Sales Associate - New Homes Division

Van Metre Homes is seeking a full time New Homes Sales Associate. In this role, you will be mentored by an experienced New Home Community Sales Manager and learn how to create interest, assist the sales team with prospecting and appointment-setting, follow up with prospective customers, transfer knowledge of our homes and the market, secure contracts, and provide customer service while maintaining relationships with purchasers.

Daily Tasks would include:

  • Managing inventory of sales and marketing brochures and supplies.
  • Greeting and Welcoming prospective homebuyers to the community.
  • Scheduling appointments.
  • Collecting all pertinent information from visiting traffic.
  • Inputting and maintaining prospective buyers into our database.
  • General Clerical Duties

This is an excellent opportunity to learn and grow your career in the new home sales business.
Van Metre Homes is committed to supporting our staff, offering an extremely competitive benefits package including 401(k), as well as medical, dental, vision plans and much more.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communications and time management skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills using MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Professional demeanor and appearance necessary at all times
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible and available to work overtime as needed with minimal notice
  • Demonstrated team player with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening hours.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 2 years General Sales Experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License

A Realtors License is NOT required.
Looking to start immediately.
Communities located in Northern Virginia and West Virginia

Director of Marketing - New Homes Division

At Van Metre Companies, we believe that each employee contributes directly to our growth, success and culture, and are seeking a candidate who loves to challenge themselves and work with others to fulfill this role. Van Metre Companies has a Director of Marketing position open in our New Homes Division in Broadlands, VA.

Reporting to the Executive Director of New Homes, the mission of this position is to drive qualified traffic to our physical and digital storefronts so Sales can convert prospects to buyers.
 
This mission is achieved by:
 

  • Overseeing day-to-day marketing efforts
  • Focusing on execution of traditional, experiential, digital and social marketing
  • Ensuring models are opened on time and on budget
  • Overseeing and planning all grand opening events
  • Managing campaigns and advertising media plans
  • Working with sales team to gather and analyze sales traffic and target demographic
  • Gathering and analyzing feedback on product and community
  • Interfacing regularly with our marketing/ad agency daily/weekly to drive marketing strategy

 
Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the local and regional real estate industry
  • Traditional and digital marketing strategy
  • Marketing automation and campaigns
  • Content marketing
  • Monitor established key performance indicators, optimize as needed to drive website performance, new leads, and home sales
  • Social media strategy
  • Experience with CRM and SEO

 
Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of marketing experience (residential real estate preferred)
  • Must have experience managing teams to execute marketing programs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field required

 
Remote Work is available as needed.

The Van Metre Companies was named one of the National "Employer of Choice" by Success Profiles – the first in Northern Virginia and only America's second real estate first to win the honor. We are one of the most financially stable privately held companies in the Mid-Atlantic, offering excellent compensation and benefits, and a work environment that fosters and rewards excellence.  

We also foster life-work balance through our Employee Wellness Program, which encourages healthy living and physical fitness, and encourages employees to make full use of vacation time to refresh their bodies and minds.

Sharepoint Administrator - Fairfax, VA

Department:  Van Metre Companies Information Technology
Position Title:  SharePoint Administrator

Van Metre is hiring a SharePoint Administrator (newly created position!) with at least 4 years' SharePoint experience to perform back end and front end development in SharePoint 2010/2013. On the back end, you should have experience installing SharePoint farms, working with servers, working with SQL, troubleshooting performance issues, and upgrading farms to latest Service Pack/Cumulative Update. On the front end, you should have experience with light front end development such as creating web collections, site collections, sites, libraries, custom lists, custom workflows, InfoPath forms, and branding (master pages page layouts, HTML, CSS, jQuery).
In summary, this position will own the SharePoint environment and be the point person for everything “SharePoint”. This includes managing SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 farms, developing custom solutions within SharePoint to satisfy business needs, training end users, and helping end users with technical issues in SharePoint. Great customer service and communication skills are a must have!
Why should you be interested?!
As a SharePoint Administrator, you will have hands-on exposure to all elements of the SharePoint environment and related/underlying technologies such as Hyper-V, SQL 2012 Availability Group, Windows 2016, SQL 2012/2016, and Office365. Two of the upcoming projects are to deploy AvePoint solution for BLOB purposes and to integrate SharePoint 2013 on premise environment with SharePoint Online.



SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Information Technology, assists with daily tasks and responsibilities, provides user support and training, routine maintenance and upgrades, diagnosis and repairs within the scope of the Van Metre Enterprise SharePoint environment.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES included but not limited to,

Setup
  • Setup and configuration of SharePoint services and applications on server.
  • Setup and maintenance of Outgoing and Incoming mail services.
  • Implement and maintain search services, keywords, ads, etc.
  • Setup and maintain user profile properties for My Sites
Capacity Planning
  • Allocate and increase space on web applications, site collections and My Sites.
  • Notify business when thresholds are being reached.
  • Manage charge out model for space usage.
  • Plan for and allocate applicable space to second stage Recycle Bin.
  • Monitor servers health, memory, and storage to ensure uninterrupted high performance
Database Management
  • Create web applications and SSP’s.
  • Creation of site collections and their databases and services if required.
  • Plan hardware and software changes to move, migrate or upgrade the farm.
  • Work on SharePoint related database maintenance or configuration.
Security
  • Ensure anti-virus is kept current and run regular scans to monitor.
  • Ensure service accounts have been set up correctly.
  • Ensure expiration of service accounts passwords comply with company regulations.
  • Plan and manage authentication methods to allow for Single Sign-On.
  • Manage URL’s to be included and excluded from Search results.
  • Manage lockdown mode to restrict access to anonymous users.
  • Use AD for the creation of security groups for leveraging in SharePoint.
  • Ensure proper permissions are set and no sensitive information is vulnerable.
  • Authentication, security roles, user groups, audiences, and item level security.
System Updates
  • Plan for and install service packs, hotfixes, CU updates and patches during off-peak time as required –communicate any downtime to business.
  • Manage and perform upgrades to licensing when required
Maintenance / Other
  • Ongoing maintenance of web front end and indexing servers.
  • Maintenance of any features, web parts, templates, solutions or third party installs.
  • Monitor network bandwidth issues and escalate to applicable team.
  • Log all calls received.
  • Assists Help Desk with service requests related to SharePoint.
  • Provide off hours technical support for SharePoint.
  • Error identification, investigation and resolution.
  • Ongoing research to determine SharePoint best practices for scalability and maintenance.
  • Ensure users utilizing MySites and saving personal work related documents to SkyDrive.
  • Provide education and training to existing and new employees.
Projects
  • Technical advisor to business on what SharePoint can offer out of box – diagnose and map business requirements.
  • Recommend project approaches and submit time and cost estimates.
  • Assist Director of IT in leading, planning and managing business / solutions designs, configurations and implementations.
  • Develop custom solutions needed to address business needs.
Development
  • Technical team member working on development projects ensuring top quality delivery and best practices are followed.
  • Provide technical impact assessment of custom dev requirements.
  • Analyze, test and approve any custom development.
  • Analyze, test and approve any 3rd party tools required by business.
  • Integrate business systems with SharePoint – full systems development lifecycle.
  • Develop extensions and custom components.
  • Develop collaboration, workflow and InfoPath forms.
  • Architect technical solutions with detailed documentation.
  • Create custom sites, custom workflows and custom lists.
  • Design, brand,  implement and modify navigational and aesthetic changes to SharePoint pages as directed

Front Desk Receptionist - Alexandria, VA

Position Summary:
IMMEDIATE OPENING for a high energy customer service professional to work the Front Desk at a busy Tennis and Fitness club in Alexandria. The candidate for this position must be able to deliver the highest quality customer service to all members and guests through professional greetings, account maintenance, data entry and general knowledge of Mount Vernon Athletic Club products and services.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

