Supervises the work of the maintenance technicians as well as the scope of work performed by contractors for service and repairs to the assigned properties. Performs maintenance service or repairs with expertise in one or more skill areas, including HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, machine servicing, and electrical repairs or installations for assigned properties. Estimates time and determines materials required to complete various projects.
Primary Duties & Responsibilites
Assigns approved work orders to maintenance technicians with consideration given to staff expertise and urgency related to maintenance and service requests.
Trains and coaches staff in unfamiliar tasks or areas, and assists- staff in completion of those tasks.
Works with and maintains positive contractor relationships; discusses scope of work, obtains bids on jobs, and delivers approved bids and work orders for assignment to contractors.
Follows up with contractors to verify work is completed and that the required permits are approved and closed out.â‚
Inspects properties for issues and carries out preventative maintenance.
Inspections include driving/walking through assigned areas to inspect building/properties for exterior damage, including doors, windows, roofs, gutters, etc.
Takes appropriate actions to resolve issues and ensure upkeep and safety of all assigned properties.
Assesses and trouble shoots maintenance and repair situations that may occur outside of the written work order; resolve as appropriate.
Perform other duties as assigned.
HVAC or other certification from an accredited institution.
Previous supervisory experience a plus.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written are required for this role.
Interpersonal skills to maintain a positive and professional relationship with residents and staff , as well as to work with supervisees in correcting problems or issues.
It is critical to maintain positive relationships with the customer service staff of supplier so the tenants may be serviced appropriately and in a timely manner.
Applies basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification or equivalent and five years of experience in property maintenance required.
Maintenance skills and knowledge of all aspects of two or more of the following: heating/cooling, plumbing, light electrical, light carpentry, roofing, tuck pointing, welding and fabrications, etc.
HVAC certification is required by federal law when performing any HVAC tasks.
$23.53 - $36.49 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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