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Working for Equity Residential means being part of a community –employees and residents – striving to provide the best in apartment living,speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation, and inspiring creativity in theways we live and work. That’s what our Be.Think.Play.Live. culture is allabout. Our General Maintenance Directors are a key part of each community’ssuccess, responsible for overseeing our most challenging, complex assets (topNOI drivers, mixed-use, and/or multi-site). They are our service leaders whoprovide the technical know-how behind each apartment community and provideguidance and training to the maintenance team. From HVAC to plumbing to a freshcoat of paint, General Maintenance Directors have a hand in every apartment andevery resident’s satisfaction. As General Maintenance Director, your superior organizational skills and attentionto detail will be utilized to attend to residents’ needs, manage servicerequests and apartment turnovers to ensure the work is performed timely, whileadhering to the company’s standards and managing the budget. Your strongtechnical skills will be utilized to identify and diagnose problems and performa variety of service requests. At Equity, being a manager is much more than sitting behind a deskdirecting others; we believe in leading by example and walking in the shoes ofthe people you manage. You will be walking the community with your team,implementing scheduled maintenance, responding to service requests, managingvendors, and communicating and building rapport with residents. As a GeneralMaintenance Director, you are among our most senior property leaders. You willbe an expert on your community, working along with and directing a team ofmaintenance professionals to ensure the community is in excellent condition forour residents. WHO YOU AREA Maintenance Whiz. You are the resident expert on allthings technical and are able to teach new skills to your team.A Clear Communicator. You help your team and residentsunderstand the timeline and process for repairs. A Team Player. You are united with teammates indelivering the best experience to residents.Proactive. You act like an owner, performingregular maintenance to avoid emergencies.Personable. You are respectful, pleasant to be around, and enjoy engaging withothers.Levelheaded. You keep your cool during maintenanceemergencies and quickly find solutions. Motivated. You invest extra energy to reach yourgoals.Solution-Oriented. You follow through on commitments,letting residents know they matter.Organized. You are flexible and able to jugglemultiple priorities and interactions with residents and teammates smoothly. WHAT YOU’LL DORepair and enhance our community. You’ll be responsible for repairing ormaintaining all plumbing,electrical, HVAC, appliance, carpentry, and painting needs at the community,providing training to other team members as needed. Build rapport with residents. You'll make positive connections withresidents by offering a smile and a greeting when you see them and chatting asyou make repairs in their homes. Manage service requests. You’ll launch into action whenmaintenance issues arise, collaborating with teammates and prioritizing servicerequests to earn trust and build resident satisfaction. Know the make-ready schedule. You’ll monitor apartment vacancies dailyand initiate the turnover process with painting, cleaning, and repairing.Tend to preventive maintenance. You’ll safeguard equipment with regulartune-ups, helping equipment last longer and minimizing costly repairs.Notice the details. You’ll walk the property daily,inspecting all areas for cleanliness and safety, and helping to maintain greatcurb appeal. REQUIREMENTS3 years ofhands-on general maintenance experienceSupervisoryexperience Availability towork a flexible schedule, including weekendsRotating on-callresponsibility for after-hours emergenciesDemonstrated proficiency in working with computersincluding word processing, calendar management, and property managementsoftwareValid driver'slicense and/or access to reliable transportation PREFERRED EXPERIENCEHigh schooldiploma or equivalentTrade schooland/or military training or industry designation (CAMT or CAMT II)HVAC experience EPA Certification(Type I & II or Universal) REWARDSWe recognize everyone hasdifferent needs outside of work. That’s why, in addition to a competitivebenefits package (medical, dental, vision and paid time off), we offer manyunique options to employees, like adoption benefits and paid time off forcommunity service projects. To learn more, view our Total Wellbeing page here..

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