Property Operations Assistant at Harvard University

Posted in Admin - Clerical 6 days ago.

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Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description:

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Duties & Responsibilities
Reports to Property Manager and/or Area Manager and works as part of a team with the Property Manager and Property Administrator to provide/coordinate the maintenance of building services and systems, (HVAC, MEP, etc.), for the smooth operation of a large building or small group of buildings.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Ensures that properties are maintained to the standards established by HRES, for all physical aspects of buildings, systems, and grounds.

  2. Monitors buildings daily and logs activity appropriately to ensure that all systems are maintained in good working order: mechanical systems and equipment, heating, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, fixtures, carpentry, doors, locks and windows. Must be able to identify, diagnose, and resolve technical issues.

  3. Completes common area and in-unit work requests, maintenance projects, and operational assignments and documents all activity in the work order system.

  4. Monitors building DDC systems to ensure proper building function

  5. Participates in performing building inspections with a focus on related building issues and ensure preventative maintenance measures are being implemented. Coordinates inspections to ensure compliance with codes and safety regulations.

  6. Oversees the completion of repairs to systems and equipment including, but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, heating, plumbing, carpentry components and appliances by coordinating and managing the work of outside contractors.

  7. Available as needed outside of normal business hours (evenings, weekends and/or holidays) for apartment turnovers, snow removal and general building emergencies.

  8. Works closely with Area/Property Manager to effectively communicate building issues

  9. Under the supervision of the Area/Property Manager and working closely with others on the POA team is responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of building inventory and supplies.

  10. May be required to perform other duties as necessary.

  11. May be asked to participate in the Resident On-Call Program providing the need exists and the basic requirements and qualifications for participation are met.