Maintenance Assistant

Job description

  • 20-Aug-2019 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Fort Valley, GA, USA
  • Full Time
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    Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, this position is responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, plumbing, general cleaning, and grounds maintenance).

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Preform all general maintenance requirements of assigned University/facilities in a geographic zone through work orders, preventative maintenance requirements, emergency calls, etc.
    • Perform intermediate skilled work which can include; maintenance, repair, modification,
    • Installation and construction, on one or more of the following maintenance work order: carpet and tile, filters, furniture, glass, locks, masonry, plasterer-painter, roofing and shades and blinds.
    • Operate work truck and supervise accompanying personnel.
    • Handle two-way communication with dispatch, other craftsman, supervisor and

    administrative staff.

    • Communicate and coordinate work with other shop crews as necessary.
    • Collaborate with school personnel regarding job requests and outcomes.
    • Operate tools and equipment associated with the trade, as well as preparing them for


    • Maintain accurate work order records and parts inventory. Maintain clean, safe and orderly work space.
    • Evaluate equipment and initiates Inventory Control Form. Procure parts and services.
    • Preform and Assist with work order assigned to include maintenance, carpet/tile, masonry, plumbing, electrical and civil work.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours.
    • Must be able to work in a team environment.
    • Performs other work related duties as required.


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Clean driving record
    • Customer service oriented
    • Ability to meet or exceed the University's attendance and punctuality standards.
    • Ability to work as part of a team or with minimal supervision.
    • Thorough knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology and safety precautions of a trade.
    • Some knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building materials.
    • Ability to use and operate tools and machinery associate with trade; thorough knowledge of hazards.

    Working conditions

    • Working outdoors and in enclosed areas is required.
    • Working in extreme heat or cold conditions on occasion.
    • Some evening, night and weekend work as needed.

    Physical requirements

    • Ability to push 50 pounds and lift 20 pounds. (Material handling)
    • Ability to climb ladder and step ladder.
    • Bending at waist, sitting, kneeling, laying horizontally, climbing, walking, etc., as job may
    • Ability to work in extreme heat, cold and noisy areas.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 8/21/2019
    Application Due: 8/26/2020
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