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Maintenance Technician Oakland

Northeastern University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 1, 2023

Maintenance Technician Oakland

About the Opportunity

Job Summary:

  • Provide campus-wide services for the transportation, loading and unloading of furniture, supplies, equipment, and garbage.
  • Operate a garbage compactor truck, flatbed truck and pick-up truck.
  • Perform daily trash pick-up and disposal from residence halls, facilities, and grounds; remove large debris, as needed.
  • Pick-up and transport recyclable materials to established locations.
  • Pick-up, transport, deliver and install various materials and equipment including but not limited to, furniture and office supplies.
  • Maintain warehouses in good orderly condition, including housekeeping and organizing content.
  • Assist other maintenance staff with projects and activities.
  • Perform minor maintenance and repair to buildings and vehicles.
  • Deliver and set up tables, chairs, trash cans and equipment for events on campus and support campus events as needed.
  • May assist in training other employees or contractors.
  • Establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships within a diverse and multicultural environment.
  • Establish and maintain an effective customer service orientation toward all persons contacted during job performance.
  • Maintain safe work conditions and comply with established safety policies, practices, procedures and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year truck driving, warehousing, or courier experience.
  • Maintain a valid California Class B driver's license and safe driving record.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Customer service orientation ENVIRONMENT:
  • Delivery truck work environment.
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
  • Indoor and outdoor work environment. PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
  • Drive an assigned vehicle to pick-up and deliver supplies, equipment, furniture, garbage and other items.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Lift heavy objects.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Operate pallet jack and liftgates.
  • Operate a garbage compactor truck.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  • Sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Walking and carrying, pushing or pulling heavy furniture and equipment.
  • Bending at the waist.
  • Lifting heavy objects.
    The starting salary is $ 24.01/hour

    Position Type

    General Administration

    Additional Information

    Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

    Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

    To apply, visit


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