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Unit Turn Team Crew Member
Title:Unit Turn Team Crew Member
Dept:60 - CHC

Job Summary

This position consists of skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work maintaining, servicing, repairing, and upgrading affordable residential units within the CCEW portfolio. Work includes painting, carpentry, plumbing and electrical and building HVAC work.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job.

  1. Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks involved in the maintenance, servicing, repair and alteration of housing units, including carpentry, painting, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and repairs to electrical and mechanical systems; develops and designs scope of work relying on knowledge of uniform building codes and practices.
  2. Initiates and/or receives unit turn work orders, determines work requirements, materials and tools and equipment needed; writes up unit turnover sheet to include material list for the job and researches vendors cost and budget to purchase supplies and materials as required.
  3. Diagnoses equipment failures and repairs, maintains and replaces equipment and parts; makes adjustments to heating and air conditioning equipment and appliances; inspects, cleans and replaces filters, pumps and equipment controls; calibrates controls on cooling and heating units; performs preventative maintenance on heating and air conditioning equipment; greases and changes belts.
  4. Installs and repairs electrical problems with power lighting, CATV, phones, heating systems, boilers, HVAC, and computer wiring; replaces electrical fixtures, switches, outlets, and wiring; troubleshoots outlets, switches, GFIs, light fixtures, heaters, thermostats, water heaters; troubleshoots and may refer systems for further service; obtains electrical permits as needed.
  5. Completes unit upgrades, demolition and repairs; removes walls and fixtures; installs new doors, hardware, trim, and casing; installs and repairs cabinetry and counter tops; installs and repairs appliances; lays flooring and tiles; repairs and replaces linoleum, tile and floor carpeting; repairs and installs locks; repairs units from fire or other damage; installs framing, siding, insulation; repairs or replaces and/ hangs drywall; repairs and replaces flooring such as tile and lamination including sub-flooring.
  6. Paints a variety of surfaces, using brushes, rollers and spray equipment; prepares surfaces for painting and resurfacing; primes and prepares for painting by taping and mudding and texturing; paints parking stalls and fire lanes, fences and exterior of buildings; sands and stains woodwork; repairs damaged sheet rock walls.
  7. Installs sinks, tubs, faucets, toilets and related plumbing fixtures; redirects, repairs and replaces water supply and drain lines.
  8. Performs preventative maintenance by inspecting buildings and systems; observes potential hazards while performing other duties.
  9. Completes records, such as work orders, time sheets, requisitions and accident reports.
  10. Assists during down time with other property projects.
  11. Assists with coverage for maintenance staff on vacation as assigned.
  12. Uses appropriate administrative, fiscal, physical, and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of CCEW client protected health information (PHI), per regulations outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
  13. Will regularly utilize all forms of communication (email, text, phone, etc.) and database practices necessary for this position and as directed by supervisor.
  14. As a mandated reporter, follows all procedures outlined in agency policies and procedures to report to the proper agency when there is suspicion and/or confirmation that a child or adult has been a victim of abuse or neglect.
  15. Adheres to the tenets of Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic Doctrine.
  16. Perform as a team member to assure that productivity outcome measures are achieved.
  17. Perform related functions necessary to support the mission and core values of Catholic Charities.

Job Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job.


Education/Experience: to perform this job successfully, an individual must have: a High School Diploma or a General Education Degree (GED) and journey level status in a building or construction trade and two years’ experience in the construction and/or maintenance of residential buildings, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Certificates/Licenses: Valid Washington State Driver's License and acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment are required in this position. Successfully pass background check applicable to position.


Physical Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

  • Regularly sit, stand, walk, hear/listen, talk
  • Frequently lift up to 30 pounds, pull/push, carry, grasp, reach
  • Occasionally crawl, stoop, kneel
  • Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses, ability to focus


Mental & Other Skills/Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:

  • Adaptability: ability to adapt to changes, delays or unexpected events in the work environment; ability to manage competing demands and prioritize tasks; ability to change approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Analytical Ability: ability to maintain focus for extended periods of time; ability to complete research projects with resourcefulness and persistence; ability to synthesize complex or diverse information; ability to use intuition and experience to complement existing data.
  • Attendance: ability to consistently arrive and be able to work as scheduled.
  • Computer/Technical Ability: working knowledge of: Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Accounting software, Internet software
  • Dependability: ability to follow instructions, both in written and verbal format; ability to respond to management direction; ability to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan when necessary.
  • Interpersonal Skills: ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with others, excellent customer service skills and a good overall understanding of appropriate human relations. Awareness of and sensitivity to the service population’s culture and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Judgment: ability to make prudent and timely decisions; ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgment; ability to explain reasoning for decisions.
  • Language Ability: ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematical Ability: ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Motor Coordination: the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers, and feet accurately and handle precise movements.
  • Problem Solving Ability: ability to identify and/or prevent problems before they occur; ability to formulate alternative solutions to problems when necessary; ability to transfer learning from past experiences to new experiences of similar nature.
  • Quality Management: ability to complete duties, on time and with absolute precision, at least 95% of the time; ability to edit the accuracy and thoroughness of one’s work as well as the work of others; ability to constructively apply feedback to improve performance, ability to generate ideas to improve and promote quality in work
  • Reasoning Ability: ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Supervisory Skills: This job does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities.

Workplace Environmental Conditions

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will be:

  • Noise Conditions: exposed during a shift to constant or intermittent sounds at moderate to loud levels of sound dependent upon the daily activities.
  • Exposure to Trauma: Employees of Catholic Charities Eastern Washington provide direct services to vulnerable community members including those who have behavioral health challenges and those who have been exposed to trauma.
  • Exposure to dirt and dust, noise, fumes and odors, darkness or poor lighting in performing maintenance work
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