Make Ready Specialist in Farmington Hills, MI at JRK Property Holdings

Date Posted: 9/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Isn't it time painters/make ready's that have opportunity for full time work that is in 1 location and more importantly with a company that will reward your hard work? How about a company that allows you the chance for a raise every year, year end bonus and that loves to promote within?

JRK has an immediate need for a Make Ready/Turn Technician.

Our Make Ready’s primary responsibility is to paint/satin interiors and exteriors of the apartment community and vacant apartments. They also assist the Maintenance Manager in making minor repairs in areas such as basic electrical, plumbing, pool, carpentry, dry walling, exterior structural, and appliance. This position is also indirectly involved in make readies/ turns.

*Please note, some weekend work and rotating on-call responsibility for after-hour emergencies is required.*

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Check/replace lights if necessary
  • Replace or repair windows, latches, screens, hinges sliding glass doors, shelves, baseboards, mirrors, closets
  • Check apartment appliances
  • Prepare all surfaces for painting
  • Paint entire apartment or touch-up as directed
  • Check and repair general plumbing system (e.g. Disposal, toilet, sink, shower, etc.)
  • Paint units
  • Repair walls, ceilings, and tiles
  • Change AC filters
  • Minor electrical work
  • Clean and replace carpet
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

Minimum qualifications:

  • Ability to perform each individual task at a satisfactory level
  • Previous painting experience
  • Ability to stand, climb stairs/ladders and walk property on an as needed basis
  • Ability to use hands to handle tools, feel objects, or control machinery as outlined in job description
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl to complete daily tasks
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move 10Lbs., frequently, lift and/or move 25 Lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move 50 Lbs
  • Adequate vision capabilities to perform essential duties as described above
  • Ability to function in various weather and climate conditions

We believe that each employee contributes directly to the growth and success of our company. JRK Residential Group believes that our teams are what make us great and set us apart from our competition.

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account

To apply for this position, please respond to this ad with your resume.

We look forward to speaking with you!

Job Type: Full-time

Job Requirements

  • Maintain painting equipment and painting booths
  • Cleaning and painting of all interior and exterior surfaces
  • Seal surfaces prior to painting
  • Prepare product surfaces for painting
  • Prepare part surfaces before painting
  • Test paint surfaces for lead based paint
  • Prepare all types of exterior surfaces for painting
  • Prepare surfaces for painting and finishing
  • Prepare surfaces and trim for painting
  • Perform carpentry work and painting
  • Smooth surfaces and remove old paint from surfaces to prepare surfaces for painting
  • Set up parts for painting
  • Perform painting preparation process to assure quality paint application
  • Remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting
  • Maintain painted exterior and interior painted surfaces, trimming and fixture
  • Performing painting operations per customer
  • Set up and operate paint booth for painting and curing
  • Perform painting operation by setting up spray gun equipment
  • Employ swing stage equipment for painting high exterior walls
  • Maintaining inventory with respect to paint and paint equipment


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