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Home Modifications Technician

Burlington, VT

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Description

Our client is looking for an Aging in Place Home Modifications Technician for their non-profit assisted living facilities in the Burlington/Essex VT areas. 

Pay: $24-$25 p/hr

Shift: (Monday-Friday) 8:00am-4:30pm – some flexibility a little earlier or later. 

Duration: Direct Hire

Aging in Place Home Modifications Technician Summary: The Aging in Place Home Modification Technician (HMT) will be responsible for making the vast majority of home modifications identified by the participant and Occupational Therapist as part of the Older Adults Home Modifications Grant Program (OAHMG) funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Aging in Place Home Modifications Technician Job Duties:

  • The HMT will review OT assessment and home modification recommendations for feasibility and visit participants’ homes to discuss work details and logistics.
  • The HMT will attend regular meetings to coordinate schedule of work, procure supplies for job, and complete the modifications work.
  • As appropriate, HMT will coordinate and contract outside contractors to complete needed home modifications.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience in property home maintenance.
  • Carpentry skills are required along with general knowledge of plumbing and electrical.  (Electrical or plumbing license preferred.)
  • Knowledge of general health and safety codes related to home modification work a must.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision. 
  • The ability to respond appropriately to challenging situations and display good decision-making abilities is critical to the success of this position.
  • Superior time management and multi-tasking skills are essential.
  • Must have a valid Vermont driver’s license and reliable transportation. 
  • Ability to perform physical activities associated with home modification and maintenance work is required. 
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