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Maintenance Mechanic III

Charter Oak Communities
Stamford, CT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Title: Maintenance Mechanic III

Reports To: Supervising Staff

Department: Buildings and Grounds

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Union: Teamsters Local 145

Position Summary:

Provide lead direction to employees in the preventative maintenance and repair of equipment and the organization’s physical housing and mixed-use facilities and assets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

• Supervises and coordinates the work of employees in the preventative maintenance and repair of equipment and the organization’s physical housing and mixed-use facilities and assets and ensures their effective maintenance in accordance with local, State and federal regulations.

• Performs plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other routine maintenance, repairs and troubling shooting to buildings and equipment.

• Performs installation, repair and maintenance at the journey-level in one or more of the following Trades and at the sub-journey level in one or more of these trades: Plumbing; Heating & Air Conditioning; Electrical; Carpentry; Masonry; Locksmith.

• Generates estimates of labor, time, costs and materials for the completion of assignments.

• Documents details of project completed.

• Ensures inventory is maintained. Requisitions, assigns and tracks materials.

• Maintains good rapport with housing tenants.

• Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with property managers, vendors, fire marshals, police, peers and other members of the team.

• Responds to emergency situations for evening and weekend call-outs.

• Provides reasonable care and maintenance and assumes accountability for assigned, issued and/or checked-out tools, equipment and/or vehicles.

• Performs all activities in accordance with the latest job safety practices.

• May organize and/or assemble work materials for other employees as directed.

• May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Significant working knowledge of methods, materials, tools and practices used in plumbing, carpentry and electrical trades.

• Significant knowledge of standard practices, processes and material involved in trades related to building maintenance.

• Significant ability and experience in scheduling, planning and inspecting work assignments and projects.

• Significant ability to lead and direct a group of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers.

• Extensive ability to quickly troubleshoot maintenance issues.

• Strong ability to read blueprints and specifications.

• Strong ability to make accurate estimates of time and materials required for repair and maintenance.

• Extensive knowledge of plumbing and HVAC/electrical systems, boilers, and power generators.

• Strong ability to exercise technical independence in determining work methods and procedures.

• Knowledge of maintenance computer applications.

• Good ability to maintain records and create reports.

• Excellent knowledge and understanding of the facilities and physical plant requirements of a diverse organization.

• Strong judgment and reasoning abilities.

• Exceptional ability to be results-oriented and extremely well organized to meet internal and external deadlines.

• Good knowledge of general office and administrative procedures.

• Excellent ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with employees, customers, vendors and tenants.

• Solid ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks while working with minimal supervision in a fast- paced team environment.

• Significant ability to work extended hours and be on-call, as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct/indirect supervisory responsibility.

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited high school is mandatory. In addition, graduation from an accredited technical/vocational program or school with a concentration in plumbing is preferred. A plumbing license is preferred. In addition, a minimum of fifteen years of maintenance, plumbing and HVAC experience with five of those years supervising maintenance trades personnel, preferably in a bargaining union environment.

Additional Requirements:

Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook proficiency. An exam may be administered which will assess competency level in accordance with position description criteria. A current driver’s license and the ability to maintain a current license. Pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening, educational background check and criminal investigation.

Physical Requirements:

Provided under separate cover.

Benefits Include:

  • Exceptional healthcare, dental, vision, life and disability plans
  • Defined pension plan (match about 18%)
  • 457(b) Deferred retirement plan
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, personal, sick and holidays)
  • Flexible Spending, Dependent Care and Transportation Accounts
  • Frequent health and wellness activities
  • Employee and family discounts
  • Located in vibrant downtown Stamford
  • Short walk to Metro North train and bus terminal
  • Free parking and bike racks

Charter Oak Communities

Address

Stamford, CT
06904 USA

Industry

Automotive

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