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Working As An Apartment Maintenance Supervisor

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • $36,630

    Average Salary

What Does An Apartment Maintenance Supervisor Do At Monarch Investment and Management Group

* Ensure all work orders are completed in a timely manner based on priority
* Make Ready / Turning Units in between tenants
* Painting/Staining both interior and exterior applications
* Working hand in hand with the Property Manager on a monthly budget review
* Manage and adapt a preventative maintenance program
* Exterior structural maintenance as needed
* Managing coverage of a 24/7 emergency cell phone
* Snow removal (when applicable)
* Pool maintenance (where applicable) Other Duties:
* Assist in capital projects including but not limited to rehab and/or major repairs
* Assist in managing 3rd party vendors including gathering 3 bids for projects Knowledge, Skills and

What Does An Apartment Maintenance Supervisor Do At National Community Renaissance

* Work closely with Community Manager to maintain integrity of property within established budget.
* Over site of all maintenance projects.
* Supervise and assist in all maintenance issues including, but not limited to, electrical repairs, plumbing repairs, carpentry work, custodial work and concrete, masonry, roofing fencing and signage when needed.
* Perform touch-up painting, interior and exterior, as needed.
* Perform carpentry work, such as fitting doors, freeing windows, replacing and building shelves, sanding and refinishing floors.
* Train subordinate employees.
* Monitor all incoming after-hour emergency calls and participate as needed.
* Be responsible for inventory control and utilization of maintenance materials.
* Keep storage/maintenance shop facilities and equipment clean and in orderly working condition.
* Schedule subordinate maintenance personnel and work order requests, adhering to maintenance priorities.
* Ensure that work orders were completed within 24 hours, unless otherwise stipulated, and all needed follow-up or scheduling is accomplished in a timely manner.
* Assist in scheduling and completing apartment inspections, including annual and turnover inspections.
* Be responsible for the refurbishing of apartments prior to resident occupancy.
* Keep accurate records regarding preventive maintenance, work orders, apartment refurbishing, annual inspections, inventories, purchase orders.
* Perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturers' recommendations and operating manuals.
* Periodically inspect all units, buildings, and common areas, performing repairs and janitorial assistance as needed.
* Have knowledge regarding water and gas meter shutoffs, all apartment and fixture shutoffs, sewer cleanouts and post map of the same.
* Make sure storage areas and entrances are locked and adequate lighting in those areas is maintained as well as throughout common areas of property.
* Have constant knowledge regarding contracts and vendors, their services and goods.
* Negotiate with vendors to ensure best pricing on services and goods.
* Responsible for Performance Reviews and disciplinary action process for subordinate employees.
* Responsible for execution and record keeping of Preventive Maintenance Program.
* Must be conscious of a safe work environment.
* Assist in Resident Services Training programs.
* Must have current license and be insured to drive for company business.
* Must have home telephone and inform supervisor of current phone number.
* Must be able to read and speak English or read and speak English and Spanish, as appropriate to the resident base, in order to effectively communicate between the Resident Services Technician and residents as well as between Resident Services Technician and co-workers and supervisors.
* Work with the Capital Improvement Manager to plan and implement all capital improvement projects.
* Ensure compliance with all MSDS books, labeling of bottles and other materials.
* Must attend Company sponsored events that relate to the development of the team, which, from time to time, may include overnight stays at locations away from the employees home.
* Other duties as may be needed or required at the request of the Community Manager or other supervisors

What Does An Apartment Maintenance Supervisor Do At On Deck Business Solutions

* Complete work orders in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the residents Trouble-shoot & repair service issues including
* HVAC, electrical, plumbing, small appliance and carpentry Prepare apartments for turnover Assist in coverage of a 24/7 on call rotation with other team members Ensure both the inside and exterior of the property meet company standards Follow safety practices & policies Maintain a clean work environment, leaving no trace Communicate effectively with resident & office

