Part Time Maintenance Tech/Porter

Job Locations US-IL-Wilmette
Job ID
2614
Function
Maintenance / Facilities
Location Name
Gates Manor Apts.

Overview

Related Midwest, the Chicago office of Related Companies, is the preeminent developer of luxury condominium and rental homes, affordable housing communities and mixed-use properties in Chicago. Recognized for its architecturally significant, market-defining projects and led by industry veterans who have integrated both property management and residential sales expertise into the development model, Related Midwest has reshaped five-star living in downtown Chicago through its three luxury apartment developments: 500 Lake Shore Drive, OneEleven and Landmark West Loop. 

 

Related Midwest's multibillion-dollar pipeline includes the Robert A.M. Stern Architects-designed One Bennett Park, a 70-story ultra-luxury residential tower and adjacent park by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood. In addition to One Bennett Park, Related Midwest is planning some of Chicago's most anticipated developments: 400 N. Lake Shore Drive, located on the site of the former Chicago Spire project; The 78, a mixed-use, master-planned community on 62 acres at the southwest corner of Clark Street and Roosevelt Road, one of the largest vacant tracts of land in the city; and two projects in the West Loop neighborhood.

 

For more information about Related Companies please visit www.relatedmidwest.com 

Responsibilities

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Role Summary:

Related Rentals is currently seeking a highly experienced Part Time Maintenace Technician with a strong background in apartment building or complex. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for common area and apartment repairs in the scope of plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, and appliances. Further oversight of the building’s curb appeal through building exterior inspections and grounds maintenance is required. Customer service and attention to detail are critical skills to ensure the satisfaction of the community’s residents.

 

Location: Wilmette, IL (north suburb of Chicago)

 

Building Information:

Gates Manor is a  is located in the 60091 area of Wilmette, and is designed for Senior Living. This 7 Story building has 50 units ranging from 1 bedroom to 4 Bedroom Apartments. 

 

Click HERE to find out more about this property

 

 

 Core Responsibilities:

 

  • The Maintenance Technician/Porter will be responsible for minor common area and apartment repairs in the scope of plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, and appliances. Further oversight of the building’s curb appeal through building exterior inspections and grounds maintenance is required. Customer service and attention to detail are critical skills to ensure the satisfaction of the community’s residents. 

    • Cleans and maintains pristine cleanliness of front lobby, hallways, restrooms, elevators, stairways, and other common area including washing, dusting, polishing, etc.
    • Maintains common area floors including, wash and wax hard surface flooring, vacuuming carpets and rugs, washing carpets and rugs, cleaning tile grout, etc.
    • Diagnose and repair problems in such areas as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, major appliances, carpentry, emergency systems, flooring, hardware accessories, masonry, painting/wallpaper, water features (pools, spas, etc.), fitness equipment, and waste management systems. 
    • Contact outside vendors to schedule repairs when necessary
    • Assist with organizing and prioritizing service requests and general maintenance tasks. Complete assigned service requests and repairs consistent with company operating and equipment/supply standards and in a timely manner.
    • Ensure vacant apartments are rent-ready in a timely manner. Manage make ready schedule and perform turnkey work as required. Manage vendor work appropriately.
    • Maintains common area lighting which involves changing light bulbs when lights are out
    • Responsible for maintaining the appropriate level of sanitary and cleaning supplies for assigned areas.
    • Conduct apartment Preventative Maintenance (PM).
    • Inspect building’s grounds and buildings on a daily basis to identify maintenance needs.
    • Maintain company customer service standards. Respond to resident requests and work with residents to minimize/resolve problems and complaints. Follow through to ensure issue is resolved.
    • Maintain an injury free safety culture by following all policies and procedures and reporting any unsafe behavior or conditions including nonfunctioning equipment.
    • Apply all applicable company policies and procedures such as, but not limited to company operating and safety standards. Train and promote safe work practices among on-site staff.
    • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws, specifically Fair Housing regulations
    • Empty all trash receptacles and transport trash to the disposal area.
    • Performs other duties as assigned
    • 90% of job will be dedicated to Cleaning duties and 10% dedicated to light maintenance duties

 

Benefits and features:

  • Incentive bonus program
  • Training and development programs
  • Benefits including: Paid Time Off, 401(K), Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Recognition & Wellness Programs

 

Qualifications

  • 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 HVAC, electrical, plumbing, appliances, carpentry, emergency systems, flooring, hardware accessories, fitness equipment, waste management systems.
  • Complete understanding of emergency systems, shutoffs, locations and sequence of operations.
  • The ideal candidate will have 2+ years prior experience working as a Janitor, Cleaner, or Porter in a Hotel or apartment building or similar environment that requires good hospitality and customer service skills.
  • Hands on experience with a majority of the above duties
  • Must be reliable and have experience working with cleaning chemicals
  • Additional Requirements
  • Must be a team player and be able to work with little supervision
  • Polite with experience working in a customer service environment
  • Must have excellent time management skills and work ethic to get daily job tasks done on time each day
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and be on feet for extended periods of time during an 8 hr shift
  • Must have Reliable transportation
  • Light Maintenance knowledge is a plus
  • 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

 

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

 

Related is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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