The role of the Maintenance Director is to provide oversight and managerial support for Maintenance for the geographic area assigned. The RMD will be chiefly responsible for managing Maintenance Supervisors and serve as back-up support to the Regional Property Managers, Vice Presidents, and Regional Vice President. RMD will maintain high quality condition of responsible properties, while providing supervision and assistance to other Maintenance Supervisors in the specified region. Provide excellent customer service, supervise preparation of move-ins and operate within approved budget.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for operation of the physical property within the scope and parameters of the Management Plan
Responsible for maintenance as well as renovations and various aspects of new construction
Establish, implement, train, and monitor maintenance guidelines for the maintenance teams, including, but not limited to, safety on the job, preventative maintenance, make ready, scheduling techniques, and HVAC.
Ensures prompt and efficient service by the maintenance teams to all residents
Participates in capital expenditure projects from Owner initiatives or lender/State/Local requirements
Participates in scheduling and preventative maintenance planning
Participates in annual budget planning and provides input to vendor selection
Participates in due diligence efforts as assigned
Provide constructive verbal feedback to Property Manager and Regional Property Manager about property and maintenance team members
Perform any other related duties as required or assigned
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have excellent organizational and administrative skills
Ability to read and interpret technical and procedural manuals and regulations
Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of individuals
Must possess an extensive working knowledge of all aspects of multifamily property maintenance
Construction knowledge preferred
Minimum of two years' experience as a maintenance supervisor in the multi-family field is required
High School diploma or equivalent
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
HVAC Certification required
Provides general oversight to maintenance teams as indirect reports.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). This is a management position and is considered light in physical demand. Requirements include the ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, extend arms and hands forward and overhead, finger and grasp. Must be able to occasionally bend, crouch or stoop. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must have record of good vision.
WORKING CONDITIONS: (The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Work is completed both in and out of doors. The indoor work environment is with temperature control and natural and artificial light. The outdoor work environment includes all weather conditions and materials used in maintenance work. Regular exposure to paint fumes, solvents, adhesives, carpet fumes, chemical fumes, toner products for printer and copier, pool chemicals, and others.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Extensive travel required within assigned geographic region.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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