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General Maintenance Technician

Employer
Drew University
Location
Madison, New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 15, 2024

Job Details

Drew University is seeking a General Maintenance Technician in the Facilities Department . This is a full-time, 40 hours a week position that works Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The General Maintenance Technicians (GMT) are the Facilities Department first responders for a variety of corrective and on-call work orders. Needs to be familiar with a variety of trades, including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC as well as paving maintenance such as pothole repair and line striping.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Complete corrective work and repairs for all facility related assets. Respond to work orders.
  • Complete service work such as moving items. Install signs, decorations, and banners. Maintain fixtures, furniture, benches and trashcans. Perform preventative maintenance including inspections, drain maintenance, washers/dryers/vents, fleet and facility equipment maintenance.
  • Observe, identify, and report issues with the general condition of the University's buildings, assets, and site. Take ownership of issues and manage them through the correction action process.
  • Provide support and assistance during inclement weather events and emergencies.
  • Assist with event support, as needed.
  • Augment the services of the locksmith, custodial and grounds crews, when necessary.
  • Complete additional tasks on behalf of the University, as directed by the Facilities Management Leadership team.
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED or Trade school, 3-5 years preferred.
  • Able to communicate through computer email, telephone voice mail systems, two-way radio systems and cell phone.
  • Normal mobility to move around construction sites.
  • Able to bend, stoop, twist, climb up and down ladders.
  • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, including up and down stairs.
  • Strong English written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Willingness and ability to periodically work overtime hours and respond to emergency calls after hours/weekends.
  • The employee is subject to outside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Able to understand plans, design specifications, and manufacturer’ instructions
  • Competency using tools and operating equipment
  • Able to drive an automobile, van, light truck or golf cart.
  • Good working knowledge of electrical and mechanical operations and functions
How to Apply:

To apply, submit the following materials.
  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact Information of 3 professional references
Application review will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted.

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch , ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as seven New York City semesters and several international study abroad programs.

The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and facilitating a robust intellectual community.

The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship and social justice has made it a sought after destination for students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire.

These positions are subject to a background check.

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Drew University

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines, with 59 available minors, and offers 18 preprofessional and 19 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as New York City semesters focusing on Communications & Media, Contemporary Art, Museums & Cultural Management, New York Theatre, Social Entrepreneurship, Wall Street, and the United Nations, and several international study abroad programs.

Drew also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

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