3L Real Estate

Maintenance Technician-South Loop/Hyde Park - Chicago

Chicago, IL

Job Description

Maintenance Technician-South Loop/Hyde Park

Posted: Saturday, 11/11/2023


The Facilities Maintenance Technician is a full-time position with the primary responsibility of general property level and building system maintenance for two buildings based in the heart of Chicago's Hyde Park and South Loop neighborhoods. This position reports to the Property Manager and works directly with onsite team members to ensure the success of the property’s overall performance and helping deliver exceptional living experiences to community residents.

Position requires ability to transverse the property on foot, climb, lift up to 35 pounds, work on a ladder or elevated platform, and use cleaning and painting supplies. Must be able to communicate, orally and in writing, with residential tenants, supervisors and co-workers. Typical schedule will be Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, but may require occasional flexibility to work weekends and non-routine work hours in the event of urgent situations.

Your Mission

  • Ensure building(s) and premises are always maintained in pristine condition and reports needed repairs, safety hazards and conditions that could require the work of outside vendors.
  • Manage building level work order assignments for in unit and other property level repair and maintenance work.
  • Conduct inspections of building systems (HVAC, electrical, plumbing, etc.) and recommend, coordinate and assist with repairs as needed.
  • Assess property level issues and needs and proactively work with the team to address, as well as suggest modifications or enhancements.
  • Coordinate with internal team and outside vendors to ensure successful completion of all maintenance and capital projects.
  • Other assignments as assigned that may include basic plumbing and electrical, drywall repair, painting, appliance repair and maintenance, groundskeeping and snow removal, general maintenance and cleaning, and customer service.

Your Track Record

  • Strong customer service mindset and the ability to effectively collaborate with a diverse, multi-functional team
  • Familiarity with property level work order management systems and processes.
  • Working knowledge of building and mechanical systems.
  • Applicable trade certifications and licenses preferred.

Your Style

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Eagerness to provide best in class resident experience
  • Pride in work, continuous improvement mindset, proactive and dependable.

High School Diploma required.

No phone calls, please. For full consideration please respond to the screener questions on Indeed. EOE

About the Company:


“Location, Location, Location” is the first rule of real estate but here at 3L, we've reimagined that industry standard to "Location, Lifestyle, and Legacy". We acquire historic and underutilized buildings in dynamic urban areas and revitalize them via our adaptive reuse strategy. We tap into a structure's dormant potential and transform it into contemporary, quality living solutions for today's modern renter.

3L's mission is to help people move forward and that mission applies to residents and employees alike. We are a people-centric organization dedicated to helping our team members grow and thrive. We believe it is the efforts and expertise of our team members that allow us to continue to bring new life to cities across the country.

As a team, we aspire to have a culture of helpfulness but are also driven by core principles which guide the behavior expectations of those within our organization:

I. Put People First – Whether it’s our own team, our residents, or other stakeholders, people are the fuel of our engine. We are people serving people.

II. Build a Culture of Helpfulness – Making progress is a group effort, which is why collaboration and communication are essential. Giving help and asking for help is key to success.

III. Pride of Ownership – We all “own” our success. Take pride in your work and where you work.

IV. Be a Solutions Architect – Don’t accept the status quo; create new ways to improve every day.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Chicago, IL 60637: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • What are your hourly wage expectations?
  • Please indicate preference of job site of either Hyde Park, South Loop, or both.


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • residential maintenance: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

3L Real Estate At A Glance

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