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JOB PERFORMANCE STANDARD – Make-ready

TYPE OF WORK:  Maintenance I

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  General apartment maintenance experience, knowledge of appliance repair, light carpentry, plumbing, and electrical knowledge, knowledge of safety procedures, safety-conscious, steady and dependable, ability to work under pressure of deadlines, and ability to flex work schedule to accommodate after an hour and weekend emergencies.

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:  Responsible for maintaining the physical condition and appearance of the site. Organize, coordinate and manage the overall maintenance programs including exterior property appearance, timely work order service, quality make- ready program, and cost-effective inventory control of the property. Required to be "on-call" 24 hours.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Duties may include, but are not limited to:

1) Diagnose and perform minor and routine maintenance/repair in a timely and professional manner. Assure all service requests are completed on a daily basis. Accurately document work performed on service request, including parts and return to supervisor by the end of the day. Complete renewal service requests in the same timely fashion. Follow-up on completed service requests to ensure satisfaction. Follow-up on incomplete service requests.

2) Promote good public relations with residents, co-workers, and company staff through great "people" attitude and resident trust. Always display a friendly and courteous attitude towards residents and other employees. Never confront the supervisor or other employees in front of residents.

3) Inspect vacated apartments and complete make-ready checklist. Inform the site manager of needed services and repairs. Routinely perform duties to restore apartments to "make ready" status. Re-inspect vacant apartments after make-ready have been completed to determine the quality of work performed. Ensure an adequate number of make-ready units are available and that the products are up to company standards. Coordinate status of make-readies with leasing staff.

4) Complete special projects as may be assigned and prioritized by the On-site manager.

5) Inspect the exterior of the property. Perform building and common area upkeep on a daily basis in accordance with company standards. Assist in keeping grounds neat and free of litter.

6) Assist with the tenant improvements as required. Schedule make-ready employees as necessary. Maintain an average of 50% of vacant units market-ready on a monthly basis. Ensure vacant units are "trashed-out" within 24 hours of move-out.

7) Complete or oversee the completion of preventative maintenance. Maintain accurate records and provide resident training as required.

8) Order parts and supplies and maintain inventory, utilizing inventory system. Maintain shop appearance to standards to facilitate the quick assessment of supply inventory. Maintain proper equipment and equipment inventory to ensure warranty compliance.

9) Obtain bids and negotiate prices, as necessary, with vendors and contractors. Coordinate delivery and work schedules with vendors, contractors, and On-site Manager.

10) Perform effective emergency maintenance (after hours) as required.

11) Coordinate maintenance objectives with the On-site Manager daily.

12) Perform, and report on, all work according to the safety standards of the company,

OSHA and health codes. Perform work area clean-up on a weekly basis.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:  Reports directly to the On-site Manager, who has the primary authority to determine the exact "day-to-day" duties of the technician. This determination will take into consideration the technician’s skills, experience, and career goals, and how they best fit into the operational needs of the property. Works with leasing personnel, other maintenance staff, property manager, construction division, and maintenance staff from other developments.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  Hours of Work: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be "on-call" 24 hours per day, when scheduled. Hours may vary property to property.

Amount of Overtime: As approved by the On-site Manager and as needed for emergencies.

Physical Requirements: Extensive mobility and excellent physical condition. Ability to lift 100 lbs. necessary for installation and removal of appliances. Ability to operate all necessary hand tools to make repairs. Ability to kneel, crouch, climb, crawl, etc. to reach items in need of repairs. Ability to drive to and from job sites. Tolerance to all extremes of hot and cold weather, as may be necessary.

Tools: Must provide own basic tools, or be willing to obtain the required hand tools. Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following:

• Hand tools: Various wrenches, screwdrivers, grips, sled hammer, hammer, snips, post hole diggers, saws, etc.

• Power Tools: Wrenches, grinder, sander, drill, saws, etc.

• User-Moved Aids: Wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, stepladders, full ladders, double ladders.

• Mechanical Equipment: Motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electric and hand-powered

• augers, etc.

• Measuring Devices: Voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, PH tests, etc.

Transportation: Must have a dependable vehicle to transport tools and equipment to job sites. Must provide proof of liability insurance for same.

Education: High school education or trade school required. Must be literate.

Pre-Employment Test Scores: Must complete the Implicity Management Company Maintenance Skills Exam obtaining the minimum score of at least 65%.

Residency: Must be willing to live on property if required. Must meet the qualifications for residency in the community for which they have applied.

Bondable and a Valid Driver’s License.

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