Field Tech for the Emergency Operations Division's (EOD) Emergency Repair Program (ERP)

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  • Job Title Field Tech for the Emergency Operations Division's (EOD) Emergency Repair Program (ERP)
  • Salary 61,359 USD

Description

About the Agency:HPD is entrusted with fulfilling these objectives through the goals and strategies of “Housing Our Neighbors: A Blueprint for Housing and Homelessness,” Mayor Adams’ comprehensive housing framework. To support this important work, the administration has committed $5 billion in new capital funding, bringing the 10-year planned investment in housing to $22 billion—the largest in the city’s history. This investment, coupled with a commitment to reduce administrative and regulatory barriers, is a multi-pronged strategy to tackle New York City’s complex housing crisis, by addressing homelessness and housing instability, promoting economic stability and mobility, increasing homeownership opportunities, improving health and safety, and increasing opportunities for equitable growth. Your Team:The Office of Enforcement and Neighborhood Services (OENS) leads the agency’s effort to works closely with other HPD divisions and outside community partners to identify buildings in distress assess and develop appropriate strategies to address those properties, and work closely with responsible owners to develop a plan to improve conditions and return buildings to firm financial footing and physical health. OENS uses enforcement tools within its Division of Code Enforcement, Housing Litigation Division, Emergency Repair Program, the Division of Neighborhood Preservation and the Division of Special Enforcement to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations.The Office of Enforcement of Neighborhood Services is composed of eight divisions: Preservation Services Exec Office (EXEC), Data Management & Technology (DMT), Division of Neighborhood Preservation (DNP), Administration & Internal Compliance (AIC), Housing Litigation Division (HLD), Division of Code Enforcement (DCE), EOD, Division of Special Enforcement (DSE)Your ImpactThe Emergency Operations Division (EOD) is responsible for emergency repairs in privately-owned residential buildings and for monitoring vendor repair work in City-owned buildings. The primary goal of the Emergency Operations Division is to secure voluntary corrective action by the landlord, eliminating the need for direct City involvement.Your Role:Under direct supervision in the Emergency Repair Program within the Emergency Operations Division, you will performs as a Field Tech/Construction Project Manager L-1. You will be responsible for, but not limited to the following: Your Responsibilities:•Inspecting, directing and monitoring work relating to emergency repairs or compliance according to plans and specifications. •Ensuring that acceptable abatement methods are used including equipment and compliance with all laws, rules and regulations. •Monitoring contract performance; identifying problems with emergency repairs, and seek appropriate resolution.•Preparing field reports, scopes of work and cost estimates for emergency repair projects; •Reviewing and Processing contractors’ requisitions for payment and change orders; •Ensure that acceptable methods and equipment are used and are in compliance with all laws, rules and regulations. •Ascertain that contractors obtain all pertinent permits prior to the start of projects, closely monitor contractor’s performance, identify problems and seek appropriate resolutions. •Perform scoping as applicable, per agency guidelines.•Perform applicable data entry into HPDInfo, per agency guidelines.Minimum Qual Requirements 1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects which must have a total cost of at least $300,000 for each of the five years of the required experience; or2. One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management; or3. One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a valid license as a professional engineer, registered architect, or registered landscape architect, issued by a board of examining engineers, architects, or landscape architects duly established and qualified pursuant to the laws of any state or territory of the United States; or4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and a combination of at least two years of experience as described in “1” above and the education as described in “2” above to equal a total of five years of education and experience. Matriculation in an undergraduate college degree program as described in “2” above may be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits for one year of satisfactory full-time experience up to a maximum of three years of experience. Note: Candidates must specify for each construction project they worked on: a description of the construction project, the time period they worked on the construction project, and the type of work they performed. Candidates must also specify the money allotted for the project. Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment. 5. For Assignment to Level II, In addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements" above, candidates must have one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience working in Assignment Level I; or one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience as described in "1" above.6. For Assignment to Level III, in addition to meeting the Qualification Requirements for Construction Project Manager, candidates must have two additional years of satisfactory full-time experience working in Construction Project Manager Assignment Level I and II; or two additional years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in question "1" above and possess a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York which must be maintained for the duration of employment noting that if you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified.Preferred Skills •Only those who are Permanent in Construction Project Manager title and candidates that have taken the Construction Project Manager exam #0169 should apply.•Candidates may be assigned to field work in any of the five boroughs, and may be scheduled to work evenings and weekends.•Candidates must possess and maintain a valid New York State driver’s license for the duration of their employment.
   
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