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Third Class Mechanic
Ref No.: 17-00577
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 1 Years
Start Date: 04/17/2017
Position Description: **LONG TERM FOR THE RIGHT PERSON **Schedule is Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-12pm Summary: Under general supervision of the AMP Maintenance Supervisor or a 1st or 2nd Class Mechanic , the primary objective of this position is to perform a wide variety of minor general maintenance and repair work on facilities and equipment Essential Job Functions: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. • Safely assists with a wide variety of maintenance and repair work on facilities, systems, structures and equipment (i.e. repairs and replacement of screens, glass, doors and door hardware, shades, blinds, light fixtures, handrails, ceilings, walls and floors, baseboards, molding strips, playground and recreational equipment, etc.). Performs minor work on facilities, systems, drains, structures and equipment without supervision. • . Replaces furnace/AC filters, checks air vents and thermostats and assists with installation of window and central air conditioning units. • Assists with replacement of electrical switches, circuits, breaker boxes, outlets, light fixtures and electrical appliances when needed under the supervision of the Master Electrician. • Assists with repair and installation of existing or new drywall where needed, including cutting, fitting, taping, floating and painting as needed. • Assists with the make-ready of vacant units, completing the work as quickly as possible consistent with a high quality result. • Performs routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines/equipment continues to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of building equipment does not deteriorate. • Assists with repair or replacement of defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassembles equipment. • Uses tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices. • Supports the relationship between DHA and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and DHA staff. • Enthusiastically promotes the President/CEO’s priorities for the operations of DHA. • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Skills Required : • Knowledge in applying the methods, materials, procedures, and techniques used to perform general building maintenance work. • Skill and experience in the use of various hand tools, work aids and equipment necessary to complete the work. • Knowledge to conform to common work practices, policies, procedures, etc. • Ability to follow safety policies, procedures, practices and regulations; • Ability to organize and plan the sequence of tasks necessary to complete job assignments; • Ability to identify and evaluate cleaning, supply and equipment needs and solve work related problems. • Ability to read and understand MSDS and other related written material. • Knowledge of DHA policies and procedures. • Skill in following oral and written instruction. • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written. • Skill in interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds

Skills Preferred:

Experience Required: One year (1) of building maintenance, plumbing, cleaning and maintenance experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience Must have State of Texas Drivers License.

Experience Preferred:

Education Required:High School diploma or GED equivalent, and one year (1) of building maintenance, plumbing, cleaning and maintenance experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience Must have State of Texas Drivers License.

Education Preferred: