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Maintenance Tech/Janitorial - Mixed Use Property (91 Apartments) :: Wedgewood Neighborhood

Full-time | Regular

Reports to Property Manager

Compensation: Hourly, DOE + Benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, PTO, 401(k)) | Non-Exempt

*Please note- this position does not oversee staff.

Blanton Turner is looking for a talented Maintenance Tech/Janitorial to oversee all aspects of maintenance, repair and janitorial duties at a Mixed Use Property located in the Wedgewood neighborhood of Seattle. It is the Maintenance Tech's responsibility to provide general maintenance & repair, daily upkeep of the property, and unit turns in a timely and efficient manner - this includes: displaying a high level of ownership, responsibility, customer service and professionalism.

Core Competencies

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all key stakeholders including, but not limited to, residents, tenants, the Property Manager, staff, and vendors.
  • Ability to implement staffing resources effectively
  • Ability to quantify and produce expected results and be responsible for the results of the work
  • Aesthetically oriented with an eye for detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Work well under pressure with excellent problem solving skills
  • Work well with a wide diversity of people, honestly, ethically with integrity and a sense of humor
  • Knowledge of building maintenance and custodial practices and strategies

Essential Functions

  • To further the brand of Blanton Turner through excellent maintenance of the property.
  • Show accountability for all work and actions by setting a strong example and work ethic
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of maintenance and janitorial needs for the property.
  • Develop, implement and manage maintenance budget.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and service contractors – schedule and coordinate vendor and contractor activities.
  • To perform maintenance and repairs of physical property, including but not limited to doing: minor plumbing repair, general carpentry, landscaping, painting drywall and janitorial.
  • Set quality standards and ensure quality control.
  • Maintain professionalism and communicate effectively with all key stakeholders including, but not limited to, residents, tenants, the Property manager, Portfolio manager, office staff, and vendors.
  • Complete all work in a timely and professional manner.
  • Must work safely at all times.
  • Be available on-call for after-hours emergencies.

Experience and Characteristics

  • 2+ years general building maintenance experience or equivalent training
  • 1+ years minimum in supervisory position or “maintenance lead” experience
  • Computer proficient (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Physically able to perform maintenance work in most weather conditions.
  • Be able to lift up to 90 lbs.
  • Familiarity with Washington State and City of Seattle Landlord-Tenant laws helpful
  • Personal independence, drive and self-initiative.

About Blanton Turner

Blanton Turner is a Seattle-based property management firm providing multi-family and student housing developers and owners with real estate solutions for a new economy. We're a proven team that has been working together for years. We think like owners, run properties like the multi-million dollar businesses they are, apply insight gained through our extensive background in development, and enjoy having a little fun while we're at it.

Our approach to property management relies on our basis in relationships and perspective of property management as running a multi-million dollar business. Our dynamic management style starts with the people. For every property, we focus on finding the right person with a personality that complements the character of the building. Most of our managers are college graduates, and most also hold advanced credentials from IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management), including Certified Property Manager (CPM), Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) and Accredited Commercial Manager (ACOM) accreditations.

Blanton Turner team members receive the tools and training to succeed, and more importantly, the empowerment to be sensational. What does sensational look like? To us, it's a cared-for property, engaged residents and tenants, and increasing returns to our clients.

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