II. Employment Qualifications
Education: High School graduation or equivalent. Post High School training in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and other building trades areas.
Minimum Experience: Two years of hands on full time experience performing maintenance and repairs of apartment buildings, housing units, or similar structures performing electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, and mechanical repairs. A working knowledge of other building trades.
Other Requirements: Possession of a valid Michigan Driver's license and must be insurable by the Commission's insurance carrier at standard rates.
The qualifications listed below are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria.
This job requires the ability to perform the essential functions contained in this description. These include, but are not limited to, the following requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants unable to fulfill one or more of these requirements:
Extensive standing and walking to perform maintenance and repair work.
Bending Squatting, stooping, kneeling to maintain and repair buildings and equipment.
Climbing ladders to paint or make repairs.
Ability to lift and carry supplies, parts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs.
Ability to access all housing sites.
Ability to operate a variety of power equipment and tools required to perform assigned tasks.
Ability to enter and retrieve information from a computer.
Ability to lift, push and move furniture and equipment
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required traveling to all locations.
Work outside in varying weather conditions.
Work in confined or cramped spaces to perform maintenance and repairs.
Exposure to equipment with risks of getting burned, bruised or scraped.
Contact with oil and petroleum products.
Exposure to gasses and fumes.
Exposure to solvents, boiler chemicals and various other chemicals.
Exposure to lead and possible exposure to asbestos.
Exposure to communicable diseases in the course of some maintenance assignments.
Exposure to rodents, pests, animals and unkempt living conditions.