The Excelsior Group, a growing Property Management/Investment company, is looking for a Floating Maintenance Technician to join our team at our St. Paul Apartments that are being renovated.
This position is primarily responsible for assuring resident satisfaction and safety through upkeep of the property/community which includes preventive maintenance, repair, replacement, and inspection.
Job Responsibilities and Duties Essential Responsibilities
Perform property maintenance or repairs as needed or requested by residents and/or property management staff. Property maintenance or repair duties may include HVAC, plumbing, electrical, keys and locks, appliances, lighting systems, carpentry, etc.
Perform duties to turn apartment, ensure that move-in standards are met.
Perform preventive maintenance according to established guidelines and schedules.
Perform exterior maintenance including roof, parking lot, and pool/recreation area maintenance, etc. (if applicable).
Perform grounds care including landscaping, snow removal, trash pick-up, etc.
Assist with property cleaning as requested or required.
Complete routine paperwork such as boiler and sidewalk logs, etc. as required.
Attend staff meetings and site maintenance trainings as required.
Job Qualification Standards
High school diploma or equivalent education preferred.
6+ months skilled labor or related experience preferred.
Special Engineers License preferred.
Certified Pool Operators (CPO) certification preferred.
EPA Refrigerant handling, Refrigerant Recovery, and Handling certification preferred.
Ability to work from drawings, verbal instructions, or sketches.
Ability to maintain confidential resident and property information.
A commitment to excellence with the proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner with a well-developed sense of urgency, high attention to detail, and followthrough skills.
Good communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with all levels of employees, clients, residents, owners, vendors, and the general public.
Ability to follow instructions, respond well to management direction, receive feedback, and take accountability for work product.
Demonstrated ability to efficiently organize, coordinate, track, and complete multiple tasks as well as adjust to changing priorities.
Follow and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
Ability to work well independently and contribute to a positive team environment.
Ability to be flexible, receptive, and adapt to changing circumstances.
Ability to maintain punctual, regular, and reliable attendance.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with the willingness and ability to learn new and evolving technology as necessary.
Alignment with our core values, including passion for the position’s responsibilities, demonstrable humility and commitment to learning, high level of personal and professional integrity, commitment to excellence, a positive disposition, and the ability to take initiative and make effective recommendations.
Must have access to reliable transportation throughout the business day. Drivers must possess a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and the appropriate level of vehicle insurance.
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Ability to maintain a high level of customer service.
Ability to understand and apply basic principles of good housekeeping and safety.
Physical Requirements (based on essential responsibilities)
Must be able to continuously perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below
Make assessments of equipment based upon sight, touch and smell (maintenance and preventive maintenance, etc.).
Must be able to frequently perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below
Push and/or pull objects weighing up to 100 pounds, e.g. tools, toolbox, paint buckets, appliances, furniture, snow blower, shovel, ladder, etc.
Lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Use hands and arms for simple to moderately difficult manipulation such as wiring, carrying objects, sweeping, mopping, etc.
Perform tasks requiring action of muscles or groups of muscles such as walking and stooping.
Perform tasks which require foot and/or hand-eye coordination such as driving a vehicle, operation of power tools and equipment, etc.
Able to withstand heights over eight feet while performing roofing, gutter and other exterior maintenance responsibilities as well as changing high area light bulbs.
Walk, stand and squat while performing general repair work, including repair of sinks, dishwashers, disposals, etc.
Stand for prolonged periods while performing essential functions of the position.
Climb stairs (some properties include three story walk-up buildings) and ladders while changing light bulbs, painting, etc.
Kneel while performing cabinetry, pool and plumbing, etc. tasks.
Must be able to operate:
Key cutter, torches, various hand and power tools, ladders, electrical meters and testers, refrigeration gauges, lock pinning and picker tools, drain augers.
Hand trucks, pallet jacks.
Motorized vehicle including golf cart, lawn mower and tractor, and snow removal equipment.
The Maintenance Technician works indoors in a climate-controlled environment approximately fifty percent (50%) of the time. The Maintenance Technician will be exposed to seasonal conditions in outside weather approximately fifty percent (50%) of the time while performing external maintenance tasks. May experience extreme temperatures: lowest cold temperature approximately -20 degrees Fahrenheit and highest hot temperature approximately 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
Maintenance Technician may also be exposed to:
• Oil while performing small engine and appliance repair.
• Hazardous materials including pool and cleaning chemicals, paints, pesticides, lubricants, refrigerants, etc.
• Dust while working in garage areas, changing filters, etc.
• Loud noises (e.g. key cutting, power tools, boiler, and pool pump room).
• Electrical and/or maintenance hazards.
• Burns while performing repairs with torches and certain chemicals.
• Blood, body tissue, and/or fluids.
Core hours are Monday through Friday on site, with participation in on-call rotation. Shifts vary from part time to full time (depending on the property at which the Maintenance
Technician is employed) but may require work hours beyond normal schedule.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; additional details will be specified by the supervisor. The employee will also perform other reasonable business duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Management reserves the right to change this job description, job responsibilities, duties, and hours as needed.
If requested and in accordance with applicable law, The Excelsior Group provides reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified employee with a disability to allow him/her to perform the essential functions of the job unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the company.
The Excelsior Group is an at-will employer. This job description is a guideline and does not constitute a written or implied employment contract.
Our Core Values: Excellence, Integrity, Initiative, Humility, Positivity, and Passion.
Our Vision: To be the most admired real estate firm in the markets where we do business.
Our Mission: To provide innovative real estate solutions that create measurable value for our stakeholders.
Has been voted one of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Best Places to Work.
We offer a competitive salary and performance incentive plan.
The Excelsior Group is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.