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Maintenance Technician

Columbus State Community College
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance

Location: Delaware Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: Teamsters(Facilities)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation: $20.35

Schedule: M-F, 7am-3:30pm; overtime as necessary

Position Summary

The Maintenance Technician I provides maintenance, grounds, and facilities support at the Delaware campus only. This position performs maintenance and repairs to campus facilities and buildings in compliance with work orders and preventive maintenance schedule.

Core Competencies

Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Quality Orientation, Safety Focus, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Applied Learning, Work Standards


Building Maintenance

Performs routine preventative maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and responds to hot and cold calls. Performs routine repairs and maintains building plumbing system. (i.e., repairs and unclogs sinks and floor drains, faucets, urinal and closet flush valves and sealing rings.) Repairs kitchen appliances and office equipment including coffeemakers, refrigerators, ovens, paper shredders, staplers, window blinds, office furniture, locks/latches and ice machines. Uses carpentry methods to make building repairs and improvements. Builds shelves, hangs, repairs and replaces doors and openers, and performs other related tasks. Assists in repairing drywall, lays floor coverings, repairs roofs, minor tile, and performs general masonry work. Makes basic electrical repairs and takes volt and amp readings. Assists in replacing motors, lighting ballast and bulbs, electric switches and receptacles. Checks and replaces fuses and circuit breakers. Performs minor electric wiring installation and repair. Diagnoses and replaces emergency exit and emergency lighting fixtures. Diagnoses, repairs and replaces electric hand dryers and photoelectric controls.

Maintains outside premises to ensure a safe and attractive condition. Clears leaves, cuts grass, pulls weeds, trims shrubs and trees, and edges lawn. Removes debris from walks, lawns, and parking lots by hand and by operating a power vacuum sweeper. Empties trash cans and picks up loose trash on campus grounds, roadways and parking lots. Assembles, repairs, and assists in the installation of structures such as exterior furniture, walls, and patios.

Maintenance Housekeeping

Maintains cleanliness of mechanical rooms and equipment. Performs various manual cleaning tasks including sweeping, dusting and mopping floors. Utilizes dust cloths, mops, pails, brooms and various cleaning agents to perform cleaning tasks.

Regularly performs indoor and outdoor building inspections. Maintains outside premises in an attractive and safe condition. Landscape responsibilities include: seasonal maintenance such as mowing, planting, pruning and snow removal, lawn and bed maintenance (i.e. watering, mulching) and parking lot striping, as necessary to maintain the grounds.

Assembles, repairs and assists in installation of structures such as exterior furniture. Develops, designs, and installs brick walkways, landscapes retaining walls, patches concrete, fixes pot holes, maintains signage, maintains flags, and repairs irrigation.

Applies fertilizers, pesticides, and insecticides. Completes and maintains all required documentation (e.g. chemical applications, work orders, maintenance forms, etc.); orders and maintains adequate chemical inventory. Makes purchases for parts and supplies with supervisor’s approval.

Clears walks, stairs, parking lots and roadways of ice and snow. Utilizes shovels, snow blowers, tractors, salt spreaders, and trucks for snow removal. Applies salt, calcium, and sand to various areas to melt ice and provide safer conditions.

Utilizes heavy equipment including Fork-lift, Aerial lift, bush-hog, mowers, stump grinder, trucks, utility vehicles and tractors. Utilizes power tools, blowers, weed eaters, hand tools, seasonal and other equipment. Performs preventive maintenance and repair of grounds equipment.

Moves office and conference room furniture such as desks, chairs, cabinets, bookcases, etc. Replaces, remove or reorganize classroom and lobby furnishings on campus and at off-campus sites. Move items such as stage equipment, tables and chairs in support of event set-ups for campus meetings, classroom activities, public events, or conferences.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Attends all required department meetings and training. Work overtime hours, as necessary.

Assists the Police Department during building evacuations and emergencies.

Assists at off-campus locations with maintenance and supply delivery.

Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly stands and walks, and occasionally sits. Employee frequently uses hands to hold and control tools and equipment. The employee occasionally reaches with hands and arms, climbs and balances, and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. The employee occasionally exhibits digital dexterity and eye-hand coordination when performing maintenance tasks. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force on items, with varying weights of more than 50 pounds.

Working Conditions

Normal working conditions with occasional exposure to dirt, dust, debris and odors. Employee is occasionally exposed to wet, humid or other outdoor weather conditions. The employee regularly experiences exposure to minor cuts, burns or other situations that may cause injury. Occasional risk of electrical shock. Employee occasionally works near moving parts or in high, precarious places. Occasionally employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic materials and bloodborne pathogens.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: building maintenance methods, materials, equipment and supplies; common safety practices; preventive maintenance methods; basic heating, electrical and plumbing methods; basic mathematics, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Skill in: verbal and written communication; safe and effective operation and use of maintenance tools and equipment; building maintenance; HVAC, electrical work, rough carpentry and plumbing.

Ability to: apply basic heating, plumbing and electrical principles to practical repair operations; understand and follow general instructions; perform manual labor for extended periods of time; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; identify areas in need of maintenance work; maintain and complete accurate work records; work independently, demonstrating initiative.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED. Three (3) years’ experience in general maintenance and grounds or closely related field. Experience with building automation control systems. Must have a state motor vehicle operator's license and must be insurable to operate a vehicle as a condition of initial and continued employment.

Additional Information:

Considered an essential employee pursuant to college Policy & Procedure.

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