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Maintenance Technician in Montclair, NJ at Edgewood Management

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

We are looking to hire a Maintenance Technician in Montclair, NJ!




The Ideal candidate has at least 2 years of residential property management maintenance & repair experience and a strong working knowledge of HVAC.

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing all general maintenance and repair of the apartment community including but not limited to: plumbing, electric, drywall, grounds, HVAC, unit inspections, painting, work orders, carpentry, turns, basic maintenance support and installations. The Maintenance Technician reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.


  • Complete service requests in a timely manner.
  • Complete make-readies.
  • Painting and shampooing of vacant units.
  • Maintaining grounds and pools.
  • Own your own tools.
  • Carry company issued mobile device when “on call' periodically.
  • Walk the property and report any liability problems immediately.
  • Perform any and all duties called upon by supervisors to ensure that the property operates in an efficient and economic manner.


  • Two years working knowledge of HVAC trouble shooting, maintenance and repair.
  • Basic knowledge of general repair, maintenance, plumbing, electrical, appliance, carpentry, and painting for residential property management gained through formal education or on-the-job training
  • Skill to maintain grounds and pools
  • Tools and equipment Knowledge
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Teamwork
  • Reliable Transportation 

Edgewood Management Corporation provides superior management services for a variety of residential properties and has an exceptional track record to resolve problems and reposition troubled assets in all areas: operations, administrative, financial and physical.

Job Requirements

This position requires experience with installations, residential apartment maintenance repair work and the general upkeep of buildings, grounds, and equipment including but not limited to: working knowledge of plumbing, electric, drywall, grounds, HVAC, unit inspections, painting, work orders, carpentry, turns and basic maintenance support.

  • Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance in using equipment to complete assigned tasks.
  • Able to frequently walk the property
  • 2+ years Residential Property Management Maintenance & Repair experience - A MUST
  • Communicate Effectively in person & in writing
  • Ability to multiple task

May be required to work overtime, work outside, travel, be on-call or be available for emergency situations including weekends and holidays. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Attention to detail and good mathematic skills. Ability to work with others and foster an environment of team work. Manual dexterity and coordination needed to operate hand and power tools and equipment. Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance. May be required to have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.


High School diploma or equivalent. Two to three years’ experience as a residential property management maintenance technician and at least Eighteen months of education and training beyond high school level in general Maintenance repair, HVAC certification or closely related technical area to ensure the ability to recognize electrical, plumbing, and mechanical malfunctions or equipment failure.


Light/heavy lifting, carrying materials, operating light/heavy equipment, moving of equipment. Ability to work in all types of weather. Occasional hazards with materials in the grounds trade, including chemicals. Must be able to frequently walk the apartment community. Edgewood | Vantage Management Corporation is a 40 year old, premiere affordable property management company, responsible for 27,000 units in fourteen states and the District of Columbia. Our portfolio represents a variety of multifamily products that include high-rise, mid-rise, garden and townhouse style rental units. We are recognized as the 9th largest manager of Affordable Housing by the National Affordable Housing Management Association and the 50th largest manager by the National Multi-Housing Council. We pride our self on offering a competitive salary and extensive, market-competitive benefits.


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