Maintenance Engineer/Head Janitor

Job ID
Maintenance / Facilities
Van Buren Park Apartments


Related is one of the nation’s most active developers of affordable housing ranging from family, senior, urban, suburban, HOPE VI, SRO and intergenerational.  Related places a high priority on developing, acquiring and preserving housing for this sector.  In fact, over 60% of Related’s 50,000+ residential apartment homes are part of one or more affordable housing programs.  Related’s in-house expertise in all disciplines ensures that we consistently set new standards for creative design, financing and management.  We are currently looking for affordable housing professionals to join our growing team. 


The Maintenance Engineer/Head Janitor, under the direction of the Community Manager, is responsible for the overall maintenance of a multi-family apartment community. The Maintenance Engineer/Head Janitor performs all duties in compliance with all company policies and procedures, the Equal Employment Opportunity, Fair Housing and Human Rights statutes.


  • Supervision of a staff of maintenance technicians and janitors
  • Supervise or perform resident work-order requests including electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry and miscellaneous repairs
  • Supervise or perform apartment renovations/turns
  • Supervise or perform site custodial work
  • Supervise or perform site ground work including snow removal
  • Supervise the site pest extermination program
  • Develop and implement a preventative/scheduled maintenance program
  • Develop and implement staff safety protocols
  • Purchase and maintain materials, supplies, inventories
  • Establish and maintain good vendor relations
  • Special projects and other tasks, as assigned by the Community Manager


  • Previous maintenance experience in various maintenance areas including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, and general building operations
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Ability to supervise and direct a team of maintenance staff
  • General computer knowledge


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