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Maintenance Technician

R0052356 Diemen, Netherlands

Overview

Greystar is looking for dedicated and hard-working individuals who want to help us continue to be the best as what we do. Today, we are the largest rental housing operator and developer in the US and one of the largest global investment management companies, delivering industry-leading services to investors, clients, and residents. We offer unrivaled professional development and career growth opportunities to our team members and look forward to welcoming you to Greystar, where our people are what make us the Global Leader in Rental Housing.

  • Full-Time
  • Mid-Level
  • No

Success Profile

What makes a successful Greystar team member? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Reliable
  • Professional
  • Problem-solver
  • Organized
  • Responsible
  • Resourceful

Benefits

Healthcare

Health insurance (including company-paid opportunities) is offered, along with competitive dental and vision insurance plan options

Retirement Planning

Flexible Spending Accounts and Employer-matched 401(k) plans are offered

Paid Time Off

Full-time team members receive generous paid time off – including your birthday! – as well as paid sick leave, personal days, and company holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Maternal and paternal paid leave is available for the birth or adoption of a child

Professional Development

Ongoing support is available for career advancement opportunities in addition to corporate training programs

Employee Assistance
Program

Experienced counselors are available 24/7 for confidential assistance to listen and help you find solutions at no cost to you

Note: Outlined benefits may vary for international team members.

Job Responsibilities

Greystar is a market leading fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment, development, and property management of multifamily residential properties globally. The European business is rapidly growing, and currently covers the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain.

Greystar expanded in 2015 in the Netherlands after acquiring a large student accommodation asset in Amsterdam. Furthermore, Greystar has expanded its presence in the Netherlands through various developments in Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Rotterdam.

Keeping our mission statement “ to enrich the lives we touch by doing things the right way” at the heart of everything we do, we plan to further expand across the UK and Europe by hiring local talent and staying true to our 6 Pillars of Excellence and the strategies that have made us a success.


JOB DESCRIPTION

Role Summary:

OurCampus Amsterdam Diemen (OCAD) and OurDomain Amsterdam Diemen (ODAD) features 1718 student rental apartments and young professional apartments, many onsite facilities and commercial tenants (shops, catering, gym, dance school, general practioner). The “21st-century urban living” concept features many onsite facilities, including lounge, work/study spaces, game room, function rooms, theatre, rooftop terrace, courtyard gardens, parking, 24/7 onsite security and a service desk.

The Maintenance Technician performs technical and mechanical work that ensures the inside and external buildings, grounds, amenities, and common areas of the property meet the Company’s standards for cleanliness, appearance, safety, and overall functionality by performing maintenance-related tasks.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Completes assigned work orders generated from resident requests for service, as well as routine upkeep on the property by diagnosing the source or cause of the defect or problem, and making repairs in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety standards, and code requirements.
  • Completes the “make-ready” process to prepare vacant apartment homes for leasing and new move- ins by completing the pre-move-out inspection, creating a “punch” list of maintenance work needed, scheduling vendors and contractors as needed, obtaining needed supplies and materials, completing all maintenance tasks, and inspecting completed work.
  • Follows procedures for accessing and obtaining materials, supplies, equipment, tools, and other items from the property’s maintenance shop by tracking inventory used, returning unused items to the established location, and notifying the maintenance supervisor about re-ordering needs.
  • Completes documentation and other paperwork in a timely, accurate, and complete fashion so that service requests can be appropriately documented and tracked.
  • Assists in maintaining the grounds, common areas, and amenities by picking up trash and debris, pressure-washing breezeways and pool areas, performing general cleaning, and painting curbs and signage as needed.
  • Supports cost-cutting and expense control programs by fixing rather than replacing parts when possible, not being wasteful with materials and supplies, and practicing the correct use for tools and equipment.
  • May periodically inspect work performed by contractors, vendors and other service providers to verify the work, materials and services meet quality standards, scope and specifications as required.
  • Complies with Greystar’s safety and risk-management policies by attending and participating in the property’s routine safety meetings, completing required training on local Health and Safety related laws and requirements, and by reporting accidents and incidents promptly and accurately.
  • Demonstrates customer services skills by treating residents and others with respect, answering resident questions, responding sensitively to complaints about maintenance services, and completing assigned work orders with efficiency and urgency.
  • Assists in conducting routine and periodic property inspections to identify safety and risk management concerns, keep the property in good repair, and communicate concerns about the physical needs of the property to management.

About You

Knowledge, Qualifications, Experience & Skills: 

  • Understanding of basic mechanical systems and the ability to troubleshoot and repair as needed.
  • Dutch and English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define and correct problems.
  • Proficiency in customer service and interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively interact with residents, clients, team members, and other business contacts, respond courteously to questions and requests, and stay calm when addressing and resolving customer problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively to represent company management in a support capacity, act as first point of contact for internal team members and external visitors to the Company, and answer questions related to department operating policies.

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