AHIP employment


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Employment opportunities

AHIP currently is hiring for the following positions.

Job Title: Electrician

Immediate Supervisor

Construction Supervisor

Direct reports

Plumber/electrician helper
Carpenter helpers (as needed)

Works Closely with

Rehab Specialists
Crew Leaders
Associate Director of Construction Programs

General Definition of Work

The Electrician is a crew leader-level position, responsible for the quality and quantity of electrical tasks within larger rehabilitation and repair projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and performs electrical activities:
    – develops a workable job plan based on work write-ups
    – prepares and orders a detailed materials list based on the job plan
    – prepares a detailed work schedule for each rehab/repair
    – ensures coordination between material pick-up and delivery and crews
    – monitors job progress on a daily basis to ensure quality and meet production goals
    – provides technical assistance and training to crew helpers when necessary
    – performs daily work tasks
  • Ensures all construction complies with budget and time frame set forth in scope of work and cost estimates. Works with Construction Supervisor to prepare change orders with cost of labor and material and photographs for submission to Associate Director
  • Ensures that all employees are following AHIP’s safety policy on job sites and that all crew members attend monthly safety meetings
  • Ensures that all crews are equipped with necessary safety gear, tools, and construction equipment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Preference given to individual with current state licensure
  • Knowledge of local, state, and HUD building standards
  • Ability to perform simple and complex electrical work
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Willingness and ability to interact with AHIP’s clients and stakeholders and deliver exceptional and respectful customer service
  • Hold a valid Virginia driver’s license and ability to drive a manual transmission are required
  • Training in lead safe work practices will be provided

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. A minimum of one year of construction experience is preferred.

Physical Condition and Nature of Work Contacts

Work is approximately 95 percent on job sites and 5 percent in an office. Occasional travel to training/conference sites may be required. Lifting of equipment and materials up to 50 pounds is necessary. Regular personal contact with clients as well as with representatives of federal, state, and local agencies will be required.
All contacts require tact, diplomacy, and discretionary judgment.

Contact Ella Jordan in the AHIP office with questions, 434.817.2447 x21 or email (ejordan@ahipva.org).

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AHIP replaced my hot water tank, so we can brush our teeth in the bathroom and not in the kitchen. The workers who came to my house were very nice, very polite, and got the job done. Thank you, AHIP, for all you do!” 

— Brenda in Schuyler