What Does An Apartment Maintenance Supervisor Do At Erickson Living

* include the following.
* Other duties may be assigned.
* Performs routine and emergency repairs in residential apartments and public areas including correcting electrical malfunctions, repairing and replacing plumbing fixtures, pipes and fittings, repairing and replacing light bulbs and fixtures, repairing doors and locks, etc.
* Performs necessary maintenance of HVAC equipment as assigned.
* Performs all necessary scheduled preventive maintenance procedures on designated equipment while following manufacturer’s recommendations.
* Respond to emergency calls for system and equipment failure.
* Completes all work orders in a timely manner while providing detailed information regarding the task(s) performed along with all prescribed/pertinent equipment information.
* Will assist other Maintenance & Engineering personnel, when necessary, in the completion of various projects or repairs.
* Assists in maintaining proper levels of material/supplies for neighborhood assigned to ensure the timely and efficient completion of necessary tasks.
* Will be expected to work a reasonable amount of scheduled and “on-call” overtime as necessary.
* Performs additional duties requested by the Supervisor, Facilities Maintenance/Maintenance & Engineering Manager in order to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the community.
* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
* The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Must possess a working knowledge of residential building maintenance to include, but not limited to, plumbing, electrical, flooring and appliances.
* Must have knowledge of HVAC.
* Must be able to effectively communicate with residents and staff.
* Must function under general supervision.
* Must be flexible and have integrity.
* Must possess the ability of effectively work with residents and staff

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How To Become An Apartment Maintenance Supervisor

Jobs in this field typically do not require any formal education beyond high school. General maintenance and repair workers often learn their skills on the job. They start by doing simple tasks and watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers.


Many maintenance and repair workers learn some basic skills in high school shop or technical education classes, postsecondary trade or vocational schools, or community colleges.

Courses in mechanical drawing, electricity, woodworking, blueprint reading, mathematics, and computers are useful. Maintenance and repair workers often do work that involves electrical, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning systems or painting and roofing tasks. Workers need a good working knowledge of many repair and maintenance tasks.

Practical training, available at many adult education centers and community colleges, is another option for workers to learn tasks such as drywall repair and basic plumbing.


General maintenance and repair workers usually start by watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers. They begin by doing simple tasks, such as fixing leaky faucets and replacing lightbulbs. After gaining experience, general maintenance and repair workers move on to more difficult tasks, such as overhauling machinery or building walls.

Some general maintenance and repair workers learn their skills by assisting other types of repair or construction workers, including machinery repairers, carpenters, or electricians.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Licensing requirements vary by state and locality. For more complex tasks, workers may need to be licensed in a particular specialty, such as electrical or plumbing work.


Some maintenance and repair workers decide to train in one specific craft and become craftworkers, such as electricians, heating and air-conditioning mechanics, or plumbers.

Other maintenance workers eventually open their own repair or contracting business. However, those who want to become a project manager or own their own business may need some postsecondary education or a degree in construction management. For more information, see the profile on construction managers.

Within small organizations, promotion opportunities may be limited.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. These workers interact with customers on a regular basis. They need to be friendly and able to address customers’ questions.

Dexterity. Many repair and maintenance tasks, such as repairing small devices, connecting or attaching components, and using hand tools, require a steady hand and good hand–eye coordination.

Troubleshooting skills. Workers find, diagnose, and repair problems. They perform tests to figure out the cause of problems before fixing equipment.

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Apartment Maintenance Supervisor Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese

  • French


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Top Apartment Maintenance Supervisor Skills

  1. Hvac/R
  2. Drywall Repair
  3. Apartment Maintenance
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Complete kitchen renovations * Complete bath renovations * Drywall repair and finishing * Interior painting
  • Procured apartment maintenance tools and repair materials.
  • Maintained the overall upkeep, as it pertained to plumbing, electrical, painting heating, air conditioning and appliance repair.
  • Perform make ready repairs on apartment complexes, accurately, read, understood and carried out written instructions.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for residents, communicate with and or supervise coworkers and outside contractors.

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