HANDYMAN

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2021-1058
Category
Other
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Stanton Norfolk, Inc. manages the leasing and maintenance of more than 900 units of affordable
housing, and 100 units of commercial and community space in almost 50 buildings in neighborhoods
throughout New York City, including Lower Manhattan and Far Rockaways, Queens.

 

Summary:


The Maintenance Helper will handle and perform a variety of non-technical, non-licensed mechanical,
electrical maintenance, HVAC, painting, carpentry, custodial, plumbing, general repair, and other
handyperson tasks related to overall building maintenance for a new mixed-use residential and
commercial building in Flushing, Queens. The Maintenance Helper will report to, and work under the
direct supervision of, a Facility Manager.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

 

  • Performs general repairs and services in all maintenance related disciplines assigned by the
    Facility Manager.
  • Performs preventative maintenance for plumbing, electrical, and heating systems in residential
    units as needed.
  • Performs minor repairs including carpentry, painting, surface touch-ups, tiling, and flooring.
  • Identifies and reports any deficiencies in residential units or the building.
  • Changes locks, re-keys, and makes key copies as directed.
  • Reports all accidents and any illegal activities to management in a timely way.
  • Supervises any third-party contractors and utility companies as needed.
  • Properly documents and details completed work orders.
  • Completes any other tasks as assigned by the Property Coordinator.
  • Maintains a working relationship with tenants at all times.
  • Performs work with respect and professional courtesy.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in general maintenance, caretaking, mechanical, electrical
    and/or equipment and building repairs.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Availability to work in shifts and with flexible schedules (e.g. weekends and evenings).
  • Bilingual is a plus, English/Spanish, English/Chinese, or English/Korean.
  • Building maintenance certifications (i.e. Sprinkler Certificate of Fitness) or other training, is
    preferred.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Required to walk from floor to floor and may be required to walk outside between buildings in
    varying outdoor weather conditions.
  • Ability to move furniture; reach, lift, and carry heavy equipment
  • Required to stand, bend, squat, and regularly lift up to 50 pounds through course of shift.

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