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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Maintenance Laborer

Stoughton, USA
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COMPANY: STOUGHTON HOUSING AUTHORITY

Job Description

MAINTENANCE LABORER - Full & Part Time Position Available

DATE: September 2018 DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

REPORTS TO: Facilities Manager

SUPERVISES: No Staff

PURPOSE: To perform unskilled and diversified duties in connection with the general maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment. Tasks involve basic repairs, cleaning, landscaping, washing, moving appliances and heavy manual labor. Provide general assistance to other staff.

I. ESSENTIAL TASKS OF THE POSITION

  1. Perform unskilled tasks in the maintenance of properties and grounds
    1. Uses a variety of hand tools and implements for custodial and grounds work

    2. Performs custodial tasks throughout agency properties, common areas (community rooms), offices and maintenance shops

    3. Excavates trenches and holes in preparation of other work

    4. Drives agency vehicles delivering/removing supplies, materials and trash

    5. Sweeps and picks up common areas, parking lots and grounds

    6. Lifts, loads and moves heavy objects, stoves, refrigerators, furniture, building materials and supplies

    7. Plows, shovels, sands and removes snow and ice

    8. Mows, weeds, prunes shrubbery, waters plants/lawns and fertilizes grounds

    9. Cleans units before and after vacancy, removes trash, washes/vacuums floors, cleans windows, walls, floors and fixtures

    10. Perform general cleaning, custodial and routine upkeep of properties, grounds and common areas as assigned

      1. Accounts for basic supplies, materials, tools and equipment stored at areas of assignment

II. SECONDARY POSITION TASKS:

  1. Responds to work orders issued for minor repairs and general upkeep of assigned areas

  2. Assumes responsibility, under the direction of the Facilities Manager for the safe, sanitary and attractive maintenance of grounds, common areas within assigned locations. Perform duties as assigned

III. POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. EDUCATION LEVEL:

    1. High School Diploma Required

    2. Ability to understand English language to an acceptable level for productivity standards- required

  2. EXPERIENCE IN RELATED FIELD:

    1. 1 to 2 years experience in maintenance or construction preferred
  3. UNIQUE EXPERTISE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATIONS:

1. Massachusetts Class D drivers license unrestricted except for corrective lenses and automatic transmission, preferred

  1. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all assignments as mandated
  2. Ability to work harmoniously with other agency personnel
  3. Ability to interact with elderly and family settings
  4. Ability to be flexible and perform work under time pressure

IV. WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS:

    1. Ability to work in residential dwelling environments (bathrooms, boiler rooms, elevators and close areas)
    2. Ability to work in a public housing environment in all weather conditions (hot, cold, humid, dry and wet)
    3. Ability to work in environment with conditions, which may include: fumes, odors, gases, chemicals, dust, moisture, sewage as well as objects. Work involves walking, bending, crawling, reaching, standing and driving for long periods of time
    4. Ability to respond to and work in all weather and storm conditions, including snow and rain

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. Strength: Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  2. Type: Sedentary and manual work. Ability to perform administrative duties. Ability to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move an object. Work involves walking, standing and driving for long periods of time

  3. Ability to shovel snow, utilize snow blower and plow

WORK SCHEDULE:

  1. Ability to work 40 hours a week
  2. Must have the ability to work flexible hours including ability to be on-call 24 hours a day including nights, weekend days and holidays and overtime as assigned
  3. EQUIPMENT USED: Competency in use of power tools and equipment including snow plows, landscape equipment, machinery and staging

  4. APTITUDE REQUIREMENTS:

    A. Cognitive:

1. Analytical:

  • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking and to define problems

  • Ability to collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal or schedule form

    2. Communication:
  • Ability to record and deliver information

  • Ability to answer work related inquires from others including residents/staff

  • Ability to converse with residents/staff/supervisors

    3. Mathematical:
  • Ability to deal with system of real numbers

    4. Administrative Detail:
  • Ability to complete forms

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

    B. Manual:

    1. Motor Coordination:

  • Ability to accurately reach, feel or handle heavy objects and equipment used in daily routine

    2. Finger Dexterity:
  • Ability to pick, pinch or otherwise work with fingers to operate above equipment

    1. Manual Dexterity:

  • Ability to seize, hold, grasp, turn or otherwise work with hands to operate above equipment

  1. Visual:

  • Near Vision:

  • Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less

2. Mid-Range Vision:

  • Clarity of vision at distance of more than 20 inches and less than 20 feet

  • Far-Range Vision:

  • Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more

     

     

     

     

     


Role: Maintenance Laborer
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Location: Stoughton,

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