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Maintenance Tech III

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Work type: Full Time Hourly
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Categories: Facilities/Maintenance

General Description of Position: The purpose of this position is to help maintain facilities, grounds and properties in a condition of optimal operating excellence, so that full educational use of the facility may be attainable at all times.
Major Responsibilities:

Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical equipment, physical plant and systems;

Performs routine and periodic maintenance and preventative maintenance and repairs to grounds equipment and all college vehicles;

Troubleshoots and repairs electrical, plumbing, pneumatic and environmental systems;

Performs daily building and systems checks and complete required documentation;

Performs routine and preventative maintenance to all facilities; building systems; and equipment.

Assist in structural repairs and renovation to buildings both interior and exterior;

Performs outside grounds maintenance including snow removal, landscaping and lot cleanups;

Assist in maintaining computer control systems (HVAC, Security, etc.);

Performs courier services between regional campus when needed;

Respond to emergency requests;

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Ability to work well with others as well as independently.

Initiative and ability to work without supervision, when required.

Good attendance and punctuality a must.

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, and be insurable under the college authorized driver criteria.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics;

Familiar with building, plumbing and electrical codes;

Ability to plan and estimate time and materials;

Ability to work varied schedules including Saturdays and evenings, as well as overtime;

Willing to share coverage of emergency calls for after hours and weekends.

At least 2 years of previous facilities maintenance experience or comparable construction/ industrial experience.

Have the ability to work independently.

Willingness to pursue additional training as necessary

Ability to troubleshoot mechanical, HVAC and electrical systems;

Must be able to operate power tools, both stationary and portable;

Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment;

Must be able to operate motorized equipment;

Must be able to use and operate grounds care equipment;

Must be able to communicate status of duties assigned, both written and oral;

Work in an organized manner with attention to details;

Demonstrate and promote good safety practices.

Preferred Qualifications: Associate degree preferred
Other Requirements:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms such as to operate machinery.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and reach forward.  The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools and climb ladders.  The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Occasionally the employee will lift and/or move up to 100lbs.  The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables, scaffolds, and cabinets.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Candidate must be able to work from ladders and at heights from up to 100 feet.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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 and communicate effectively.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors and outdoors.  The employee will work near or with moving mechanical equipment.  The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, sprays and non-household dust.  The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.  The employee will occasionally work irregular or extended hours and will frequently work alone. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but occasionally very loud.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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

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Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (names, address, phone number, emails).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.

 

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