The Philadelphia Housing Authority, America's fourth largest public housing authority and leader in real estate development and property management seeks a Facilities Engineer 1 for the Construction and Capital Projects Department.
*Philadelphia residence is required of all employees*
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or a related field.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
A valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania driver's license may be required.
Under basic supervision, assists project engineers, foremen, and superintendents with a variety of engineering, construction, and maintenance projects to ensure the Philadelphia Housing Authority (“PHA”) is receiving the greatest return on investment in quality, durability, efficiency, accessibility, and value. Manages material inventories, material ordering, service order analysis, scheduling, and time entry. Provides technical assistance with other engineering, construction, and maintenance issues. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Assists project engineers, foremen, and superintendents with a variety of engineering, construction, and maintenance projects to ensure PHA is receiving the greatest return on investment in quality, durability, efficiency, accessibility, and value; performs work within scope of authority; duties may vary according to job assignment.
Assists with Capital Needs Assessments, including maintenance plans, site inspections, funding schedules, and design review.
Purchases specialized construction materials, supplies, equipment, and technical services at the best cost, in a timely manner, and in compliance with state and federal rules and regulations and PHA standards.
Reviews procurement contracts, and reviews and processes invoices and payments.
Assists with project management; identifies problems and technical issues, and recommends solutions; tracks service orders, and recommends purchasing and contractor solutions.
Schedules and coordinates inspections; generates service orders and allocates resource for preventive maintenance inspections.
Assists with the inspection of project work sites; verifies project activities are in compliance with project specifications and standards.
Provides a variety of technical assistance for engineering and construction projects.
Maintains project files, documents and records; prepares reports on project activities; develops technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with engineering projects.
Stays abreast of trends and innovations in product and service quality assurance and quality control.
Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and PHA information.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Required Knowledge of:
PHA organization, operations, policies, and procedures; Human Resources Manual and Employee Handbook.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regulations governing procurement.
Principles and practices of government project, contract, and budget management.
Methods, procedures, and standards for procurement record keeping and records management.
Engineering methods and practices for project planning, designs, technical plans, specifications, estimates, and reports for engineering, construction and renovation projects.
Environmentally responsible and resource-efficient engineering techniques.
Principles of design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects.
Techniques for evaluating work site safety problems and performance conditions.
Required Skill in:
Understanding, communicating, and applying federal and Commonwealth rules and regulations, and PHA policies and procedures.
Reviewing procurement contracts, and assuring compliance with federal and Commonwealth contracting and operational regulations.
Reading and evaluating blueprints and technical schematics, collecting and analyzing data, and performing mathematical and statistical calculations.
Analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation.
Reviewing and verifying contracts and technical documents.
Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers, officials, contractors, vendors and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized engineering software.
How To Apply
All applications will be accepted through the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s Jobs Board at www.pha.phila.gov/jobs
The Philadelphia Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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