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Maintenance Mechanic - Bud Clark Commons

Home Forward, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 05/31/2019

Home Forward's mission is to assure that the people of the community are sheltered. Home Forward promotes, operates and develops affordable housing that engenders stability, self-sufficiency, self-respect and pride in its residents and represents a long-term community asset. Home Forward is a community leader in creating public commitment, policy and funding to preserve and develop affordable housing.

To learn more about Home Forward, please visit our website at

Position Summary:
The Maintenance Mechanic supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way: Performs a wide range of skilled maintenance, repair and preventative maintenance tasks to ensure that the agency's apartment communities are safe places to live and work, operate efficiently and are assets to their neighborhoods.

About the Bud Clark Commons:
The Bud Clark Commons is a public partnership between the City of Portland, Home Forward and Transition Projects, Inc. ("TPI") to create a 90 bed men's shelter, a community resource center with programmatic services and 130 units of permanent supportive housing, all targeting the most medically vulnerable and chronically homeless citizens of our community. It is located at NW Broadway and Hoyt Street in Portland, OR. Through public funding sources, Home Forward develops and manages the entire project. Transition Projects is responsible for the services within the men's shelter and the day access center.
In this context, the incumbent in this position will collaborate with others at all levels of the organization.

This position will be stationed at the Apartments at the Bud Clark Commons in downtown Portland at:
655 NW Hoyt Street Portland, OR 97209

This position is represented by International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 701 (IUOE Local 701) and will close on Friday, May 17, 2019 or once a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!

The ideal candidate will have any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. Education: sufficient education to perform at a level of competency corresponding to the work assigned. Three years of experience performing maintenance and/or preventative maintenance of apartment complexes and/or housing sites. Possession of a valid Driver's license, membership, or the ability to become a member in the appropriate union of the Building Trades Council, have completed or the ability to complete the OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Initial Training Course (OSHA Class III), posses r have the ability to obtain a Lead-Based Paint Renovation License, A score of four (4) or better on the following WorkKeys Assessments: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents. Alternative education and experience qualifications welcome.

All maintenance staff are required to wear Home Forward's approved uniform, appropriated foot wear and the personal protective equipment as required of specific work tasks.

In addition to competitive wages, some of the many benefits Home Forward employees enjoy include:
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)
Participation in Home Forward's 457 Deferred Compensation plan
Flex benefits plans
Public transit discounts
Paid parental leave
Tuition reimbursement
The option of two health insurance plans
Vision and dental insurance benefits
Generous vacation and sick leave time

To Apply:
To review the full job description and to apply, please visit our website. This position will be open until a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!

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