This position performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks involved in the maintenance, servicing, repair and alteration of housing units. This position involves working in different areas within the housing developments; indoors, outdoors, the finishing, floors and ceilings. This position ranges from ensuring functional and clean sewerage systems to functional mechanical, structural and electric connections. The incumbent will also maintain and repair heating, ventilation and fire protection equipment and systems. It also entails maintaining appliances such as refrigerators and stoves.
A maintenance job within housing requires an individual with customer service ability. The position also requires that an individual be friendly, approachable, patient and courteous, as the job involves interacting with residents and getting inside their homes. A maintenance expert should be able to diagnose problems and troubleshoot without making guesses. The incumbent should be time conscience, careful and ethical.
Minimum Qualifications: Ability to read and write in English, plus two years of building or apartment maintenance experience. Certification in HVAC, Plumbing, or Electrical are preferred. Ability to serve “on call” for afterhours maintenance issues is required.