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We don’t just hire adequate people at GWR. We only employ the best and most qualified people because we also aim to foster their careers in the multifamily industry. The very foundation of our business depends on the quality of our team and how they treat our most important asset— our residents!

We look for employees who aren’t afraid to go above and beyond standard customer service to deliver exceptional results. We seek individuals who are excited to share their ideas to make GWR the best place to work, and the finest place to live.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Please email your resume to LGoodman@GWRmanagementco.com.

Here’s what some of our team members have to say about working at GWR:

“I work with such a great group of people that it makes it fun to come to work every day. I enjoy the challenge of my everyday operational support for all our properties – it never gets boring. I am proud to work for GWR Management because they care about their people and are committed to the success of their employees” - Lelia De La Cruz, Regional Supervisor

“GWR Management has surpassed my expectations as a company that offers a professional environment with a family feel. I look forward to the direction the company is headed and the challenge the growth will bring.” - Kim Hughes, Sr. Property Accountant

Maintenance Engineer
Kenley Location: Birmingham, AL Type: Full Time
Job Description

Job Summary


Performs various maintenance duties and handles service requests requiring technical labor skills including, but not limited to HVAC repairs and adjustments, electrical installations, plumbing, pool maintenance, light carpentry/construction, dry-walling, painting, vinyl repair and installation, as well as appliance repairs.  Works as a team participant along with the maintenance staff to ensure quality maintenance standards set by the Company are met and exceeded.


Essential Functions


  • Assists in preparing all vacant apartments to a market-ready status by inspecting the condition of electrical, HVAC, plumbing, appliances, drywall, porches, and exterior construction, etc., and repairing these items as necessary.  Must participate in asbestos and lead training or at least be aware of the specific requirements.
  • Responds to resident service requests and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Performs on-call emergency service as required.
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots mechanical and structural problems.
  • Reports any maintenance concerns for repairs on vacants, models, clubhouse, and/or common areas to the Maintenance Supervisor. 
  • Serves as the individual responsible for maintenance in the absence of the Maintenance Supervisor and serves as a role model to peers.
  • Works closely with management and maintenance staff in developing an integral team that effectively represents the quality and professionalism of GWR Management.
  • Maintains open communication with the Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor
  • Attends and participates in training seminars as requested.
  • Assists other staff members as needed.
  • Attends and assists in setting up for resident functions and activities.
  • May assist in monitoring and/or controlling maintenance inventory and/or supplies.  Maintains Company tools, equipment, and vehicles in good condition.
  • Drives motorized vehicle on or off property for Company business as needed.
  • Moves heavy objects as requested.
  • Assists the Maintenance Supervisor or Property Manager on special maintenance projects, i.e., preventative maintenance of building components and/or mechanicals.
  • Assists in keeping the grounds and common areas free of trash and debris.
  • May assist the Maintenance Supervisor in assigning service requests.
  • May assist in training and development of the maintenance staff.
  • Represents the Company in a professional manner at all times, on or off the property.  Consistently maintains a professional, courteous attitude when dealing with residents, coworkers and the general public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements/Skills


High school diploma or equivalent is required.  3 to 5 years of verifiable hands-on technical work experience in the areas of plumbing, electrical, carpentry/construction, HVAC, etc. preferred.  Ability to work in a fast paced environment, must exhibit at all times compliance with GWR Management Customer Service policy to customers and coworkers.

Hand tools normally used in construction, maintenance and landscaping including, but not limited to, hedge trimmer, power floor cleaner, carpet shampoo machine, paint sprayer, power drain cleaner, chain saw, key machine, and all chemicals associated with maintenance and landscaping essential job functions.  Motorized vehicles. Valid driver’s license and good driving record along with auto insurance required. EPA Certification required.

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