Building Technician II-Trades
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University
affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive
campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human
community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons
who represent the breadth of human difference. The university
encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to
apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity
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to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and
reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a
diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300
undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all
students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global
Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus,
noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50
miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley,
about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and
New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu
Responsible for the general
maintenance/preventive maintenance, minor repair, and up-keep of
all campus buildings. Specific Responsibilities
- Perform minor carpentry work as required to include, patching
drywall, ceiling repairs, ceiling tile replacement, window repairs,
window shades and blinds, floor tile/ carpet tile, painting
interior and exterior surfaces in all campus buildings.
- Perform furniture repairs and installation in residence halls
and other campus buildings.
- Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of basic electrical
fixtures, devices, resetting breakers and appliances as
- Perform minor repairs to plumbing fixtures, valves, and
occasional unclogging of drain lines as required.
- Perform and assist with building preventive maintenance, to
include HVAC filter changes, belts, and greasing bearings.
- Perform roof inspections, drain cleaning, gutter and downspout
repairs or replacement.
- Observe and report, through the work order system, all defects,
deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities.
- Inspect all campus buildings on a routine basis and assure that
deficiencies are corrected.
- Assist as required and/or directed with snow plowing, snow, and
ice removal during inclement weather.
- Remain accessible and available in the event of emergencies or
when needed to meet the ongoing mission of the University.
- Maintain a safe, healthy, and environmentally sound workplace
demonstrated by following good housekeeping practices, notifying
supervisors of potential hazards, adhering to OSHA standards and
other safe practice procedures, and being an example for other
staff regarding safe equipment use.
- Contributes to the overall success of facilities management and
the university by performing other duties and responsibilities as
Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesPossess basic
knowledge and skills to maintain and repair HVAC, plumbing,
electrical, carpentry, painting, and general building repair. Must
have the ability to multi-task and use a variety of hand and power
tools. EducationHigh school diploma or GED, Trade
or technical school diploma or degree in the related field.
ExperienceThree years’ experience in building
maintenance of a similar facility or one year of trade school
experience which fulfills the requirements of the university.
Additional RequirementsThis position requires a
valid driver’s license, and the ability to drive and qualify under
the university’s insurance carrier when driving a university and/or
leased vehicle. Physical Demand
uses various machinery as well as hand and power tools associated
with the electrical trade, and working at heights from ladders, and
high lift equipment. Will frequently lift heavy weights, work in
all weather conditions, and on occasion, work in electrical
manholes, and other confined spaces.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 12 months
Other Number of Months:
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date: 09/15/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: AH00796
To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2583