ABOUT NE MANAGEMENT


As a premier property management company based in Lewisville, TX, the NE Property Management team brings more than 30 year’s industry experience to your doorstep. Our specialty is in multi-family residential, senior living and commercial property management. We take pride in our ability to effectively manage the business of real estate by catering to our residents. Our direct involvement with the day-to-day activities of our properties, coupled with our expert knowledge and outstanding commitment to service, uniquely positions us as a premier concierge and hospitality company. This level of proactive management enables owners to maintain their profitability while watching their investment increase in value over time.  



NE Property Management is a great place to work, your opportunity to learn, collaborate and excel is virtually unlimited. Your contributions have a direct impact on the continued success of NE Property Management.  We work hard to keep the outstanding reputation earned by NE Property Manangement employees. This means we are hiring the best and the brightest. We are committed to being the employer of choice in the Property Management industry and we back this up with extensive training, professional development, and a comprehensive benefits package.


 


If this sounds like the kind of place you want to work, please contact us by applying for one of the positions below or to find out about additional opportunities, please visit our Contact Us Page.



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Lead Maintenance Technician
Park Place Location: Odessa, Texas Type: Full Time
Job Description

The Lead Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the physical integrity of the property at all times.  This involves ensuring a safe and secure living environment for residents, visitors and staff.  It is the Lead Maintenance Technician’s duty to anticipate, identify and correct any and all problems involving the property and to implement procedures that will prevent such problems.  An effective program of maintenance is essential in order to:

a.    Maintain a safe environment

b.    Cultivate resident satisfaction

c.     Protect the investment of the apartment property owner

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Conducts all business in accordance with company policies and procedures, state and federal laws; e.g., OSHA ADA, Fair Housing, Americans with Disabilities Act, and all other laws pertaining to apartments.

 

          Resident Service

 

Ø  Performs maintenance tasks personally or delegates to assistants.  Oversees and inspects work performed by assistants.

Ø  Institutes and manages system for handling resident service requests.  Corrects situations within 24 hours when possible.

Ø  Schedules maintenance personnel in conjunction with manager so that maintenance is available for emergency purposes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

Preventative Maintenance/Safety

 

Ø  Conducts regularly scheduled safety meetings with entire staff; maintains and communicates HAZCOM standards.  Keeps MSDS sheets current and readily accessible.  Maintains thorough knowledge of pertinent laws and EPA and OSHA regulations governing property storage and management of hazardous materials, including solvents, flammables, caustics and refrigerants.

Ø  Must be aware of the condition of physical property throughout the property and immediately correct unsafe conditions; e.g., broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights.

Ø  Maintains accurate records regarding preventative maintenance, service requests (received and completed), expenditures, apartment make-ready status, work-in-progress, etc.

Ø  Schedules and performs minor and routine maintenance on all appropriate equipment on a regular basis.  Inspects and maintains all tools in excellent condition.

Ø  Trains and assists in development of all subordinate maintenance staff.  Instills a “safety first” attitude not only with maintenance technicians, but with all staff.

Ø  Instructs staff on proper use and guidelines for wearing safety items.

 

General

 

Ø  Diagnoses and performs minor and routine maintenance or repair involving the following on a daily basis.

o   Electrical and Plumbing (including water lines).

o   A/C and heating systems.

o   Water irrigation systems.

o   Stairs, gates, fences, patios, railings.

o   Tile, carpet, flooring.

o   Roofing, gutters, fasteners.

o   Interior/exterior lights.

o   Fireplaces, ceiling fans.

o   Gas fixtures and appliances where applicable.

o   Shutters, doors, cabinets, windows, sliding glass doors.

o   Boiler, gas and electric.

o   Door locks.

o   Security systems.

o   Ceiling leaks.

o   Walls, texturing, painting.

o   Pool areas, tile, hot tub/spa, pool furniture.

Ø  Ensures that all make-ready repairs and services are completed correctly and on schedule.

Ø  Reports all major repairs and requisitions to manager prior to any expenditure of funds.

Ø  Changes locks and makes keys.

