.
Must be service oriented.
General computer knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Specific licenses and/or certifications may be required
Ability to lift 50+ lbs
Experience working with REAC (Real Estate Assessment Center)
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Building maintenance environment, indoor/outdoor, consisting of exposure to moving mechanical parts and seasonal temperature changes ranging from freezing to extreme heat
May be exposed to high places, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and loud noises
Vision requirements include both close range and long distance vision
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be able to climb ladders and crawl into confined spaces
Must be able to endure walking, squatting, bending, balancing, climbing, kneeling, crawling and prolonged standing
Must be able to use hands to grip power and hand tools
Emergency on-call may be required
Benefits and Features:
Incentive bonus program
Medical, Dental, Life & Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off
Related is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Related Affordable is the division of Related Companies that develops, acquires and preserves affordable housing throughout the nation. Affordable housing laid the foundation of Related Companies, and its broad portfolio of award-winning affordable and mixed-income developments demonstrate the company's continuing ability to create affordable housing opportunities in a variety of geographically, economically and socially diverse neighborhoods. Related owns and operates a portfolio of more than 60,000 affordable and workforce housing units.