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Groundskeeper - Sumter

Posted 7/19/2017

Nickel Plate Properties and Management is seeking a Groundskeeper to join one of our apartment communities located in Sumter, SC.  We believe that each team member contributes directly to the growth and success of our company and that our teams are what set us apart from our competition. We strive to be above industry standards in everything we do. If you have great attention to detail and love helping people, then Nickel Plate is the company for you. For confidential consideration, take the initiative and apply today!

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Remove trash from office areas, common areas and community perimeter.
  • Assist with the make ready process by removing trash from vacant apartment homes.
  • Clean and maintain pools; monitor and maintain proper chemical balance of pool water.
  • Maintain cleanliness of breezeways, walkways and community amenities.
  • Assist with housekeeping, distribution of notices, apartment inspections and other tasks as needed.
  • Identify and issues regarding safety, hazardous conditions or maintenance need in the community and correct them or report them to the maintenance supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • Have good verbal and written communication
  • Be able to provide great customer service to our residents
  • Possess great attention to detail


Position Details:

  • Part-Time
  • 24 hours per week
  • Hourly

Interested candidates please email resume to customercare@nickelplateproperties.com.


HVAC Technician - Sumter

Posted 7/19/2017

Nickel Plate Properties and Management has an immediate job opening for a HVAC Technician to join one of our apartment communities located in Sumter, SC.  We believe that each team member contributes directly to the growth and success of our company and that our teams are what set us apart from our competition. We strive to be above industry standards in everything we do. If you have at least two years HVAC repair experience and great attention to detail, then Nickel Plate is the company for you. For confidential consideration, take the initiative and apply today

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and repairing of R22, R407C and R410A A/C units to include changing compressors, evaporator coils, reversing valves, fan motors and repairing refrigerant leaks as needed.
  • Maintaining and repairs of heat pumps with electric heat.
  • Preventative maintenance such as changing air filters, cleaning evaporator coils, cleaning condenser coils and cleaning condensate drain lines.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing any electrical issues.
  • Assist with general maintenance related matters and works orders as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • Have good verbal and written communication
  • Be able to provide great customer service to our residents
  • Possess great attention to detail
  • At least 2 years HVAC experience

Benefit for Full Time Employees:

  • Hourly Compensation
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

Interested candidates please email resume to customercare@nickelplateproperties.com.


Service Manager - Northeast

Posted 6/26/2017

Maintenance management professionals—don’t pass up this opportunity for a true supervisory role with an industry-leading property management organization! Join our team at Mid-America Apartment Communities! With over 25 years in the real estate industry, we manage multifamily homes throughout the Sunbelt region of the United States. Due to our continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Maintenance Supervisor to oversee a team of technicians at one of our properties.

In this role, you will work at a medium sized (280-439 units) property.  You will oversee Maintenance Department administration by scheduling and budgeting at your assigned location. Since you will interact directly with residents, excellent customer service abilities will be as important as your leadership skills and extensive technical know-how. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and a company culture that is dedicated to your professional development, career advancement, and success. If you are ready to take on a leadership role with a full range of responsibilities, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!

All MAA associates must successfully clear a background investigation to include but may not be limited to: criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening and an employment verification process. Must be flexible and able to work varied schedule, including weekends and some holidays as required.

Job Responsibilities

As a Maintenance Supervisor, your overall responsibility will be to ensure that the apartment units and other property facilities at your assigned location remain in good working order. You will delegate tasks and assignments to your team or perform tasks as needed, which may include service requests and preparing units for rent availability (including painting units and landscape duties.) You will also keep a planned preventive maintenance schedule and follow up with residents after repairs are completed.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Taking service orders, prioritizing them, and handling each order in an efficient and timely manner
  • Overseeing each work order to ensure that it is properly and quickly completed, or personally repairing or replacing the equipment
  • Assisting your team with complex orders or, when more than one associate is needed, completing the job
  • Contacting vendors for any work not performed by staff and overseeing and approving all vendor work
  • Maintaining and assigning tasks for a preventive schedule
  • Ensuring that your staff remains on schedule in preparing recently vacated units for new rental
  • Keeping the shop organized and in good working order
  • Ordering parts and supplies as needed
  • Keeping the Property Manager informed on the overall condition of the property and coordinating resolution of outstanding issues
  • Overseeing the landscape and housekeeping functions of the property as needed
  • Assisting in hiring, training, and developing staff
  • Hearing resident complaints and resolving them in the best manner possible
  • Working on-call as required
  • Performing other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Benefits

As a Maintenance Supervisor with Mid-America Apartment Communities, you will be part of an established industry leader with over a quarter of a century in the business. You will find that we are the kind of team-oriented organization where your opinions are truly valued. Your continued success and professional development is important to us, and we provide plenty of opportunities for additional training as well as for advancement to positions of greater responsibility (we prefer to promote from within whenever possible.) We will reward your hard work and professional dedication with competitive compensation, including full benefits.

Here is some of what we have to offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance w/ AD&D
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • 401(k) w/ company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Referral bonus
  • Apartment discounts 

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate with residents, vendors, and co-workers in a friendly and businesslike manner
  • Ability to function well as part of a team
  • Strong multitasking skills
  • Ability to work in disagreeable conditions, both outside and inside, for extended periods of time
  • Ability to regularly lift weights of over 50 lbs.
  • Skill in efficiently using common and specialized repair and maintenance tools

Required Experience

As a Maintenance Supervisor, you must combine effective leadership and strong technical knowledge with a positive and service-oriented attitude. You must have the ability to motivate your team, to delegate to them, and to provide constructive feedback as appropriate. It is also important that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of different people in a variety of situations.

Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in performing mechanical repairs and maintenance of home-related mechanical equipment
  • HVAC certification and experience
  • EPA Type II or Universal certification, plus any additional certifications as required for your property
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Residence within 30 miles of your assigned property
  • Basic knowledge of the repair and maintenance of other household appliances, plumbing, and lighting fixture.• CAMT preferred *Will be required in the state of Florida within 6 months of hire.

Visit www.maac.com to apply online. 

EOE M/F/V/D - Drug Free Workplace


Community Manger - Northeast

Posted 6/1/2017

Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors is seeking a dynamic leader to manage an apartment community in the Columbia, SC area. 

Responsibilities include enhancing the community for which they are responsible in the most efficient and profitable manner possible based upon the goals and objectives of the Owner, as well as, maximizing the greatest possible satisfaction and well-being of all our customers.

Desired skills: ability to successfully coach and lead a team of people, solid critical decision making skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong marketing and sales background, computer literate and proficient in Word, Excel & Outlook Express, Yardi experience preferred. 

Additionally, responsibilities include leading and teaching associates to maximize their professional growth and insuring that all are treated equally, ethically and morally on a consistent basis.

Must fulfill satisfactory results of background and drug screen. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

 

We offer our associates a wide range of very competitive benefits, including paid time off (sick, holiday, vacation), 401(k) retirement plan, health insurance, preventive care coverage, prescription drug plan, life and accident insurance, vision and dental benefits, employee assistance plan, disability insurance as well as flexible spending accounts.

Resumes may be emailed to Wanda Siniard at wanda.siniard@wilkinsonrea.com or through our online application link. Click here to access the online portal.