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Roving Maintenance Technician - Northeast Metro

Sherman Associates
Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: July 13, 2022
  • Full-Time

Be a part of something great and find yourself At Home, At Sherman! Our commitment to people and our vision for the future, combined with our history of success spanning decades, makes Sherman Associates who we are. We have become an industry leader by fulfilling our mission of Building Communities, Enriching Neighborhoods, and Empowering People.

The Roving Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain the assigned real estate portfolio. Special attention to safety, predictive and preventative maintenance and processes to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives is critical to overall success.

Facilities Maintenance

  • Completes general maintenance and upkeep responsibilities including minor plumbing, electrical, HVAC, light carpentry, painting and landscaping.
  • Provides maintenance coverage to properties during position vacancies.
  • Responds to open work orders and resolves resident/tenant requests within 24 hours.
  • Prepares and turns vacated apartment units within a 24-hour period (5 days if not immediate). All vacated apartments must be painted, thoroughly cleaned, carpets shampooed and repairs done in a timely and impeccable manner.
  • Assists in scheduling and completing preventive maintenance for buildings and building equipment.
  • Completes hands-on work of all building repairs, preventative maintenance and general upkeep of the facility with special attention to more involved operations or projects.
  • Walks property at regular intervals (daily) to ensure resident/tenant property rules are being followed and that the property is clean and orderly and in good maintenance condition.
  • Works on the last day and first day of each month until responsibilities completed; some overtime may be required. Evening and weekend on-call rotations as required.
  • Diagnoses problems, replaces or repairs parts, tests and makes adjustments.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.


  • Assists in maintaining sufficient maintenance supply stock.
  • Assists in contracting all outside vendors and taking bids for special projects or extensive maintenance.
  • Obtains approvals for expenditures and maintains budgets.


  • Maintains exterior grounds and interior common areas in quality, presentable condition. This will include but is not limited to the following:
    • Picks up trash and keep common areas neat.
    • Sweeps walks and curbs.
    • Waters lawn, trees, shrubs, and flowerbeds.
    • Shovels walks, sand or salt icy areas.
    • Performs year-round grounds maintenance, including snow and ice removal.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • While this position has no direct reports, it is expected to exhibit strong leadership qualities; including, but not limited to mentoring/training of other maintenance staff, assisting property management in prioritizing and delegating work orders, and coordination of vendor work.

Sherman Associates


Minneapolis, MN
55415 USA


Real Estate

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