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Maintenance Tech I

Job Description
Organization: 
South Metro Housing Options
Organization Type: 
Government agency
Job Location: 
Front Range
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Other
Job Description: 

Performs a variety of building and grounds maintenance and repair tasks for South Metro Housing Options. Performs semi-skilled building maintenance work according to written work orders; performs minor mechanical, plumbing, and electrical repair and routine building and grounds maintenance work. Work is performed in accordance with established procedures and accepted practices; however, the employee is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing job duties and meeting unusual work circumstances

Areas of Responsibility

• Checks, repairs, and maintains mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems in housing units according to established procedures and practices and instructions contained in written work orders. Work includes, but is not limited to, repairing or replacing faucets, garbage disposals and clearing clogged drains; replacing electrical outlets and light fixtures; and repairing windows and screens.
• Repairs and refurbishes vacant units prior to occupancy including, but not limited to: cleaning floors, carpets and drapes; repainting walls and ceilings; cleaning fixtures; and making necessary repairs to mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems as described above.
• Performs a variety of grounds maintenance tasks on housing authority property including, but not limited to: cutting grass with power mowers; trimming shrubs and edging lawns; adjusting and repairing sprinkler systems; and plowing and shoveling snow.
• Reviews daily work assignments and reports work progress to supervisor. Performs work schedule and establishes work priorities to complete scheduled and assigned work. Enters data for completed work orders, inventory and preventive maintenance records with personal computer using assigned software.
• Responds, as necessary, to emergency calls to make temporary or permanent repairs or adjustments to mechanical, plumbing or electrical systems in units.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and interactions with supervisors, other housing authority staff members, residents and the public through oral and written communications; observes and follows established housing authority policies, procedures, rules, orders and instructions from the supervisor in the daily conduct of the job.
• Delivers work products and services within the assigned full-time work schedule. This position may require employee to carry a telephone pager for a one-week period every sixth week and respond, as necessary, to emergency calls for maintenance or repair which may occur outside the assigned work schedule.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Requires a basic knowledge of the principles, practices, materials and methods of plumbing, mechanical and electrical system maintenance and repair; and the skill and ability to apply that knowledg
  • Requires a basic knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of grounds maintenance including turf and landscape irrigation and fertilization, and the skill and ability to apply that knowledge to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Requires a basic knowledge of the principles and practices of equipment operation and use; hand and power tool operation and use; and the skill and ability to apply that knowledge to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Requires a solid knowledge of the principles and practices of repairing and painting interior walls and ceilings and the skill and ability to apply that knowledge and operate the equipment and tools required to perform the essential functions.
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