Maintenance Mechanic I *$2,000 Signing bonus*
Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, all Maintenance positions provide general building maintenance and perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in repair and maintenance of buildings. Maintenance positions work as part of a team to provide services to a property or group of properties in a community area. Assignments are received orally or through written instructions that may be accompanied by plans, sketches or diagrams.
Core Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities)
- Performs general maintenance and repair work at CIHA owned properties, in accordance with CIHA policies and procedures.
- Interacts with internal and external customers in a professional manner.
- Performs interior and exterior maintenance service repairs and assesses repairs in the areas of painting, drywall, plumbing, carpentry, and electrical to buildings and equipment.
- Cleans and services a wide variety of heating, ventilating, grounds and building related equipment.
- Removes and replaces partitions. Installs doors and locks, and troubleshoots for related repairs. Makes repairs to all types of cabinets, floors, windows, and siding.
- Replaces plumbing fixtures.
- Performs sheetrock repair, taping, texturing, painting and exterior and interior painting.
- Performs preventative maintenance by means of a prepared schedule.
- Performs manual labor tasks including loading, unloading, lifting and moving materials, furniture, supplies and equipment.
- Performs after-hours emergency on-call service as scheduled.
- Keeps accurate and timely records, including work orders, on call logs, snow logs and weekly timesheet reports.
- Performs work in glazing, masonry, and machine service.
- Assists with the training of maintenance repairers and other maintenance staff.
- Completes make ready inspections, create work lists and generate detailed materials lists, and labor estimates for maintenance tasks and projects using CIHA procurement policy guidelines and approved budgets.
- Adheres to CIHA procurement policy guidelines and approved property budgets; while generating purchase requests for materials lists for, tools, equipment, and supplies.
- Completes preventative maintenance tasks and regulatory inspection preparation.
- Completes moderate plumbing; measures, cuts, threads and installs pipes for water line repairs.
- Repairs floors, installs soft and ceramic tiles and window glass.
- Performs masonry and concrete work in connection with sidewalks, curbs and gutters.
- Facilitates the inspections of units and schedules needed vendors to meet property standards
- Observes safety of grounds and properties, reports/repairs as necessary to help keep our residents safe.
- Picks up all trash on grounds and throughout the property to enhance curb appeal.
- Performs snow removal, including shoveling, plowing, chipping ice, spreading ice melt.
- Completes daily work orders assigned.
- Completes Vacancy Fixup Work orders (VFW) assigned in a timely and efficient manner per CIHA standards.
- Cleans and inventories maintenance shop and CIHA provided equipment/tools.
- Coordinates and collaborates with community directors, grounds, and other property team members to complete tasks to meet property standards and approved budget.
- Must have reliable, insured vehicle equipped to drive in inclement weather when needed.
- Performs other related duties as assigned
Core Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of the standard practices, processes, tools and materials involved in all areas of residential construction.
- Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of buildings, electrical or mechanical trades.
- Considerable knowledge of the methods, tools, practices used in painting, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical and electrical trades in the residential maintenance field.
- Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the buildings, electrical or mechanical trades.
- Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, processes and materials involved in trades related to general building maintenance.
- Skilled in the use and care of tools and equipment employed in the building, electrical, plumbing, painting, masonry and mechanical trades
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing and in person with staff and residents.
- Ability to work in a team setting as well as independently.
- Ability to lift up to 70 pounds plus bending and twisting.
- Ability to work with a diverse resident population, with heavy emphasis on customer service skills in order to effectively give information regarding grounds and building facilities.
- Ability to make accurate estimates of time and materials required for repairs and maintenance work.
- Ability to keep records and reports relating to inventory of equipment and material.
Core Education and Experience
- Graduation from high school or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
- Three years’ experience working in the maintenance trade, preferably in residential building maintenance.
- Four years apprenticeship training (or equivalent work experience) and three years of experience in construction or maintenance of building, electrical, carpentry, plumbing or mechanical trades work.
- UPCS or HQS certification or ability to complete training and pass certification within 12 months of hire.
- Satisfactory completion of Maintenance Mechanic I skills assessment
- Current Alaska Driver’s License.