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R & R Realty Group Apartment Maintenance Technician in West Des Moines, Iowa

Wages starting at $21/hour.

Immediate openings available! Uniforms and training provided.

Maintenance Technician

Do you like to fix and repair things? Looking for a career at a top workplace that truly cares about their employees? If so, this opportunity could be a great fit for you! We are looking for a maintenance technician with great customer service skills to join our team in West Des Moines.

Who we are: At R&R Realty Group, we are proud to be the premier source for commercial real estate in Des Moines, Iowa. Our team passionately pursues excellence in everything we do. Our 35+ years of experience is demonstrated by over 10 million square feet of office, retail, multi-family and warehouse facilities in Iowa and Nebraska while also owning land for future development. It's a lot of ground to cover and we’re proud of who we are and where we’re going. If you are interested in joining a collaborative team with a drive for making a difference, you’ve come to the right place.

What you'll do: As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for providing a variety of general maintenance and repair duties to maintain the overall care and upkeep at an assigned apartment complex. Other responsibilities include:

  • Performs general building maintenance at the direction of the Team Leader, Property Manager, management or customer. Includes the inspection and performance of maintenance of common areas, building exteriors, resident suites, roof, supply closets, mechanical rooms, vacant apartments and any other building areas that need maintained.

  • Complete all documentation within 24 hours, including an explanation of follow-up if the job requires more than 24 hours and a follow up plan.

  • Snow removal at assigned properties as directed by Team Leader or park snow captain. Achieving a 7:30 a.m. deadline for all snow removal. Includes monitoring vendors.

  • Maintaining certification to manage pools in accordance with safe operating practices.

  • Drive to assigned properties and various locations as directed by Management.

  • Provide weekend and after-hour building coverage, on an on-call basis, as assigned.

  • Comply with Fair Housing and applicable Tax Credit laws.

    What it takes to join our team:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Previous maintenance experience or general repair knowledge & techniques along with a familiarity with common hand tools desired.

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and receive additional training and education.

  • Solid work ethic, honest, trustworthy and professional.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills to interact pleasantly with customers.

  • Availability to provide weekend and after-hour building coverage on an on-call basis as needed.

    Why R&R Realty? At R&R, a career is more than just a job - it's a calling to live up to our company's mission and living our company values. We are committed to our employees and offer a great benefits package including medical, dental & vision insurance, Personal Time Off (PTO), 401k with company match, and paid holidays. Plus, as an employee of R&R, you are eligible for rent and daycare partner discounts as well as access to our beautiful wellness facilities in the Des Moines area. Our employee engagement and wellness committees create a fun and engaging culture where you can learn, grow and give back to the local communities we serve.

    Sound like you? Want to learn more? Great - we'd love to hear from you! Please include a current resume with your application and highlight why you think you'd be a great fit for our team. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn or visit our careers page ( to learn more about who we are and our current projects. Thank you for your interest in R&R Realty!