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Facilities Maintenance Lead

Philadelphia, PA, USA Req #159
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Job Summary: The primary responsibility of the Facilities Maintenance Lead is to assist The Director of Facilities and Sustainability with building-related maintenance and facilities management activities at PH properties. The position will be responsible for assisting in the preservation of infrastructure and ensure that the facilities are safe and well-functioning. This requires hands on experience and certification in HVAC and related building mechanical systems. Must be able to assist with property inspections to insure the properties remain in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. This position will assist the Director of Facilities and Sustainability, provide detailed reports and assist with the management of contracts and capital improvement projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance in resolving issues in the areas of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and general maintenance   
  • Assist with determining the need for outside services, monitoring services to ensure cost control.
  • Inspect buildings’ structures to help determine the need for repairs or renovations
  • Provide support to Director of Facilities related to the bidding and contracting of portfolio-wide service contracts and capital improvement contracts.
  • Develop and manage relationships with Property Staff members and Commercial Clients.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Facilities and Sustainability on the implementation of property improvement projects
  • Assist Director of Facilities and Sustainability in providing standardization of critical building information by site
  • Provide Administrative assistance with document preparation
  • Provide hands on assistance and training with HVAC repairs and building   mechanical system repairs
  • Respond to emergencies and be on call for emergencies as needed
  • Direct and schedule maintenance activities  
  • Assist with training and mentoring the maintenance team in order to   achieve a team of highly skilled, customer-focused technicians
  • Other duties not specified.

Minimum Qualifications:                           

  • Must have previous experience in HVAC and building mechanical systems with a formal HVAC trade school degree and CFC certification
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics 
  • 5 years prior experience with HVAC and building mechanical systems
  • Strong understanding of general construction practices
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and access to a vehicle for use in site visits, and the    state-mandated level of auto insurance.

Preferred Experience:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and other computer software tools 
  • Experience in commercial properties

Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The mission of the Project HOME community is to empower adults, youth, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society. We strive to create a safe and respectful environment where we support each other in our struggles for self-esteem, recovery, and the confidence to move toward self-actualization.  Join us!  Project HOME has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all staff and applicants for employment.  Employment decisions including, but not limited to, hiring selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, associate programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA