Maintenance Technician - Wisconsin Place
Company: Equity Residential
Location: Chevy Chase
Posted on: November 26, 2022
JOB DESCRIPTION Our Maintenance Technicians are a key part of
each community's success. They are our repair experts who provide
the technical know-how behind each apartment community. From HVAC
to plumbing to a fresh coat of paint, Maintenance Technicians have
a hand in every apartment and every resident's satisfaction.
Maintenance Technicians are personable, technically skilled
individuals with a keen eye for detail, an ability to learn new
skills quickly, a curiosity for how things work, and a passion for
working with their hands. As a Maintenance Technician, you will
work with one of our top property management teams to provide
exceptional service to residents. Each day will be unique,
requiring a diverse set of skills. You will collaborate with team
members to assess and respond to maintenance issues, develop a
rapport with residents by being both knowledgeable and friendly,
and inspire trust by caring for our community and making our
apartments feel like home. WHO YOU ARE
- Technically Savvy
. You have a solid understanding of general maintenance and
technology and are quick to learn new skills.
- A Clear Communicator.
You help residents and teammates understand the timeline and
process for repairs.
- A Team Player.
You are united with teammates in delivering the best experience to
You act like an owner, performing regular maintenance to avoid
You are respectful, pleasant to be around, and enjoy engaging with
You keep your cool during maintenance emergencies and quickly find
You invest extra energy to reach your goals.
You follow through on commitments, letting teammates and residents
know they matter.
You are flexible and able to juggle multiple priorities and
interactions with residents and teammates smoothly. WHAT YOU'LL DO
- Repair and enhance our community.
You'll be responsible for repairing and maintaining allplumbing,
electrical, appliance, carpentry, and painting needs of the
community. On-the-job training will be provided as needed.
- Build rapport with residents.
You'll make positive connections with residents by offering a smile
and a greeting when you see them and chatting as you make repairs
in their homes.
- Respond to service requests.
You'll launch into action when maintenance issues arise,
collaborating with teammates and prioritizing service requests to
earn trust and build resident satisfaction.
- Know the make-ready schedule.
You'll monitor apartment vacancies daily and initiate the turnover
process with painting, cleaning and repairing.
- Tend to preventive maintenance.
You'll safeguard equipment with regular tune-ups, helping equipment
last longer and minimizing costly repairs.
- Notice the details.
You'll walk the property daily, inspecting all areas for
cleanliness and safety, and helping to maintain great curb appeal.
- Availability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends
and rotating on-call responsibility for after-hours
- Reliable and consistent form of daily transportation to and
from work, including after hours for emergencies
- Computer proficiency and frequent daily use of / proficiency
with a Smartphone with updated software PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
- 1+ years of hands-on general maintenance experience
- Trade school or industry designation (CAMT or CAMT II) a
- High school diploma or equivalent ABOUT US Working for Equity
Residential (EQR), a leading multi-family real estate investment
trust (REIT), means living our purpose: creating communities where
people thrive. It means striving to provide the best in apartment
living, speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation, and
inspiring creativity in the ways we work together.Our portfolio of
high-quality properties in urban growth markets - New York City,
Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California,
and Denver - provides homes where people most want to live, work
and play. We've got the best people in the business, as evidenced
by our employee engagement scores and customer loyalty ratings.
That's why our employees say they are proud to work at Equity, a
company that gives our residents a place where they can Live
Remarkably, and offers a culture where our employees have the
opportunity to thrive.Equity RewardsWhen you join Equity
Residential, you won't be treated as simply another employee you
will be considered a partner in our shared success. As such, we are
committed to investing in your personal success through a benefits
program that supports your Total Wellbeing.We recognize that
everyone has different needs outside of work. That's why, in
addition to a competitive benefits package (medical, dental, vision
and paid time off), we offer many unique benefits options to
employees, like a comprehensive wellness program, pet insurance,
new parent benefits, and paid time off for community service
projects. In addition to your next job, you can also find your next
home with us! Rent discounts on Equity Residential apartment homes
are available to our benefits-eligible employees. The amount of the
discount offered is determined based on the market, ranging upwards
from 20%. Learn more about our Total Wellbeing programEquity
ValuesAt Equity Residential, like our residents, our employees come
from everywhere. A richly diverse work environment captures top
talent, cultivates the best ideas, and creates the widest possible
platform for success. By focusing on inclusion, these differences
are harnessed to create value in ideas, business practices,
relationships, and employee engagement. As an Equal Opportunity
Employer, we are committed to maintaining a diverse, inclusive and
equitable work environment where our employees can thrive.All
aspects of the employment process are merit-based. Every Equity
employee is expected to maintain a work environment that is free
from discrimination and harassment. Equity Residential does not
discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race,
religion, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender,
sexual/gender identity/expression, age, pregnancy (including
childbirth, lactation or related medical conditions), physical or
mental disability, national origin, citizenship status, military
(including uniformed service member or protected veteran) status,
marital status, genetic characteristic or information, ancestry or
any other characteristic protected by law. Equity Residential also
prohibits retaliation against individuals who report harassment or
discrimination, or participate in investigations into such conduct.
ABOUT THE TEAM Our Maintenance Technicians are a key part of each
community's success. They are our repair experts who provide the
technical know-how behind each apartment community.
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