Meet Piney Ridge Apartment’s Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, Jose Hernandez

Who makes sure that apartment repairs are done in a timely fashion, units are move-in ready, and the maintenance team is on their A-game? At Piney Ridge Apartments—a Rachuba-managed property in Eldersburg, MD—your go-to man is Jose Hernandez. As Assistant Maintenance Supervisor, Jose answers your call (or in this case, maintenance request) when your fridge stops working, your AC is stuck on 85 degrees in the summer, or when an apartment is in the process of being prepped for the next resident.

“I have a lot of experience in the world of home repairs,” shares Jose. “I joined the Rachuba team over 5 years ago, but before then, I owned my own construction company and worked at Home Depot.”

When asked what his favorite thing is about working at Rachuba, he states, “I like how Rachuba takes care of their employees. Not only is it a great environment, but you can tell that everyone really cares about their work and their coworkers.”

Another thing Jose admires about Rachuba’s values is their supportive nature when it comes to refining your skills. “Rachuba makes sure employees are highly qualified, experts at their jobs. They support employees’ interests, pursuit of knowledge, and skillsets through classes and certifications.”

For those who are interested in a career in the property management industry, Jose suggests researching training opportunities and special certifications to help set you apart from other potential job candidates. “It takes patience, great listening skills, and excellent customer service to succeed in this industry,” he shares. “You have to be dedicated to making the resident experience efficient, easy, and enjoyable.”

When he’s not working at Piney Ridge Apartments, Jose enjoys spending quality time with his family, hosting cookouts, and making upgrades and repairs on his home.

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