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Maintenance Technician - Forty57

Company: IRT
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur multi-family community, Forty 57 Apartment Homes, in Lexington, KY currently has a full-time Maintenance Technician II opening. The Maintenance Technician will work with the Maintenance Manager and Community Manager in keeping the community maintained and in operating in excellent condition.About Us: Independence Realty Trust, Inc (NYSE: IRT) is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates multifamily apartments. IRT currently manages over 36,000 apartment homes, 120+ communities, in over 30 markets and 14 of the country's most desirable states. IRT has a strong commitment to hiring the most talented industry professionals, which has resulted in record growth, making the Company one of the most respected and trusted within our industry.Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Maintenance Supervisor and Community Manager in keeping the community maintained and in operating condition.
  • Perform light repairs to electric, plumbing, carpentry, pool, HVAC, appliances, and other housing related repairs.
  • Follow company maintenance safety and operational programs, policies, and perform preventative maintenance.
  • Communicate with the community staff and management regarding potential delays, part shortages or any other issues specific to performing timely and accurate maintenance.
  • Perform property and common area inspections and report any damage or maintenance work that may need to be performed.
  • Assist in any maintenance or cosmetic related tasks to get an apartment in "make ready" condition.Requirements:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent. Some college level courses preferred.
    • General understanding of light repair on electric, plumbing, carpentry and HVAC.
    • EPA I, EPA II and CPO are preferred. We will train if not certified.
    • Maintain complete working knowledge of Fair Housing laws, rules and regulations.
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 lbs., and occasionally lift and carry up to 80 lbs. Ability push and pull appliance dolly up to 200 lbs., move objects from one floor to another
    • Ability to bend/stoop, climb stairs, kneels, balance, reach above shoulder height, walk and twist, have a reliable vision, hearing and speech with or without corrective devices such as glasses, hearing aid, etc.
    • Maintain a professional appearance and be courteous & helpful to residents, prospective residents, co-workers, vendors, etc. and be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
    • Position may require the ability to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year and may also require working on-call hours, as scheduled or as necessary.What IRT Offers:
      • We provide all staff a great employment experience, great benefits, opportunities, and a great culture. We believe in investing in our team by providing our employees with the tools and support to achieve their goals. Compensation
        • Competitive compensation package
        • Monthly, quarterly, and annual bonus opportunities in addition to salary
        • Overtime and On Call pay in addition to salary (depending on position)
        • Stock Awards granted in first year – All employees are owners of IRT
        • Stock Dividends paid quarterly on vested stock
        • Discounted rent availableTime Off
          • 15 Paid Time Off days (PTO) in a calendar year
          • 19.5 Paid Time Off days (PTO) in a calendar year after 2 years
          • 10 Paid Holidays
          • Early dismissal the day prior to select holidaysHealth Insurance & Wellness
            • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Insurance for individual and/or family
            • Dental and Vision Coverage for individual and/or family
            • 100% company paid Employee Wellness Program
            • 100% company paid Short and Long-Term Disability
            • 100% company paid Life and AD&D InsuranceRetirement
              • 100% company match on employee 401k contributions up to 4% of salary
              • Company 401k match is immediate vested – no vesting or waiting periodCulture & Opportunity
                • Owner/Operator – No third-party management
                • Staff Appreciation events and many other company celebrations
                • Women's Mentoring Initiatives
                • Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
                • Sustainability Initiatives
                • Staff Learning and Education events
                • 100% company paid industry certifications & Training such as CAM, CALP, and more.
                • Career Paths, Job Growth & Advancement available. 10%-15% of staff receive promotions annually
                • Annual Performance and Compensation reviews
                • Highly engaged management who promote teamwork and individual success
                • Long-standing business success and employment stability Independence Realty Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, familial, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classes.

Keywords: IRT, Lexington , Maintenance Technician - Forty57, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

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