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Repairer - Housing Repair Shop

The College of New Jersey
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 15, 2022

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Office Facilities Operations is seeking candidates for the position of Repairer in the Housing Repair Shop.

Under the direction of the Supervisor of Housing Repair, the Repairer is responsible for the general maintenance and repair work of residential buildings on campus, including office equipment and furnishings; in addition to other related work as required.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Provides preventative maintenance and repairs of water, drainage waste, toilet bowls, wash basins, and urinals; and radiators, and other types of basic repairs to plumbing, appliances, and machinery. Will be required to assist trades wherever needed.
  • Provides maintenance and repairs in the painting of wood, metal, brick, and cement walls, floors, and ceilings of the interior and exterior buildings; basic repairs of cabinets, desks, chairs, and other furnishings and equipment; Repair and maintenance of buildings, office furniture, screens, storm sashes, frames, windows, ceilings, partitions, and other types of carpentry work.
  • Provides maintenance and repairs in the basic repairs and maintenance of walls, ceilings, interior and exterior brickwork, tile floors, drains, cement and concrete floors, and other types of masonry, plastering, and stone work to include mixing, placing, and finishing concrete. Must repair or replace VCT floor tiles, ceiling tiles, and stair treads in all areas needed. Repair, adjust or replace door closers and hardware.
  • Provides maintenance and repairs in the installation, inspection, repair, and maintenance of cables, wiring, motors, pumps, refrigerators, radios, and other types of electrical equipment, telephone lines, and other types of appliance repairs. Will maintain, repair or replace lighting components, ballasts, lamps, lenses, and fixtures as needed; Repairs and maintenance of copper leaders and gutters, roof drains, including the operations of flashing, and weatherproofing products. Responsible for basic repairs to kitchen pots, steamers, cans, pails, and other kitchen and ventilators, air ducts, and lighting.
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in work involving the inspection, repair, and general maintenance of household, office, and other equipment, fixtures, fittings, appliances, machinery, furnishings, and buildings.
  • High School Diploma
  • Possession of a valid driver's license in good standing issued by state of residence is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in preventative maintenance of all types of general maintenance.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred demonstrated minimum of three (3) years of broad experience in commercial/industrial or higher education environment as a repairer in preventative maintenance of all types of general maintenance.
Employer Qualifications:
  • Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks
About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found.

In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.

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