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Construction / Renovations Technician

Raleigh, NC | Full Time | On-Site Maintenance
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Job Description

Our multi-family community in Raleigh, NC currently has a full-time Construction / Renovation Technician opening.  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.   

Independence Realty Trust (IRT - NYSE) is a fully integrated real estate company, currently managing over 17,000 multi-family units, in 17 markets.  We’re anticipating tremendous growth and opportunity over the next few years.  We strive to provide our residents the best place to live and our employees the best place to add value and reach new heights.  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.  Our core beliefs as an organization include Empowerment; Optimism; Trust, Passion and Quality. We believe that greatness resides in everyone and all that’s needed to unleash it is to feel at home.  Are you ready to join our team? 

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  • Update and improve multi-family properties to increase return on investment. 
  • Perform specific apartment renovation assignments.
  • Provide suggestions for upgrading flooring, cabinets, counter-tops, bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms according to selected designs.
  • Keep Project Managers abreast of renovation project progress by providing regular updates.
  • Perform and/or assist with general appliance repairs, carpet repairs and minor A/C and electrical repairs.
  • Perform and/or assist with carpentry work, painting and plumbing duties as required.
  • Install new appliances, electrical fixtures, cabinetry, etc.
  • Move appliances, furniture, cabinetry, etc., with assistance.
  • Maintain a safe work area at all times and keep shop & work area orderly and clean.
  • Adhere to and comply with company safety policies and rules and wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as directed and recommended.
  • Adhere to OSHA safety standards that are applicable for the safe performance of job.
  • Report any damage or safety hazards immediately to supervisor.
  • Maintain courteous helpful demeanor with owners, residents, prospective residents, coworkers, vendors, etc.
  • Participate in company training classes/courses and meetings.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by Project Managers (or other personnel acting in a supervisory capacity). 
Skills & Requirements


  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • General understanding of light repair on electric, plumbing, carpentry and HVAC.
  • Maintain complete working knowledge of Fair Housing laws, rules and regulations.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 lbs., and occasionally lift and carry up to 80 lbs.  Ability push and pull appliance dolly up to 200 lbs., move objects from one floor to another
  • 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.
  • Professional appearance and ability to be courteous & helpful to residents, prospective residents, co-workers, vendors, etc.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and in writing.
  • 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.
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