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First Realty Management Maintenance Superintendent in Lexington, Massachusetts

A family-owned and privately held property management company, First Realty Management has more than 70 years of experience with the industry knowledge to match. We combine the resources of a large company with the personal touch and attention to detail of a small, local firm.

At the core of it all, our talented employees make us stand out above the rest. While we perform as a top-tier property management company, we strongly emphasize our close-knit, family-owned foundation. Professional growth is encouraged through a commitment to educational advancement and learning opportunities from industry thought leaders. We create a sought-after community atmosphere by recognizing and celebrating those who go above and beyond. And above all else – we always put our team members first.

A full-time position is available for an independent, highly self-motivated individual with superior technical, hands-on knowledge of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, boilers, and general maintenance work. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who has demonstrated the ability to promote and maintain good resident relations and effectively prioritize and organize both maintenance and administrative work. Individuals must have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of First Realty employees, site staff, residents, vendors, contractors, suppliers, and others responsible for servicing the company and property. The individual should be service-minded and take pride in their work.

Job Functions:

  • Full-time position with regularly scheduled hours Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.

  • Works on budgets and manager’s plan items with the manager.

  • Responsible for accurate inventory control of tools, supplies, and materials, in conjunction with the manager.

  • Meets and communicates with the portfolio manager daily to update each other on on-site issues.

  • Assumes on-call responsibilities for emergencies, shared with others where applicable.

  • Works with manager to coordinate contracts and oversee contractor activities.

  • Oversees all contractors and construction to ensure agreed-upon terms are followed.

  • Responds to daily emergency and routine service work orders in a professional and timely manner.

  • Maintains site appearance by collecting and discarding refuse from common areas and throughout the site daily.

  • Oversees and works with contractors to ensure the property operation of the onsite pool.

  • Completes maintenance requests on the property or solicits proposals for projects as needed.

  • Performs site inspections of common areas.

  • Responsible for scheduling, performing, or supervising all janitorial duties.

  • Performs preventative maintenance schedule per site requirements.

  • Completes daily/weekly building and site inspections.

Other Job Functions

  • Work overtime as required for snow removal and on-call.

  • Maintains a clean and well-groomed appearance, and wears company-issued uniforms.

  • Is always courteous to residents both in verbal and written communication.

  • May be asked to perform work assignments at other sites, subject to any applicable contract provisions.


  • Ability to respond effectively to site emergencies.

  • Ability to obtain Certified Pool Operator designation

  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter.

  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems, carpentry, and general repair and maintenance duties.

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities.

  • Ability to get to the site in a timely manner to respond to emergencies.

  • Ability to utilize basic computer skills enabling the use of First Realty computer programs.

  • Ability to read product instructions and safety materials.

  • Ability to fill out and complete work orders accurately.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with site staff and residents.

  • Ability to supervise and direct third-party vendors and contractors.

  • Ability to follow directions.

  • Ability to safely operate power tools, such as saws and drills.

  • Must be proficient with computers and be able to learn and effectively utilize various software programs such as Microsoft Outlook, ADP, Real page, and ePMX.

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical before the start of work.


  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, PTO/Personal leave.

  • 401(k) plan.

  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance.

  • Life Insurance, Short-& Long-Term Disability.

  • Flex spending accounts & Transportation expense accounts.

  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.

An EOE/ Veterans/Disabled Employer

If you need an accommodation to apply due to a disability or protected veteran status, please contact HR at 617-423-7000 ext. 3772.