Elmington Property Management, LLC
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Position Title

Direct Reports

Reports to

Operating Engineer


Chief Operating Engineer

Employment Status

FLSA Status

Effective Date

Temporary Full-Time Part-Time

Non-Exempt Exempt




As a Operating Engineer you will report to the Chief Operating Engineer who will act as your team captain and carry out plays.  As in any athletic sport, as a key player on the team, your goal is to deliver an incredible game and win.  At Elmington Capital Group we strive for excellence in every endeavor, and our service to residents is a major part of that game plan.   

Each Elmington community is its own living, breathing corporation.  It has income and expenses, debt and a bottom line.  As a Operating Engineer you will be asked to manage the long-term sustainability and quality of the community while working with your team to execute the strategy of the owner.  You will be asked to assist in effectively managing the community's reputation, ensuring a clean, safe environment and working to provide a better than expected place to live while gaining the trust and respect of the residents.  You will be asked to work with your team to find effective and creative solutions to manage expenses. You will be the primary communication with the existing renters and your efforts will determine how many will choose to renew their lease on an annual basis. 

Along with this responsibility comes a very high level of expectations. You are an integral part of a multi-million-dollar company. You are a master of your trade and enjoy challenges while setting and reaching goals.  At Elmington, you will be pushed to Forget The Ordinary & Think Like an Owner.  Every day.


To be an effective Service Technician at Elmington, you will need to:  

  • Have a great attitude
  • Have high expectations
  • Think BEYOND the box
  • Work with passion
  • Have a tireless work ethic
  • Be self-motivated and self-starting
  • Be confident
  • Be a passionate worker with a positive personality
  • Take pride in your work
  • Be a good listener
  • Offer a solution with every problem
  • Go above and beyond for your residents
  • Positively promote your community


Your Key Job Responsibilities will be to:

  • Diagnose problems and repair major appliances, HVAC, plumbing, electrical (when no license required), general carpentry, pool care, roof and gutter repairs.
  • Address issues with landscaping and snow/ice removal
  • Communicate effectively with residents and coworkers even in difficult situations
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Perform service requests correctly and in a timely manner
  • Operating computers and other technological devices to access email, and company utilized software
  • Successfully execute Elmington's non-negotiables related to service work orders and vacant unit turns


Essential Functions of Your Role Include, but are not limited to:

  • Effective communication
  • Maintain the physical condition of the property
  • Utilize hand tools and power tools
  • Physically inspect the property in its entirety
  • Building maintenance and repairs
  • Responding to issues outside of normal work schedule when required
  • Accurately reporting all time worked by clocking in before beginning to work and out only when done working
  • Drive a Company vehicle
  • Following all company policies and procedures


Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Constantly performing hands-on repairs/maintenance work
  • Frequently lifting and transporting up to 50 pounds variable distances
  • Regularly required to talk or hear
  • Mobility and flexibility to use ladders and to access and work in confined spaces or at heights in excess of nine feet.
  • Frequently required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Frequently required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Temperature in the workplace is varied, the ability to withstand lengthy periods of time in seasonal cold and heat of the outdoors is necessary.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.


The Elmington Experience

We're creating a different kind of company at Elmington.  We promise we will be never be ordinary, which we hope you can see by this job description.  There will be many days you simply aren't comfortable.  You will be pushed to accomplish more than you ever thought possible.  You will be challenged by your team leader and your peers to achieve more and to find better ways.  With that said, we know Elmington is not for everyone.  BUT, if you believe in yourself, enjoy a challenge and appreciate working with exceptional people, then Elmington could very well be the last company you ever work for.    


Are you ready to FTO?  It's time to TLO!

Elmington Property Management, LLC
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