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Maintenance Technician in Chicago, IL at Laramar Group

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1806 North Halsted Street
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2018

Job Description

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 located? You'll be a roving maintenance technician for the Chicago-metro area. This position supports our unique, small building portfolio.

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

Job Requirements

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:

    •Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance
    •A vehicle in good working condition
    •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

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