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Building Superintendent

Job in New York City - Richmond County - NY New York - USA
Posted by Community Access
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-03-19
Job specializations:
  • Management
  • Maintenance
    Apartment Maintenance, Building Maintenance, Entry Level Maintenance, Facility Maintenance
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Building Superintendent,461
The primary goal of the Building Superintendent is to provide a safe and adequate living/working environment for the tenants and assigned staff.  The Building Superintendent is responsible for the daily maintenance, repairs, and building code compliance as it relates to local, state, federal requirements and agency policies and procedures.  

Core Principles
The job responsibilities of all staff extend to understanding and incorporating certain principles into their work and into their relationships with their colleagues.  These principles are:

Respectful communication

Essential Job Functions

Maintain building and property in good condition and in compliance with all building codes, local, state and federal requirements, and agency policies and procedures.
Conduct inspections as required for Community Access' preventive maintenance program for all building systems and equipment and keep accurate records of all inspections conducted.   
Provide supervision to assigned staff so that Agency and Department goals are communicated effectively, job performance is continuously evaluated, and appropriate training is given.
Use AWARDS database to process all work orders in adherence with work order procedures.
Complete reports of all safety related building incidents in a timely manner.   
Maintain shop, work areas, tools and inventory in good order.   
Ensure all units are prepared in a timely manner for new occupancy, to include cleaning and repair, refuse removal and painting as needed.
In coordination with the Program Director, develop and implement maintenance and cleaning schedules to meet the changing needs of tenants and staff.
Maintain accurate log of records of all inspections and violations received from outside agencies.  Building Superintendent must report immediately all inspections conducted and the results of those inspections to the Program Director.
Ensure all common area lighting is functional on a daily basis.  Common areas include:  lobby areas, hallways, stairwells, laundry facility, bathrooms, emergency exit doors, and all entrance and exit ways.
Maintain overall building as necessary to create clean, safe and sanitary conditions, including:
Heating, hot water, and ventilation systems, both centrally and in individual units (excluding tenant owned property/equipment), ensuring preventive maintenance schedules.    
Sewer drains and traps, including secondary lines and ensures that all drainage areas are free of debris for proper water run-off.  
Interiors of basement, railings and exterior iron gates and grills.
Perform minor repairs as needed, including routine building repairs, plumbing, electrical repairs on appliances (excluding tenant owned property/equipment), fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits, etc.
Perform exterminating services in addition to regularly scheduled extermination services to common and basement areas as needed.
Observe status of buildings systems and equipment under warranty in order to ensure proper functioning and that repairs are completed under the terms of the warranty and/or contract.
Provide access to and monitor outside vendors or work teams providing service or repair in order to ensure quality services are being rendered.   
Respond to all emergency calls on a 24-hour basis.
Ensure that all building keys are properly marked and maintained in the designated key box.  
Assist with garden maintenance as directed.
Work with building Program Director, their designee's and other staff to ensure agency's goals and objectives are being met.
Attend and participate in all scheduled departmental and agency meetings as required/directed.
Provide back-up to Maintenance Worker as needed and/or directed.
Attend classes such as boiler maintenance, electrical repair, fire safety, etc. in order to adequately address maintenance needs of building and to increase knowledge of particular building systems.
Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required and as scheduled.
Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned.

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Position Requirements
High School,   3 to 4 Years work experience
Job Qualifications

Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
At least two (2) years of training or three (3) years of work experience in related trade.
At least one (1) year of supervisory experience, preferred.
Must have experience in one or more of the following fields: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting, etc.
Must have working knowledge of equipment installation and repair, including HVAC systems.
Must be able to operate and maintain appropriate machines such as floor buffer, trash compactor, snow blowers, etc.
Must have basic math skills.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Ability to work overtime hours as needed.
Must be able to lift and carry items, which weigh up to 100lbs. regularly.
Ability to prioritize tasks and perform repair work independently.
Ability to direct work of other staff.
Be creative and flexible.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs.
Must possess and maintain current Certificate of Fitness for Fire Alarm Systems; additional Certificates of Fitness' may be required.
Ability to regularly lift and carry items which weigh up to 100 lbs.
Additional Information / Benefits
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should apply on (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.
Contact Information
Contact Name: Community Access
Contact Phone: 212-780-1400
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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