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Lead Maintenance Mechanic - NYC Shelter $45-50K

JOB TITLE:            LEAD MAINTENANCE MECHANIC                                            

FLSA:                     NON-EXEMPT





SUMMARY:  The Lead Mechanic supervises and participates in the general repair of all facility systems of a 140 bed men’s homeless shelter.  This role must be able to perform and train subordinates in the repair of all plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and carpentry fields


  • Maintains work schedules for a mechanic staff.
  • Gives out daily work assignments and follows up to ensure their timely completion.
  • Escorts outside contractors, inspectors, and other visitors around the facility.
  • Maintains proper inventory of all tools, supplies and equipment within the department.
  • Accepts and verifies any incoming orders upon delivery.
  • Fills in as needed as a driver for any emergency transports, supply pick-ups or equipment transports as directed.
  • Performs daily inspections of mechanical equipment and common areas of the facility, ensuring that all lighting, fire extinguishers and exit signs are in good working order.
  • Meets with Facility Manager daily to discuss current issues and status on previous requests made.
  • Directs and participates in the completion of preventative maintenance checks, as per direction from the Facility Manager.


High School Diploma or GED with English and Math skills required.  Technical or trade school a plus.  5 years related work experience required.  Must have valid NYS Driver license & clean record.


Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)

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