DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This is skilled maintenance and repair work involving the maintenance and repair of Housing Authority buildings, grounds and equipment. General supervision is received from the Foreman with some leeway allowed for making independent decisions on procedures to be followed in the completion of a variety of tasks. Supervision may be exercised over the work of maintenance men and other workers as assigned. The Maintenance Mechanic performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Makes periodic inspection of Housing Authority properties; Makes electrical, plumbing and heating repairs; Does carpentry, painting, masonry, roofing, tiling, locksmithing and other mechanical work; cares for landscaped areas; Estimates materials required for repairs; Keeps daily time and materials records; reads utility meters; Requisitions supplies; Adheres to all safety precautions; Performs a variety of other skilled work.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Good knowledge of the practices, processes, tools and materials and safety precautions used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and their mechanical, electrical and sanitary equipment; skill and aptitude as a general mechanic; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to get along well with others; honesty; initiative; good judgment; physical strength; neat appearance; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EITHER
- Completion of an appropriate related course at a technical or vocational school and one (1) year of satisfactory experience in one or more of the skilled construction or mechanical trades;
- Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years of satisfactory experience as defined in (A);
- Four (4) years of experience as defined in (A).
Candidates must possess a New York State driver’s license at the time of temporary or permanent appointment.
RESIDENCY IN CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS REQUIRED OR relocation within six months of appointment.
$23.1303 – $26.3307 per hour (based on experience).
Full-Time (40 hours per week).
Please send resume and a summary of qualifications to: