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Maintenance Supervisor - Northeast

Posted 11/13/2019

Looking for a fresh start? Want to be appreciated for your hard work?

Companion Associates Inc. is an Apartment Developer and Manager across South Carolina. We are currently looking for an experienced Service Manager for a mid-size property in Columbia, SC.

We offer a very competitive wage and compensation package (includes health insurance and PTO) that is second to none in the industry. We are truly a team-based company with properties across the State. All Companion Properties work together for the best of the company.

The Maintenance Supervisor on this property will be in charge of working with the Property Manager in scheduling unit turns, ordering maintenance materials and the general upkeep of the property. The Service Manager will be expected to work with vendors to correct any onsite issues as well.

Qualifications Needed

  • Experienced and Knowledgeable in HVAC (with Certifications)
  • Willing to Paint units (with sprayer)
  • Electrical experience
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Inventory control
  • Computer experience is helpful
  • Customer Service
  • Ability to work well with co-workers for the best of the property
  • Reliable transportation
  • On Call is required

This property has a great team in place and we are looking for the final piece to push this team to the top. If you're that person please email your resume now

Email resumes to: twright@companionassociates.com

SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!


Service Director - Northeast

Posted 10/4/2019

Position Summary: Oversees and performs technical and mechanical work that ensures the inside and external buildings, grounds, amenities, and common areas of the property meet the Company’s standards for cleanliness, appearance, safety, and overall functionality by performing maintenance related tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Assists with and completes work orders generated from resident requests for service, as well as routine upkeep on the property by diagnosing the source or cause of the defect or problem, and making repairs in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety standards, and code requirements.
  •  Oversees and completes the “make-ready” process to prepare vacant apartment homes for leasing and new move-ins by completing the pre-move-out inspection, creating a “punch” list of maintenance work needed, scheduling vendors and contractors as needed, obtaining needed supplies and materials, completing all maintenance tasks, and inspecting completed work.
  • Develops standards for the cleanliness and overall appearance of the community’s grounds, amenities, building exteriors, market ready unit interiors, breezeways, curbs, signage, leasing office, central garbage areas, parking lots, and other buildings and common areas to ensure that they reflect and represent the high quality of the community and Matrix standards.
  • Periodically inspects work performed by other service team members in person to assess effectiveness of policies and procedures and develop corrective action plans as needed. Periodically inspects work performed by contractors, vendors and other service providers to verify the work. Ensures materials and services meet quality standards, scope and specifications as required.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of spare parts and maintenance materials and works with Community Director to order supplies and tools as needed to stay within budgetary guidelines.
  • Assists Community Director in developing the budget for regular repair and maintenance and capital expenses. Supports cost-cutting and expense control programs by fixing rather than replacing parts when possible, not being wasteful with materials and supplies, and practicing the correct use for tools and equipment.
  • Completes monthly Preventative Maintenance procedures as outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled Matrix safety meetings, ensure all MSDS sheets are current and readily accessible, and keeps up to date on all OSHA and other safety related laws and requirements to ensure property compliance.
  • Demonstrates customer services skills by treating residents and others with respect, interfacing face-to-face with residents and service team, responding to questions from your team and residents, responding sensitively to complaints about maintenance services, and assigning work orders with efficiency and urgency. This includes the ability to work in a stressful environment and work peacefully with co-workers and residents.
  • Must be able to meet predictable attendance and punctuality expectations and physical demands of the position complying with Matrix Residential’s policies and performance expectations.

Organizational Responsibilities:

  • Follows established policies and procedures by monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and operational processes related to area(s) of responsibility and reporting violations or infractions to appropriate individual(s).
  •  Schedules and performs minor and routine maintenance on all appropriate equipment on a regular basis. Inspects and maintains all tools in excellent condition.Conducts routine and periodic property inspections to identify safety and risk management concerns, keep the property in good repair, and communicate concerns about the physical needs of the property to the appropriate individual(s).
  • Completes documentation and other paperwork in a timely, accurate, and complete fashion so that service requests can be appropriately documented, tracked and completed.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and offers suggestions to improve the property's efficiency, profitability, and productivity.
  • Keeps abreast of new trends and changes in the industry and area(s) of responsibility by attending internal and external training classes, apartment association meetings, and other events, and accessing other information sources.

Work Hours (may vary by state or location): This position is scheduled for 40 hours in a regular work week. Hours of operation vary by site, but typical sites are open from 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday, Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm, and on Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Service Directors must be able to work a flexible work schedule, which includes taking “call” during evenings, weekends, and holidays and must be able to perform the essential job functions unaccompanied.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience: Employment history that demonstrates the application of knowledge and skills sufficient in the safe use and maintenance of hand tools, power tools, user moved aids, mechanical equipment, and measuring devices. Working knowledge of OSHA standards and MSDS regulations and 2 to 3 years of apartment maintenance experience or equivalent. High school diploma or GED; college or technical degree is preferred.

