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Maintenance II

Reports To: Public Housing Manager II and Lead Maintenance Supervisor

Summary of Position: The main responsibilities are grounds work and curb appeal. We have a contracted company who upkeeps mowing, trimming. This position is responsible for snow removal, tree removal, trash pickup and various other duties in curb appeal.  Responsible for the proper and timely completion of a wide range of routine maintenance-related tasks. This position is paid at Wage Range C.  This is a classification for Master certification skills in one or more of the trades’ classifications, but responsibilities would include the performance of a wide range of maintenance-related tasks outside the primary area of assignment or certification.  This position requires advanced skills or certification and performs unit restoration.  This is a classification for journeyman level skills in the maintenance of building surfaces and equipment.  This position will be involved with considerable tenant contact because of the source of many work orders.  Duties include those requiring performance of semi-skilled activities such as appliance repair, carpentry repair, electrical repair, mechanical repair, painting, plumbing repair, grounds care, etc. After a training period will be put on the “On-Call” rotation schedule. The Building Maintenance II is to dress appropriately for the weather. Valid, current drivers license is required.


Major Duties and Responsibilities Include:

Must practice safety precautions and be safety conscious at all times

Performs required planned and corrective (repair) maintenance to building surfaces, fixtures, systems, and equipment, in coordination with other maintenance staff

Performs planned equipment maintenance tasks such as checking for proper equipment operation, lubricating bearings, changing air filters, and changing heat exchanger and condenser coils

Performs electrical and plumbing systems planned maintenance tasks such as inspecting plumbing fixtures for leaks and repairs, checking drain lines to ensure they are free of obstruction, checking appliances for proper operation, testing light switches and electrical outlets, and conducting ground fault detection tests

Performs specific grounds care tasks in accordance with established procedures.  These tasks include, but are not limited to, mowing, trimming, edging, pruning, fertilizing, watering and reseeding; applying fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and sterilants; sweeping walks and drives; patching parking lots and drives; repairing signs; removing snow, spreading sand and/or ice-melt, etc.

Makes grounds care decisions such as cutting height, pruning, plant spacing, fertilizing, and applying insecticides.

CHA Application for Employment & Authorization

Maintenance II Job Description