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We are currently seeking a skilled caretaker/maintenance professional to join our team at The Roosevelt in Cedar Rapids, IA. In this role, you will be responsible for cleaning common areas of both the residential apartment building and commercial tenant units (halls, restrooms, etc,) and assisting our experienced Maintenance team with unit turns, in unit work orders, and preventative facilities upkeep.
Where will this role work?
The Roosevelt is a historic 12 story, 96-unit residential apartment building located in Cedar Rapids, IA.
Schedule & Hours:
The core schedule for this role will be Monday – Friday; 8 AM – 5:00 PM
Evening and weekend on call availability is required
Maintains exterior grounds and interior common areas in quality, presentable condition. This will include but is not limited to the following:
Sweeps, vacuums, mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors using industrial vacuum cleaners and scrubbing and buffing machines; as applicable.
Sometimes using ladders, dusts and washes walls, cleans ceilings and dusts and polishes light fixtures. Washes and replaces blinds.
Moves cabinets, boxes, furniture, crates and equipment to clean areas. May remove stains from such surfaces as rugs, drapes, walls, and floors using chemicals and cleaning solutions.
May also sweep walks, rake leaves, remove snow or perform other incidental seasonal tasks
General maintenance and upkeep responsibilities including minor plumbing, electrical, HVAC, light carpentry, painting and landscaping.
Responds to open work orders and resolves resident/tenant requests within 24 hours.
Prepare and turn vacated apartment units within a 24-hour period (5 days if not immediate). All vacated apartments must be painted, thoroughly cleaned, carpets shampooed and repairs done in a timely and impeccable manner.
Assists in scheduling and completing preventive maintenance for buildings and building equipment.
Hands-on work of all building repairs, preventative maintenance and general upkeep of the facility with special attention to more involved operations or projects.
Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
Walks property at regular intervals (daily) to ensure resident/tenant property rules are being followed and that the property is clean and orderly and in good maintenance condition.
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
Works on the last day and first day of each month until responsibilities completed; some overtime may be required. Evening and weekend on-call rotations as required.
Assists in maintaining sufficient maintenance supply stock.
Assists in contracting all outside vendors and taking bids for special projects or extensive maintenance.
Obtains approvals for expenditures and maintains budgets.
Maintains customer service and excellent relations with residents, tenants, vendors and other external or internal organizations.
Keeps management informed at all times in the areas of: property conditions, resident/tenant complaints, suggestions for improvement of property performance.
Regularly coordinates unit inspections in partnership with management.
Must be respectful of resident/tenant privacy, including specific commercial tenant needs.
Reviews turnover schedule regularly with management team.
Reports resident/tenant lease and policy violations to management.
Other tasks & duties as assigned based on business need; Evening and weekend on-call rotations as required.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Experience and Skills
High school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.
1-3 years of experience in maintenance or related carpentry/construction. Ideally in residential or commercial real estate.
Special boilers license or willingness to obtain one, if applicable.
Must provide own hand tools.
Current and valid driver’s license required. Must pass a Motor Vehicle Record check (MVR) and have a safe driving record.
Willingness and ability to run errands to hardware store for maintenance supplies, cleaning supplies, or other items.
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; Ability to communicate effectively with community tenants, vendors / external parties, and across corporate divisions.
A passion for the mission, vision, and values of Sherman Associates.
Work/Office hours may vary due to the specific needs of the portfolio.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
ADDITIONAL SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
Current and valid driver’s license is required. Must pass a Motor Vehicle Record check (MVR) and have a safe driving record.
Successful completion of pre-employment strength test or ‘CRT examination’ is required.
Must successfully meet criminal background screening requirements for position, including MN statute 299C.67 to 299C.71 (Kari Koskinen Background)
This job advertisement is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.
Only applicants who complete our online application process will be considered. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact [email protected]
Sherman Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply.
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