Residential Maintenance Technician
Norfolk, VA US
Posted ago

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for completing tenant and manager requested work orders. We are seeking a technician who loves to work with their hands and to perform maintenance repairs. The ideal technician takes pride in fixing things and makes tenants feel at ease. The right candidate loves a challenge and learning new things everyday.

We are looking for candidates who want a career, not a job; who want to experience big company benefits with an intimate company feel. Come join our multiple award winning, forward thinking and dynamic team! Salary will depend on experience, and overtime will be available.

  • Solve tenant maintenance issues and provide customer service
  • Respond to after-hour service calls and receive overtime
  • Perform general maintenance repairs on appliances
  • Assist with rehab projects and turns
  • Perform residential plumbing repairs
  • Keep records of work completed
  • Perform residential electrical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Inspect properties for deferred maintenance
  • Install residential appliances/fixtures/doors/water heaters/HVAC


  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) 
  • EPA/CFC Certification 
  • Must have 5-8 years of experience in residential plumbing, electrical, appliances, HVAC, turning units, and carpentry


  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized
  • Great attention to detail
  • Shows initiative
  • Works well with others
  • Top interpersonal and customer service skills
  • High level of competency and efficiency in all aspects of maintenance
  • Good physical stamina and manual dexterity
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Expert time management awareness
$40,000 - $55,000 yearly
About ODUrent

ODUrent is the largest and most innovative real estate company managing off-campus student housing for over 1000 students at Old Dominion University, 300 self-storage units, and several traditional apartment communities.

Company Benefits and Culture

We offer an outstanding benefits package:

  • Health, dental and vision Insurance 
  • Generous vacation time
  • Automatic sick leave time 
  • Maternal and paternal leave 
  • Company matching 401(k) 
  • Company paid training/higher education 
  • Bonus incentive opportunities

ODUrent is committed to providing its team members with an exceptional company culture and employment experience. If you want a career, not a job, and you want to experience big company benefits with an intimate company feel, come join the ODUrent team!

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