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Make Ready Technician

at Progress Residential

Posted: 12/10/2018
Job Reference #: 2018-2859
Keywords: repair

Job Description

  • Make Ready Technician

    Posted Date2 months ago(10/15/2018 2:23 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
    Field Operations
  • Overview

    The Make Ready Technician is responsible for performing tasks and work necessary to make a home rent ready. Make Ready Technicians are involved in all aspects of market-level construction and maintenance tasks, tracking, reporting and providing accurate records, scheduling and inspecting repairs and may be required to coordinate and manage third party repair vendors, etc.


    • Ability to understand the basic workings of finish, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, flooring, appliance, landscaping and irrigation systems and perform work necessary to refurbish, prepare and make homes into a rent ready condition per the Company’s standard
    • Ability to track, monitor and inspect work assigned to third party vendors to ensure that homes move to rent ready status as quickly as possible
    • Assist in creation and circulation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting by accurately reporting and recording activities
    • Ensure all punch list items are completed in homes
    • Complete property condition reports, inspections and cost estimates as needed
    • Assist the Leasing team with new resident move in orientations as needed
    • Ability to provide strong customer service to residents and vendors
    • Ensure all workplace safety standards and practices are upheld
    • Maintain fleet vehicle inventory within company guidelines
    • Follow fleet vehicle maintenance schedule and keep an organized and clean vehicle/workspace


    • High school diploma
    • Valid and current Driver’s License in the work state
    • 3+ years of experience scoping residential homes or large multi-unit facilities
    • Experience as a senior maintenance/estimating position, superintendent, maintenance supervisor preferably in either multi-family, military or single family residential homes
    • Ability to demonstrate basic workings of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, flooring, appliance, landscaping and irrigation systems
    • Certifications in specific trades is a plus
    • Organizational skills, attention to detail & high-performance standards
    • Good communication skills (both oral & written)
    • Must be comfortable scheduling work directly with residents and vendors
    • Ability to work efficiently and to multi-task
    • An effective team player with a positive attitude
    • Ability to work weekends as necessary
    • Bi-lingual a plus
    • Basic computer skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and Yardi Voyager preferred

    Closing Statement:

    This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

    Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v.

    Application Instructions

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