Language Ability: Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to represent company management in a support capacity, act as first point of contact for internal team members and external visitors to the Company, and answer questions related to department operating policies.

Math Ability: Demonstrated mathematical skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, decimals, and fractions to complete basic maintenance duties.

Reasoning Ability: Demonstrated ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define and correct problems. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: Demonstrated proficiency in internet, word processing, spreadsheet, and database management programs in order to maintain records of information and develop and provide information for supervisor’s use. Property management system experience is preferred.

Certificates and Licenses: Incumbents must have EPA certifications Type I and II or Universal for refrigerant recycling as well as all certifications required by State and Local jurisdictions. Current valid driver’s license required.

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesProven skills sufficient to lead, direct, and oversee the maintenance process performed by the Service Team members.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Incumbents work both inside and outside of apartment buildings and in all areas of the property including amenities. Service Directors have frequent exposure to outside elements where temperature, weather, odors, and/or landscape may be unpleasant and/or hazardous.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, type, handle or feel objects, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, climb, stoop, and squat. Incumbents must be able to physically access all exterior and interior parts of the property and amenities and must be able to work inside and outside in all weather conditions including, but not limited to rain, snow, heat, hail, wind and sleet. Must be able to operate golf carts at properties with golf carts, walk extended distances and navigate stairs to multiple levels daily.

Service Directors must be able to push, pull, lift, carry, or maneuver weights of up to fifty (50) pounds independently and one hundred and fifty (150) pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Routine, travel may be required to assist properties as needed, attend training classes, business meetings, or other situations necessary for the accomplishment of some or all of the daily responsibilities of this position.

Please send Resume to: CDCarrington@MatrixResidential.com


Service Technician - Northeast

Posted 10/4/2019

Position Summary: Performs technical and mechanical work that ensures the inside and external buildings, grounds, amenities, and common areas of the property meet the Company’s standards for cleanliness, appearance, safety, and overall functionality by performing maintenance related tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

• Completes assigned work orders generated from resident requests for service within 24 to 48 hours, as well as routine upkeep on the property by diagnosing the source or cause of the defect or problem, and making repairs in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety standards, and code requirements.
• Completes the “make-ready” process to prepare vacant apartment homes for leasing and new move-ins by completing the pre-move-out inspection, creating a “punch” list of maintenance work needed, scheduling vendors and contractors as needed, obtaining needed supplies and materials, completing all maintenance tasks, and inspecting completed work.
• Follows procedures for accessing and obtaining materials, supplies, equipment, tools, and other items from the property’s maintenance shop by tracking inventory used, returning unused items to the established location, and notifying the maintenance supervisor about re-ordering needs.
• Completes documentation and other paperwork in a timely, accurate, and complete fashion so that service requests can be appropriately documented and tracked.
• Assists in maintaining the grounds, common areas, and amenities by picking up trash and debris, pressure-washing breezeways and pool areas, performing general cleaning, and painting curbs and signage as needed.
• Supports cost-cutting and expense control programs by fixing rather than replacing parts when possible, not being wasteful with materials and supplies, and practicing the correct use for tools and equipment.
• May periodically inspect work performed by contractors, vendors and other service providers to verify the work, materials and services meet quality standards, scope and specifications as required.
• Complies with Matrix Residential’s safety and risk-management policies by attending and participating in the property’s routine safety meetings, completing required training on OSHA and other safety related laws and requirements, and by reporting accidents and incidents promptly and accurately.
• Demonstrates customer services skills by treating residents and others with respect, interfacing face-to-face with residents and service team, answering resident questions, responding sensitively to complaints about maintenance services, and completing assigned work orders with efficiency and urgency. This includes the ability to work in a stressful environment and work peacefully with co-workers and residents.
• Assists in conducting routine and periodic property inspections in person to identify safety and risk management concerns, keep the property in good repair, and communicate concerns about the physical needs of the property to management.
• Must be able to meet predictable attendance and punctuality expectations and physical demands of the position complying with Matrix Residential’s policies and performance expectations.
Organizational Responsibilities:
• Follows established policies and procedures by monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and operational processes related to area(s) of responsibility and reporting violations or infractions to appropriate individual(s).
• Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with Company, property, and departmental policies, procedures, and standards by immediately reporting any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, employee/visitor/resident injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to appropriate individual(s).
• Identifies areas for improvement and offers suggestions to improve the property's efficiency, profitability, and productivity.
• Keeps abreast of new trends and changes in the industry and area(s) of responsibility by attending internal and external training classes, apartment association meetings, and other events, and accessing other information sources.