  • Punctual
  • High energy
  • Attention to detail
  • Cash handling experience
  • Maintains a healthy lifestyle
  • Very friendly and personable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly
  • Ability to promote all areas of the club
  • Ready to work in a face paced, fun environment
  • Ability to build relationship with members and co-workers
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to resolve customer conflicts in a professional and tactful manner
  • Maintain a friendly and pleasant demeanor and professional appearance
Qualifications and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or higher
  • Customer service experience
  • CPR/AED/First Aid certified (will train)
Physical /Mental Requirements and Working Conditions:
This position is required to regularly:
  • Stand for long hours
  • Effectively communicate and interact with others
  • Lift up to 30 pounds
Profile:
  • Locations: VA – Alexandria
  • Organization: Van Metre Companies – Mount Vernon Athletic Club
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Job Level: Individual Contributor
  • Shift: Varies
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel: No

Leasing Consultant - Woodland Park Apartments - Herndon, Va

The Leasing Consultant must be a self-starter, possess strong sales skills and be detailed oriented. Under the direction of the Property Manager, the ideal candidate is responsible for maximizing property occupancy by generating qualified traffic, networking within the local community, scheduling appointments, securing rentals, and promoting resident retention.

Job Duties (include but are not limited to):

  • Strong sales and customer service background
  • Greeting prospective residents and providing them with property tours
  • Processing lease applications and qualifying residents
  • Regular assistance and follow up on leads
  • Highly involved with resident retention and renewals
  • Leasing apartments
  • Processing lease applications and qualifying applicants
  • Regular follow up on leads and maintenance requests
  • Preparation of sales administrative reports (i.e. market surveys)
  • Helping to facilitate resident events
  • Participation in marketing and outreach to generate traffic
  • Prepare lease renewals and materials for move in's/move out's
  • Monitor and analyze apartment availability; participate in solutions
  • Inspect vacant apartments to ensure they are market ready for residents
  • Knowledge of and adherence to Local and Federal Fair Housing and Landlord Tenant Laws
  • Implement the Van Metre standards of management
  • Provide stellar customer service
  • And any other tasks assigned by the Property Manager and Leasing Manager
Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of experience in Property Management or related Customer Service Field
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Individual must have a goal-oriented mindset, possess excellent customer service, organization, and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with residents and customers in a professional manner is also a necessity.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office systems, Yardi software and other computer skills is a plus
  • Weekend work is required
  • Must complete a personality assessment and provide several professional references.

Floating Leasing Consultant

The Floating Leasing Consultant must be a self-starter, possess exceptional sales skills and be detail oriented. The ideal candidate is responsible for assisting with any and all leasing duties related to the property such as, maximizing occupancy, scheduling appointments, securing rentals, and promoting resident retention. In addition, the floating consultant will also assist with implementing company policies and procedures portfolio wide. The consultant must be willing to travel to different apartment communities within the Van Metre portfolio when assistance is needed.
Job Duties (Include but not limited to):

  • Leasing apartments
  • Processing lease applications and qualifying applicants
  • Regular follow up on leads and maintenance requests
  • Greeting prospective residents and providing them with property tours
  • Preparation of sales admin reports (market survey, etc.)
  • Helping to facilitate resident events
  • Participation in marketing outreach
  • Prepare lease renewals
  • Work with other Leasing Agents to improve their closing skills, etc.
  • Provide stellar customer service
  • And any other tasks assigned by the Property Manager or Marketing Director
Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years' experience in property management (preferred but not required)
  • Individual must have a goal-oriented mindset, possess excellent customer service, organization, and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with residents and customers in a professional manner is also a necessity
  • Candidate must have a vehicle and be willing to travel to properties spanning the Greater Washington, DC area

Commercial Maintenance Technician - Multiple Sites in Northern VA

POSITION/TITLE: Maintenance Technician

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

REPORTS TO: Facility Director or Property Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain property according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain property machines and equipment to include checking, repairing, and servicing machinery, equipment, systems, and infrastructure, diagnosing problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities. Ensure the efficiency and reliability of mechanical equipment.
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Assist with snow removal.
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance at multiple properties throughout the portfolio.
  • Maintain parking lot cleanliness at various properties.
  • Respond to after hour break downs, and after hour calls.
  • Manage supplies for said properties and coordinate with facility director or property manager.
  • Oversee the cleaning staff and report your findings to management.
  • Shift and on call work required.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.
  • SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

    • Requires a high school diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and property maintenance experience;
    • CFC required
    • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.

