METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AGENCY
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
Position Open: March 19, 2020
Position Closing Date: April 8, 2020
Salary: Based on Experience, Plus Benefits
Under limited supervision, to perform skilled work engaged in the installation, maintenance and repair of the gas, water, drainage and sewer systems; and to do related work as assigned.
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.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and LICENSES
High school education and (1) one year of education in plumbing or a related area; with three years of residential plumbing or gas operator experience.
Candidates with accreditation earned in foreign institutes are encouraged to apply
plans, assigns, supervises and participates in the work of maintenance and construction crews with emphasis on the repair, maintenance and installation of the water, gas, sewer and drainage systems;
executes all actions specified in the MDHA Gas Emergency Plan;
maintains all gas systems in accordance with DOT regulations;
prepare all gas systems for the Annual Inspections by the Tennessee Regulatory Authority;
advises and participates in the planning of modernization and construction contracts that deal with the utilities;
answers emergency maintenance calls after regular work hours.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of building codes, plumbing codes, gas maintenance and safety operations,DOT Gas Pipeline Safety Regulations and the ability to effectively implement these codes and regulations;
knowledge of the materials, tools, equipment and standard methods used in general plumbing, sewer and gas operations;
ability to operate the Combination Sewer Cleaning Machine;
ability to learn and perform mechanical operations,
ability to use independent judgment, ability to maintain courteous communications, must be detailed oriented and be able to work under stress and maintain focus, to ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
the willingness, mental and physical ability to perform the duties involved in this job description
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 50lbs.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.
Combination Sewer Cleaning Machine, augers, pipe locators, leak detectors, orators, jack hammers, pipe cutters, back hoe, skid loader,
hand and power tools and combustible gas indicator (CGI).
May serve as a lead worker at a job site
Valid Tennessee driver’s license;
Required to obtain a Tennessee commercial driver’s license with air brake and tanker
endorsements within 90 days of hire; required to obtain certification in all phases of the Gas
Operator Qualification Program as prescribed by DOT.
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.
All applicants will be required to submit an Agency application regardless of whether a resume' is submitted or not. MDHA application is available at www.Nashville-MDHA.org. 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.
Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency
701 South Sixth St.
Nashville, Tennessee 37206
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