Handyman

US-NY-Bronx
Job ID
2111
Function
Maintenance / Facilities
Story Tower

Overview

Related Companies is the most prominent privately-owned real estate firm in the United States.  Formed over 40 years ago, Related is a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales. Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi, London and Shanghai and boasts a team of over 3,000 professionals. The Company’s existing portfolio of real estate assets, valued at over $30 billion, is made up of best-in-class developments in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets across all asset classes.

 

Related has dramatically redefined the concept of metropolitan luxury by introducing extraordinary residential rental properties in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City. With each new building, Related has been hailed for setting new standards of excellence in the luxury rental marketplace.  To ensure that every resident in every Related building enjoys the very finest services, unsurpassed amenities, and a luxury lifestyle without compromise, Related Companies takes great pride in managing every building it owns. Related owns and manages 261 Hudson, 456 Washington, Abington House, The Caledonia, The Easton, The Lyric, MiMA, One Carnegie Hill, One Union Square South, Riverwalk Crossing, Riverwalk Point, The Sierra, The Strathmore, The Tate, Tribeca Green, Tribeca Park, Tribeca Tower, The Westminster and The Westport in New York City (and manages 1214 Fifth Avenue and 89 Murray also in New York City), One Back Bay and The Arlington in Boston, 500 Lake Shore Drive and Landmark West Loop in Chicago, The Emerson in Los Angeles, The Paramount in San Francisco and One Hill South in Washington, D.C. Related also owns an extensive portfolio of workforce and affordable housing and has several new rental developments underway across the country. For more information about Related Companies please visit www.related.com.

Responsibilities

Related Management is currently seeking a highly experienced Handyman at an affordable apartment complex in the Bronx.

 

The Handyman will be responsible for common area and apartment repairs in the scope of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and appliances. Customer service and attention to detail are critical skills to ensure the satisfaction of the community’s residents. Responsibilities include:

  • Efficiently completes all daily work orders in a specific amount of time. Communicates any delays in completing a work order with the supervisor and management office.
  • Troubleshoot and repair maintenance issues involving electrical, plumbing, appliances, and carpentry.
  • Work with office team to ensure all make-ready repairs and services are completed and on schedule.
  • Respond to after hour on-call emergencies.
  • Stay current on all applicable building codes and safety standards.
  • Maintain trash rooms and dumpster areas.
  • Assist in the proper clearing of snow during a snow event.
  • Coordinate proper work shop inventory with maintenance supervisor.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to read and write English as demonstrated by clear and concise written and verbal communications, the ability to read service requests, to read and understand policies and procedures including but not limited to Key Control Policy and all Maintenance Emergency policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate with team members, residents and vendors in order to provide customer service.
  • Ability  to identify cleaning and chemical supplies, ability to read and understand Hazard Communication Safety Data Sheets (SDS), ability to understand proper applications of chemicals and general cleaning supplies, ability to frequently handle and properly dispose of these products.
  • Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, appliances, carpentry, emergency systems, flooring, hardware accessories, and waste management systems.
  • Complete understanding of emergency systems, shutoffs, locations and sequence of operations.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic skills such as measurement, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in order to do basic calculations and analysis such as estimating, determining averages and percentages, and totals.
  • Ability to frequently handle and use chemicals and general cleaning supplies.
  • Ability to understand basic knowledge of boilers, chillers, cooling towers, electrical, flooring, plumbing, sprinklers and steam systems.
  • Spanish proficiency preferred

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Building maintenance environment, indoor/outdoor, consisting of exposure to moving mechanical parts and seasonal temperature changes ranging from freezing to extreme heat.
  • May be exposed to high places, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and loud noises.
  • Vision requirements include both close range and long distance vision.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and crawl into confined spaces.
  • Must be able to endure walking, squatting, bending, balancing, climbing, kneeling, crawling and prolonged standing.
  • Must be able to use hands to grip power and hand tools.

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