Maintenance Technician


  • Position: Maintenance Technician
  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2022

Job Description

Maintenance Technician


Do you have an eye for detail and take pride in your work?

Are you a problem solver and enjoy working with your hands?

Arnot Realty is seeking a self-starter member to join our maintenance team in Horseheads, NY.   As a member of our Team, you will be exposed to a wide variety of experiences and interact with multi-family tenants at our Ithaca properties.  Members of our maintenance team are responsible for maintaining and improving the appearance of our properties, completing service calls, including preventative maintenance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and other property & grounds maintenance assignments.  The ideal candidate enjoys being a member of a team, assisting others, completing projects in a timely and efficient manner, is thorough in completing tasks, good organizational skills, enjoys something different each day, proud of their quality of work and has a true passion for customer service.

Key Responsibilities
1. Performs multi-family building maintenance tasks at our Ithaca based properties fulfilling preventative maintenance, service requests, capital improvements, and turn-over maintenance. Occasionally performs commercial maintenance tasks as business needs arise.

2. Perform exterior maintenance and landscaping tasks including lawncare, pruning shrubs and trees, weeding, insect control and removal of clippings.

3. Craftsman quality skill level in general maintenance, carpentry, painting, electric repair, HVAC repair & plumbing repair and/or willingness to learn.

4. Completes maintenance tasks in a timely manner; reports start, progress & completion of each task.

5. Makes recommendations to improve the appearance, efficiency & effectiveness at the properties to help achieve company and community goals.

6. Follow all safety guidelines for the operation of tools and equipment as well as ensuring compliance with building, safety and health codes.

7.On-Call and able to respond to after hour emergency calls and weather conditions at all properties.

8. Able to work outdoors throughout all seasons and weather conditions including addressing snow and ice removal on sidewalks, parking areas and roads with the use of shovels, snow blowers, plows and other equipment.

9. Maintain positive relations with tenants, customers, staff, and the corporate office.

10. Support our continued growth by performing other related duties as assigned and contributing to the overall mission of the company as needed.

Educational, Experience & Qualifications
1. 5+ years working in property management, general maintenance, painting, carpentry, HVAC, electric, and/or plumbing preferred.

2. Experience operating equipment & tools of the trade including but not limited to hand tools, power tools, and riding equipment.


3. Due to Federal regulations this position requires an employee to have a COVID-19 Vaccination or have a qualified exemption.

4. Experience with multi-family properties and snow removal a plus.

5. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Physical Requirements
1. Frequently lift, move or carry items weighing 50+ pounds.

2. Must be able to move about properties often including ascending/descending of stairs and ladders.

3. Must be able to walk for long periods of time as well as position oneself to inspect items or areas low to the ground or overhead.

4. Frequently operates a kiosk (iPad) and a phone, as well as communicate with tenants, vendors, and colleagues who have inquiries about our business, and able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

5. Must be able to observe, inspect and assess maintenance projects and travel to and from property locations on a regular basis.

Salary & Benefits
1. Full-Time, Hourly Position

2. We offer a full range of benefits:


·         Paid time off, paid holidays and a paid day off for your birthday.

·         Coverage for health, dental and vision insurance available on your date of hire.

·         Matching 401(k) plan and a company paid life insurance policy available.

  • Application Details: For more information and how to apply, please visit: www.arnotrealty.com/careers

Arnot Realty