• Handyman/ Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-MO-St Louis
    Job ID
    3121
    Function
    Maintenance / Facilities
    Location Name
    Park Place Preservation
  • Overview

    The Related Companies (Related) is the most prominent privately-owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed 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, Las Vegas, San Francisco, South Florida, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai and boasts a team of approximately 2,000 professionals.

     

    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. 

     

    As an integrated affiliate of The Related Companies, Related Management Company (RMC) provides property management services to virtually all of Related’s portfolio of real estate assets.  Valued at over $15 billion, the portfolio includes residential, mixed-use, retail and commercial properties, including over 50,000 apartments within 350 properties, and over 10 million square feet of commercial, retail and mixed-use space. 

     

    Since inception in 1974, RMC has set an exceptional performance benchmark for responsive and professional management.  RMC’s mandate is to support the owners’ objectives by maintaining outstanding operational performance thereby building a reputation of excellence among owners and in the municipal and financial communities. 

     

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    Responsibilities

    Benefits and features:

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

     

    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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    Related is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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