Building Communities. Enriching Neighborhoods.
Sherman Associates is an industry-leading real estate development company focused on building design, renovation,
construction and financing. The company has a large affordable housing portfolio and is a well known Low Income
Housing Tax Credit developer and property manager. With operations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri,
Colorado and California, the innovative firm provides multiple rental housing options, as well as single-family home and
condominium sales. Based in Minneapolis, Sherman Associates also sells and leases commercial properties for office,
retail, restaurant and other uses with storefronts throughout the Midwest and Colorado.
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for a broad range of residential apartment preventive and
emergency maintenance in response to resident requests and company maintenance plans and priorities.
Extensive experience in basic electrical, plumbing, appliance installation & repair, HVAC and light construction
are required. Experience in affordable housing and 100+ apartment communities is a plus.
Aids maintenance supervisor in organizing all contract vendors and scheduling for turnovers.
Typically turnovers occur between the last and first day of each month. Policy is to turn over apartments within a
24-hour period (72 hours if not immediate).
All vacated apartments must be painted, thoroughly cleaned, carpets
shampooed and repairs done in a timely and impeccable manner.
Assists in prioritizing all work orders.
Assists in scheduling all maintenance for buildings and building equipment.
Hands-on work of all building repairs, preventative maintenance and general upkeep of the project with special
Attention to more involved operations.
Works the last day and first day of each month until responsibilities completed.
Works overtime as necessary.
Maintains exterior grounds. This will include but is not limited to the following:
Picks up trash and keep common areas neat.
Sweeps walks and curbs.
Waters lawn, trees, shrubs, and flowerbeds.
Shovels walks, sand or salt icy areas.
Any other duties as assigned.
Assists in maintaining sufficient maintenance supply stock.
Assists in contracting all outside vendors and taking bids for special projects or extensive maintenance.
Communicates all maintenance concerns to maintenance supervisor.
Follow-up on maintenance requests in the computer.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Two years apartment maintenance experience preferred.
Special boilers license or willingness to obtain one, if applicable.
Valid driver’s license.
CRMT accreditation preferred (Certified Residential Maintenance Technician).
Must provide own hand tools.
Willingness and ability to run errands to hardware store for maintenance supplies, cleaning supplies, or other items.
Access to reliable transportation.
Office hours may vary due to the specific needs of the property as determined by the property manager or regional
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be on on-call with availability 24/7 and weekends for emergency response.
Must have experience in all phases of building maintenance including but not limited to appliance repair, HVAC,
plumbing, electrical, carpentry and preventative maintenance.
Exemplary time management skills.
Ability to self-direct.
Willingness to learn and assist above and beyond as part of “the team”.
Demonstrates a clear understanding and consistent use of Real Page and EZ Labor software.
Good interpersonal skills
Post secondary courses in electrical, plumbing and heating.
Ability to push, pull and lift 50 pounds.
Ability to kneel, crouch and stoop.
Ability to reach above and below the shoulders.
Ability to use hands and fingers to grasp, twist and pull.
Ability to climb a ladder and work above ground.
Walking and stair climbing.
Withstand external weather conditions.
Sherman Associates is committed to building an environment where employees are engaged, challenged and
given an opportunity to be innovative and drive superior results. As a company we believe diversity is a
reflection of a changing world. A diverse work force impacts performance, motivation, success and interaction
with others. Our philosophy is to create an inclusive culture and embed diversity in all aspects of our business.
Sherman Associates provides comprehensive solutions to meet the needs of our employees in the areas of
health care, dental, life, disability, retirement, holidays, and paid time off. Additionally, we make it a priority
to stay competitive and continuously watch market trends.
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