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Facilities Maintenance Technician

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Work type: Full Time Hourly
Location: Terre Haute, 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, by performing a variety of maintenance and repair tasks on buildings and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment.
Major Responsibilities:

 

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

Performs daily building and systems checks and complete required documentation;

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

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

Assist with renovation to buildings both interior and exterior;

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

Assist others to install conduit, wiring circuits, receptacles, switches, and controls. 

Perform preventive maintenance such as changing filters, lubing, greasing, changing belts and bearings to maintain existing air-handling units, and exhaust systems.

Respond to emergency requests;

All other duties logically associated with this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required.

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

Must be able to work varied schedules including Saturdays and evenings, as well as overtime.

Must be able to perform preventive maintenance such as changing filters, lubing, greasing, changing belts and bearings to maintain existing air-handling units, and exhaust systems.  

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

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

Preferred Qualifications:  
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.

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.

Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

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.

Work Hours: Hours may vary and may include afternoons, evenings and some weekends
Hiring Range: $31,500 per year + Excellent Benefit Package, including Free College Classes
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