BPG Real Estate Services, LLC., a rapidly growing company, knows that our success begins and ends with our people. Through the efforts of our associates and guided by our values, we transform the communities we serve, striving to exceed the expectations of our tenants, residents and clients. Formed in 1993, BPG is a privately-held, full-service real estate acquisition, development and management company with offices and properties in Washington DC, Wilmington, DE, Philadelphia, PA, and Baltimore, MD.

 

At BPG, giving our associates the BPG Experience is a top priority. Join us as a Commercial Maintenance Technician.

Job Purpose

 

The Commercial Building Maintenance Technician has regular, frequent contact with tenants and/or building occupants.  Incumbents must represent BPG Real Estate Services in a positive way, demonstrating technical competence, concern for resolving tenant issues, normal business decorum, and professional personal appearance. 

 

Under direction, the Commercial Building Maintenance Technician performs operating and maintenance tasks for one or more assigned properties.  Functions are completed within the scope of policy and procedure guidelines, in conformance with standard operating practices, or as directed by management.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete necessary operating, maintenance, and repair tasks to assure maximum life and reliability of mechanical systems.  Systems include, but are not limited to:
    • HVAC
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical (as allowed by applicable Codes and/or incumbent licensing)
    • General building maintenance, including:
      • door repair and key records
      • painting
      • ceiling and drywall repairs
      • floor repair
      • miscellaneous tasks as needed
  • Assumes the following:
    • Preventive maintenance per schedule.
    • Corrective maintenance as assigned by the Management Office.
    • Responds to all general maintenance requests.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with tenants, responding to requests and issues in a timely, professional, and courteous manner.
  • Record maintenance and repair information in accordance with guidelines established by management direction or policy/procedure.
  • Maintain productivity-enhancing communications and working relationships with third-party contractors and suppliers.
  • Record maintenance and repair information in accordance with guidelines established by management direction or policy/procedure.
  • Respond to after-hours emergency calls by participating in the on-call rotation schedule.
  • Perform property-specific duties as assigned.
  • Notifies the Management Office of parts and materials required.
  • Performs all duties as assigned by the Management Office.
  • Hours of Duty: Varies by property.  Typical is Monday-Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm.
  • Responsible for maintaining the company vehicle assigned to employee in a first-class condition.
  • Responsible for maintaining his tool inventory in good working condition.
  • Responsible for proper care of assigned portable phone/radio/charger.
  • When reporting for work, a clean company issued uniform is to be worn. Employee is responsible for bringing full set of keys and fully charged and operable company issued phone/radio to work.
  • Responsible for inspection, operation and troubleshooting all fire alarms and sprinkler systems.
  • Assists in support duties for additional properties in the event of vacation, sickness, etc.
  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections on emergency lighting units, exit lights and portable fire extinguishers per schedule and marks inspection tags per schedule.
  • Responsible for removing and installing interior and exterior signage.
  • Responsible for investigating and monitoring all roof leaks.

Qualifications

  • Must be self-motivated with good communication skills.
  • Must be available for after-hours emergency maintenance as needed or required.
  • Must possess the ability to perform the physical demands of the job responsibilities:
    1. Lifting objects up to 100 pounds.
    2. Frequent standing, walking and kneeling
    3. Occasional climbing, working from a ladder and balancing.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle and prioritized multiple tasks and demands.
  • Must be able to work independently and possess strong leadership and decision making skills.
  • Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with individuals at levels of an organization, tenants and subcontractors.
  • Possess valid state-issued driver’s license needed to travel to adjacent properties or to respond to after-hours trouble calls.  Must be insurable at all times during employment tenure.
  • Utilize basic PC-based business software, including Microsoft products for word processing and email.  Use systems tools for maintaining service records.
  • Exhibit excellent customer-service orientation in responding to tenant requests.
  • Display follow-through in carrying out directions from management.
  • Demonstrate teamwork skills in relations with co-workers.

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.  Completion of a building trade curriculum at a recognized technical school is desirable.

Experience

  • Minimum of one year of successful experience in commercial or institutional buildings with complex mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires standing and walking.
  • Requires frequent operation of maintenance equipment; such as tools, cleaning equipment, etc.
  • Frequent stretching and / or bending to access equipment, objects in need of repair, etc.
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

Direct Reports

None.

Statement of Notices

Equal Employment Opportunity

BPG Real Estate Services, LLC, provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual preference, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in each aspect of the human resources function.

Americans with Disability Act

Applicants as well as associates who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. Applicants as well as associates are encouraged to meet with Human Resources as the organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Job Requirements

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned.  The Company may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the company.

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