The Laramar Group LLC

Maintenance Technician - Chicago Local

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Regular Full-Time


Who is Laramar? Founded in 1989, Laramar has grown from a small real estate investment company to a distinguished national real estate investment and property management corporation with a multi-billion-dollar portfolio. For nearly 30 years, Laramar has managed a wide range of properties from high-rise urban to small building to suburban garden-style.

Why should I work for Laramar? Laramar delivers an unparalleled level of service to the real estate industry and our success is attributed to our people. We have a well-trained team of real estate professionals who love their work and honor their commitment to our clients and our residents. If you are seeking a position where your enthusiasm, passion, and creativity are welcome, join the Laramar team!

Are there perks? Yes! Laramar offers excellent medical/dental/vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, Company paid life insurance along with paid short and long-term disability insurance, paid holidays, a generous paid time off program, zero dollar premium medical coverage for employees, and a 401k with Company match. We offer a 20% housing discount if you live on site!

The Maintenance Technician position performs routine maintenance and monitors the facilities by performing the following duties.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Embodies Laramar Core Values
  • Excellent oral and written communicator
  • Positive attitude, organization with strong attention to detail required
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals


  • Always demonstrate quality customer service
  • Work alone and or in a team with professionalism and efficiency
  • Respond to problems and find solutions to any repairs needed on the premises including installation of appliances, HVAC, electrical, and others in a timely manner
  • Ensure adherence to OSHA standards as well as the company's safety and hazard communications programs, policies, and procedures
  • Work with Maintenance Manager/Supervisor to ensure a clean workstation, follow budget guidelines, maintain preventative maintenance, and complete all assigned tasks up to company standards
  • Work with the service team to ensure the premises is presentable and safe for operations
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and work ethic to help keep the atmosphere friendly and productive


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • 1-2 years Maintenance Technician experience is preferred
  • Able to lift over 50 lbs. consistently throughout an 8-12 hour work day
  • Strong knowledge of HVAC, small vehicle, and structural maintenance including, but not limited to, drainage pipes, gutters, sidewalk repair, fountain repair, basic to advanced plumbing, basic to advanced electrical, and wallpapers and painting
  • Must be able to read, write, and perform basic mathematics without assistance
  • Ability to travel to additional safety or instructional courses off the premises.
  • Remain on call after hours if necessary.
  • Ability to work any day of the week, 52 weeks a year, overtime if necessary.
  • Position requires acceptable motor vehicle driving history, valid and free from restrictions, and must and appropriate vehicle insurance coverage
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check and five panel drug screen

Physical Demands and Work Environment: (The phrases "occasionally," "regularly," and "frequently" correspond to the following definitions: "occasionally" means up to ⅓ of working time, "regularly" means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and "frequently" means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The work environment is the typical commercial property management environment. The employee must complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, clients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others. Must be able to drive to sites or meetings with staff, clients, and vendors.
  • The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing this job's duties, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. This job's specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The above statements reflect the principal functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation



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