Maintenance Technician

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Responsible for skilled maintenance of buildings, facilities, grounds, and light equipment.  Performs carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, and general repairs in response to service requests and results of inspections of units in accordance with Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS) or other HUD required standards.  Performs maintenance on mechanical equipment or machinery.  All maintenance tasks are performed as assigned in accordance with appropriate level of skill and/or experience.

Responsible for diagnosing problems and makes general repairs to the interior/exterior of buildings and facilities and maintains furniture and equipment pursuant to UPCS in the fields of plumbing, carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and related trades. Assists in inspecting damage to Agency-owned properties. May make determinations regarding tenant responsibility for repairs and work with supervisor to assess tenant charges according to the Agency protocol. Performs rough carpentry work including installation/repair of entry doors, sliding doors, interior doors, interior framing and/or repair of wall partitions, installation of wall gypsum board and building insulation.

Repairs and maintains plumbing systems by performing general work including rough piping for domestic water and sanitary sewer, repair/replacement/installation of plumbing fixtures such as sinks and bathtubs, installation of valves for shower, kitchen, and bath, replacing washers, mending burst pipes, repairing leaks, opening clogged drains, and performing other appropriate repairs/installations to meet or exceed housing quality standards. Performs general interior and exterior repairs including structural components (g., stairways, floor joists, and rafters), roof repairs (e.g., replacement, flashing repair, etc.), masonry and concrete replacement/repair (e.g., walks, brick, paving, steps, curbing), repair/replacement of gutters, downspouts, fences, gates, doors, windows, doorbells, peepholes, signs, clotheslines, fans, belts, and insulation. Changes the lock(s) in accordance with Agency procedures and makes or has made any necessary keys.

Education & Training 

High school graduate (or GED) or possess a vocational technician certification beyond high school, with two (2) years’ experience or training in building construction or maintenance, or in the repair or maintenance of mechanical equipment or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience.

Preferred Skills

Certifications or skills in plumbing , HVAC , electrical, gas, basic mechanical skills such as painting , carpentry, and appliance repair.

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