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Chief Engineer $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS

Company: City Club Apartments
Location: Canton
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Chief Engineer - Maintenance Manager

We are looking for a highly energetic individual to fulfill our Chief Engineer position. We pride ourselves with delivering exceptional customer service to our residents and guests. We provide a hospitality, service mindset to each site that our residents have come to appreciate. Are you interested in a position that taps into your experience and knowledge? If so, we would look forward to have you join the Club!


The Chief Engineer is an integral piece in the protection and preservation of the property. The responsibility of the Chief Engineer is to maintain the physical condition of the property and its equipment in accordance with company guidelines and industry standards. The position directs and leads the facilities team, in conjunction with the Property Manager. The Chief Engineer will assess site needs and make recommendations for capital improvements, increasing site efficiency and preserving the asset. This position demands a hands-on, lead by example mentality and requires substantial field work.


  • Interacts amicably with residents, with a service-minded attitude to identify and address needs or concerns regarding the condition of their apartment and building.
  • Identifies capital improvements and obtain required estimates and bids; makes recommendations to Property Manager and Corporate Facilities team; and assists in budget preparation for maintenance expenses, while meeting capital improvement completion dates.
  • Ensures routine service requests are completed within 24 hours; follows-up with residents to ensure the service request was completed to their satisfaction.
  • Has working knowledge of the maintenance and operation of major mechanical systems including but not limited to domestic water booster pumps, fire alarms, suppression, pressurization, and pumps, elevators, domestic hot and heat boilers, chillers, and circulation pumps.
  • Oversees the propertys mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire systems; and reports deficiencies to Property Manager and Corporate Facilities team; reports life safety hazards to the Property Manager; and reviews monthly utility usage and makes recommendations for the building cost control measures.
  • Ensures daily pool/spa inspections and logs are completed (in season) to verify proper water chemistry and cleanliness of pool and spa area, and to identify needed repairs or improvements.
  • Ensures that all interior and exterior areas of the property are litter free, clean and presentable.
  • Coordinates and participates in snow removal per community requirements, not limited to snow shoveling, snow blowing and de-icing walkways.
  • Schedules contract vendors to perform apartment turnover services when applicable; oversees contract service oversight and professionalism.
  • Is directly responsible for Implementing the Preventive Maintenance Program by performing an inspection on each apartment at least two (2) times per year and performing routine preventive maintenance of common areas per schedule.
  • Organizes the maintenance shop regularly, including inspections and inventory control of supplies and products.
  • Adheres to established policies related to the Fair Housing Act; conforms to all Federal, State and local inspections on equipment and systems as required; and follows OSHA, EPA and NFPA guidelines and standards.
  • Participates in On Call rotation with other facilities associates. Rotation is a week in total, Sunday from 9:00 am through the following Sunday ending at 9:00 am.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience within an upscale, luxury multifamily, condo or hotel high-rise environment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and skill of elevators, chillers, boilers, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, drywall repairs, and carpentry.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • HVAC Certification (EPA Universal); Certified Pool Operator (proof of certification required)
  • Prefer Chief Engineer to live on-site.

PERKS OF THE CLUB *Join for more details!

  • Satisfying work at a company that is design driven, technologically advanced, and committed to social responsibility
  • The ability to move along a development pathway that is clear and achievable*
  • Industry leading compensation package with bonus opportunities for non-sales roles and uncapped commissions for sales positions
  • Discounted living in our award-winning communities*
  • Ownership! City Club leaders receive designated interest in City Club Apartments*
  • Medical, dental, vision, company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and life benefits
  • 401K with company match
  • Long term career opportunities! We develop, own, and manage our communities with new, luxury properties being constructed annually throughout the US with expansion plans for Canada, Europe, and Asia
  • Quarterly awards and team recognition
  • Paid time off with roll-over and holiday pay with flexible floating holidays to fit any lifestyle

Keywords: City Club Apartments, Canton , Chief Engineer $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS, Other , Canton, Michigan

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