The Maintenance Technician I provides skilled maintenance support services which contribute to the continuously improving operational efficiencies of the College facilities located on multiple campus sites and consisting of more than 1 million square feet.
- Independently provide skilled level support in at least two disciplines including but not limited to plumbing, carpentry, masonry, locksmith, light construction, roofing, painting, machining, welding, and other general maintenance activities.
- Complete preventive maintenance assignments according to predetermined schedules, maximizing the life expectancy of the facilities.
- Complete assigned work orders within prescribed time frame.
- Serve as first responder to needed facility or equipment repairs at all campuses during late afternoon or evening hours as assigned while collaboratively working with other impacted staff.
- Complete assignments in accordance with prescribed safety standards and local, state, and federal guidelines while incorporating high standards of quality in all assigned tasks.
- Move, repair, or assemble items such as furniture, equipment, supplies, and other materials as needed including event set-ups.
- Alert supervisory personnel of any observed facilities conditions which may result in breakdown/failure or pose any safety risks to employees, students, or visitors.
- Demonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork
- Participate on committees as needed.
- Perform duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Daily exposure to a variety of mechanical components (i.e., flush valves, automatic doors, etc.)
- Adapting to an ever changing product line of components either in new buildings or upgraded buildings.
- Always exhibiting the colleges employability skills to co-workers, faculty and students.
- Staying prepared to serve on an emergency response team.
- Daily: coworkers and other maintenance staff for updates, reports, processes
- Daily: General Maintenance Manager for planning
- Daily: faculty and staff for specific instructions on jobs and time parameters
- Several times a week: HVAC technicians and Electrical technicians for troubleshooting, consulting, advising
- Monthly: Construction Department for troubleshooting, consulting
- High school diploma or GED required in addition to 5 years experience in an apprenticeship or helper capacity, or completion of a college accredited building technology program with 2 years experience.
- Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
- Demonstrated knowledge of safety procedures coupled with an exemplary attitude in the application of such procedures in order to assure the safety of all faculty, staff, students, and visitors, at all college locations.
- Demonstrated fundamental understanding and application of building codes and OSHA standard practices.
- Fundamental skills for the operation of a personal computer.
- Skilled in the use of power and hand tools including the care thereof.
- Ability to complete in a timely manner all tasks assigned both written and orally while concurrently providing other employees and students with a level of customer service which reflects a positive image of the Building Maintenance Department.
- Ability to climb, stoop and bend for extended periods.
Department/Job Specific Requirements
- Ability to work in close quarters and at heights for extended periods.
- Acceptable background and credit checks required due to the nature of the job.
- Must have required training in the following: Personal Information Protection, Anti-Harassment, Reporting Requirements, Powered Work Platforms, Portable Ladders, Personal Protective Equipment, Machine Guarding, LP Gas Storage and Handling, Hand and Power Tools, Forklift/Industrial Vehicle Safety, Flammable & Combustible Storage, First Aid/CPR, Fall Protection and Scaffolding, Emergency Equipment, Emergency Action Plans, Crane/Lift/Hoist Safety, and Chemical Safety.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle including the possession of a valid North Carolina drivers license accompanied by an acceptable driving record.
- Must be able to report to work during non-scheduled hours in the event of emergency call back, inclement weather events, etc.
- Ability to work evening and weekend work hours as determined by the college.
- Must be prepared to immediately serve as part of the emergency response team.
- Work requires mostly standing and walking.
- Work requires carrying objects or loads that weigh between 20 and 50 pounds.
- Frequent (30% 70%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes, adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.