Sun Communities Lead Maintenance Technician in Cheektowaga, New York
Lead Maintenance Technician
Sky Harbor (SKH)
Do you enjoy working with your hands? We are looking for aLead Maintenance Technicianto provide a full range of maintenance and repair services for one of our manufactured housing communities. Help us to make our community the kind of place that residents are proud to call home.
Lead Maintenance Technicians perform routine and preventative maintenance to maintain the physical integrity of Sun’s communities. They conduct home/building repairs and are responsible for cleanliness and upkeep of property grounds, facilities, streets, equipment and various utility systems. Lead Maintenance Technicians assist the Community Manager with higher level functions such as mentoring maintenance team members, maintaining maintenance and vehicle logs, prioritizing daily work, purchasing tools and ensuring accurate inventory, and assisting with capital expenditure projects.
Ensure community is presentable, inviting, and adhere to Sun's curb appeal standards at all times.
Ensure common area lawns are manicured appropriately; regularly treat for weeds, weed whip, rake leaves, plant flowers/shrubs, spread mulch, trim shrubs and hedges, cut and remove damaged tree limbs, and other lawn care services.
Ensure trash/debris is picked up daily from common areas and streets; empty common area trash containers.
Complete minor repairs to rental homes and facilities.
Clean building facilities such as clubhouse, community office, restrooms, laundry areas, and maintenance garage.
Maintain vacant sites including strap-downs and removal of trash and debris.
Complete checklists of physical condition of community or sites prior to and after resident occupancy.
Assist manager with supervision of service contractors.
Inspect playground area and equipment, pool/spa area and other recreational amenities to ensure proper operation.
Remove snow from community streets, parking lots, building entrances and other areas, where applicable.
Assist manager in establishing and prioritizing daily work of maintenance team and establishing emergency maintenance on-call schedule.
Prepare and maintain all maintenance-related logs including vehicle/equipment logs; ensure proper maintenance of vehicles.
Perform water testing and other duties related to a well-water system, sewer system, or on-site water meters, if applicable.
Maintain inventory of equipment, tools and supplies; purchase equipment, supplies and services with manager approval as needed.
Issue resident rule reminders and violation notices.
Maintain community pools, test and adjust chemical levels, where applicable.
Follow safety procedures while performing duties, including safely operating vehicles.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
High school diploma or GED
Prior maintenance experience in apartment or manufactured housing industry,preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of and broad experience in general maintenance techniques and repair work
Ability to endure seasonal temperatures as working conditions require constant outdoor work
Valid driver’s license and good driving record
Prior snow removal experience, including operating a snow plow
General knowledge of plumbing, electrical and grounds maintenance
Proficient skills in operating various hand tools, power equipment and commercial machinery
Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
Ability to provide legible written reports
Ability to work well independently as well as on a team
Basic computer proficiency including the ability to use email and internet
Availability to respond to community needs during non-business hours while on-call
At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.
Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with multiple plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
Comprehensive Dental Plan
Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
401(k) Plan with Sun matching contribution
Paid Parental Leave
Employee Assistance Program
Identity Theft Insurance
Legal Assistance Plan
Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
Vacation RV Site Discounts for team members when visiting SunRV Resorts across the nation
Team Member Perks & Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
Paid Time Off including ten holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty
Cheektowaga, NY, US
Employment Type: Regular
Classification: Full Time
Job Reference: 97462