    Membership Sales Advisor - Mount Vernon Athletic Club, Alexandria, Va

    Job Summary

    MTVAC is currently seeking a dynamic high energy health and fitness individual who wishes to be a key player in a fast pace work environment, in the Mt Vernon Area.

    You must be a goal orientated, self-starting, highly motivated business professional who loves sharing the benefits of a healthy life style with our members. Candidate must maintain the business plan and marketing strategies to help drive membership sales and ancillary revenue. You will build and foster long lasting meaningful relationships with our members. GROWTH is our focus!

    You have an unlimited earning potential and can grow as a wellness professional at MTVAC.


    Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • College degree (preferred)
    • 1 year of Sales experience
    Responsibilities of All Positions:
    • Current Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Desired salary
    • Available start date
    • Available weekends, evenings and holidays

    Please Contact Dimitris Kollaros at 703-360-7300 or at 571-529-0756

    Personal Trainer - Mount Vernon Athletic Club - Alexandria, VA

    Position Summary
    Provides members with a fitness assessment and unique fitness program that enhances the club experience and personal results. 

    Examples of Work Performed

    • Supports members in achieving their fitness goals by providing members personal consultations, engaging members on the floor, or supporting the service desk
    • Assesses the members physical abilities
    • Designs workout programs to maximize desired results and long-term lifestyle changes
    • Maintains the cleanliness of the facilities
    • Demonstrates proper use of equipment and weights
    • Assists members as spotters when lifting weights
    • Attends meetings with Department Head and “all club” meetings
    • Develops and maintains a client base
    • Stays current on certifications and new trends in the industry
    • Promotes the personal training programs
    • Assist in creating and developing new ideas to insure a good member experience

    Responsibilities of All Positions

    • Support and articulate Mount Vernon Athletic Club
    • Maintain Healthy Way of Life
    • Adhere to company policies and procedures
    • Ensure cleanliness of the club using all 5 senses:
      • Sight to ensure club is neat and orderly
      • Sound to ensure music/ sound levels are appropriate
      • Touch to ensure floors, countertops, etc are clean and dry
      • Taste to ensure food & beverages in the café are up-to-standards
      • Smell to ensure the club is fresh Minimum Qualifications 
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
    • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to handle and resolve customer conflicts in a professional, tactful manner
    • Ability to build relationship with members
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Knowledge of safe exercise techniques
    • Ability to demonstrate exercises and adjust exercise equipment
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Projects a friendly, outgoing, and positive attitude
    • Knowledge of fitness, nutrition and program design
    • Ability to motivate and encourage members
    • Ability to sell personal training programs

    Physical / Mental Requirements and Working Conditions

    Work is performed primarily in a fitness club setting. There is frequent exposure to moving equipment. This position is required to regularly:
    • Stand, walk, and sit
    • Talk and hear
    • Use hands to finger, handle or feel
    • Climb and balance
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Lift up to 100 pounds
    • Visually observe objects up close and at a distance
    • Read, write, type, and comprehend text
    • Effectively communicate and interact with others
    • Use reasoning and solve problems through deduction
    • Maintain a high level of physical fitness
    Qualifications:
    • Minimum Qualifications  

      Education:
      High School diploma or GED
      Four-year degree in kinesiology, sports medicine, or other related field preferred

      · Experience:
      One-year personal training experience
      Program design experience preferred

      · Licenses / Certifications / Registration:

      Level I Personal Trainer
      Certified Personal Trainer
      American Council on Exercise (ACE)
      CPR/AED

