BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.
BronxWorks is hiring (1) Superintendent for the Westchester Avenue Safe Haven.
Coordinate with Operations Director and Building Management to maintain efficient operation of the physical plant.
Train and supervise Repair Technicians and Porters in the use of power tools and supervise their safe use.
Ensure all maintenance staff properly uses personal protection equipment and safely uses cleaning supplies and other chemicals.
Ensure staff are properly handling hazardous materials, especially used syringes, and help to manage vendors who are responsible for maintaining sharps containers.
Maintain heating and ventilation systems centrally, in office locations, and in individual units.
Maintain boiler unit and develop schedules for filter cleanings, checks of water levels, and boiler room maintenance.
Maintain sewer drains and traps.
Maintain common area lighting, emergency exit doors and lights, laundry facilities, pool areas, outdoor lighting, gymnasium lighting, entrance-ways and other exit doors.
Maintain all venting systems, including lint traps and dryers in laundry rooms.
Perform exterminating services on spot basis.
Participate in and be responsible for stand-by emergency schedule for evenings, weekends and holidays.
Responsible for the cleaning, painting, and replacement of defective fixtures when an apartment becomes vacant.
Assist new residents in getting settled and acquainted with the operation of appliances, fixtures, emergency equipment; prepare the apartment move-in inspection form.
Conduct inspections as required for preventative maintenance program and keep records of such inspections.
Have knowledge of and label all water and gas shut-offs, sewer clean-outs, standpipe and sprinkler system shut-off valves, etc.
Have knowledge of swimming pool operations including the testing of chemicals to clean.
Review maintenance work orders and assign work to porters and repair technicians as necessary.
Make weekly “roof to cellar” inspections.
Supervise maintenance staff, assign tasks and review time sheets.
Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.