General Maintenance Repair Person with Plumbing Experience

Hollins University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 17, 2022

(posted 10/14/22)

Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking qualified candidates for a general maintenance repair person with strong plumbing experience. Scheduled hours are Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., with additional hours as needed. Maintenance employees are eligible for health and life insurance; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; extended year-end holiday pay; retirement plan; and tuition assistance benefits.

This position provides general maintenance and repair services to buildings, fixtures, utilities, and vehicles; performs installations, inspections, preventive maintenance, cleaning, adjustment, repair, and replacement of plumbing, heating, water, gas, fire protection, and sewage systems; fuels, maintains fluid levels, and conducts general safety inspections of campus vehicles; and repairs and maintains gym exercise equipment and other mechanical devices on campus including bleachers, sprinklers, fire alarms, and generators. This role also makes repair arrangements, orders equipment and supplies, and keeps maintenance records.

Successful applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, minimum of two years of general maintenance experience, and minimum of three years of plumbing experience. Additional education requirements include advanced knowledge of plumbing lines; general knowledge of heating, air conditioning, steam, condensate, and chilled water lines and carpentry; basic knowledge of safety checks and minor repairs to vehicles and small equipment; and knowledge of and demonstrated skill in use of materials and tools used in general maintenance and advanced plumbing work. Position requires full range of body motion, including lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; abilities to operate motorized equipment and hand and power tools; and ability to work indoors and outdoors in varying environments. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, basic computer skills, and a valid United States driver’s license with minimal violations. Applicants must also be self-starters, team players, and have ability to understand and follow directions.

Employment applications may be obtained here and should be returned via e-mail to or via fax to 540-362-6571. Once the selected candidate accepts a contingent employment offer, criminal history and motor vehicle background checks will be conducted.

Hollins is an independent, liberal arts university offering undergraduate education for women and selected graduate programs for men and women. Founded in 1842 as Virginia’s oldest chartered women’s college, Hollins provides abundant opportunities to students for research, study abroad, and leadership training, and provides access to real-world experience through internships around the globe supported by an extensive alumnae/i network.

Hollins is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity at every level of the university. Persons of all genders; persons with disabilities; persons of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; and first-generation college graduates are encouraged to apply.

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