Maintenance Supervisor – Arlington, TX

Date Posted: 05/19/2022 Maintenance Supervisor – Arlington, TX   ,
full Time
180 Multifamily Careers

Job Description

Position Summary

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible, under the direction of the Community Director and District Manager, for overall upkeep of the property in good condition and ensuring a secured and appealing living condition for all staff, visitors, and residents. Also, performing repairs in resident’s apartments and maintain preparing units for move in (turn unit).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

General Maintenance, including but not limited to:

  • Electrical- perform routine electrical repairs such as: wiring, fuses, fixtures and sockets, and repair/install/service HVAC systems.
  • Plumbing- perform routine plumbing repairs such as: replace/repair/service water heaters, clear drain lines, replace broken pipes-worn out washers- gaskets and or faucets- and floats.
  • Carpentry- perform routine carpentry repair such as: kitchen cabinets, window screens/glass, door locks, and plaster/drywall.
  • Mechanical- perform routine mechanical repair such as: repair/diagnose all major appliances.
  • Replace broken glass, tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliances, blinds, locks, bulbs, etc.
  • Pest Control- perform semi-annual and as needed pest control services.
  • Other unskilled tasks such as: interior and exterior painting, floor tile installation and repair, interior cleaning, lawn mowing, leaf raking, tree/shrub trimming, debris removal and other landscaping duties.
  • Inventory- identifying, cataloging, and procuring necessary materials used in maintenance operations.
  • Basic troubleshooting and routine maintenance.
  • Ensuring that fire extinguishers, hydrants, alarms, and emergency exits always remain in excellent working condition.
  • Assist in custodial work, including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning windows, etc. in common areas.
  • Assist in grounds work when necessary, including picking up litter and “trashing out” vacancies.
  • Maintain pool chemical levels and cleanliness.
  • Repair concrete, masonry, roof, and fencing when required.
  • Perform limited extermination services, when required.
  • Be responsible for refurbishing apartments prior to resident occupancy (make- ready).
  • Conduct exterior and interior preventive maintenance, as outlined by property or regional manager.
  • Periodically inspect all units, buildings, common areas, performing repairs and janitorial assistance as needed.
  • Assist in apartment move-in and move-out inspections.
  • Have knowledge regarding water and gas meter cutoffs, all apartment and fixture cutoffs, and sewer cleanouts.
  • Supervise sub-contractors working at the property.
  • Immediately report to manager any dangerous conditions or issues of liability.

Customer Service

  • Service requests made by residents should be completed within 24 hours.
  • Assist in the distribution of flyers and other material.

Record Keeping and Supplies

  • Keep accurate records regarding preventive maintenance, pool chemicals levels, work orders, apartment make-readies, inventories, and purchase orders.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturer’s recommendations and operating manuals.
  • Order supplies and communicate with vendors.
  • Be responsible for stock control and utilization of maintenance materials.
  • Make sure shops, storage areas, and entrances are kept clean and locked, that adequate lighting and ventilation in those areas is maintained and hazardous materials are properly stored and labeled.



  • Train and supervise subordinate employees.
  • Schedule subordinate maintenance personnel and work order requests; adhere to maintenance priorities.



  • Must respond to 24-hour maintenance emergencies during evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
  • Schedule is based on a department rotation.
  • Responsible for cleanliness of equipment and assistance in various inspections.


Position Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of full-time experience in apartment maintenance or a trade that requires basic knowledge of electricity, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and HVAC.
  • EPA (refrigerant, transition, and recovery) Certification.
  • Own basic set of hand tools.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record and auto insurance.
  • Ability to perform work responsibilities at other locations and ability to travel within major metropolitan area with possible overnight stays in other cities.
  • Ability to work some weekends as needed.


Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

  • Extensive walking, standing and ability to lift more than 50 lbs. on a routine basis.
  • Bending, stooping, climbing, push or pull (move equipment, appliances, open and close doors, etc.)

NOTE: Lifting and carrying of weights exceeding 50 lbs. is often accomplished with assistance from one or more persons. Examples of heaviest items lifted include washer/dryers, refrigerators, A/C units, abandoned sofas, fitness center equipment, etc.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Technical Certification preferred.



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