Maintenance Technician

Paterson, New Jersey, United States


Realty Management Associates, Inc. is seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician for a multi-unit residential property in the Paterson, New Jersey area. This is an excellent opportunity for a maintenance professional with knowledge about all aspects of residential property maintenance. Maintenance Technicians repair and maintain residential and support buildings; they maintain the grounds on the property.

Specific Duties Include

·Perform basic electrical repairs on items such as appliances, fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits, etc. and light plumbing work, such as clearing stoppages, replacing fittings, etc.

Perform carpentry work, such as fitting doors, freeing windows, replacing and building shelves, sanding and refinishing floors, as well as exterior and interior painting.

Replace broken glass, tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliances, draperies, locks.

Assist in custodial and grounds work, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning windows, etc., in common areas.

Responds to work orders, resident requests and concerns in a timely and professional manner.

Assist in apartment move-in and move-out inspections and assist the Maintenance Manager or Community Manager in scheduling annual apartment inspections. Complete make-ready process of vacant apartments as directed by Manager.

Have knowledge regarding water and gas meter cut-offs, all apartment and fixture cutoffs, sewer clean-outs and post map of same.

Keep accurate records regarding preventive maintenance, work orders, apartment refurbishing, annual inspections, inventories, purchase orders, and perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturers operating manuals.

Report any maintenance or resident related concerns to manager in a timely manner.

Periodically inspect all units, buildings and common areas, performing repairs and janitorial assistance as needed. Make sure storage areas and entrances are locked and adequate lighting in those areas is maintained.

Attend and participate in training seminars as requested. Be aware and operate within OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) standards and company safety policies and procedures at all times.

Ensure effective, timely and professional interactions with residents, contractors and property management team on all maintenance services provided.

May be required to track stock control and utilization of maintenance materials.

Perform other duties as assigned


Willingness to pitch in and work in areas other than strictly repair maintenance; i.e. janitorial, custodial, gardening, painting, etc.

Must be personable and trustworthy, able to work well with residents and co-workers, and perform work in a safety conscious manner.

Requires the ability to read, speak and comprehend work instructions and safety notices in the English language.

High School Diploma or equivalent.

At least Three (3) to Five (5) years experience with basic plumbing, electrical and drywall repair/refinishing and painting.

Certification in CFC.

Trade School and/or Military training a plus.

Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record required.


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