At Van Metre, we believe that each employee contributes directly to our growth, success, and culture. We seek out candidates who love to challenge themselves and work with others to fulfill this role. Van Metre is seeking a Handyman Technician to join our Design + Build team!
Van Metre Design+Build is a division of Van Metre Homes focusing on small to medium-scale handyman projects in the Northern Virginia area. We are seeking a Handyman Technician who is well organized and experienced at running residential projects. This full-time position is a great opportunity for an ambitious lead Handyman Technician looking to advance with an expanding company.
Primary Responsibility: to execute profitable production activities (as assigned by the Operations Team) in support of company goals.
A successful candidate must be able to successfully manage all aspects of our client’s handyman projects. We need a team player who puts customer service first, works well with others and holds his or her work to Van Metre's high standards.
Additional Responsibilities Include
- Demo, framing, drywall repairs, paint touch-ups, running interior and exterior trim, hanging doors, and cabinet install, punch out clean up as needed.
- Reading and understanding plans and performing layouts
- Handyman Technician to work with trade contractors
- Ordering, receiving, and checking material orders
- Communicating with customers courteously and directing their questions to the proper individuals
- Attend site visits with potential clients
- Minimum 5 years of previous experience as a residential Handyman Technician
- Minimum 2 years of previous experience as a Handyman Technician on residential projects
- Reliable van/truck and tools
- High school diploma or GED certificate
- Basic computer skills
- Familiarity with basic hand and power tools
- Flexible schedule
- Electrical and Plumbing licenses are a plus!
Van Metre Companies was just named one of the Top Workplaces in DC for four consecutive years by the Washington Post and the Washington Business Journal! We have also won the Washington Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy Award four years in a row, received the Silver Award and recognition for being a Breast Feeding Friendly Workplace from Loudoun County's 2017 Annual Healthy Business Awards Council, and were named 2017's Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year in the mid-size business category from the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce!
We offer excellent benefits and a work environment that fosters and rewards excellence. We also promote work/life balance, including a robust Employee Wellness Program, which encourages healthy living and physical fitness through our monthly gym membership reimbursement, free Fitbit challenges, and massage offered on-site. We encourage employees to make full use of vacation and company paid volunteer time to refresh their bodies and minds.
As a developer of complete communities and towns – luxury residential, mixed-use residential/retail, commercial, condominium and apartment communities – we have built more than 16,000 new luxury and custom homes since 1955.
Van Metre Mission Statement
The mission of Van Metre Companies is to build and continually improve upon the storied reputation, earned over the years since the Company’s founding in 1955, of providing top quality homes, investment properties and services to our customers and clients. The Company’s emphasis on integrity, professionalism and philanthropy ingrained by our founder Albert G. Van Metre, Sr. has garnered trust and respect in the Washington, D.C. area and beyond. It is critical to our future that we maintain that reputation and assure that Van Metre Companies continues to excel in real estate development and construction and in the management of apartment, retail and office investment properties, as well as in the provision of mortgage and related services. It is the task of our dedicated, energetic, and involved professionals to advance our ability to set the benchmark for luxury living and refined commercial development. The capstone of our mission is to make the “Van Metre” signature an icon for elegant residential communities, and industry leading condominium and apartment communities, as well as Class A neighborhood retail centers and office developments.