Ø  Removes and transfers heavy appliances and equipment from storage area to apartment (or vice versa) as circumstances warrant.  Assists in moving abandoned furniture, appliances, etc. to dumpster when necessary.

Ø  Maintains adequate inventory of spare parts and maintenance materials to handle most common repairs and situations.

Ø  Identifies all utility meter cut-offs, apartment and fixture cut-offs, sewer cleanouts and prepares maps indicating same

Ø  Performs work area clean-up and safety related duties.

Ø  Ensures that storage areas remain locked when not in use.

Ø  Assists in keeping grounds neat and free of litter.  Rakes, sweeps, shovels as circumstances warrant.

Ø  Performs any additional duties assigned by manager or property supervisor.

 

Qualifications

 

Ø  Position requires at least 3 years of experience in maintenance, on-site multi-family property maintenance or equivalent field.

 

Equipment Requirement

Ø  Required to wear back support belt, goggles when working with specific equipment, masks and gloves as tasks dictate.

 

Work Hours

Ø  Minimum of 40 hours per week.  Weekends as circumstances warrant; on-call on a rotating basis and for emergencies.

 

Equipment/Machinery/Tools

 

Ø  An employee in this position must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following tools.

o   Hand Tools –

§  Various wrenches, hammer, grips, saws, sledgehammer, snips, posthole diggers, etc.

o   Power Tools –

§  Grinders, sanders, buffers, saws, drills, etc.

o   User-Mover Aids –

§  Wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, step ladders, full ladders, double ladders.

o   Mechanical Equipment –

§  Motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electrical and hand powered augers, etc.

o   Measuring Devices –

§  Calipers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, PH tests, gauges, etc.

 

Education and Training

 

Ø  High School diploma or equivalent required.

Ø  Ability to read, write, and speak English.

Ø  Must have valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Ø  Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) desired

 

Require License

 

Ø  EPA License or HVAC License

Ø  Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

Ø  Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician desired

 

Physical Requirements

 

Ø  Ability to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.  Must be available evenings, nights, weekends for staffing needs and emergencies.

Ø  Be able to stand and walk or sit alternatively depending on specific needs of the day.  Estimate 70-85% of time is spent on feet.

Ø  Able to move equipment and appliances.

Ø  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and multi-task.

Ø  Have occasional need to perform the following physical activities:

o   Bend/Stoop/Squat

o   Climb Stairs and ladders

o   Reach above shoulder

o   Grasp/Grip/Turn tools and equipment to perform routine repairs.

o   Finger dexterity to handle tools.

o   Lift 25-50 Lbs. Note: Lifting and carrying items over 50 lbs. should be done using assistance from one or more persons.  Examples of heaviest items lifted include washers/dryers, refrigerators, A/C units, abandoned sofas, etc.

o   Push or pull 75 Lbs.

Ø  Good Vision – frequently need to see things clearly beyond arm’s reach.  Constant need to see small detail when performing routine maintenance duties.

Ø  Good Hearing – must use listening skills to diagnose needed repairs.

Ø  Able to work in a fast-paced environment with an attitude toward customer service.

Ø  Performs duties under pressure and meets deadlines in a timely manner.

Ø  Works as part of a team to complete assignments.

Ø  Takes instruction from supervisors.

Ø  Ability to problem-solve.

Ø  Interacts with co-workers, supervisors, guests and the public in a professional and pleasant manner.

Ø  Frequent need to utilize personal transportation to pick up the replacement parts and supplies from vendors.  Rotation “on-call” status may occasionally require expedient travel to assigned property at a moment’s notice.

Ø  MUST be able to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect pertinent data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and initiate appropriate course of action.  Must effectively convey ideas, images and goals to a diverse group of personalities.

 

Safety Responsibilities

 

Ø  Learns and complies with all company safety rules.

Ø  Must use appropriate safety equipment always.

Ø  Immediately reports any unsafe condition to Property Manager.

Ø  Must be familiar with all safety features on equipment, machinery, or materials used for job duties.

Ø  Must check with Property Manager if there is a question as to the safe procedure to be used for any job function. 

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