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Maintenance Technician

Blaine, MN
  • Expired: May 22, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Norhart is driven by a simple purpose, to create a better way to live. To fulfill that purpose, we need a fantastic team. As Maintenance Technician, you play an integral role in supporting both residents and staff. Our maintenance team is responsible for all aspects of property maintenance including curb appeal, preventative maintenance, apartment turnovers, service requests, and building positive relationships with tenants, contractors, and other team members. Daily responsibilities will change continuously. Tasks may include but are not limited to electrical, plumbing, painting, or lawncare. Maintenance Technicians are required to be on call for emergency repairs and work irregular hours when needed.


Mission: Building and leasing quality apartments

Purpose: Creating a better way to live

Values: A great team is made up of great people. In our company these people exhibit 5 key values. These values are a way of life for everyone who works here. From our top-level managers to entry level employees these values are lived out every day. We hire and promote based on these characteristics. To be successful here you too must embody these values.

* Tireless Pursuit of Results: Tireless pursuit of results means that you have an internal drive to continue to push forward no matter the obstacles. It means sometimes staying late to ensure a job gets done. It means pushing a little harder to ensure quality standards are met. It means pouring your heart into ensuring something gets done.
* Respectful: Being respectful means that customers and employees work well with you even in difficult situations. It's about being a good team player. It includes being fully and painfully honest about work related issues in a consistent way. It's recognizing that you are part of a team and sometimes you will win your point and sometimes you won't. It's about building a professional friendship.
* Can-do Attitude: Can do attitude is about believing in yourself and your team to get the job done. There is a delicate balance between having optimism for the future and being realistic about your goals. A person with a can-do attitude is realistically optimistic and positive about what can and will be done.
* Grow or Die: Grow or Die means to have a spirit dedicated to consistently getting better at your job. Finding ways, even small ways, of producing a higher quality or efficiency. Having a drive to learn more about your field from a variety of resources. Exhibiting the will to never give up on improving yourself.
* Reliable: The heart of reliability means to deliver on your promises. These promises include being on time every day. It means consistently delivering on the goals and milestones set for you. It means having a system to not forget any, even small, aspects of your job.


The following description of work to be performed by this individual is not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, it focuses on the major tasks that must be accomplished. There are many necessary activities to satisfy any of the following performance guidelines.

Service Requests

* Complete daily service requests

Requests may include, but are not limited to:

* Plumbing, carpentry & electrical
* Removal & installation of toilets, installation of bathroom/kitchen fixtures
* Cabinetry installation & repair
* Appliance installation and repair
* Change bulbs, locks, batteries, smoke detectors
* Repair window & patio doors/screens
* Painting, caulking, drywall repair
* Repair/removal of flooring, trim, carpeting
* Insulation
* Demolition
* Rot repair/Mold remediation
* Repair & install interior and exterior doors
* Garage door repair/adjustment
* Maintain Community/Exercise room equipment
* Renovation clean up


* Complete turnovers within 24-hour timeframe

Common Area

* Painting
* Snow removal
* Salting/brining parking lots and sidewalks
* Lawncare & landscaping
* Renovation clean up
* Dumpster site clean up



* High school diploma or equivalent


* Maintenance experience with commercial or multi-family buildings (preferred)

Other required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

* Ability to respond to continually changing priorities and coordinate multiple projects
* Basic math & measuring skills

* Ability to stand, lift, climb, bend, push, pull, & kneel

* Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills

* Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence

* Must maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive or personal information

* Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English


* Must pass criminal background check
* Valid drivers license, Insurance, & reliable vehicle (Driving between locations will be required)


* Unlimited Paid Time Off
* Health Care Plan (ICHRA)
* Retirement Plan (Simple IRA)
* Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
* Short Term Disability
* Training & Development
* Career Advancement Opportunities



Blaine, MN


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