Maintenance Technician

Herman & Kittle - Indianapolis, IN (24 days ago)3.2

Herman & Kittle Properties— Maintenance Technician
Location: Indianapolis-Near North Side

**Eligible for a sign-on bonus of $750**

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.

  • 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
  • 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)