Job Details

Part time Housing Rehabilitation Specialist

Division: General
Job Type: Part Time
Contact Name: Wendy Hurley
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 978-534-7551 x271
Contact Fax: 978-534-7520
Date Posted: 12/27/2018
Position Location: City Hall 25 West Street, Leominster, MA 01453
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Position Description:

Essential Functions:

Inspects residential structures to determine rehabilitative work required to correct property rehabilitation standards or construction code deficiencies;

Prepares specifications for rehabilitative work on residential structures;

Prepares cost estimates of rehabilitation work required for competitive bidding;

Inspects construction and rehabilitation projects for compliance with workmanship standards, specifications, codes, property rehabilitation standards, contract conditions, and progress payment disbursements;

Prepares work change orders when any change is required in the job specifications and ensures that contractors comply with the change orders:

Gives technical assistance to owners and occupants on all phases of construction;

maintains regular and relaible attendance

lead paint inspections

other duties as assigned.

Brief Description:

The position is to perform technical work in the inspection of substandard structures and the preparation of specifications for rehabilitative work.  Work includes making physical assessments and cost estimates; assisting in developing plans and specifications; conducting inspections to monitor contractors' compliance with plans, specifications, codes, and workmanship standards; and assisting owners and occupants throughout the rehabilitative process.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Planning and Development Director.

Job Prerequisites:

Knowledge of:

Building and property rehabilitation standard codes.

the techniques and methods of computing cost estimates and preparing material specifications in the construction field.

Existing structual architecture

Building materials and their limits, uses, and applications

The construction industry

Inspection techniques

Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook

Ability to:

Prepare, interpret, and understand specifications, plans, contractors pay requests, and contracts.

Work cooperatively with other City employees, contractors, owners, occupants, and builders, often under difficult circumstances.

Prepare project priority lists for jobs as assigned.

Estimate labor or material costs from blueprints or work plans

Communicate orally with customers, clients or the public in face-to-face one-to-one settings, using a telephone, or in a group setting.

Provide excellent customer service

Establish a good working relationship with City employees

Acceptable experience and training:

Three years of experience in construction or construction inspections and determination of compliance with applicable codes.  Other combinations of experence and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

Application Procedure:

Please submit a cover lettr, resume and references to:

Wendy Hurley, HR Director


No phone calls please

Equal Opportunitiy Employer/Affirmative Action

Drug screen and background check required


Based on S-6 as hourly rate.

19 1/2 hours per week.$25.64

Job Type: Part Time
Pay Type: Hourly