Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 28, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job title: Maintenance

Department: Operations

Evaluation group: Staff

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Location: St. Charles, MO

Reports to: Assistant Director, Facilities

Job Summary

The Maintenance Technician I is responsible for performing light and heavy duty maintenance duties as directed.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain buildings and facilities
  • Perform periodic maintenance as directed
  • Maintain and repair residential electrical and plumbing systems
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment including hvac systems

Service Orientation

  • Maintain all tools and equipment
  • Maintain uniforms and personal appearance

Communication, Collaboration, and Teamwork

  • Collaborate with others when necessary to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Communicate additional needs to management
  • Take direction from supervisors without complaint
  • Maintain radio communication with management and staff at all times

Planning, Organizing, and Accountability

  • Keep maintenance areas clean and organized
  • Log time and work performed through proper work order system.

Initiative, Problem-Solving, and Decision Making

  • Adhere strictly to safety standards and practices
  • Utilize all available skills to find, troubleshoot, and repair issues that would otherwise be detrimental to University owned property

Support the Mission of the University

  • Support the mission of the university and serve as an ambassador of the university.

Job may require other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)

  • High School diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have 2 or more years’ experience in maintenance or construction related fields, including a considerable knowledge of common practices, tools, equipment, and materials used

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to execute multiple tasks according to specifications.
  • Must have strong professional integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to use good judgment, think critically, and communicate effectively.
  • Must have experience operating and maintaining equipment and hand-powered tools.
  • Must be able to demonstrate above average knowledge of construction practices, electricity, and plumbing.

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • University campus grounds indoors and outdoors
  • Exposure to all types of weather and extreme temperatures
  • Must have reliable vehicle for on campus transportation.

Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Must be able to traverse the campus in all weather conditions and work in extreme temperatures.
  • Position requires the ability to stand, squat, reach and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand and walk continuously through shift.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to report to work during emergencies, unless otherwise notified.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
  • Must be able to report to campus within one hour when on call.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to education programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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