|HOUSING REHAB SPEC I|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs technical work involving preparation of work write-up's, specifications, and cost estimates for the rehabilitation of structures under the city's housing programs. Coordinates and provides oversight of Capital Projects implemented by community organizations that utilizes city funding. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Housing Development Program Manager and is reviewed through observation, consultation, and reports submitted.|
|Oversee construction phases to assure adherence to proper construction methods and material specifications; denotes alterations, additions and deletions necessary to projects.
Prepare drawings for rehabilitation and construction of new housing; denote materials and labor specifications for projects; review work write-ups with owners.
Inspect and evaluate condition of structures to be rehabilitated and/or new construction of multi-units and single-family units in accordance with City housing codes.
Inspects housing built prior to 1978 for presence of lead, analyzes the results and implements a plan for elimination under EPA guidelines.
Inspects structures for mold and formulates an initial hypothesis about the origin, identity and extent of amplification of mold growth of greater than ten (10) square feet, as defined by Florida Statute 468 Part VXI.
Inspects, analyzes and formulates plans for addressing soil subsidence and other environments issues that impact the outcomes of rehabilitation projects.
Update cost of materials and labor on a regular basis to keep up with the current costs and enter information into computer database.
Consult with contractors to explain work to be accomplished and alert contractors of any potential problem areas.
Provide technical assistance to property owners on the different phases of construction.
Maintain records in relation to projects and inspections; compile data and prepare progress reports.
Assist in the review of construction design information.
Coordinate proposed changes in construction projects with engineer, architect, contractor and the City of Orlando.
Evaluate and prepare request for changes to the project plans and specifications.
Receive, review, and recommend approval of contractor's request for payment.
Schedule, conduct and document completion, final acceptance and inspections of projects with contractors.
Conduct pre-construction conferences and progress meetings.
Review and conform to federal guidelines in accordance to grant funds.
Perform other related duties as required.
|Considerable knowledge of Federal, State, Local Housing, Zoning, building codes, environmental regulations, and related ordinances.
Considerable knowledge of building construction methods, procedures, materials, practices and techniques.
Knowledge of techniques and methods of computing cost estimates and preparing specifications and construction contracts in the field.
Skill in preparing plans and drawings.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with homeowners and tenants, and contractors.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to include information seminars.
Ability to physically perform inspections, which involves walking over uneven terrain, kneeling, crawling and operating an automobile.
Ability to visually recognize quality workmanship.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical plans, and specifications.
Ability to maintain reports and records.
Ability to operate personal computer.
|Associate's degree plus six (6) months experience in residential building construction including rehabilitation cost estimating and specification preparation; or an equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must be able to acquire certification through ICC as a Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector within one (1) year of employment. A valid Florida Driver's License is required. Background check including polygraph required.
Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall meets standards rating or better with no goal rating of less than meets standards.
REVISIONS: 7/10/94 - SV
8/23/94 - SV
9/29/98 - JAG
2/04/00 - TDL
6/3/02 - VCJ - Change edu from HS to Associates and exp from 5 yrs to 2-3 yrs.
1/6/11 - CF - Changed certification from SBCCI to ICC, and time frame from 6 months to 1 year.