Maintenance Technician

The Laramar Group - Fairfax, VA3.8

Full-time

Why should I work for Laramar? Laramar delivers an unparalleled level of service to the real estate industry. We have grown into a national company with corporate offices in Chicago and Denver. Our success is attributed to our people. We have a well-trained team of real estate professionals who love their work and honor their commitment to our clients and our residents. If you are seeking a position where your enthusiasm, passion, and creativity are welcome, join the Laramar team!

Where is the job? Circle Towers in Fairfax, VA

Are there perks? Yes! Laramar offers excellent medical/dental/vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, Company paid life insurance along with paid short- and long-term disability insurance, six paid holidays, a generous paid time off program, and offers a 401k with match up to 3.5%.

The job: Maintenance Technicians are accountable for the maintenance needs of the property including make-readies and perform general maintenance and repair. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all service requests and repairs are made correctly and in a timely manner
  • Assist Service Manager with monitoring inventory of parts and supplies
  • Help Service Manager oversee completion of service requests in 24 hours or per community policy
  • Help Service Manager ensure staff is motivated and functions as an effective team
  • Maintain superior customer service relationship
  • Communicate effectively with residents, fellow associates, vendors and Supervisors
  • Work with Service Manager to maintain effective preventative maintenance program
  • Work with Service Manager to adhere to budget guidelines
  • Work with Service Manager to ensure physical condition of community is maintained according to company operating and safety standards
  • Work with service team to ensure excellent curb appeal

Education and experience:

  • One to two years’ experience in community management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade
  • Basic to intermediate plumbing, sheetrock and general carpentry
  • Basic to intermediate electrical (when a license is not required)
  • Pool care and pest control (if required by community)
  • Roof and gutter maintenance
  • Wallpaper/painting
  • Fountain maintenance and repairs
  • Ice/snow removal
  • Golf carts and small engine maintenance
  • Renovation experience a plus
  • Ability to read and write English for safety and productivity reasons
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions

Additional requirements:

  • EPA certification Type I and II
  • Own set of basic hand tools; tools are not provided by community
  • Must be able to move up to 50 pounds
  • Must have mobility and flexibility to use ladders to access heights of 9 feet or greater
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions during all seasons

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Multi-Family Maintenance Technician: 1 year (Required)