Title Maintenance Technician City Michigan City State IN Employment Type Full Time On-Call Yes Weekend Hours Yes Travel No Description Herman & Kittle Properties- Maintenance Technician Location: Michigan City, IN
POSITION SUMMARY The Maintenance Technician helps the property achieve success by keeping the buildings and grounds in good condition and by providing excellent customer service to residents.
RESPONSIBILITIES •Monitor maintenance expenses and ensure that they are below budget. •Perform an inspection of community grounds each morning. •Prepare/turn over vacant apartments for occupancy according to schedule. •Complete all maintenance requests in a timely manner. •Complete preventative maintenance activities. •Maintain landscaping, bushes, trees and lawn. •Perform snow removal of community sidewalks. •Maintain log of weather and snow removal efforts. •Maintain records of maintenance performed in all units and at the site. •Maintain all tools, equipment and replacement parts in working condition. •Sweep, clean and maintain all common areas of the community. •Supervise contractors working at the site. •Provide emergency resident support after office hours. •Maintain resident and specific apartment preventative maintenance records. •Provide service and maintenance for all common amenities. •Conduct quarterly unit inspections. •Communicate openly with other team members regarding work priorities and the state of projects. •Maintain records/documentation of maintenance work performed. •Other duties as assigned Requirements QUALIFICATIONS •1-3 years of maintenance experience desired •HVAC and EPA certification preferred but not required •Ability to be on-call for emergencies •Must have strongly developed intuition; must be able to analyze problems and find solutions. •Must be flexible and able to shift priorities if needed. •Must be able to lift approximately 50 pounds. •Must have strong communication and people management skills to deal effectively with a wide variety of individuals and personalities (team members, residents, vendors, etc.); sometimes must maintain professionalism and respect while dealing with upset and angry residents. •Must understand customers' needs and respond to them, connecting them with the right solution; must be able to market and sell. •Must be very organized, with a strong attention to detail; must stay on top of paperwork. •High school diploma or general education degree (GED)