      Level II Personal Trainer
      Certified Personal Trainer
      American Council on Exercise (ACE)
      National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
      Six-months of Personal Trainer experience

      Level III Personal Trainer
      Certified Personal Trainer
      American Council on Exercise (ACE)
      National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
      National Strength and Conditions Association (NSCA)
      American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) or
      Advanced National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
      One-year of Personal Trainer experience

     Profile 

        Locations:   VA - Alexandria  
        Organization:   Van Mere Companies – Mount Vernon Athletic Club
        Report:  Personal Training Department Head
        Schedule: Varies  
        Job Level:  Individual Contributor  
        Employee Status:  Regular  
        Travel:  No

    Plumber - Investment Properties

    Van Metre Companies, Investment Properties, is seeking a Journey-Level or Master Plumber to provide their expertise when any plumbing-related issues or questionable circumstances arise. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and experience in plumbing, pipe fitting and insulation. This employee will perform inspections, installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing systems within our multi-family apartment division. Qualified applicants must be able to work with little to no direct supervision and be confident in their ability to perform duties up to company and local/state standards. Work assignments may be inspected upon completion for conformity to instructions and quality of work.


    Responsibilities:
    Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Inspect, install, maintain, and repair residential and commercial plumbing and plumbing fixtures including heating, water, and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes.
    • Operate pipe cutters, reamers, threading machines, sewer machines, and other plumbing tools and equipment.
    • Keep accurate records of work and produce timely progress reports.
    • Become certified to operate the EPipe epoxy equipment for future projects.
    • Installation of Uponor piping.
    • Perform related duties as required.
    • Train and supervise plumber’s helper/s.
    • Provide any additional services as required by the Investment Properties division.  To include snow removal assistance during winter weather.
    Qualification:

    1-2 years of experience as a licensed Journey-Level or Master Plumber after the completion of Plumber's Apprenticeship Program. Additional years of experience may substitute for the apprenticeship program on a year-for-year basis.
    • Must be able to perform essential duties with exposure to all types of weather.
    • Must submit background and drug test.
    • Subject to hazards of chemicals and working in proximity of steam boilers, electric equipment, and operating machinery.
    • Employee must be able to perform to standard while climbing, stooping, crouching, kneeling, standing, walking, reading, and heavy lifting/carrying tools and equipment.

    LICENSES/OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    • Journeyman Plumber or Master Plumber License required.
    • Possession of a valid Driver License and clean Driver’s Record at the time of appointment is required.
    • Background Check, and Drug Screen will be administered upon decision to hire. Candidate must clear all checks with satisfactory results before beginning assignment.
    • Required experience of 3 years minimum.

    Job Type: Full-time
    Location: Working in DC, No. Va and Md.

    Service Technician - Woodland Park Apartments - Herndon, VA

    Diagnose and perform major/minor and routine maintenance/repair involving the following on a daily basis:

