Housing Rehab Project Technician
Works independently in the field to complete free health and safety home repairs for seniors, people with disabilities, and families living on a low‐income throughout Portland. Completes home assessments and develops scope of work with other staff. Sets up and supervises volunteer projects. Provides excellent customer service and builds trust with clients in a respectful and culturally‐competent manner. Requires a demonstrated ability to improve operations, decrease project turnaround time, and work cooperatively with staff, subcontractors, volunteers, clients, and community partners.
- Completes a variety of minor healthy homes repair projects using lead safe work practices. Repairs include carpentry, plumbing, safety aid installation, painting, general maintenance and more.
- Procures and delivers project supplies & materials.
- Coordinates subcontractor work with support from Housing Rehab Supervisor and/or Program Manager.
- Ensures all work completed safely, efficiently, and to code and grant specifications. Reports unsafe or hazardous conditions. Uses lead‐safe work practices.
- Maintains work areas in a clean, professional manner.
- Ensures high client satisfaction rates.
- Maintains complete records of repair work, mileage, project costs, and time.
- Maintains and securely stores program materials, supplies, tools and equipment inventory. Anticipates and identifies needs.
- Completes home assessments and determines scopes of work with other staff.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
- This position requires residential rehab project coordination experience as well as demonstrated trades skills in: carpentry, painting, plumbing, general home maintenance, and power and hand tool safety.
- A knowledge base in building codes and the permit process essential, as well as the ability to be bonded.
- Required to work independently as well as with volunteers with varying skill levels.
- Possess excellent verbal and interpersonal skills—able to communicate effectively and build trust with diverse clients, in a respectful and culturally‐competent manner both on the phone, in writing, and in person.
- Must have own vehicle, capable of hauling tools, lumber and ladders as well as their own hand and power tools. Must also have a valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle liability insurance.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft office Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Working knowledge of Smartphone technology including phone calls, calendar, email and text.
Compensation: $17.44 ‐24.37/hour
How to Apply: Apply Online at: https://reachcdc.org/reach/careers