Maintenance Supervisor - 430 Turk Street & 939/951 Eddy Street
The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for hands-on supervision of daily maintenance requirements and requests, preventive maintenance and capital improvements for two TNDC buildings: 990 Polk and Folsom Dore
- Supervise staff, including assigning and reviewing work, planning, setting and maintaining standards, allocating personnel and addressing employee problems.
- With the approval of the General Manager, discipline, terminate and promote staff, and recommend salary increases, write performance appraisals, and interpret personnel policies and practices for staff.
- Provide orientation and training for current and newly hired staff.
Safety and Property Maintenance:
- Respond to, and is responsible for the oversight of daily work orders, maintenance requests, capital improvement projects, and unit turnovers.
- Plumbing: replace faucets and sinks; repair galvanized, PVC, ABS and copper plumbing lines; troubleshoot location of leaks; apply advanced understanding of operational principals and preventive maintenance of steam and water boiler systems; apply comprehensive understanding of operational principals and preventive maintenance of building fire systems, including smoke detectors, flow valves, standpipes, fire alarm panels, etc.
- Carpentry: install and repair windows and doors; repair and replace drywall; repair and replace kitchen cabinets and countertops.
- Electrical: repair and replace switches, outlets, heaters, exhaust fans, ceiling fans, and garbage disposals; troubleshoot electrical failure; read electrical and gas meter; repair and replace defective circuit breaker.
- Conduct work tasks safely in compliance with safety rules.
- Inspect units annually with General Manager.
- Conduct monthly pest control service with pest control vendor.
- Perform and keep record of all building and fire/life safety and operational equipment preventive maintenance/scheduled building preventative maintenance.
- Keep General Manager informed of maintenance problems.
- Assist Facilities Manager with capital level maintenance project.
- Develop and implement system replacement schedules.
- Assist the Facilities Department and Human Resources with monthly safety trainings for all TNDC employees as needed.
- Respond to building emergencies on after-hours on-call schedule.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Ability, willingness and sensitivity to work with a diverse, low-income population.
- Maturity, honesty, dependability, initiative and follow-through.
- Ability to read and communicate in English sufficiently to follow directions and communicate with supervisor, coworkers and resident.
- Ability and willingness to work tactfully under pressure; cope with stress.
- Ability to read basic blue print drawings and electrical schematics.
- Problem-solving ability.
- Ability to order supplies and maintain recorded inventory.
- Ability to maintain current and accurate records and files.
- Ability to perform medium to heavy work involving sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 75 pounds and climbing ladders and stairs.
- Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools necessary to perform mechanical, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and other building repairs and maintenance work.
- Ability to operate a variety of equipment including mechanic tools, carpenter tools, electrical tools, plumbing tools, shovels, rakes, etc.
- Ability to move objects, occasionally requiring exertion of considerable force.
- Ability to differentiate shades of color in performing electrical maintenance, painting and other work.
- Ability to coordinate eyes, hands and fingers in performing maintenance tasks.
- Ability to drive motor vehicles, including trucks.
- Visual acuity necessary to inspect buildings and review work orders.
- Hearing acuity sufficient to use telephone and communicate with residents and staff.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
Judgment and Reasoning Ability:
- Ability to judge situations where supervisor's involvement is needed.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to semi-repetitive tasks.
Language and Communication Ability:
- Ability to comprehend and correctly use maintenance logs, work orders, time sheets, purchase orders, etc.
- Ability to comprehend resident handbook and employee manuals.
- Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers and staff at all levels, residents, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to adapt to changes in policy, methods, operations, etc. as they apply to property management operations and activities.
- Ability to work in an office environment and in and outside a variety of residential buildings.
- Ability to work under hot and cold conditions.
- Ability to work under conditions of moderate noise.
- Two consecutive years of experience in residential housing maintenance/property management.
- Two years of hands-on experience in the building trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry and/or painting.
- Two years of experience supervising maintenance crews and contract vendors.
- Knowledge of Cal OSHA safety and code requirements.
- Knowledge of lead paint and asbestos abatement.
- Ability to conduct safety and/or skills trainings.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team atmosphere.
- Capacity to work with a culturally diverse, low-income population.
- Ability to work independently and to follow instructions with minimal supervision.
- Ability to lift 75 pounds and climb ladders.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Certification in high rise fire safety training.
- HVAC certification.
- Valid California drivers’ license and a motor vehicle report that matches TNDC’s insurer’s minimum guidelines.
- Bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish.