Position Description

Maintenance Technician
Division Affordable Housing
Location Nashville, TN
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METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AGENCY

          MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Position Open: January 11, 2019

Position Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Announcement

Position: Maintenance Technician

Salary Range: Based on Experience annually, plus benefits

Under limited supervision, to perform varied administrative support functions and to do related work as required.

You will perform semi-skilled work engaging in multi-function construction repair, maintenance in residential housing and building systems; including plumbing, gas, electrical, carpentry, pesticide, and heating and air conditioning. The ideal candidate has experience working in areas of construction or building repair and all related areas of building systems maintenance.

 

MDHA offers competitive salaries and an amazing retirement program.

Our Mission is to create affordable housing opportunities, support neighborhoods, strengthen communities and help build a greater Nashville.

    Essential Functions

  • Maintains the curb appeal and safety of the property, including grounds clean-up and maintenance;

  • Completes work orders on vacant and occupied units in compliance with policies and procedures;

  • Performs vacant unit make-ready process within established deadlines and goals;

  • Answers emergency maintenance calls after regular work hours;

  • Has general knowledge in order to perform qualityrepair, inspection and preventative maintenance for all aspects of residential buildings including: air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, lighting, smoke alarms, andelectrical systems;

  • Has general knowledge in order to perform quality repairs, inspections and preventative maintenance on building plumbing and gas systems and steam pipes;

  • Has general knowledge in order to perform qualityrepairs and preventative maintenance to building fixtures, appliances,floors, ceilings, doors, locks, cabinetry, tiling and windows;

  • Assists in the treatment of pest infestations in building interiors and exteriors;

  • Performs general painting on building interiors;

  • Assists in performingrepair and maintenance on roofs, building plaster and concrete;

  • Checks sprinkler systems and fire alarm or pressure and leaks;

  • Inspects fire extinguishers;

  • Inputs work orders correctly in the computerized work order system;

  • Uses supplies and materials in accordance with maintenance procedures and follows stockroom policies;

  • Answers telephone calls and requests in a courteous manner and maintainsgood customer satisfaction;

  • Complies with maintenance safety rules and procedures;

  • Assists in the general maintenance of vehicles and other equipment;

  • Assists in the cleaning and storage of equipment and supplies in the maintenance office;

  • Performs custodial duties;

  • Maintains a professional appearance and attitude;

  • Other duties as assigned

  Equipment Used

Hand and power tools used in construction, and maintenance work; safety equipment; truck and other related equipment; must be able to operate a personal computer and a smart telephone.

Supervision Exercised

May work in a lead capacity

 Education and Experience Required

High school diploma or GED plus two (2) years of work experience in general residential maintenance or a related maintenance field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

Knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, appliance, carpentry, painting, HVAC, pesticides and grounds maintenance; ability to use independent judgment; ability to maintain courteous communications with residents and the general public; ability to read, write and pass testing for certification; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems; ability to establish working relationships with property management and leasing staff, co-workers and  residents; ability to understand and perform maintenance duties; must be detail oriented and must have the ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to use tools and equipment; ability to learn work order system and input work orders in the maintenance system; willingness, mental and physical ability to perform the duties involved in this classification. Ability to perform, with or without an accommodation, physically demanding duties, such as: frequent standing, walking, climbing, bending, stooping, crouching and lifting objects more than 50 lbs.  Dexterity to operate power and manual tools and equipment with sufficient clarity in speech, hearing, vision and powers of observation; other physical duties as required.

License Required

Valid Tennessee driver's license.  Category 07 certification in pesticide application.

 

THE METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AGENCY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND HIRES REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, AGE, RELIGION, AND DISABILITY, GENETIC INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.

Upon reviewing all applications submitted for job openings, the Human Resources Office will notify those applicants who are selected for personal interviews. Applicants selected for a position must successfully pass a pre-hire physical examination and drug screen in order to be hired. MDHA is certified by the State of Tennessee as a Drug-Free Workplace

701 South Sixth Street, P.O. Box 846

Nashville, Tennessee  37202

Fax - (615) 780-7019

www.Nashville-MDHA.org

TDD#252-8599

To request a reasonable accommodation or assistance with language interpretation

Contact: 252-8550

 

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