Work Hours: This position is scheduled for 40 hours in a regular work week. Hours of operation vary by site, but typical sites are open from 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday, Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm, and on Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Service Technicians must be able to work a flexible work schedule, which includes taking “call” during evenings, weekends, and holidays and must be able to perform the essential job functions unaccompanied.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:  Employment history that demonstrates the application of knowledge and skills sufficient in the safe use and maintenance of hand tools, power tools, user moved aids, mechanical equipment, and measuring devices. High school diploma or GED is preferred.

Language Ability: Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to represent company management in a support capacity, act as first point of contact for internal team members and external visitors to the Company, and answer questions related to department operating policies.

Math Ability: 
Demonstrated mathematical skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers, decimals, and fractions to complete basic maintenance duties.

Reasoning Ability:
Demonstrated ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define and correct problems. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: 
Demonstrated proficiency in internet, word processing, spreadsheet, and database management programs in order to maintain records of information and develop and provide information for supervisor’s use. Property management system experience is preferred.

Certificates and Licenses: Incumbents must have EPA certifications Type I and II or Universal for refrigerant recycling as well as all certifications required by State and Local jurisdictions. Current valid driver’s license.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbents work both inside and outside of apartment buildings and in all areas of the property including amenities. Service Technicians have frequent exposure to outside elements where temperature, weather, odors, and/or landscape may be unpleasant and/or hazardous.

Physical Demands: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, type, handle or feel objects, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, climb, stoop, and squat. Incumbents must be able to physically access all exterior and interior parts of the property and amenities and must be able to work inside and outside in all weather conditions including, but not limited to rain, snow, heat, hail, wind and sleet. Must be able to operate golf carts at properties with golf carts, walk extended distances and navigate stairs to multiple levels daily.
Service Technicians must be able to push, pull, lift, carry, or maneuver weights of up to fifty (50) pounds independently and one hundred and fifty (150) pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Routine, travel may be required to assist properties as needed, attend training classes, business meetings, or other situations necessary for the accomplishment of some or all of the daily responsibilities of this position.

Please Email Resume to: CDCarrington@MatrixResidential.com


The Cardinal (All Positions)

Posted 9/11/2019

Several positions are open. Manager, Assistant Manager, two leasing consultants, service tech and porter. Manager and leasing consultant positions are immediate positions. I have attached a link for the community mgr position. Please let me know what else you need? When you do you think you can get this posted?

https://www.selectleaders.com/job/87834/property-manager-columbia-south-carolina/?token=YIF8IOfU4f


Community Manager (Forest Acres)

Posted 8/20/2019

Multi-Family New Construction Lease Up

The Beach Company offers the widest range of real estate services of any firm in the region. Our privately held enterprise is actively engaged in development and management of many distinctive properties. Within our multi-faceted organization, the Property Management Division is immediately seeking a full time Property Manager dedicated to the Cardinal multi-family community in Columbia, SC.


Duties will include but are not limited to

  • Managing all aspects of the day to day activities of the property.
  • Creating and adhering to the annual budgets.
  • Maintain accurate records of community transactions and lease files.
  • Handle the leasing process from start to finish by answering the phones, scheduling appointments, greeting prospects, conducting tours, processing applications, compiling lease documents and moving the new resident in.
  • Ensure all rents are collected, posted and deposited in a timely manner.
  • Solicit bids, negotiate contracts and oversee vendors and contractors.
  • Coding and Data entry of A/P invoices.
  • Handling all correspondences for the property.
  • Creating and implementing marketing and advertising strategies to meet the goals of the property.
  • Oversight of apartment turns and quality of make ready apartments.
  • Dispatch service requests and follow up to insure the work is completed promptly and correctly.
  • Responsible for all lease renewals and renewal documents.
  • Insure resident satisfaction and retention by handling issues with courtesy and expeditiously as they arise.
  • Create and distribute quarterly newsletters.
  • Establish excellent relationships with residents, owners, management and vendors.
  • Data entry into MRI software systems on a daily basis.
  • Compiling data and completing weekly and monthly reports.
  • Must be willing to learn additional aspects of various property management including HOA, POA and commercial management.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of multifamily property management experience with proven sales skills is required, preferably inclusive of Lease Up experience.
  •  Must hold a South Carolina Property Manager’s license or South Carolina Real Estate License.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect pertinent data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and initiate appropriate course of action.
  • Effectively convey ideas, images and goals to a diverse group of personalities.
  • Must be versatile and open to new challenges.
  • Must have excellent command of the English language including comprehension and communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Competence in personal computer skills, math, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience in MRI software is preferred.
  • Must possess a positive attitude and ability to remain calm and clear headed in stressful situations.
  • Neat, clean and professional in appearance at all times.
  • Must be able to work weekends as needed.

The Beach Company offers a comprehensive benefit package and competitive compensation. Qualified Applicants may apply via this website.

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