    • Electrical and plumbing (including sewer lines)
    • A/C and heating systems.
    • Appliances
    • Water irrigation systems.
    • Stairs, gates, fences, patios, railings.
    • Tile, carpet, flooring.
    • Roofing, gutters, fasteners.
    • Interior/exterior lights.
    • Fireplaces, ceiling fans.
    • Gas fixtures and appliances
    • Shutters, doors, cabinets, windows, sliding glass doors.
    • Boiler, gas, and electric. Understanding of Central Plant Chiller systems.
    • Door locks, P.O. boxes and locks.
    • Security systems and fire protection equipment.
    • Water intrusion.
    • Walls.
    • Pool area, tile, spa, pool furniture, pool system equipment, i.e., heaters, filters, pumps and motors.
    • Inspect vacated apartments and complete pre-move out and make-ready checklist. Inform Service Manager of needed services and repairs. Routinely perform duties to restore apartments to "market ready" status. Re-inspect vacant apartments after make-ready operations have been completed to determine quality of work performed.
    • Assist in keeping grounds neat and free of litter. Rake, sweep and shovel as circumstances warrant. Snow and ice removal on property during winter conditions.
    • Maintain accurate records regarding preventive maintenance, miscellaneous logs, and service requests received and completed, expenditures, apartment make-ready status, work in progress, etc.
    • Schedule and perform routine preventive maintenance on all appropriate equipment on a regular basis. Inspect and maintain all tolls in excellent condition.
    Safety:
    • Perform work area clean-up and safety-related duties.
    • Wear back support belt when lifting more than 25 lbs. or while performing repetitive bending and stooping functions during working hours. Use safety equipment (goggles, masks, gloves, etc.) as tasks dictate.
    • Know and adhere to all federal, state, and local laws as well as all policies and procedures contained in the manuals issued by Van Metre Companies or as otherwise communicated(verbally or in writing) to associates.
    Management Skills:
    • Organization and time management.
    • Presentation and training.
    • Written and oral communication.
    Qualifications:
    • Provide own basic tools and be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and maintenance of the following tools:
    • Hand Tools: various wrenches, screw drivers, grips, sledgehammer, hammer, snips, posthole diggers, saws, etc.
    • Power Tools: Wrenches, grinder, sander, drill, saws, etc.
    • User-Moved Aids: wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, bucket, hoists, jacks, step ladders, full ladders, double ladders.
    • Mechanical Equipment: Motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, electric and hand power augers, etc.
    • Measuring devices: Voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, moisture meters, PH tests, etc.
    • CPO certification recommended if hired at a location with a pool.
    • HVAC Certification recommended
    • Microsoft Outlook and Internet familiarity required.
    • Inventory Control
    Customer Service Requirements
    • Demonstrates commitment to deliver outstanding customer service.
    • Advanced situational judgment – ability to know what is needed to satisfy the customer.
    • Takes ownership to personally resolve customer problems (or find someone who can).
    • Listens well, asks clarifying questions, and checks for agreement with customers.
    • Committed to following-up with customers in all instances in a timely manner.
    • Strong sense of accountability - ensures that you will do what you say that you are going to do.
    • Creates a personal connection with customers – smiles, warm greetings, acts friendly and respectful, listens.
    • Coaches and mentors team to work together deliver outstanding customer service.
    Physical Requirements
    • Constant need (66% to 100% of time) to be on feet.
    • Have frequent need (66% to 100% of time) to perform the following activities: Bend/stoop/squat/kneel – Perform routine maintenance/repairs, pick up debris. Climb stairs – Routine duties require access to 2nd, 3rd and 4th floor apartments. Push or pull – Move equipment, appliances, open and close doors, etc. Reach above shoulders – Perform routine maintenance/repairs, paint, stock and remove equipment. Climb ladders - perform routine maintenance repairs. Grasping/turning – Handle tools and equipment; perform routine maintenance and repairs, phone. Finger dexterity – Handle tools and equipment, perform routine maintenance and repairs.
    • Lifting / carrying – supplies, blowers, ladders, etc.
    • Over 150 lbs. – rare need (less than 1% of time)
    • Between 75–150 lbs. – Rare need (less than 1% to 33% of time)
    • Between 25-75 lbs. – constant need (66% to 100% of time)
    • Between 1-25 lbs. – constant need (66% to 100% of time)
    • *Note: Lifting and carrying weights exceeding 50lbs. is often best accomplished with assistance from one or more person. Examples of heaviest items lifted include washer/dryers, A/C units, abandoned sofas, etc.
    Vision Requirements
    • Constant need (66% to 100% of time) to document maintenance and complete forms, review manuals and operating instructions, read cautionary labels, respond to written instructions from staff and residents. Constant need to see small detail when performing routine maintenance duties.
    • Frequent need (33% to 66% of time) to see things clearly beyond arm’s reach
    Hearing Requirements
    • Constant need (66% to 100% of time) to communicate with assistants, residents, Must have listening skills to diagnose needed repairs, etc.
    Speaking Requirements
    • Constant need (66% to 100% of time) to verbally communicate with assistants, residents and fellow staff.
    • Proficient in English language.
    Driving Requirements
    • Occasional need (1% to 33% of time) to utilize personal transportation to pick up replacement parts and supplies from vendors. Rotating "on-call" status may occasionally require expedient travel to assigned property at a moment’s notice.
    • Safe driving and maintenance care of the maintenance carts and Company vehicles.
    • Valid driver’s license.
    Working Environment
    • Constantly indoors (66% to 100% of time). Frequently outdoors, all conditions, often for extended periods (33% to 66% of time).
    • Occasional exposure (1% to 33% of time) to paint fumes, solvents, adhesives, etc. Example, apartment immediately after make-ready.
    • Frequent need (33% to 66% of time) to work in awkward and confining positions.

