Maintenance Technician

Man with toolRUPCO is looking for a Maintenance Technician responsible for assisting with the day-to-day maintenance of all RUPCO owned/managed properties. The Maintenance Technician reports directly to RUPCO’s Maintenance Supervisor.  This full-time hourly position provides a salary range of $14-$16 per hour. The 35-hour work week includes a rotating on-call schedule, generous health benefits, vacation and personal days.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Use of work order system to accomplish maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • Accomplish unit turnarounds including make-ready time.  Provide unit inspections as required.
  • 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.
  • Maintain rental units to include preventive maintenance; daily cleanliness and condition of grounds and common areas; emergency repairs or services.
  • In association with the Property Management Supervisor and Maintenance Supervisor, assist with vendor relations to include obtaining Hold Harmless Agreements and ensuring compliance with insurance requirements.
  • Complete required reports.  Maintain maintenance files as required.
    Provide research and initiative in the area of maintenance and property management.
  • 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.
  • Provide ‘on-call’ after-hours weekday, weekend and holiday coverage as scheduled
  • 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 & ladders, not afraid to get hands “dirty”
  • Valid & 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

Please submit notice of interest for this position to vbishop@rupco.org or rkozlowski@rupco.org by Friday, October 28 at 4 p.m.