Maintenance Assistant - Make-Ready

Property Management
Posted: 01/28/2021
Full Time
Houston, TX
Maintenance Assistant I / Make-Ready needed for a full time role for our property in Houston. Join a great team with great service!

The Maintenance Assistant I provides maintenance services to assigned buildings according to CIM Group’s operating and safety standards.  The position will provide maintenance services in one or more capacity related to housekeeping, day porter or make-ready duties as required by the needs of the assigned property.

CIM’s Property Management department is responsible for the asset management and operational services in office, multi-family residential, retail, mixed-use and hotel product types. Our properties are predominately located in the urban regions in Southern California, Northern California, Texas, New York City, Washington D.C., Charlotte, and Chicago.
  • Perform “trash-out” duties of vacant apartments, removing all abandoned furniture, trash and boxes; transferring to dumpster or storage area, as directed.
  • Review the make-ready board or take direction from the property manager and/or maintenance supervisor to determine action to be taken on apartments.
  • Make minor repairs/to the vacant apartment.
  • Apply touch-up paint as needed to apartment and area outside entrances.
  • Clean out all trash from apartment before, during, and after unit-turn activity.
  • May be required to work weekends or after normal scheduled work hours.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned.
  • May be requested to assist in other areas of property maintenance 
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (including certification, licenses, etc.)
  •  High School, GED or equivalent experience required
  • Certified Pool Operator License , preferred.
  • Ability to use hand-tools such as leaf blowers, rakes, shovels, etc. as required for position.
  • Position requires a minimum of 1 year general maintenance experience and at least 6 months apartment maintenance experience 
  • Read and interpret documents such as appliance manuals, company policies and procedures documents.
  • Ability to write correspondence and/or reports accurately.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic oral and written proficiency in the English language.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions.
  • Ability to solve practical problems.
  • MS Office such as Outlook
  • Ability to use the following (if applicable to the property):  Key cutting machine, sewer machine, sink machine, leak detector, Ampro meter, Volt meter, manifold gauges, charging cylinders, boilers, spray paint, rig, air conditioner systems, appliances, water heaters, , hand tools, , carpet cleaning machine.
  • Must be able to handle light plumbing repairs, tile work, light HVAC equipment repairs, basic troubleshooting of property-owned appliances, carpentry repairs, simple electrical repairs 
  • Completion of duties in a timely manner.
  • Attendance and participation in CIM Group’s training programs (as required).
  • CIM does not accept unsolicited resumes from Agencies.  Any unsolicited resumes received from Agencies will be considered property of CIM and no fees will be due or paid.  If you wish to become an approved Agency with CIM or any of its Affiliates, please contact a member of the CIM Talent Acquisition Team.