Residential Building Superintendent

The Superintendent performs basic electrical, plumbing, mechanical, heating, and air conditioning work as well as some carpentry work. The Superintendent will also assist other Superintendents as needed with the other Buildings within the portfolio and must be able to answer emergency calls at night. A rent-free apartment is provided in connection with the requirement to be on call for emergencies or the super lives within 15 minutes of the building.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day maintenance and operations of the property.
  • Ensure transition of apartment turnovers. This includes oversight of the punch list and acceptance process.
  • Ensures the timely maintenance of all building operations and systems, including the coordination of preventative maintenance work.
  • Ensure that the property passes all inspections.
  • Maintains inspection logs for the sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers and other building systems.
  • Coordinates with contractors for repairs that are outsourced.
  • Participates in the interviewing and hiring of maintenance and cleaning staff.
  • Purchases all maintenance supplies and keeps an accurate inventory.
  • Advanced level of skill in HVAC, plumbing, electrical and appliance repair (An HVAC, EPA and/or NAPE certification a plus)
  • In the absence of the porter assist to sweep, mop, dispose of trash, and during inclement weather snow removal.
  • Knowledge of the heating, air conditioning and water systems in the building.
  • Maintain fresh paint in the interior & exterior of the property.
  • Address all work order tickets to make repairs in apartments.
  • Prepare and provide property updates for Property and Regional Manager.
  • Utilizing Yardi to enter requisitions and follow up on purchase orders with vendors.
  • Accepts deliveries and provides the packing slips to the management office.
  • Attending the hearings for any violations in the facility.
  • Knowledge of risk management, OSHA and MSDS
  • Responsible for responding to and reporting any emergencies, and concerns to supervisor.
  • Participate in supervision, staff meetings, and professional development training.
  • An education in the trades and 5+ years of experience in facilities and/or residential building maintenance
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience and a track record of hiring, developing, and retaining high performing teams.