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Caretaker/Maintenance - The Roosevelt

Company: Sherman Associates, Inc.
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Job Description:

Job Descriptions: Be a part of something great and find yourself At Home, At Sherman! As a member of Sherman, we invite you to join our mission of Building Communities, Enriching Neighborhoods. You can make an immediate impact supporting our real estate development and management operations in hotels, residential, and retail. 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 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Cartaking - 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 Facilities Maintenance - 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. Purchasing/Supplies - 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. Property Management - 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. Supervisory Responsibility - This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Required Experience: - 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. WORK ENVIRONMENT - 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. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS - 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 ******************************. Sherman Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. -- Who Are We? Sherman Associates is an award-winning real estate development firm specializing in the design, construction and financing of quality commercial, hospitality, and residential housing across the Midwest. With over 35 years of development and construction experience, Sherman Associates has developed an impressive portfolio of approximately 8,500 multifamily, townhouse and single-family homes, and 600,000 square feet of commercial and hotel space; including Aloft Minneapolis Hotel, Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis Mill District, Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Downtown Des Moines, Sheraton Duluth Hotel, and franchise Starbucks locations (Minneapolis & Saint Paul). - George Sherman (Owner / CEO) has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Real Estate from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal and the 2016 Presidents Award from the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. He has been named an Industry Titan by Twin Cities Business Magazine on their list of 101 People to Know. - To date, the total value of our real estate development portfolio exceeds $2 billion. - The NorShor Theater is a large community impact project that Sherman Associates worked with the city of Duluth & Duluth Playhouse: ************************************************************************************************************** - In 2018, Sherman developed 2 solar gardens to provide clean renewable energy to 22 Sherman owned properties in Minnesota: ************************************************************************************ - We own and manage Riverside Plaza. It was one of the largest affordable tax credit housing rehabs in the nation's history. ************************************************************** We are always developing/growing and looking for people to join our teams! Keyword: Caretaker, janitor, facilities, cleaning, housekeeping, maintenance, custodian, jobs, maintenance, upkeep, groundskeeper, painter, building, construction, contractor, labor From: Sherman Associates

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