DATE POSTED: July 26, 2019 POSITION: Lead Maintenance
SALARY: $16.37/hour JOB #: 36-19
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open Until Filled
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Responsible for diagnosing and performing repairs within their assigned property which are more technical in nature, requiring highly skilled levels of knowledge.
Tasks are performed in several trades or crafts at their assigned development. Through knowledge of techniques, methods, materials and equipment used in plumbing, carpentry and electrical repairs; and in the repair of household appliances and heating systems.
QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or GED.
Three years experience in apartment or building maintenance, vocational training and/ or experience in areas of general repairs, carpentry, plumbing, air conditioning and electrical repairs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Use of personally owned hand tools required. Ability to read and write English.
Ability to read and understand repair manuals, and instructions/warning on cleaning agents; write service requests, maintenance reports, and inspection reports. Skills and written test will be administered. Valid Texas Driver's License, driving record, and copy of diplomas and/or transcripts required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK CONDITIONS: The employee's job duties may involve the removal of low level asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) during routine maintenance and repair activities that are conducted HACA properties on a small scale, short duration basis pursuant to an Operations & Maintenance Plan implemented and performed in accordance with state and federal laws.
The employee shall be provided with personnel protective equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, respirators, protective clothing, HEPA-vacuums and glove bags as needed. The employee shall utilize work practice or other controls such as wet methods, mini-enclosures and proper disposal procedures to inhibit the spread of any released fibers.
This employee may supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in removing ACBM from ceilings, walls, floors, and other structures; inspect work sites; confer with environmental consultants to evaluate removal projects; estimate length of time, number of workers, and equipment and supplies required to accomplish a project; examine PPE to ensure it meets HACA and government safety standards and maintain project records.
The employee must operate hand and power tools and equipment. Normal physical activity can be strenuous and may involve prolonged standing, walking, reaching, bending, crouching, stooping, and lying prone.
The employee must use arm strength to manipulate hand tools such as saws, sanders and jointers. The employee must occasionally push, pull, and/or lift objects up to and over 25 pounds. The employee works indoors and outdoors and is exposed to weather extremes.
The employee may occasionally be subject to electrical shock hazards, dangerous heights, dangerous chemicals, and skin irritants (e.g., cleaning solutions, solvents, insecticides). The employee may be required to use goggles, gloves and other safety equipment. Safety boots required, tennis or athletic shoes are not allowed.
APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Application for open posted position must be submitted via online at the following website: https://hacanet.applicantpro.com/ However, we will accept applications at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S.
IH-35, Austin, Texas 78704. No applications will be accepted after the noted closing dates on the job announcement. We encourage you to visit our website often to view and apply for vacant positions with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin or sign up for job alerts at our career site.
The HACA is a drug-free workplace. A Criminal Background Check including a sex offender registry check. A Driving Record, Texas Driver's License, and a Physical/Drug Screening will be required upon offer of employment. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Housing Authority Of The City Of Austin