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Temporary Maintenance Repairer Omaha NE

The Omaha Housing Authority Omaha, NE

Job Description

Temporary Maintenance Repairer Omaha NE

Please select the "Apply" button and print an OHA employment application.  Fax completed application to 402-444-6081 Attn: Latina Jackson or mail to 1805 Harney Street, Omaha, NE 68102.  This position will remain posted until filled. 

Temporary Maintenance Repairer

Job Function:

To perform skilled and semi-skilled building and/or repair services to maintain public housing properties, administrative office site, and grounds.  Perform general cleaning of shops and offices and cleaning of apartments being prepared for rental.  Perform general maintenance and upkeep of grounds. Completes maintenance work orders and submits appropriate paperwork.  Participates on the after-hours emergency maintenance call schedule.

Essential Functions:

  • Repairs and/or replaces plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, pipes, faucets, wax seals and water heaters.
  • Repairs interior electrical systems including replacement of switches, outlets, wall plates, fuses, breakers, etc.
  • Repairs and/or replaces doors, windows, locks, floor tile, door and window frames, window screens, shelving, cabinets, countertops, etc.
  • Repairs interior and exterior structural damages (i.e., holes in walls, ceiling, damaged floors, cracked foundation, missing roof shingles, siding, etc.)
  • Unplugs plumbing fixtures, interior drains, and main sewer line.
  • Repairs and performs preventative maintenance to OHA - furnished appliances (ranges and refrigerators) and equipment (furnaces and air conditions).  Instruct resident of proper care and use of equipment.
  • Sheetrock installation, minor painting, and plastering.
  • Prepare vacant renovations within the established guidelines and timeframe.
  • Responsible for ensuring work orders are completed timely and that the inventory used in completing the work orders is accounted for.
  • Complete maintenance items in development sites, high-rise, owers and scattered site OHA properties as identified in work orders as required.
  • Must be familiar with Uniform Physical Conditions Standards and ensure the property is maintained in accordance with those standards.
  • Ensure that the property grounds are clean and kept free of debris and litter.
  • Landscaping which may include mulching, seeding, and re-sending, fertilizing, weeding, planting, pruning, trimming, and digging of grounds.
  • Maintain frequent contact with office daily to obtain additional work order requests.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork associated with work orders and submits to the appropriate office location.  Daily contact with residents.
  • Maintain vehicle log when OHA vehicle is used.
  • Monitor maintenance and repair of the vehicle assigned to zone.
  • Refers need for pest control, housekeeping, and other lease violations to supervisor.
  • Will be required to assist with snow removal and yard work.
  • Will work weekends, evening hours or shift work if needed.
  • Will be required to respond to emergerncy calls 24 hours per day when on call.


Must be able to communicate effectively, and be tactful in responding to residents who may be frustrated and demanding.

Ability to understand oral and written work assignments.  Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision.

High school graduate (or equivalent).  Knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools and equipment used in at least two of the building trades.  Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in the building trades. Knowledge of occupational hazards.

Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle license and have a good driving record.  Must be insurable under the OHA Auto Insurance Policy.


The employee routinely works from an upright standing position.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally life and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Requires the ability to withstand physical activity including; bending, twisting, climbing, reaching, flexibility, mobility, and standing for extended periods of time.

Equal Opportunity Employer -Affirmative Action - W/M/D/V

Job Details

Date Posted November 28, 2018
Date Closes December 28, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Property Management
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $19.13
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 49-9042.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Zipcode 68102
Name Latina Jackson
Address 1805 Harney
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102
Phone 402-444-6900
FAX 402-444-6081

This job requires the following skills

  • Customer Service
  • Inventory Control
  • Building Cleaning
  • Facility Management
  • HVAC Repair and Maintenance
  • Laborer
  • Landscaping
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Greenskeeping