Current Maintenance Job Openings

Expected Hiring Range:  $22.80 – $28.59 per hour    

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

  • Performs general specialty HVAC work in the construction, repair, and alteration of heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems and equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains large commercial air conditioners and heat pumps in the Authority’s office buildings.
  • Uses electrical and HVAC test devises; troubleshoots and repairs control circuits.
  • Replaces or repairs compressors and motors and repairs a variety of HVAC equipment in the housing units including refrigerators and window units.
  • Checks accuracy and calibrates electrical, pneumatic, and electronic control systems.
  • Troubleshoots control circuits and replaces faulty thermostats, wiring and control devices.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on heating, air conditioning, and air handling equipment.
  • Orders and stocks HVAC parts and equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Valid NC Driver’s License required.  Drug testing and criminal background check required.  Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification required. 

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent supplemented by courses in HVAC systems with 5 years’ experience in the HVAC 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.

Landscape Crew Lead                                 

Expected Hiring Range:  $21.78 – $27.23 per hour                                         

GENERAL DESCRIPTION                                          

  • Works as a member of landscaping team and directs the activities of one or more landscapers at the assigned location.
  • Provides instruction/training to landscapers on proper work methods and standards and monitors work quality.
  • Assists Landscape Supervisor with prioritizing and assigning work to staff, obtaining required tools and materials, and maintaining appropriate documentation as needed.
  • Provides feedback to Landscape Supervisor regarding staff progress and performance.
  • Assists with monitoring work orders to ensure emergency work orders are completed within 24 hours, urgent work orders are completed within 2 days and all other work orders are completed within 6 days.
  • Serves as back-up to Landscapers and the Landscape Supervisor in their absence.
  • Performs semi-skilled landscape and grounds maintenance work utilizing landscape equipment to maintain the grounds of assigned property in accordance with HUD and RHA’s standards for maintaining the grounds.
  • Mows and trims grassy areas with appropriate landscaping 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.
  • Completes work orders for turf management and landscape projects as needed.
  • Uses independent judgement and expertise to elevate the appearance of assigned property within RHA’s landscaping guidelines.
  • Gathers and removes litter from property daily.
  • Completes preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment, maintains replacement part inventory and supplies as needed, and ensures proper operation of equipment; performs operation tests of equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Graduation from high school or its equivalent with additional coursework in landscape applications. 3 to 5 years of experience in landscape maintenance and renovation work including the use of light to heavy-duty equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prior lead/supervisory experience and NC Pesticide Applicators (Grounds) Certification is preferred.

For instructions on applying, go to the Application link.

Maintenance Dept:

Salary Range: $20.68 – $25.93 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, DMV, 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.

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