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Horizon House Inc Maintenance Mechanic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Horizon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

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Maintenance Mechanic

Req Code: 2023:2813-001

County: Philadelphia County, PA

FT/PT: Full Time

Location: 2813-2143-SIL: 12th St (HUD)

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Job Description/Essential Functions:

Horizon House, Inc. is a nationally recognized provider of services to adults with support needs due to developmental disabilities, behavioral health issues, and substance abuse. Horizon House is Pennsylvania's oldest psychiatric rehabilitation agency. Since 1952, we have been dedicated to helping people with mental illness, drug and alcohol addictions, developmental/intellectual disabilities, and homelessness to stabilize their lives and to help them live as independently as possible in the community. With over 100 locations throughout South and North Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware, Horizon House provides services to a diverse population focusing on individual strength and choice.  Currently, we are seeking a full time Maintenance Mechanic to work in our Real Estate Division who has experience in the field and will be able to assist us with keep our properties in good condition.

Some duties include: *To provide routine ongoing, preventive and major maintenance for properties operated by Horizon House. *To provide a safe and secure environment through ongoing renovations, improvements and maintenance of all interior and exterior areas. *To maintain a clean and pleasant environment through routine cleaning and painting as needed.

Job Qualifications:

A successful applicant will have the following:

*High School diploma or GED equivalent and a minimum of 5 years related experience as a general maintenance mechanic in commercial buildings and/or home maintenance and repair with an emphasis on plumbing, HVAC and electrical skills including troubleshooting, repair and installation; or any combination of experience, education, or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required. *Ability to work independently. *Ability to read and interpret work order requests. *Good communication skills, both oral and written. *Must own or have access to an extensive tool crib daily. *Possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record and own or have access to a van, truck, or utility vehicle daily. *Knowledgeable of building codes and regulations. *Familiar with interpreting sketches, shop drawings, blueprints, and manufacturer's specifications. *Requires lifting, carrying, climbing, loading, bending, testing, kneeling and tightening associated with routine facility maintenance and use of corresponding tools regularly, for long periods of time. *Ability to lift equipment, fixtures and/or materials up to 80 lbs. *Routinely exposed to inclement weather conditions. May be exposed to harsh chemicals or odors. *Must be available for scheduled emergency on-call service and will be required to carry a cell phone during regularly scheduled working hours and scheduled emergency on-call service. *Tolerance of multi-story heights. * Possess a valid Driver's License and a clean driving record. Must own or have daily access to a van, truck or utility vehicle.

Scope: * Requires bending, carrying, climbing, lifting, loading, testing and tightening associated with routine building maintenance, construction the use of corresponding tools. * Lifting and/or carrying, not to exceed 80 lbs. * Must be able to work in all weather conditions and tolerate multi-story heights. * Required to carry an Agency cell phone and/or pager and be available to respond to emergencies. * May be expressed to harsh chemicals and/or odors.

Horizon House offers competitive compensations and a comprehensive benefit package including: medical & dental, (9) nine paid holidays, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings plan, voluntary tax sheltered annuity, transit benefit program, opportunities for advancement and more.

You must apply on our website to be considered an applicant.

Horizon House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer * M/F/Veteran/ Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Horizon House is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, Horizon House considers qualified applicants for positions without regard to  race, color, religious creed, gender identity, marital status, military status, ancestry, national origin, English Limited Proficiency (LEP), age, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, source of income, familial status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, LGBTQ, AIDS or HIV status, union membership,  veteran status, psychiatric disability, other disability or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodation is available during the application process upon request without penalty.  Horizon House is committed to these principles in our employment practices.