• Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    ID 2018-1493
    Property Maintenance
    Postal Code
  • Overview

    Draper and Kramer is a family owned company with over 100 years of experience providing vertically integrated property and financial services throughout the Untied States. Specifically, our services include multi-family residential and commercial property manager, acquisition, development, debt and equity commercial financing and residential mortgage banking services.


    With over 600 employees, we are one of Chicago's best employers offering opportunities for career advancement, supportive work environment and competitive benefit packages. We encourage you to learn more about joining the Draper and Kramer team!


    The Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Head Engineer and Property Manager, and while specific responsibilities will vary based on location, the maintenance technician will be responsible for completing work orders, maintaining the common areas of the property, responding to emergency calls, managing work load, managing vendors on turnover schedule and assisting the engineer on an as-needed basis. The ability to multi-task and be adaptive to changing responsibilities while keeping a positive attitude are crucial. Strong communication and organizational skills are also key. Some computer skills are required.


    • Work in coordination with staff, vendors, contractors and residents to promote and sustain the safety, cleanliness and upkeep of the building including daily property walks, equipment assessment, work orders and preventative maintenance 
    • Respond promptly and effectively to emergencies according to documented procedures 
    • Prepare incident reports, perform fire safety inspections, snow removal and janitorial support 
    • Complete service requests both in common areas and owner/resident units in a timely manner 
    • Prepare apartments for move-in and repair/replace unit mechanicals as needed


    • Experience working in multifamily facilities
    • HVAC Certification
    • Light plumbing, minor electrical and HVAC skills are needed
    • Ability to work on-call is required
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Must be a self-starter and able to multi-task 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment which may require working holidays, weekends and nights based on needs at site location and in cases of emergency 
    • Strong time management, organizational and problem-solving skills 


    It always has been and continues to be Draper and Kramer’s policy that employees should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of unlawful employment discrimination. All decisions regarding recruiting, hiring, promotion, assignment, training, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.


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