Director of Maintenance – St. Paul, MN

Corporate, Maintenance
Corporate (St. Paul), Minnesota
Posted 4 weeks ago

The primary responsibility is to oversee maintenance and project maintenance/management activities, and provide training and guidance to property maintenance personnel.

Essential Functions

  • Manages and supervises project maintenance/management operations and provides training and guidance to property maintenance personnel.
  • Acts as the primary resource for information and coordination of major maintenance projects.
  • Interviews property maintenance candidates as necessary and trains maintenance personnel as needed.
  • Ensures all major maintenance projects are completed within budges/time constraints.
  • Provides technical assistance in developing and monitoring preventative maintenance programs.
  • Inspects developments and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Preparation of specs and scope for projects exceeding $2,000. Oversees implementation of the Yardi Maintenance Program.
  • Prepares monthly reports for President based on Yardi Maintenance program. Researches and recommends contractors, vendors and suppliers serving the Twin Cities and surrounding areas.
  • Maintains an up to date reference file on vendors and distributes it to the property management department.
  • Makes recommendations to Property Managers regarding which vendors or contractors to hire and assists in supervising outside vendors and contractors.
  • Reviews and recommends approval of bids to President and/or Regional Manager. Demonstrates regular and consistent attendance as outlined by company policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to design cost containment/prevention maintenance programs and perform cost benefit analysis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to multiple locations as necessary with your own transportation.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Certified residential maintenance technician or post secondary courses in electrical, plumbing, heating, and refrigeration.
  • Minimum five years of residential maintenance/construction/contractor experience.
  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Word/Excel for Windows. Physical


    • Ability to kneel, crouch, stoop
    • Ability to climb stairs
    • Ability to push and pull up to 100 pounds
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to work in a variety of outdoor weather conditions
    • Ability to reach above and below shoulders
    • Ability to use hands and fingers to grasp, twist, pull, manipulate tools, machinery and objects Other Requirements

Must be willing and able to respond to after hours emergency calls.

Job Features

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