Syracuse, NY

  • Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-Oneonta
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/16/2020 4:09 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    This is a Full-Time, benefit eligible;  40 hours, Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 4pm, Occasional night and weekend hours; also must take on call hours on rotation.


    The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for the interior and exterior physical appearance (curb appeal) and upkeep of all assigned housing units. In a proactive fashion, ensures the units and buildings in the assigned region meet Housing Visions’ standards for integrity, quality and functioning through the oversight, sharing and completion of items in a safe manner such as work orders, turnovers, and projects.  In a timely manner, communicates significant incidents, issues and or concerns to the Property Manager. Driver's license required.


    • Manage the maintenance and upkeep of all assigned properties in a timely manner while adhering to all applicable government regulations and Housing Visions policies and procedures and standards including safety.
    • Maintains respectful, courteous and positive relationships with residents and is accountable for high level customer service standards including timeliness and sensitivity to resident needs and schedule.
    • Maintains a safe and organized work environment.  Immediately addresses any safety concerns for residents, employees and visitors.  Maintains and updates Safety Data Sheets (SDS) information for work site; holds weekly safety meetings.
    • Prioritizes and schedules the work week. Monitors and verifies work completion.
    • Orders materials for the assigned region’s work and manages security and organization of inventory to minimize cost and improve efficiency.
    • Enters necessary data into property management software in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Diagnoses and fixes furnace, AC, and electrical problems.
    • Replaces components into furnaces, faucets, toilets, light fixtures, hot water heaters, as needed per inspections and W/O’s.
    • Janitorial tasks-sweeping, moping, washing windows and walls, scrubbing refrigerators and ovens, pressure washing houses, and taking trash to the dump.
    • Completing turnovers in a timely manner, while retaining apartment quality.
    • Maintains grounds; lawn mowing, maintain landscaping, snow removal- plowing, snow blowing, and shoveling.
    • Completing construction based projects- replacing porch floors, replacing fascia, rebuilding railings, and repainting surfaces.
    • Sets example and maintains accountability for other maintenance staff in matters of dress and appearance. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Follow all the policies and procedures of Housing Visions and adhere to Housing Visions values of Quality, Responsibility, Integrity and Compassion.


    • Desire to excel in work for the benefit of the company mission.
    • Ability to communicate with all residents, employees and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner in order to ensure the highest level of customer service and model appropriate behavior for employees.
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional collaborative relationships.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to motivate employees and self while maintaining a positive work atmosphere.
    • Ability to have flexibility and support the team as needed
    • Excellent time management and attention to detail. Required documents must be collected and submitted punctually and accurately.
    • Ability to learn new software in a timely manner and to enter data accurately in software.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent with 3 years’ experience required.  Associates Degree with at least 5 years’ experience preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years of Property Management experience required.
    • Valid driver’s license with no major restrictions and acceptable to Housing Visions insurance carrier required. 
    • Must be able to meet the requirements of a Drug Free Workplace which includes but is not limited to negative results on pre-employment, post- accident/incident, random and reasonable suspicion testing.


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