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Construction / Renovations Technician

Louisville, KY | Full Time | On-Site Maintenance
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Job Description <p> <span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Our multi-family community in Louisville, KY currently has a full-time Construction /&nbsp;</strong><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: 700;">Renovation Technician</span><strong>&nbsp;opening.&nbsp; We offer a best in class work environment, excellent growth opportunities, Blue Cross healthcare benefits, paid vacation, paid sick, paid holidays, 401k with match, and much more.&nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p> <span style="font-size:12px;">Independence Realty Trust (IRT - NYSE) is a fully integrated real estate company, currently managing over 17,000 multi-family units, in 17 markets. &nbsp;We&rsquo;re anticipating tremendous growth and opportunity over the next few years.&nbsp; We strive to provide our residents the best place to live and our employees the best place to add value and reach new heights.&nbsp; IRT has a strong commitment to hiring the most talented industry professionals, which has resulted in record growth, making the Company one of the most respected and trusted within our industry.&nbsp; Our core beliefs as an organization include Empowerment; Optimism; Trust, Passion and Quality.&nbsp;We believe that greatness resides in everyone and all that&rsquo;s needed to unleash it is to feel at home.&nbsp; Are you ready to join our team?&nbsp; To research us in more detail, visit <a href="http://www.irtliving.com/">www.irtliving.com</a>.</span></p> <p style="margin-left:.1in;"> <span style="font-size:12px;"><u>Responsibilities:</u></span></p> <ul> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Update and improve multi-family properties to increase return on investment.&nbsp;</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Perform specific apartment renovation assignments.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Provide suggestions for upgrading flooring, cabinets, counter-tops, bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms according to selected designs.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Keep Project Managers abreast of renovation project progress by providing regular updates.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Perform and/or assist with general appliance repairs, carpet repairs and minor A/C and electrical repairs.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Perform and/or assist with carpentry work, painting and plumbing duties as required.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Install new appliances, electrical fixtures, cabinetry, etc.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Move appliances, furniture, cabinetry, etc., with assistance.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Maintain a safe work area at all times and keep shop &amp; work area orderly and clean.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Adhere to and comply with company safety policies and rules and wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as directed and recommended.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Adhere to OSHA safety standards that are applicable for the safe performance of job.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Report any damage or safety hazards immediately to supervisor.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Maintain courteous helpful demeanor with owners, residents, prospective residents, coworkers, vendors, etc.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Participate in company training classes/courses and meetings.</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;">Perform all other duties assigned by Project Managers (or other personnel acting in a supervisory capacity).&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> Skills & Requirements <p> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><u>Requirements:</u></span></span></p> <ul> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">High School Diploma or equivalent.&nbsp;</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">General understanding of light repair on electric, plumbing, carpentry and HVAC.</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Maintain complete working knowledge of Fair Housing laws, rules and regulations.</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to lift and carry up to 45 lbs., and occasionally lift and carry up to 80 lbs.&nbsp; Ability push and pull appliance dolly up to 200 lbs., move objects from one floor to another</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to bend/stoop, climb stairs, kneels, balance, reach above shoulder height, walk and twist, have a reliable vision, hearing and speech with or without corrective devices such as glasses, hearing aid, etc.</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Professional appearance and ability to be courteous &amp; helpful to residents, prospective residents, co-workers, vendors, etc.</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Effective communication skills, both verbal and in writing.</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Position may require the ability to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year and may also require working on-call hours, as scheduled or as necessary.</span></span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Must have a valid Drivers License.</span></span></li> </ul> Qualifications Job Details Text