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Maintenance Technician – Residential

Union Real Estate Careers

Union Real Estate Residential Maintenance Technicians work to keep multifamily properties in a first-class condition. Maintenance Technicians are responsible for the day-to-day custodial and maintenance operations of a property. Maintenance Technicians focus on keeping tenants satisfied, maintaining the property’s operations and appearance, and inspecting and reporting on the property’s condition.

Maintenance Technicians work directly with a Property Manager to provide high-quality management of a property’s buildings and grounds. This role is ideal for a self-starter that is comfortable working independently. This role also requires excellent customer service skills as you will often interact with the property’s tenants.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance Requests. Diagnose and perform minor and routine maintenance/repair in a timely and professional manner.
  • Turnover Units. Oversee move-ins and move-outs and “make ready” apartments for new tenants.
  • Preventative Maintenance. Complete or oversee preventative maintenance work.
  • Maintain Grounds. Perform light landscaping work and manage snow and ice in the winter for safety & call for extra service as needed.
  • Custodial. Complete or oversee custodial work.
  • Complete other projects as assigned and prioritized by the Property Manager and Operations Manager.


  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of painting, plumbing, electrical and carpentry with minimum one year of experience.
  • Painting/patching walls/removal of wallpaper
  • Installation of fluidmaster/faucets/toilets
  • Replacing locks
  • Cleaning kitchens and bathrooms
  • Installation of light fixtures/fans/outlets/switches
  • Regrouting showers/caulking as needed
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Work Hours:

  • 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Available for evening and weekend emergency maintenance issues when scheduled.
  • Overtime is provided as needed and for emergencies.


  • Starting from $38,000.00 per year based on experience and knowledge


  • Driver’s License and Auto Insurance (Required)
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