Maintenance Supervisor

The Life Properties - Atlanta, GA


Come join our growing team. Life Properties seeks experienced Maintenance Supervisors for a growing multi-family company in the metro Atlanta area. At least 5 years experience in a Supervisor role on a large property is preferred. Salary + Benefits + Bonus Potential. Must be HVAC certified and willing to take emergency on call.

Job Summary

The Maintenance Supervisor reports to Senior Maintenance Supervisor and works to ensure apartment units and facilities are in good working order and maintained to standards for The Life Properties. Primary responsibilities include overseeing and coordinates daily operations of the maintenance team to ensure the repair and maintenance of property facilities and apartment units; prompt and courteous responses to service requests. The Maintenance Supervisor assists with hiring, training, and developing assigned staff which may include painters and/or landscaping staff.

As a property team member on-site, the successful candidate will embody and work to reinforce The Life Properties’ Core Values. Those values include:

  • Welcoming the uniqueness of each individual
  • Communicating openly and with integrity
  • Doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures. Ensures that work is performed according to Occupations Safety & the Health Act (OSHA) standards and company safety policies at all times.
  • Receives, organizes, and prioritizes maintenance work orders. Performs services as requested by residents or preventative maintenance as required to keep equipment operating efficiently.
  • Ensures that work orders are completed properly and promptly by repairing or replacing equipment personally or by coordinating the efforts of the maintenance team.
  • Assists other maintenance staff with complex and/or labor intensive work orders to ensure jobs are completed safely and timely.
  • Contacts and oversees vendors for work not performed in-house. Inspects and approves contracted work completed.
  • Develops and maintains preventive maintenance schedule and assigns tasks for completion by maintenance staff.
  • Coordinates service staff to ensure market-ready turns of vacant apartment units to specifications as quickly as possible to meet leasing demand.
  • Visually inspects buildings and grounds in the course of daily work and reports anything in need of repair or replacement as well as unusual or extraordinary circumstances regarding the property or residents to Management. ness and safety. Identifies and addresses needs for improvement, repair and/or replacement. Operates a motor vehicle.
  • May order necessary equipment, parts and supplies for the community based upon the maintenance budget.
  • Communicates and shares information with property and regional management regarding overall property maintenance condition, status, and staff. Ensures maintenance goals and objectives are mutually understood and provides feedback. Ensures adherence to THE LIFE PROPERTIES policies and safety rules; complies with THE LIFE PROPERTIES policies for reporting incidents.
  • Ensures the resolution of resident issues and complaints in cooperation with the staff.
  • Works on-call as required by THE LIFE PROPERTIES’ 24-hour routine maintenance guarantee.
  • Seeks opportunities to increase skills and expand the knowledge base.
  • Wears the required uniform and maintains a professional appearance at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.


  • High school diploma/GED and three to five years of experience in facility maintenance and/or mechanical repair required, or an equivalent combination of experience and education
  • HVAC experience required
  • Familiarity with common tools and proficiency in unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as work orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Valid driver’s license from the state of residence required
  • EPA Type II or III or Universal license preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of heating and air conditioning unit repair and maintenance
  • General knowledge of the repair and maintenance of other household appliances, lighting fixtures, and plumbing
  • Knowledge and skills to operate common and specialized tools for repairs and maintenance
  • Ability to visually inspect units, grounds, and other aspects of the property to determine adherence to standards
  • Supervisory and leadership skills to delegate and guide the work activities of others
  • Skill and ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge and skills to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply written instructions for repair and maintenance of equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic computer/technical skills to operate mobile computing or communications devices

Physical and Environmental Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, bend, walk use hands and fingers to control objects, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The associate must be able to lift 25 pounds individually and up to 50 pounds with assistance devices (dollies, hand trucks, additional persons).

Must be able to see and read to complete forms, read reports, and visually determine the correct working order of physical aspect of units and other property facilities. Frequently needs to see small details.

While performing the duties of this job the associate primarily works in an outdoor environment exposed to adverse weather conditions as well as dirt and/or dust.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Maintenance Supervisor: 1 year (Preferred)
  • maintenance: 5 years (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs