Facilities Services/The Marshall
Based on Syracuse University and SEIU Contract
(All days and hours subject to change)
Unionized Position Code
Plan and perform a variety of maintenance jobs in University
buildings; most of the work involves repairs or replacements.
A general knowledge of maintenance operations, building systems or
trades skills equivalent to 1-2 years practical trades training or
previous work experience.
At least one year additional practical experience.
Must provide own hand tools.
A valid driver’s license; the ability to drive manual and automatic
Job Specific Qualifications
Repack and replace faucets.
Open plugged sinks, toilets, drains.
Disassemble, clean and replace traps.
Check water for pH in pools; check water softeners and circulation
Oil motors, compressors, fans, etc. and change belts in electrical
Check electric switches, lead wires, floor plugs, etc.
Open stuck windows.
Repair or replace catches and window ropes.
Install storm and screen windows.
Patch holes in screens.
Caulk windows; install and repair window shades, venetian blinds
and drapery rods.
Repair rooms and furnishings including tighten door hinges; adjust
or replace door stops; repair closet doors, beds and other
furniture; repair floor tile, ceiling tile, storm doors, patio
doors and rugs.
Remove small animals (including bats) from inside and around
Exercise judgment to determine when trades-person should be called,
especially in cases involving electricity, steam, gas or oil.
Read diagrams to assemble furniture and equipment and occasionally
work from blue prints.
Install preventive insulation.
Re-lamp fluorescent and incandescent lights.
Board up broken windows.
Hang pictures, banners and signs.
Assist trades-people as needed.
Release people stuck in elevators and shut down if necessary.
Standing, bending, stooping, walking, daily lifting of items that
weight 15-100 pounds. Will work around dust, fumes, and
Use a variety of hand tools such as hammers, screwdrivers,
wrenches, pliers, saws, etc. and some hand power tools such as
drill and circular saws and hand snake.
Work from ladders, scaffolds and catwalks.
Use proper safety equipment for removal of animals.
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