Maintenance Mechanic II *$2,000 Signing Bonus*
Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position provides skilled building maintenance at the journeyman level in several trades. Work involves responsibility for proficiency in multiple trades, with working conditions and degree of supervision exercised according to the location and nature of assignments. Work requires technical independence in determining work methods and procedures. This position acts as a team lead in providing services to one or more assigned group of properties. Assignments are received orally or through written instructions which may be accompanied by plans, sketches or diagrams.
Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities)
- Takes the lead in organizing maintenance and repair projects, and maintenance property teams.
- Performs skilled maintenance, repair work at CIHA owned properties, in accordance with CIHA policies and procedures.
- Interact with internal and external customers in a professional manner.
- Assess, perform and inspect interior and exterior maintenance service repairs including areas of painting, drywall, glazing, masonry, plumbing, carpentry, machine service and electrical to buildings and equipment.
- Performs sheetrock repair, taping, texturing and painting at the journeyman level.
- Troubleshoot and repair household appliances
- Removes and replaces partitions. Installs doors and locks, and troubleshoots for related repairs. Makes repairs to all types of roofing, repairs cabinets, floors, windows, footings, sidings and makes general structural repairs on the journeyman level and other related carpentry work.
- Performs accessibility improvements, including but not limited to compliant decks, porches, and ramps, grab bars, hand rails, and interior and exterior compliant doors.
- Generates detailed materials lists, and labor estimates for upcoming projects, within CIHA procurement policy guidelines and approved budgets; generates purchase requests for materials, tools, equipment, and supplies.
- Repairs floors, installs soft and ceramic tile and window glass. Performs exterior and interior painting.
- Performs masonry and concrete work in connection with sidewalks, curbs and gutters
- Performs after-hours emergency on call service as scheduled.
- Prepares preventative maintenance schedules, orders and inspects work, and ensures appropriate documentation.
- Proactively prepares property and completes pre-inspection for regulatory planned and unplanned property inspections.
- Performs manual labor tasks as required to support staff and complete tasks.
- Keeps accurate and timely records including vendor and contractor records, bids, work orders, and weekly timesheet reports.
- Performs snow removal including shoveling, plowing, chipping ice, spreading ice melt as required.
- Assist in preparation of annual operating budgets for building repairs and capital projects as required.
- Coordinate and collaborate with community directors, grounds and other property maintenance staff to complete tasks, inspections and schedule vendors/contractors to meet property standards and approved budget.
- Ability to work in a team setting as well as independently.
- Must have reliable, insured vehicle equipped to drive in inclement weather when needed.
- Performs related work as assigned.
- Considerable knowledge of the methods, tools, practices used in painting, plumbing, carpentry and electrical trades.
- Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the buildings, electrical or mechanical trades.
- Ability to lift up to 70 pounds plus bending and twisting.
- Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, processes and materials involved in trades related to general building maintenance.
- 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.
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing and in person with staff, leadership, partners, vendors/contactors and general public.
- Ability to read, understand and work within approved property budgets.
- Ability to lead team and motivate others to meet common goals
- Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment employed in the building, electrical, plumbing, painting, masonry and mechanical trades.
- Demonstrates the proper use of troubleshooting tools
- 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.
Education and Experience
- Six years apprenticeship training (or equivalent work experience) and four years of journeyman experience in building maintenance, electrical, carpentry, plumbing or mechanical trades work.
- HQS or UPCS training and certification or the ability to gain certification within 12 months of hire.
- Residential building maintenance experience preferred.
- Satisfactory completion of Maintenance Mechanic II skills assessment
- Graduation from high school or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
- Current Alaska Driver’s License.