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Maintenance Manager Chicago
Title:Maintenance Manager Chicago
Pangea Real Estate is a real estate management and acquisition company operating in the Midwest with headquarters in Chicago, IL.  Our mission is to be the best property manager on the continent.  We are accomplishing our mission by incorporating technology and excellent customer service to all units under management.  We strive to deliver service, value and care to all our tenants. In just over 3 years, our portfolio has grown to over 8,000 apartment buildings owned and operated.
Pangea is currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Manager who is willing to succeed in our company. Successful candidates will be self-driven, highly motivated, and able to work effectively in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. Candidate must be comfortable working in Chicago’s south and east side neighborhoods, including South Shore, Auburn Gresham, Englewood, and Park Forest.

Responsibilities include but are NOT limited to:
  • Manage building maintenance for 600-1500 scattered site apartment units in the West and South sides of Chicago
  • Manage a team of 8+ maintenance technicians
  • Manage 2-3 supervisors over different functional areas, including unit turns and Section 8 inspection prep
  • Complete management of $5,000-$20,000 of monthly maintenance material spending, including storage and inventory
  • Ensure maintenance complies with monthly, quarterly, and annual continuous preventive maintenance schedules
  • Recruit, train, assess, and cultivate maintenance talent
  • Communicate and escalate issues with our heavy construction team
  • Access to reliable automobile/truck with valid driver’s license and insurance
  • Must have own tools
  • Honest and able to work in a self-directed, fast-paced environment with minimal oversight
  • Hard working and flexible on hours; willingness to work weekends if necessary
  • Must commit to Pangea full time
  • Must pass criminal and credit checks
  • Moderate knowledge of all aspects of construction (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, etc.)
  • More than 2 years experience directly leading construction projects with over $1 million budgets
  • Experience working with City of Chicago zoning, permitting, licensing, and buildings departments
  • Experience in large construction company (over 100 employees)
  • Expertise in larger (200+ unit) residential apartment buildings
Other Skills:
  • Boiler installation and troubleshooting (both steam and water) for 24+ unit buildings
  • Low Voltage experience, including the installation and repair of commercial intercom systems for 24+ unit buildings
  • Knowledge of all aspects of Project Base Section 8 requirements, including compliance, recertification procedures, audits, inspections, and repairs necessary to pass inspections
  • Management experience preferred
  • Computer literacy a plus
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Base pay starts at $45,000 in addition to a mileage allowance of up to $3,600 per year
  • Benefits include health insurance, two weeks’ vacation and five sick days per year
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