Maintenance Technician at Lehigh University

Posted in Skilled Labor - Trades 26 days ago.

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Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Lehigh University



Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits.



Position Number:
S77850-20190321

Department:
Facilities Services

Category:
Maintenance

Job Family:
Trades

Website:
https://financeadmin.lehigh.edu/facilities
Posting Date:
03/22/2019

Summary:
Under general supervision, the Maintenance Technician will perform skilled tasks in building maintenance. This will require the application of general knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures, materials, tools and equipment. The Maintenance Technician will normally work independently in performing these duties.

Accountabilities:
  1. Maintenance of University Residential Facilities
    • Responds to all repair requests and troubleshoot problems
    • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled inspections of buildings and equipment
    • Repairs and/or replaces commercial grade appliances
    • Performs operational testing and repair of both fire and security systems
    • Maintains heating systems, circulators, and related control systems
  2. Performs routine maintenance
    • Performs comprehensive preventive maintenance and repairs on mechanical systems and structural components of buildings and equipment
    • Performs routine and emergency repairs including correcting minor electrical malfunctions; repairing plumbing fixtures/pipes/fittings; repairing and/or replacing light fixtures, switches, and outlets; repairing doors, closers, and locks; and replacing filters/belts/hoses
  3. Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
    • Document all time responding to University work order requests on system
    • Effectively Utilize CMMS for all time and material and complete work orders in timely manner as required by Facilities
    • Manage work load and work orders in CMMS avoiding backlog in task completion
    • Utilize supervisor assistance if necessary in determining priorities in CMMS

Qualifications:
  1. High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Technical Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, other Building Maintenance Trade preferred
  3. Three to five years related work experience
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  5. Solid analytical and problem solving skills, ability to work independently
  6. Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position

Special Considerations:
  • Will often be required to walk, stand, sit, climb, kneel, crouch, crawl, lift up to 25 pounds, work near moving mechanical parts, work near chemicals, in extreme non-weather heat and in areas with risk of electrical shock
  • Will sometimes need to lift up to 100 lbs
  • Will nearly continuously use hands and arms to reach, feel and handle objects
  • Will nearly continuously need to speak and hear
  • Periods of high volume/workload may be required during the summer and throughout the year
  • May be required to be on call
  • This position is responsible for driving university-owned vehicles as a routine function, therefore a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License and a good driving record is required
  • This position works with minors
  • This position is considered Essential Services Staff; Essential Services Staff are required to report to campus and remain during inclement weather and other emergency situations; they are defined as those needed to deliver student services and maintain campus facilities, campus safety, and security

FTE: 100%

Grade and Hiring Minimum:
7-40; $36,280
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary adjustments for internal candidates comply with University policy. For more information contact Human Resources.

Required Documents Message:
Cover Letter, Resume

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