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Journeyman HVAC Technician (Multiple Positions Available) - Student Living

R0114831 Limestone Park I & II Lexington, Kentucky

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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.

Job Responsibilities

The Journeyman HVAC/Plumbing Service Technician will work under the direction of the Preventive Maintenance & Mechanical Engineer to support the operations of UK Campus Housing to upkeep the safe and efficient operation of all Greystar-operated residential housing facilities on UK’s campus.


Multiple Positions Available

Locations: University of Kentucky (Limestone Park I & II, University Flats, and Woodland Glens II, IV, & V)

•    Diagnose and repair Water Source Heat Pumps to include installation of new units, replacement of compressors, filter dryers, TXVs, fan motors, evaporator coils, condenser coils, microprocessors, and associated electrical components.

•    Operate, maintain, diagnose, and repair Gas-Fired Hot Water Boilers, Gas-Fired Hot Water Heaters, Cooling Towers and Heat Exchangers. 

•    Operate, maintain, diagnose, and repair various pumps, including replacing bearings, mechanical seals, couplings, triple duty valves and Teflon packing rings.

•    Perform intermediate plumbing repairs and maintenance to include replacement of plumbing fixtures such as faucets, showers, drains, valves, commodes, etc.

•    Perform intermediate repairs, maintenance and replacement of electrical systems and components to include outlets, switches, lights, lighting fixtures and lighting control systems.

•    Firm grasp of electrical distribution systems working with single and 3 phase voltage systems of 120/277/480

•    Diagnose, repair, and replace electrical motors, motor controls, wiring, starters, relays, contactors, and miscellaneous electrical components.

•    Maintain, operate, and perform repairs to automated lighting control systems to support indoor and outdoor lighting systems. 

•    Take ownership and responsibility for the physical appearance and condition of the building infrastructure, maintaining all mechanical, electrical, and other utility spaces clean and orderly.

•    Maintain inventory of necessary parts and supplies to support the day-to-day operations for maintenance and repairs.

•    Organize and prioritize daily workload to ensure all service requests and repairs are performed efficiently, correctly and in a timely manner. 

•    Coordinate and work with outside vendors for Fire Life Safety Systems testing and inspections.

•    Adhere to the property’s Loss and Prevention program, policies, and procedures.

•    Understand and adhere to the budget guidelines as outlined by Greystar management.

•    Maintain proper purchase order system, competitive bid procedures, maintenance request log, and other reports/logs deemed necessary by management.

•    Utilize and maintain a preventative maintenance program that minimizes emergency repairs and service repairs.

•    Participate in an on-call rotation and respond as necessary to handle emergency maintenance calls after hours.

•    To maintain professional and positive customer relations regarding students, staff, and vendors.

•    To perform a variety of additional hands-on repairs/maintenance work along with all other duties as assigned


The hourly range for this position is $25.00 - $35.00

Compensation is based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

Corporate Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on individual and company performance.

Onsite Property Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for a discretionary weekly, monthly and/or quarterly bonus based on budget.

Greystar seeks to attract, recruit, advance and retain top talent. Greystar’s compensation strategy is tailored to appropriately reward the skillset and experience that a team member will bring to the organization.

Robust Benefits Offered for Full-time Team Members:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

  • 401(k) with Company Match (eligibility required) 

  • Short-term & Long-term Disability

  • Critical Illness/Accident/Hospital Indemnity Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Paid Time Off: Time off benefits include vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick time and parental leave

For Union and Prevailing Wage roles compensation and benefits may vary from the listed information above due to Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or local governing authority.

Greystar will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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.

  • Professional
  • Organized
  • Responsible
  • Resourceful
  • Helpful
  • Confident



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

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 by international region.

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