Maintenance Technician

Job description

Position Description

The Maintenance individual is responsible for the ongoing maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical equipment, machines and NTC buildings and facilities.

Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Perform maintenance and repair work on facilities, boilers, electrical systems, appliances, heating, ventilation, refrigeration, plumbing, carpentry, painting, locks and furniture assembly.
  • Perform minor maintenance and repair work on all other building equipment, grounds equipment, and district vehicles.
  • Assist in remodeling projects.
  • Performs assigned preventative maintenance on building systems and keep related equipment records.
  • Operates a variety of hand tools and measuring and testing instruments. Operates college vehicles, lift equipment and lawn/snow removal equipment.
  • Prepares purchase order requests for ordering of necessary maintenance supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness of assigned spaces.
  • Make minor roof repairs.
  • Perform required seasonal grounds services, i.e., snow removal and lawn care.
  • Notify supervisor of equipment and facilities needing repair or replacement.
  • Performs all duties and tasks with required appropriate safety precautions and equipment.
  • NOTE: This listing is not inclusive of all duties and responsibilities, which may be assigned but are only listed as typical. Any other duties and responsibilities assigned will be of similar nature requiring the same relative skills and capabilities

Additional Functions

  • Ability to use/maintain voicemail and use/maintain a personal calendar.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors, and the public.
  • Participate in college-related in-service functions, professional development opportunities, and vendor-sponsored training seminars.
  • Ability to read, maintain and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, blueprint schematics, and drawings.



  • Minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in facilities maintenance related this position. Technical diploma or an Associates degree from an accredited school in a building trade systems field is desirable.
  • Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment to maintain and operate college facilities under the direction of the Facilities Coordinator.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with students, staff, faculty and administration is essential.
  • Must be able to perform the following functions: climb tall ladders, scaffold, and steep stairs; stand, bend, stoop, kneel, and sit for long periods of time; lift objects up to 75 pounds on a regular and recurring basis.
  • Must have a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license and pass NTC’s motor vehicle background check.

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the essential functions of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.Physical Demands

Working Activity:
6 to 8 hours: Grasping, pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, working indoors and working outdoors
4 to 5 hours: Balancing, bending, driving, kneeling, performing repetitive movements, pushing, twisting, working at heights, and working in temperature extremes
1 to 3 hours: Climbing and crawling
Less than 1 hour: None

Lifting and Carrying:
Less than 10 pounds: 15 or more repetition(s) per hour
10 to 20 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
20-50 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
50-100 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
More than 100 pounds with help: Less than 1 repetition per hour

Additional Physical Requirements:
Vision: Adequate with aid to read instructions, labels, documents, computer screens, and differentiate between colors.

Hearing: Adequate with aid to understand oral requests, telephone conversation, and PA systems.

Required Employee Program Safety Training:
Asbestos awareness, blood borne pathogen, chemical hygiene, construction safety, electrical safety, emergency action plan, emergency eye wash, emergency procedures, ergonomics (office/workplace), fall protection, fire detection system, fire extinguishers, fire sprinkler system, flammable/chemical storage, fume hoods, gas cylinder safety, hazardous waste, hearing conservation, indoor air quality, laser, lockout tag out, medical waste, personal protective equipment, powered industrial trucks, respiratory protection, and slips, trips & falls.




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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 10/4/2020
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