Maintenance Director WANTED:
Are you passionate about working outdoors and excited to work full-time with excellent benefits? The Barron County Housing Authority (BCHA) is currently seeking a Full-Time Maintenance Director to join our team! This position plays a critical role in maintaining all BCHA owned and managed facilities.
Our work environment includes:
Variable project sites at Senior Living Apartments
Relaxed atmosphere with large variety of workflow
Comprehensive onboarding with field-specific training
Professional development opportunities
BCHA offers a comprehensive benefit package, including participation in the Wisconsin Retirement program and optional health, dental and vision, plus paid time off (sick and vacation).
The Maintenance Director plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises the work of maintenance staff within all Barron County Housing Authority (BCHA) public housing facilities. Establishes day-to-day work priorities for and oversees the work of maintenance staff; assigns and monitors work performed by contracted vendor maintenance and repair services; coordinates and assists tenants in completion of repairs; oversees maintenance of inventory and ordering of materials and supplies; performs a variety of facilities and grounds maintenance, repair and building maintenance work; and performs related work as assigned. Represents BCHA with community groups; serves BCHA as the NSPIRE Inspector and performs HUD’s protocol for NSPIRE Inspections for dwelling units prior to and during participation in the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Core functions include:
Plans and directs the daily operations of the maintenance program for all BCHA owned and managed facilities.
Supervises, directs, and coordinates the work of maintenance staff, evaluates the work of subordinate staff; conducts new hire interviews and makes recommendations on hiring and disciplinary actions as necessary.
Trains staff in work procedures and provides policy and procedural guidance, training, and interpretation to staff.
Provides direction and work instruction to a staff of maintenance workers; and ensures safety procedures are followed and appropriate equipment used.
Receives and prioritizes work orders; follows-up with tenants or makes on-site inspections to determine the nature of the work to be performed and estimates staff and materials required to complete the work; assigns work to maintenance staff daily.
Provides technical assistance and advice to staff; inspects work in progress and upon completion.
Elicits and collects outside vendor contractor bids, makes recommendations to management.
Monitors contractor work to ensure that it meets expectations and requirements.
Coordinates the preventative maintenance program; conducts or oversees annual inspections of all units and grounds as assigned.
Maintains an inventory of materials and supplies; arranges purchase orders with various suppliers to permit staff to obtain limited materials and supplies; monitors use and costs to ensure an effective use of the procurement system.
Investigates tenant complaints and obtains information related to potential liability claims; maintains records related to construction, maintenance and repair work performed, inspections made, and preventive maintenance work scheduled.
Works closely with tenants and explains policies and procedures regarding unit maintenance.
Performs routine to skilled-level physical work in one or more craft areas, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical maintenance and repair, appliance maintenance and repair, painting, cement finishing and/or irrigation and landscaping; assists in cleaning and rehabilitating facilities as required, including moving heavy items such as furniture, appliances, and debris.
As the NSPIRE Inspector, plans, schedules, provides notification for, and performs initial and biennial inspections; sends follow-up notification of deficiencies to participants and owners; reports inspection results; and conducts follow-up inspections where necessary.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities in construction, landscaping, and mechanics is qualifying.
Must possess a high school degree, technical college degree preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in light electrical, plumbing, general construction, HVAC, and flooring installation. Comprehensive workplace references are required if an applicant has not been promoted internally based on experience.
Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pulling, pushing, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and performing repetitive motions. Must be able to perform physical labor exerting 40 pounds of force occasionally and 20 pounds frequently. Must be able to climb steps and ladders, must be able to operate power tools and motorized equipment.
Must be able to climb to roof height (approximately 9 feet), work from a kneeling, laying or sitting position, bend, walk on uneven surfaces, tolerate noise and vibration (chainsaw or jack hammer level-with proper ear protection), lift up to 70 pounds, tolerate extremes of cold and heat, tolerate human excreta (feces, urine, blood, vomit) and tolerate chemical substances which might be used in any of the duties listed.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible for this position if they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made, because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such person may not be eligible.
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, with regular working hours to occur between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The Maintenance Director will equitably share emergency call responsibilities with other maintenance staff.
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This position will be considered open until filled. EOE