Maintenance Technician position open at RUPCORUPCO is looking for a Maintenance Technician to join its team of property professionals. This full-time, hourly position (35-hour work week plus rotating on-call responsibility) assists in the day-to-day maintenance of all RUPCO owned/managed properties. The Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Use of work order system to accomplish maintenance tasks as assigned.
  2. Accomplish unit turnarounds including make ready time.  Provide unit inspections as required.
  3. In association with the Property Management Supervisor and Maintenance Supervisor, contribute to the development and implementation of preventive maintenance plan. Maintain high-quality maintenance standards.
  4. Maintain rental units to include preventive, daily cleanliness and condition of grounds and common areas, emergency repairs or services.
  5. In association with the Property Management Supervisor and Maintenance Supervisor, assist with vendor relations, including obtaining Hold Harmless Agreements and ensuring compliance with insurance requirements.
  6. Complete required reports. Maintain maintenance files as required.
  7. Provide research and initiative in the area of maintenance or property management.
  8. Maintain compliance with all federal, state and local regulations and other mandated guidelines and policies relevant to property management and operations including safety and quality assurance.
  9. Provide ‘on-call’ after-hours weekday, weekend and holiday coverage as scheduled.
  10. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience

  • Basic knowledge of general maintenance repairs (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of equipment used to perform general maintenance repairs
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs., climb stairs and ladders, not afraid to get hands “dirty”
  • Valid and acceptable driver’s license endorsed by agency insurance company
  • Reliable transportation to get between worksites
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and positive attitude
  • Able to work independently but also as part of the team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral
  • Experience in a customer service environment (our tenants are our customers)
  • Tolerance and sensitivity to a diverse population
  • Strong work ethic

Attractive benefits package and working environment. Please submit notice of interest for this position to rkozlowski@rupco.org — applications will be accepted until the position is filled.