Location: 
Champaign, IL

Fairlawn Real Estate is a dynamic real estate firm that specializes in acquiring, renovating, developing and managing real estate projects in Central Illinois.  The position offers an exciting opportunity to join a growth-oriented organization with a genuinely enjoyable work environment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Quickly diagnose maintenance issues and find solutions that ensure resident safety while balancing time sensitivity and cost
  • Directly handle a wide range of maintenance repairs including plumbing, appliances, electrical, roofing inspection/minor roof damage; outsource tasks to external vendors as necessary
  • Handle residence turnover including direct participation in turning units, obtaining bids from subcontractors, and small renovation projects
  • Maintain good rapport with current and prospective residents
  • Follow company policies with regard to gaining necessary approvals for any large maintenance tasks/expenditures
  • Complete maintenance requests in a timely manner and document time, expense and results
  • Regularly assess the property for safety and preventative maintenance opportunities
  • Manage supply purchasing and maintaining any necessary inventory
  • Comply with all OSHA regulations and any applicable laws regarding health, safety or environment 

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • At least two years relevant experience
  • Comfort using a variety of computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Experience with property management software a plus but not required (e.g. Buildium, Yardi, Propertyware)
  • Certifications such as HVAC a plus but not required
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Superior attention to detail, high energy and positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently and also to work closely with other team members
  • Ethical and professional conduct and integrity beyond reproach

Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle
  • Availability to be on call and assist in after-hours emergency situations
  • Must be able to perform the physical functions of the position, not limited to: ability to walk properties, ability to lift 80-100lbs on a regular basis
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