Current Maintenance Job Openings

Maintenance Dept:

Expected Hiring Range:  $67,666-$82,248

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Top-rated agency seeks highly motivated maintenance director who will oversee the maintenance for approximately 2100 units. Work involves planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects of housing upkeep to ensure timely and cost-effective maintenance service within approved budget levels.  Multiple complex issues, assignments, and priorities must be addressed simultaneously.  The successful candidate will operate in a Management By Objectives environment, possess analytical, budgeting, planning and problem-solving skills, and have excellent management and leadership skills.  Oversight responsibilities include approximately 40 employees and hundreds of contractors.  Tact and courtesy are required in contact with staff, members of the community, and residents.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Within 18 months of accepting the position, certification from an accredited university in Lead and Asbestos Abatement will be required.  Drug testing, criminal background check, and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from a four year college or university with a minimum of 10 years experience in the maintenance or building industry with 5 years supervisory and management experience in the private or public housing industry.

Please complete the Administrative General Application.  For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Maintenance Dept:

Salary Range: $14.19 – $16.43 per hour

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs semi-skilled landscape and grounds maintenance work utilizing light to heavy-duty landscape equipment to maintain the grounds of assigned property. Mows and trims grassy areas with light to heavy-duty equipment. Cares for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, watering, trimming/edging around flower beds, walks, or walls. Performs landscape maintenance and renovations such as: pruning, planting and removing trees and bushes, seeding areas for grass, and grading or repairing grounds as needed. Gathers and removes litter from properties daily. Completes work orders for turf management and landscape projects as needed. Uses independent judgment and expertise to elevate the appearance of assigned property within RHA’s landscaping guidelines.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing and criminal background check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent and 2 to 3 years experience in landscaping maintenance and renovation work including the use of light to heavy-duty equipment; or any equivalent combination of training or experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. NC Pesticide Applicators (Grounds) Certification preferred.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Maintenance Dept:

Expected Hiring Range: $45,799- $55,669 per year

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs general electrical work in the construction, repair, and alteration of electrical systems and fixtures in housing complexes. Analyzes defects or malfunctions in electrical systems;  replaces worn parts and performs similar duties necessary to repair electrical systems.  Trouble shoots and diagnoses electrical problems and makes repairs as needed.  Inspects electrical systems and ensures that they are safe and in compliance with the National Electrical Code.  Conducts training when needed to teach co-workers fundamentals of electrical practices.  Performs preventative maintenance on electrical systems with infrared temperature probe and makes necessary repairs or changes.  Installs complete electrical systems when needed.  Changes out complete electrical panels and meter bases.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be licensed (Limited, Intermediate, or Unlimited) as a NC Electrical Contractor with the NC State Board of Examiners. License must be assigned to Raleigh Housing Authority for the duration of employment.  Visual Assessment Certification for Lead Based Paint (may be obtained post-offer).  Valid NC Drivers License required.  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent supplemented with coursework/training in electrical techniques with 5 years of experience in the electrical trade field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Maintenance Dept:

Salary Range: $14.90 – $18.11 per hour

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs semi-skilled and skilled work in troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and servicing residential units. Completes general maintenance duties such as:  repairs and replaces doors, doorjambs, storm doors, and windows by performing limited carpentry.  Replaces tile, sheet rock, bulbs, and provides general repairs to counters, cabinets, and floors.  Repairs or replaces bathroom fixtures.  Unstops drains and commodes.  Performs repairs on water heaters and may be required to replace water heaters.  Replaces pipes and fitting when necessary and caulks around tubs, counters, showers, and sinks.  Diagnoses problems and determines needed repairs on various appliances and equipment including refrigerators, ranges, heating systems, air conditioners, and water heaters.  Assesses and troubleshoots work to be completed; obtains needed supplies and equipment; and independently completes tasks.  Requires the application of journeyman level skills in several trades, particularly of the mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, and electrical variety.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing and criminal background check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent and 3 years experience in the maintenance field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Maintenance Dept:

Expected Hiring Salary Range: $43,618- $53,018

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Independently plans and directs all maintenance and repair activities. Manages completion of work orders for maintenance staff.  Ensures quality and quantity standards are maintained in the performance of daily work assignments.  Orders and obtains general supplies as needed to expedite staff’s completion of work orders.  Performs inspection of staff’s completed work orders to ensure compliance with established procedures and quality of workmanship.  Reviews performance (formally and informally) for approximately 10 direct reports.  Knowledge of general repairs in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, appliances, electrical, and HVAC.  Provides on-the-job training for less experienced workers in the proper techniques and utilization of tools, equipment, and materials.  Ensures preventive maintenance schedules are followed for buildings and individual units.  Ensures staff adheres to policies and procedures and administers appropriate corrective/disciplinary action as needed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Certified Pool Operator’s License (must be obtained within 6 months of hire). Visual Assessment Certification for Lead Based Paint (may be obtained post-offer).  Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent, preferably supplemented by college or trades courses with 3-5 years experience in the maintenance or trades field with 3 years supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

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