A Day in the Life of a Regional Maintenance Director:
As a Lincoln Military Housing Regional Maintenance Director, you will be Responsible for overseeing the maintenance operations, including projects and repairs for all communities within the region. Your role will be process oriented and will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance team is trained on policies and procedures, and confirming processes are maintained by all maintenance personnel. You will work in conjunction with Regional and District management to drive best practices and processes to ensure the portfolio's physical condition is well-maintained and meets Lincoln Military Housing's quality standards in order to deliver on our mission of providing exemplary service.
Your Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Overseeing maintenance projects and repairs, vendor selection, contract administration, and training
Implement standard training policies and procedures for LMH Maintenance teams other staff as needed, including safety training, skills courses, and other on-going education. Ensure standards are maintained.
Work with the Maintenance Supervisors at all properties to ensure work orders, vacant unit turns and all related concerns are addressed in an effective and timely manner
Work closely with the Regional and Community Managers, discussing maintenance issues, problems, and solutions concerning their property.
Coordinate and conduct full book asset inspections of exterior and interior property due diligence and provide cost to correct existing capital deficiencies.
Consult with District Manager and Regional Property Managers on annual budgets and soliciting bids for major repairs, purchases or contracts.
Establish and oversee vendor list and/or vendor contracts.
Prepare specifications for major planned projects, negotiate and/or solicit bids with contractors and vendors. Inspect the work of vendors for quality and conformance to specifications and cost requirements.
Keep abreast of new governmental regulations and restrictions concerning maintenance procedures and/or health, safety and environment. Ensure on-site employees are trained according to new requirements.
Ensure safety inspections of each property are regularly performed, while ensuring hazards or unsafe practices/ situations are addressed and corrected in a timely manner.
Participates in various regional, asset management, and departmental meetings, seminars, functions and community events.
Work with site teams to ensure adherence to property maintenance budgets.
May participate in decision-making and/or recommendations regarding employee performance reviews, promotions, hiring and termination of employment.
Create/implement a preventive maintenance program at all districts to reduce costs
Evaluate and give direction during maintenance emergency situations at the property level. Communicate situation and solutions to property management and asset management teams to ensure prompt resolution.
Assist in due diligence of new property acquisitions to determine maintenance requirements
Must adhere to all company safety policies and ensure that all employees work in a safe and secure environment.
Must comply with all OSHA safety regulations, federal, state and local applicable laws regarding health, safety or environment, including LMH's standard operating procedures and policies.
Strong communication ability, both verbally and in writing. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, peers, vendors, and government agencies.
Knowledgeable of laws pertaining to property management, (Fair Housing, OSHA, State, Local, etc.)
Open to travel locally and nationally.
Proven ability to supervise and lead a large team.
Effective communication and interaction with management team, military partners, subordinates, vendors or residents, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
Yardi experience preferred
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Excellent problem solving, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
A passion for creating and maintaining successful processes
A self-starter with pro-active initiative
Must work well with others
Ability to operate a motor vehicle (valid license required).
Ability to travel to other regional locations for work, training, meetings and other work-related activities.
Ability to independently lift/carry supplies or equipment up to 65 lbs.
May require use of personal or company vehicle, or electrical cart.
Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, chemicals, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Must be willing to work indoor/outdoor environments, in all weather conditions, and potentially hazardous conditions.
What We Provide You:
Lincoln offers a wide range of insurance options and benefit programs. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters, health and wellness, and we are committed to doing everything we can to offer you quality benefits and healthcare coverage. In addition, we offer competitive compensation and generous paid time off.