Job SummaryThe Carpentry Technician is responsible for performing general maintenance, repairs, and light rehab work to multi and single-family buildings managed under the Property Management Department. With a focus on being the go-to person for rough and finish carpentry work in our Maintenance Department. He or she must be able to work well without direct supervision in the field while observing all health and safety guidelines. The ideal candidate will ensure that tasks are resolved in a timely manner while maintaining a high level of customer service and protecting company assets. This position will require frequent driving to properties in order to address maintenance issues as well as using personal hand tools. Large tools and equipment are provided by St. Louis Real Estate Society. Field Responsibilities
Carpentry - Rough and finished cabinetry work including framing, installing trim and cabinetry, etc.
Perform repairs, routine maintenance, and general upkeep procedures to maintain properties in good working order, including taking immediate steps to correct any unsafe conditions. Some assigned tasks may include:
General maintenance on appliances, equipment, and machinery
Repairs to roofing, gutters, siding, and window/ door glass
Pest control such as spraying insecticide
Lawn maintenance and snow/ice removal
Job site clean-up; trash removal and hauling
Installing new lock sets
Prepare properties for occupancy (Repairs & Rehab Work)
Basic Electrical – Replacing receptacles, wires, switches, fixtures, and motors
Basic Plumbing – Repairing or replacing sinks, tubs, and toilets; installing fixtures; repairing leaks; installing water heaters
Basic Heating & Cooling Repairs – Changing filters; maintaining systems to ensure functionality
Drywall Install/Repair – Using drywall compound to patch holes and cracks in walls and ceilings; installing, mudding, and taping drywall; and painting
Carpentry & Finish Work – Installing cabinets, trim, doors, windows, and flooring of all types
Masonry – Light masonry as well as basic repairs to concrete walkways.
Attend Municipal occupancy and utility inspections as needed
Use manual tools such as hammers, saws, and screwdrivers
Purchase and deliver supplies to job sites
Post notices, signage, lockboxes, etc. at properties
Assist other technicians in the field with repairs
Operate motorized equipment including power tools and lawn equipment
Conduct all business in accordance with company policies and procedures and all state and federal regulations such as lead-based paint, ADA, Fair Housing, HAZCOM Programs, EPA, and OSHA regulations.
File proper paperwork per company protocols
Complete repair reports
Track hours, mileage, and supplies
Manage receipts and other required documents
Attend company meetings
Ability to prioritize and problem-solve
Must be dependable, trustworthy, and able to follow directions
Ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and to complete projects in a timely manner
Professionalism and a courteous attitude are a must
Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing
In good physical condition, is alert, demonstrates manual dexterity and good balance; Is able to work under the following conditions:
Work requires alert individuals with good balance and physical strength
Work during inclement weather conditions; could be exposed to extreme cold and heat, noise and dust from construction operations depending upon project site
Frequently lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds of material and up to 90 pounds of material with assistance, if requested
Frequently walking, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.) throughout the work day
May require frequent travel to multiple property sites throughout the day
Education & Experience
Required: Minimum of high school diploma or GED equivalent
Required:At least 3 years of carpentry experience.
Required: Some background/experience with plumbing, electrical, HVAC, rehab/renovations or other construction-related repairs
Preferred: Familiarity with South St. Louis City
Preferred: Previous multi or single family turn or maintenance experience
Required: Valid MO driver’s license
Required: Personal vehicle that complies with local & state laws (plates, insurance, etc.)
Required: Smart phone with internet, photo & texting capabilities
Required: Employee to provide own set of manual tools to include (but not limited to): tool box, hammer, tape measure, screw driver set, standard wrench set, plier set, channel lock pliers, two foot level, pipe wrench, crescent wrench, safety goggles, ear plugs, hardhat, and respirator. Large tools and equipment are provided by the company.
Schedule & Compensation
Pay: Approximately $17-$20 hourly, depending on experience
Days: Exact work schedule to be determined but work will primarily take place during regular business hours from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Mileage Reimbursement: $.58 per recorded mile (for “street legal” vehicle) for approved trips.
Insurance: Health & Vision Insurance benefits
Paid Leave: Paid Holiday & Vacation benefits
Our CompanySt. Louis Real Estate Society is a well-established, real estate company that deals with three different aspects of the industry: Purchases & Sales, Property Management, and Rehab & Development. Started in 2011 by Matt & Riahna Kastner, the company continues to grow at a rapid pace and we are actively seeking like-minded individuals who love St. Louis real estate.