Maintenance Service Technician
Job Description Our Maintenance Team is a truly valuable part of the Southern Management family. Maintenance Service Technicians help hundreds of people live in comfort and feel at home 365 days of the year. Knowledgeable professionals in Electrical , Plumbing , Carpentry , Ceramic Tile , Drywall/Paint , Appliances , Roofing , Masonry and more, at Southern, every Service Technician is committed to achieving high standards for their work and results. As a Service Technician at Southern, a typical day could include: Meeting with your supervisor to establish the work plan and goals for the day Providing needed maintenance for our residents' apartments Making improvements and repairs to common areas and landscaping the grounds Maintaining an inventory of adequate supplies, replacement parts and equipment Diagnosing HVAC problems and repairing/replacing components Ensuring that all Community structures, systems and equipment remain in good repair and in compliance with local codes and regulations We have: 75 apartment-home communities on which to start and expand your career Truly competitive hourly rates Comprehensive benefits that are way above the industry average (see all the details below) An award winning team of property management professionals to work and learn with Career growth and top industry training in our Maintenance Training Academy You have: M-3: Minimum of 1 year primary work experience in apartment, hotel, construction or related field Knowledge of the current methods, practices, tools, equipment, materials and preventive maintenance used in building maintenance and repair work Your own tools and the use and care of the tools and equipment necessary to perform building maintenance tasks Good communication skills—interpersonal, verbal and written Ability to lift to the shoulder and carry 80 lbs. Knowledge of current occupational hazards, and an understanding of safety precautions, building codes and regulations applicable to the maintenance profession Ability to cultivate a positive work culture; encourage and build positive relationships with all team members, customers, and vendors; act as agent of positive change It is extra awesome if you have: Bilingual skills Company Description Southern Management Corporation, a privately held real estate firm, owns and manages 24,000 apartment-homes, office centers, a boutique hotel and a ski resort, all in the mid-Atlantic region. Established in 1965, Southern employs more than 1,500 people. A Southern Management Corporation is the recent recipient of five regional awards: The Maryland Performance Excellence Award, Washingtonian Magazine's Great Places to Work, Baltimore Sun's Top Work Places, Baltimore Magazine's Best Places to Work, and The Washington Post's Top Work Places. Southern Management people come first. We are proud to be a champion for Fair Housing and an Equal Opportunity Employer with a long-standing commitment to valuing the diversity of our residents and team. Through our volunteer initiatives we give back to the greater community by donating our time, efforts and money to various scholarship, health, housing and education initiatives. Southern offers career advancement through its culture of career development and continuous learning, both on-the-job and through our Corporate University. Our compensation package offer competitive pay rates and full benefits to full-year team members.