Maintenance Technician/Housing Choice Voucher Program Inspector

  • Full-time
  • Old Town, ME
  • August 7, 2022

EMPLOYER: Old Town Housing Authority

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Description:

Responsibilities
Maintenance Technician-Comfortably Home Program

Conduct physical assessments of homes with the Program Coordinator for the Comfortably Home Program.  Develop and execute customized work plans based on the needs identified during the inspection. Utilize advanced carpentry and general construction skills to make minor repairs and accessibility modifications in participant homes that meets the professional quality and standards of the program.

Coordinate and communicate with subcontractors as necessary, including but not limited to plumbing and electrical contractors.

Maintain a working inventory and track costs of tools and items required to execute the program work plans.

Use the internet to search, price, and order materials.

Utilize Excel and Microsoft Word computer programs to keep a working inventory and track costs of items required to execute program work plans.

Receive training and remain up to date regarding innovation and industry best practices and age friendly modifications.

Be comfortable working independently in the homes of program participants.

Participate in program marketing and outreach opportunities with Program Coordinator.

 

Housing Choice Voucher Inspector

Make calls and appointments; organize files and materials.

Schedule and conduct all Initial, Follow-Up, Special and Annual Housing Quality Standards Inspections.

Utilize the HAB computer software programs to send out correspondence to landlords and participants regarding inspection scheduling, HQS findings and HQS finding clearances.

Report all incidents of HQS non-compliance to Programs Manager.

Keep detailed records of all communication with Owners and Program Participants.

Perform computer data entry and generate reports.

Other duties as assigned by the Program Manager.

 

Property Maintenance

Assist Maintenance Department in performing routine, emergency, preventative and extraordinary building repairs and maintenance not requiring a licensed professional.

Complete work order generated tasks and emergency repairs.

Report maintenance issues to appropriate parties when unable to repair in a timely manner.

Grounds work including care and maintenance of lawns, trees and shrubs.

Snow removal and snow plowing.

Participate in on-call rotation including off-shift and weekend emergency maintenance coverage.

Requirements:

Possess knowledge of the principles, practices, tools and materials of building trades and general repair skills. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures. Ability to make decisions and use sound judgement. Ability to work on-call schedule on a rotation basis including nights and weekends. Ability to work in the field with minimal supervision and exercise individual initiative. Basic computer skills and familiarity with Excel and Microsoft Word. Ability to learn new software as needed. Ability to read and interpret written material and instruction, including policies and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and in a positive and productive manner with agency staff, participants, residents’ community partners and vendors, etc. Be free of relevant criminal record activity as determined by the Housing Authority. Be of good character and reputation. Must live within 25 miles of the Housing Authority office. Have a valid State of Maine Motor Vehicle license with a good driving record.

Qualifications:

Equivalent of four-year high school diploma. Education or work experience in property maintenance, carpentry or other related trade. Experience with Windows 2010, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook preferred. Knowledge and ability to perform inspections. Ability to haul and maneuver a 16 ft. enclosed utility trailer into private driveways and roadways. Knowledge and experience requirements may be satisfied while on the job by successful training and education at the discretion of and within the guidelines set by the Housing Authority.

How to Apply:

Contact: Laurie Miller
Phone: (207) 827-6151

To apply for this job email your details to: lmiller@oldtownhousing.net