The Laramar Group LLC

Assistant Maintenance Manager - Local by Laramar Chicago

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 Assistant Maintenance Manager position will assist and individually perform technical and mechanical work required around the premises, as well as report all ongoing activity to the maintenance manager.


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

  • Embodies Laramar Core Values
  • Strong oral and written communicator
  • Positive attitude, organization with strong attention to detail required
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Ability to quickly develop strong working relationships
  • Well organized and flexible with the ability to multi-task
  • Proactive and able to react to changing priorities
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
  • Knowledge of intranet applications, printers, multi-line telephones, fax machine, photocopier


  • Always demonstrate the highest level of customer service with a professional and friendly demeanor
  • Always keep the premises in a safe and presentable condition that is both up to code and to the Laramar Group standards
  • Make electrical, carpentry, and HVAC related repairs
  • Transport and install new appliances
  • Work with community team to ensure the outside of the premises are clean and safe for to ensure a high curb appeal
  • Have knowledge of and adhere to OSHA guidelines at all times
  • Perform additional tasks assigned by a manager


Directly supervises one or more employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, coaching, and disciplining employees; addressing complaints, concerns, and resolving problems.


  • High school diploma required
  • 2 years of experience in property maintenance is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
  • Ability to quickly develop strong working relationships.
  • Must possess strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of intranet applications, printers, multi-line telephones, fax machine, photocopier.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Must know and follow Fair Housing laws.
  • Well organized and flexible with the ability to multi-task.
  • Proactive and able to react to changing priorities.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Previous experience in property maintenance is required.


  • 14 paid holidays (including your birthday!):
  • Sundays off 
  • Paid 401k match
  • Zero-dollar healthcare plan option
  • Flexible hours & PTO
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Paid short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 20% housing discount if you live on site

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 a typical multi-family housing environment. The employee must complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
  • 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 frequently 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 frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel,climb ladders, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 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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