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Maintenance Technician

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Work type: Full Time Hourly
Location: Hamilton County, IN
Categories: Facilities/Maintenance, Other

General Description of Position:

The Maintenance Technician has responsibility for maintenance, safety, and sanitation of Ivy Tech Community College Hamilton County equipment, facilities, and grounds as assigned. Performs a variety of maintenance and repair tasks on buildings and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment. Also completes minor construction projects. This position will report to the Maintenance Manager.

Customer Service Overriding Expectation:

  • Demonstrate a strong customer service and/or student advocacy through a positive attitude of approachability, adaptability, strong problem-solving and desire to identify and support student success.
  • Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued and supported.
    Go beyond the easiest or surface answer for a student, or an internal or external customer, and get to the root cause of the problem, question or issue to solve it as quickly and professionally as possible.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Perform assigned work orders in a timely manner which includes timely updates of online work order system.
  • Operate and maintain assigned equipment including HVAC.
  • Perform timely cyclical preventative maintenance tasks and maintain reporting documentation.
  • Assist supervisor with cyclical safety inspections.
  • Assist supervisor with managing key/card access system.
  • Clean and maintain assigned areas and equipment.
  • Open and secure buildings as required.
  • Respond to building system alarms as well as intrusion alarms.
  • Alert appropriate personnel to system and building alarms.
  • Report facility deficiencies, needs and failures to supervisor.
  • Suggest methods and means for best practices and process improvements.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance as directed.
  • Perform seasonal tasks outside as assigned or directed.
  • Maintain combustion engine driven equipment.
  • Load/unload and deliver equipment and supplies.
  • Move furniture and equipment as directed. 
  • Ability to install copper water lines, drain lines, fixture repair or replacement, supply lines, ability to install and work on pneumatic lines, and water treatment systems.
  • Assist faculty and staff as required.
  • Assist students/faculty/staff with directional/security/safety information.
  • Perform purchasing activities for Facilities department and maintain adequate inventory of approved products.
  • Ability to proficiently operate building automation software.
  • Complete construction projects to include drywall, painting and flooring.Ability install conduit, wiring circuits, receptacles, switches, and controls. Needs to understand polarity, 110 voltage, and 208/220 voltage. Must be able to comprehend and follow LOTO program.
  • Availability to respond to building emergencies and work off shift hours, including weekends, as requested by your supervisor.

The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or equivalent. Some post-secondary education. Associate Degree or higher preferred.
  • Three years of related work experience.
  • Read and follow manufacturer and other published instructions.
  • Follow instructions and work independently.
  • Operate and perform repair or maintenance on equipment.
  • Computer skills including experience with MS Office applications.
  • Valid driver’s license and meet insurability requirements under Ivy Tech Community College’s driver insurance program.
  • Lift 70 pounds.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolding, and aerial lifts.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Must be able to become proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Preferred Qualifications:


Other Requirements:


Work Hours:

7:00 am - 4:00 pm


Full-Time Benefits

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