Working for Equity Residential means being part of a community –employees and residents – striving to provide the best in apartment living,speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation, and inspiring creativity in theways we live and work. That's what our Be.Think.Play.Live. culture is allabout.
Our Maintenance Managers are a key part of each community's success.They are our facilities leaders who provide the technical know-how behind eachapartment community and provide guidance and training to the maintenance team.From HVAC to plumbing to a fresh coat of paint, Maintenance Managers have ahand in every apartment and every resident's satisfaction. Your superiororganizational skills and attention to detail will be utilized to attend toresidents' needs, manage service requests and apartment turnovers to ensure thework is performed timely, while adhering to the company's standards and managingthe budget. Your strong technical skills will be utilized to identify anddiagnose problems and perform a variety of service requests.
At Equity, being a manager is much more than sitting behind a deskdirecting others; we believe in leading by example and walking in the shoes ofthe people you manage. As a Maintenance Manager, you will be walking thecommunity with your team, implementing scheduled maintenance, responding toservice requests, managing vendors, and communicating and building rapport withresidents. You will be an expert on your community; working along with anddirecting a team of maintenance professionals to ensure the community is inexcellent condition for our residents.
WHO YOU ARE
A Maintenance Whiz. You are the resident expert on allthings technical and are able to teach new skills to your team.
A Clear Communicator. You help your team and residentsunderstand the timeline and process for repairs.
A Team Player. You are united with teammates indelivering the best experience to residents.
Proactive. You act like an owner, performingregular maintenance to avoid emergencies.
Personable. You are respectful, pleasant to be around, and enjoy engaging withothers.
Levelheaded. You keep your cool during maintenanceemergencies and quickly find solutions.
Motivated. You invest extra energy to reach yourgoals.
Solution-Oriented. You follow through on commitments,letting residents know they matter.
Organized. You are flexible and able to jugglemultiple priorities and interactions with residents and teammates smoothly.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Repair and enhance our community. You'll be responsible for repairing ormaintaining all plumbing,electrical, HVAC, appliance, carpentry, and painting needs at the community,providing training to other team members as needed.
Build rapport with residents. You'll make positive connections withresidents by offering a smile and a greeting when you see them and chatting asyou make repairs in their homes.
Manage service requests. You'll launch into action whenmaintenance issues arise, collaborating with teammates and prioritizing servicerequests to earn trust and build resident satisfaction.
Know the make-ready schedule. You'll monitor apartment vacancies dailyand initiate the turnover process with painting, cleaning and repairing.
Tend to preventive maintenance. You'll safeguard equipment with regulartune-ups, helping equipment last longer and minimizing costly repairs.
Notice the details. You'll walk the property daily,inspecting all areas for cleanliness and safety, and helping to maintain greatcurb appeal.
3+ years ofhands-on general maintenance experience
Availability towork a flexible schedule, including weekends
Rotating on-callresponsibility for after-hours emergencies
Demonstrated proficiency in working with computersincluding word processing, calendar management, and property managementsoftware
Valid driver'slicense and/or access to reliable transportation
High schooldiploma or equivalent
Trade schooland/or military training or industry designation (CAMT or CAMT II)
EPA Certification(Type I & II or Universal)
We recognize everyone hasdifferent needs outside of work. That's why, in addition to a competitivebenefits package (medical, dental, vision and paid time off), we offer manyunique options to employees, like adoption benefits and paid time off forcommunity service projects. To learn more, view our Total Wellbeing page here.
Equity Residential is a S&P 500 company that owns, builds and operates high-quality apartment communities in places like New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California -- places where people most want to live, work and play. Our employees -- about 3,600 strong -- are really good at what they do, work hard and play nice, appreciate the community at large and va...lue the contributions of others. At Equity, we take pride in providing a culture where employees can be themselves and be heard. We also believe that a career path is too narrow of a journey - we want you to move up, over, around and through your potential. Come work with us and take the opportunity to make someone's day, every day. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityresidential.com