Maintenance I

Lindenwood University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 14, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Maintenance I

Division: Operations

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Reports To: Supervisor, Maintenance and Housekeeping

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The Maintenance Technician I is responsible for performing light and heavy-duty maintenance tasks as directed.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution
  • Maintains buildings and facilities
  • Performs periodic maintenance as directed
  • Maintains and repairs residential electrical and plumbing systems
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment, including HVAC systems
  • Maintains all tools and equipment
  • Maintains work uniform appearance
  • Keeps maintenance areas clean and organized
  • Uses work order system to log time and work performed
  • Adheres strictly to safety standards and practices
  • Utilizes all available skills to find, troubleshoot, and repair issues that would otherwise be detrimental to university-owned property
Service Excellence
  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports and holds others accountable to the university’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and teamwork
Communication, Teamwork, and Collaboration
  • Coordinates complex activities with co-workers
  • Communicates additional needs to management
  • Maintains radio communication with management and staff at all times
Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in maintenance- or construction-related fields, including considerable knowledge of common practices, tools, equipment, and materials
  • Reliable vehicle for on-campus transportation
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks according to specifications
  • Strong professional integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to use good judgment and think critically
  • Experience operating and maintaining equipment and hand-powered tools
  • Above-average knowledge of construction practices, electricity, and plumbing
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.
  • University campus grounds, indoors and outdoors
  • Exposure to all types of weather and extreme temperatures
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Ability to traverse campus in all weather conditions
  • Ability to stand, squat, and reach
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk continuously throughout shift
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Ability to report to work during emergencies, unless otherwise notified
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
  • Ability to report to campus within one hour when on call
Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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