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blueground Maintenance Technician in New York, New York

At Blueground, our vision is to make people feel at home wherever they choose to live. For us, that means ensuring our guests have the peace of mind, flexibility & confidence they need to explore life’s latest adventure.

We’ve grown a lot since our founding in 2013, having raised more than $258m+ in funding, to date -- and that’s just the beginning. We’re now hosting guests in more than 8,000 homes in 20+ cities around the world (and growing!), with an aim to hit 50 cities by 2025.

Our vision comes to life through our ways of working. For our 800+ member team located across 15 countries, we’ve created a culture of collaboration, inclusiveness, and opportunity.

We believe our people should have the power to choose their preferred way to work. Depending on the role’s requirements, team members can choose to work full time in one of our offices, work fully remote, or choose a hybrid model between the two.

We are driven by our core values. To our team, Time is our most important resource. Excellence isn’t simply a standard, but an exciting way to look at life. We Care deeply about our guests and colleagues. Our relationships are built around Transparency, which builds trust and improves communication.

We’re shaping the future of living, and we want you to be part of that journey.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Technician to work for our New York-based operations. The ideal person is a stickler for detail, proactive, skilled in general maintenance tasks, and thoughtful as to ensure that the property is continuously in pristine condition for our guests. The role is primarily responsible for completing interior installations or repairs to brand standards as well as keeping operations managers informed of potential repairs, actions being taken, and the status of any major maintenance projects.

What you will focus on:

  • Installation of furniture, lights, home appliances, wall mounting of mirror, artwork as required based on furnishing standards

  • Conduct repairs as needed, (carpentry, handyman tasks, light painting tasks).

  • Troubleshoot & repair where possible. Where applicable, arrange a repair with a specialist appliance engineer.

  • Conduct inspections and provide a snag list for the apartments.

  • Liaise with contractors on maintenance tasks (appliances, plumbing, electrical work, etc) that are specialized if needed, hand over, communication, and follow up checks

  • Assist guests with maintenance/technical issues (electrical, plumbing, carpentry related to their stay at the property in order to support a positive guest experience

  • Assist in delivering missing items to clients, such as glassware, lighting, small appliances, etc.

What we are looking for:

If you have a service attitude, a desire to transform your career, and have an entrepreneurial spirit, we look forward to having you join our team!

You should have:

  • Experience (at least 5 years) as a General Maintenance / Repairs Technician or in a similar role

  • Proven experience in repairing Home Appliances

  • Experience in spare parts and knowledge of suppliers to source them.

  • Eye for details, and ability to inspect apartments and provide accurate reports/snag list.

  • Strong knowledge of maintenance/technical procedures and practices

  • Client-oriented with very good communication skills

  • An active Driving license

  • Flexibility in schedule and ability to attend emergencies as needed.

  • Appropriate Certifications for the equipment in use

  • Flexibility to work Tuesday - Saturday

  • Great problem-solving skills

Your benefits:

  • Competitive compensation & annual bonus

  • Blueground Stock Option Plan

  • Laptop stipend & monthly mobile plan reimbursement

  • Flexible PTO

  • Competitive Health insurance (Medical, Dental and Vision), along with complimentary access to wellness perks like Health Advocate, One Medical, Teladoc Virtual Health & mental health therapy through Talkspace

  • 401k retirement plan

  • Paid maternity/parental leave benefits for new parents

  • Complimentary accommodation in Blueground locations. Think summer in Greece and winter in Dubai!

At Blueground we are proud to have Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, colour, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

For more information on Blueground, visit us at www.theblueground.com. To keep up with Blueground news, follow us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/blueground-co/) , Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lifeatblueground/?hl=en) and Tik Tok (https://www.tiktok.com/@bluegroundhomes) !

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