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Reference Number 58-30546 Posted Job Title MAINTENANCE MECHANIC NBC School Name School of Veterinary Medicine Org New Bolton Center Posted to the Web 12/05/2018 Posted Job/Salary Grade 025 Employment Type Non-Exempt Hours 40.00 Position Type Full Time Position Schedule m-f, ocass. wknds,OT Months 12 Position Length Ongoing Position End Date University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.


Maintenance Mechanic is a multi-trade technician that works with a team of mechanics to maintain campus buildings and ensure the proper operation of all aspects of our operations. The position must have a vocational degree in one of the following trades: electrical, hvac or plumbing trade with field experience. Duties include: inspections, installation, repair maintain and monitor building equipment with a working knowledge of hvac systems, electrical systems up to 480 volts and plumbing equipment. Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on motors, pumps, compressors, controls and building automation systems. Experienced in following diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and engineering specifications in order to troubleshoot malfunctions. Familiarity with scaffolding, elevated platforms and ladders is a must. Preferred candidates will have professional licenses and certifications or successful completion of certificates will be required. The schedule is primarily Monday through Friday however it will require some weekend work and must be part of the department on-call rotation.
Position Located in Kennett Sq., No public trans. avail.


Position located in Kennett Square, PA. No public transportation available. High School Diploma or GED, vocational certification and 5 years of demonstrated experience performing painting work in a professional capacity. Equivalent vocational training may be substituted for work experience. Professional certifications or licenses are preferred. Demonstrated ability and experience in managing multiple projects to completion in accordance with blue prints and plans. Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted. Ability to climb and work from ladders or scaffolding. Must be able to work in a multi-skilled environment and possess a valid driver’s license, free of any state or municipal suspension or revocation.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. Quick Link Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • [email protected]
    • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter
    • Referred by a Penn Employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Linkedin
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    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
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    • Recruitment and/or staffing agency
  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years
  4. * Are you able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess a valid driver’s license, free of any state or municipal suspension or revocation?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
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Posted: 1/10/2019
Application Due: 6/30/2019
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