    Service Technician - Barrington Park - Manassas, VA

    Under the direction of the Property Manager and Service Manager, the Service Technician is responsible for all physical aspects of the apartment community, coordinating and performing maintenance and repair services, ensuring curb appeal and quality of apartment homes, responding to customer service requests, and adhering to all safety policies.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Assist the Service Manager with directing and overseeing all aspects of maintenance of the community
    • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance, inspections and janitorial services
    • Maintain accurate records for all services performed and contracts
    • Walk the property daily to uphold curb appeal and monitor safety issues
    • Schedule and coordinate apartment turns with vendors
    • Follow budget guidelines, monitor operating expenses and make recommendations for cost saving strategies for the community
    • Manage inventory and storage areas, purchasing adequate maintenance materials for service requests and apartment turns
    • Communicate and advise Property Manager and Service Manager on recommendations for capital improvements and maintenance requirements for annual budget
    • Notify Property Manager  and Service Manager with solutions for any safety or liability concerns as well as preventative maintenance needs
    • Assist with conducting weekly safety meetings
    • Monitor and perform service requests from residents in a timely fashion
    • Ensure excellent customer service
    • Audit key tracking system daily and weekly
    • Participate in after-hours emergency requests and ensure property staff coverage 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

    Qualifications include but are not limited to :

    • Participating in all maintenance projects and after-hours emergency work
    • Performing general repair of property grounds, apartments, and building exteriors
    • 2 years of maintenance experience or valid training
    • Universal CFC Certification preferred
    • Strong understanding of appliance, electrical and plumbing repair
    • Basic knowledge of HVAC and electrical circuitry
    • Current on OSHA, building and safety standards
    • Ensure all apartment turns are done in a timely manner and adhere to make ready standards
    • Training, knowledge and adherence to local and federal Fair Housing and Landlord Tenant Laws

    Wall Panel/Truss Designer - Winchester, VA

    The New Homes Architecture & Design Group at Van Metre Company is responsible for designs, construction documents, wall panel/truss design and Construction Administration to Single-Family Homes, Townhomes, Multi-Family Units (Condominiums) and Commercial Fit-up.

    We are hiring a Full-Time Wall Panel/Truss Designer Position starting immediately. The position will entail Mitek design work with some project level administrative duties. The experience level is training to 5 year(s) experience and offers excellent compensation packages. Willing to train for the position but please have experience in Residential Construction or Computer Design Experience in other software.

    Posistion Responsibilities:
    • Use of Mitek Sapphire to create Wall Panel Masterfiles
    • Use of Mitek Sapphire to create Wall Panel Production Jobs
    • Use of Mitek Sapphire to create Truss Masterfiles
    • Use of Mitek Sapphire to create Wall Panel Production Jobs
    • Adobe Acrobat Professional
    • Use of Plotters & Scanners
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Office)
    • Knowledge of Construction
    • Review of Structural & Mechanical Drawings
    Requirements:
    • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat Professional and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Knowledge of Construction

    Training to be provided on the following:

    • Mitek Sapphire for Truss & Wall Panel Design
    • Autocad Architecture 2017


    To apply to a position with Van Metre Companies, please indicate the position you are interested in applying to in the subject line, and email your resume and salary requirements to:

    careers@vanmetrecompanies.com

    Downloadable Brochures (PDF)