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Building Maintenance Worker

Employer
Dartmouth College
Location
New Hampshire, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Information

Posting date

06/27/2022

Closing date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Position Number

1127550

Position Title

Building Maintenance Worker

Department this Position Reports to

Facilities Operations & Management

Hiring Range Minimum

$29.31/hr (Entry Level Rate)

Hiring Range Maximum

$30.31/hr (Job Rate)

SEIU Level

O

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year

12

Scheduled Hours per Week

40

Schedule

Location of Position

15 Thayer Drive, Hanover, NH

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

Is this a term position?

No

If yes, length of term in months.

n/a

Is this a grant funded position?

No

Position Purpose

Under minimal supervision from the Thayer Director of Facilities and Building Manager, the Building Maintenance Worker is assigned responsibility for the operation, repair, and maintenance of the plumbing fixtures, electrical devices, HVAC and control systems, and major appliances of Thayer School of Engineering buildings. Works with the Building Manager to plan and prioritize all related work for his/her assigned buildings, which includes evaluating the need for emergency repairs and requesting assistance from Equipment Maintenance employees or from other FO&M departments as necessary. Performs some related, minor carpentry and other trade work. Communicates and coordinates repair schedules to College staff and students who work in the buildings.

Description

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Directly related Vocational Training

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Seven years of relevant experience in complex building maintenance; or the equivalent.
  • Some post-secondary technical school training in the electrical trade preferred.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be qualified under the terms of the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy .
Preferred Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge and technical skill required for making repairs and maintaining domestic and industrial plumbing, HVAC, electrical and control systems, fixtures, devices, and applications.
  • Technical knowledge and skill to perform minor carpentry work and repairs.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, to plan and organize work, and to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to successfully interact on a daily basis with members of the broader College community and to communicate effectively in a service-oriented environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
  • Willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Must have successfully completed the following training prior to performing work to which the training relates:
    • Driver Safety
    • Hazard Communication
    • Lock-out/Tag-out
    • Respirator Training, Fit, and Physical Examination.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

David McDevitt, Building Manager

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Ray Garcia

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING . AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY .
OPEN TO UNION MEMBERS ONLY FROM (6/27/22) THROUGH (6/3/22).

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Quick Link

https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/63775

Key Accountabilities

Description

Typical Examples of Work to be Performed
  • Performs minor repairs and/or replacement of HVAC systems, plumbing fixtures, valves, and other plumbing assemblies as required. Informs staff/students who may be inconvenienced or affected.
  • Performs minor repair and/or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances as required, e.g., fans, emergency and exit lights, etc. Informs staff/students who may be inconvenienced or affected.
  • Performs minor carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors, hardware, screens, and furniture. Informs staff/students who may be inconvenienced or affected.
  • Performs preventive maintenance functions for all equipment in buildings assigned.
  • Observes and reports in a timely manner, through the work order system, any defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on assigned facilities; orally communicates emergencies that involve major repairs to appropriate College personnel.
  • Inspects facilities on a routine basis to ensure that deficiencies are corrected.
  • Works with Thayer Building Manager and building occupants to maintain systems unique to the assigned building and to provide assistance setting up equipment and systems as needed.
Percentage Of Time

100%

Description

Working Conditions
  • Works from ladders, scaffolds, and platforms.
  • Work requires bending, kneeling, standing, climbing and working in stretched, cramped or awkward positions.
  • Work involves regular lifting, carrying, or holding objects weighing from 10 to 70 pounds.
  • Work is performed in areas that are dirty or smoky and when fumes are present.
  • Work involves exposure to cuts and bruises and more serious injuries, such as burns and electrical shock, while cutting glass, working on electrical fixtures and appliances, or working on ladders, scaffolds, etc.
  • Work involves wearing special or protective clothing such as aprons or overalls, gloves, goggles, N95 mask, PAPR or other form of respirator, and ear plugs.
Percentage Of Time

100%

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

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Performs other duties as assigned.
Supplemental Questions

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    • Chronicle of Philanthropy
    • Dartmouth College Employment Website
    • Glassdoor
    • Internal Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed Jobs
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    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If you answered 'Other' to the above question, please specify here

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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