Housing Rehabilitation Specialist
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Performs home visits of prospective clients to inspect and evaluate conditions of structures to be rehabilitated.
- Prepares work reports and labor and material specifications for projects.
- Estimates project costs, reviews contractors bids for accuracy and awards contracts.
- Coordinates loan closings and contracts with city, owner and contractor. Ensures loan is closed prior to rehabilitation.
- Monitors construction process to ensure compliance with proper construction methods, materials and specifications.
- Maintains accurate records of rehabilitation including contractor payments, purchase orders, etc.
- Performs minimum housing standards inspections for first time homebuyer homes and housing for opportunities for persons with AIDS housing rental units.
- Review new materials and methods used in building construction; attend training courses to learn of new codes and other inspection regulations.
- Knowledge of building, zoning, energy and rehabilitation codes and regulations affecting work.
- Knowledge of minimum housing standards.
- Knowledge of construction estimating, techniques, methods and standards.
- Knowledge of appropriate safety methods and techniques.
- Skill in preparing plans and drawings.
- Skill in construction management.
- Skill in the use of a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related software.
- Skill in detecting structural deficiencies.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED, and four (4) years building construction experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A Florida driver’s license is required.