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HOUSING MAINTENANCE CREW LEADER
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves leading a crew engaged in the maintenance and repair of public housing apartments or buildings. The work is performed under the general supervision of a higher level employee responsible for maintenance. An employee in this class exercises direct supervision over a number of subordinate employees performing electrical, plumbing and structural maintenance and repairs as well as vacant apartment preparation. Completes various inspection and reporting requirements as needed. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Supervises and participates in electrical, plumbing, painting, structural repairs, the cleaning of vacant apartments and public areas of buildings and inspects work in progress and upon completion.
Inspects vacant apartment units including appliances, estimates damage to be repaired, and plans time and work materials needed to perform repairs.
Trains and monitors staff performance in proper tool techniques, proper electrical, plumbing, drywall, flooring repairs, and proper cleaning techniques.
Participates in annual performance reviews for subordinate staff.
May operate vehicle to deliver supplies and to travel between sites where staff is performing work.
May operate a hand held computer to record materials used and time spent in performing work.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the maintenance procedures essential to the operation and upkeep of large buildings.
Good knowledge of the basic principles, standard tools, materials, methods and practices of the plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting and locksmith trades.
Good knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Ability to supervise employees in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to promote and maintain harmonious relations with residents.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to accurately estimate time and material requirements for repairs.
Ability to operate a hand held computer accurately.
Ability to operator a motor vehicle.
Two (2) years of non competitive class status as a Maintenance Mechanic or Maintenance Worker II; or, three (3) years of non competitive class status as a Maintenance Worker I; or, six (6) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent, in building maintenance and repair.
When required to operator a motor vehicle, possession of a valid NYS Non-CDL or CDL, including any special endorsements as required for the type of vehicle being operated.