Invitation Homes is a fast-paced evolving company, offering high-quality homes for lease in desirable neighborhoods across America. As the nation’s premiere home leasing company, we own, lease and operate approximately 80,000 properties ensuring a move-in ready living space that provides a clean, safe, and functional home for our residents.
The market teams include our Leasing and Property Management teams as well as our Rehab, Turns & Maintenance professionals. Together, our talented teams create excellent resident experiences from the time the resident moves in to the home, throughout the duration of their lease and during their transition as they move out. Our teams work hard to create and maintain high-quality homes and ensure potential residents are presented with a rental property they can’t refuse!
We are seeking candidates with a drive to excel in our thriving organization. We are looking for professionals who are ready to join our work-family, provide excellent service to internal and external customers and embrace our fast and friendly approach. As the single-family home rental industry is quickly evolving, we are looking for dedicated learners who are passionate to serve our residents and maintain top-quality homes. Apply today! We’re looking forward to getting to know you!
The Maintenance Technician position is responsible for performing high-quality, cost-effective maintenance work within single family rental homes owned by the company, providing excellent customer service to residents, and follow all company operational and safety policies, processes, and procedures. This is an important, resident-facing role at Invitation Homes with daily interaction with the company’s customers. This position is assigned a company vehicle and will travel between homes in a geographic region, delivering timely and professional maintenance service to residents.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Promptly and professionally complete maintenance service requests across multiple trade categories (e.g., electrical, plumbing, swimming pool, carpentry, sheetrock, exterior structural, HVAC (minor), and appliances)
Provide excellent customer service and promote a quality living experience for all residents
Complete ProCare visits throughout resident's lease term to perform proactive maintenance and repairs in order to reduce future reactive maintenance service requests
Provide continuing education to residents regarding important maintenance topics such as resident maintenance responsibilities, resident bill backs, no-show charges, etc.
Complete general property condition assessments (“GPCA”) at all property visits and submit alerts to property management for items that require immediate attention
Review and use Technician-specific reports/scorecards to identify opportunities for improvement
Perform repairs to vacant properties while they are on-the-market or during the turn process
Properly utilize and care for company-supplied tools, materials, and vehicles
Perform other duties as assigned
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum one year of previous experience in property management maintenance, other building maintenance or related experience is required
Broad knowledge of residential construction and mechanical systems and ability to perform general residential maintenance work
Knowledge and experience making repairs in the following: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, sheetrock, exterior structural, HVAC (minor) and appliances
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to relate to others and defuse situations involving angry or difficult people
Strong organizational and time-management skills; ability to set, manage and consistently meet goals and deadlines
Ability to read, write and understand English proficiently, multi-lingual a plus
Ability to use mobile devices (i.e. iPad and/or iPhone) and various mobile applications
Professional verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with a diverse workforce
Ability to perform basic mathematical functions
Ability to make quick and effective decisions and analyze and resolve problems
Ability to work in a fast- paced, ever changing environment; must be adaptable and flexible
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to drive an automobile
Licenses or Certifications
Current driver's license and automobile insurance required
Licenses and/or certification as required by state law
The following certifications are preferred but not required:
EPA Certification, Type I and II
CPO certification (pool)
Ability to be at work on a regular and consistent basis; Overtime may be required for this position.
Must maintain professional appearance and comply with prescribed uniform and appearance policy
Must comply with all safety regulations, including the use of personal protective equipment (safety googles, gloves, mask, etc.) when directed and/or appropriate
Ability to perform limited work on weekends and traditional holidays as needed
Must provide basic hand and power tools
Extensive travel within assigned portfolio required
Physical and Mental Demands
Standing, walking, and/or sitting for extended periods of time
Frequent climbing, reaching, and use of fingers
Moderate stooping, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling, lifting, talking, and hearing
Sustains substantially recurring movement to fingers, hands, wrists, legs, and feet
Ability to lift and/or move an excess of 50 pounds or more
Ability to use standard maintenance equipment
Ability to operate assigned equipment and vehicles
Ability to verbally communicate to exchange information
Indoor and outdoor field environment
Exposure to atmospheric conditions
Travel from site to site
Work and/or walk on various types of surfaces
Invitation Homes is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful retaliation. Invitation Homes strictly prohibits all discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability, marital or familial status, genetic information, military or veteran status, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer), sex (including, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, request for leave, or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. This commitment to EEO extends to all areas of employment actions, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, evaluation, promotion, compensation, benefits, termination, participation in company activities, programs, or events, or any other terms or conditions of employment.
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Applicants are protected from retaliation for filing a complaint or assisting in the investigation of a complain under this policy. Any questions concerning this policy or complaints about conduct prohibited by this policy should be forwarded to the Ethics Hotline at 877-231-3984 or www.reportlineweb.com/invitationhomes.