Maintenance Technician

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Job Title:

Maintenance Technician

Job Summary:

Note: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee(s) assigned to the job.

The position is a general maintenance position. Responsibilities include the maintenance, minor repair, and up-keep of plumbing fixtures and electrical devices and appliances in all campus facilities and the immediate grounds. Some minor carpentry work is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures, valves, and other devices as required;
•Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances as required;
•Perform minor carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors, hardware, screens, and furniture;
•Provide exemplary customer service to internal and external customers;
•Observe and report, any and all defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities using the work order system procedure;
•Assist in coordinating major repairs, painting, and setting up of all facilities within scheduled periods;
•Communicate, as directed, with administrative staff (host of the event) on functions scheduled that may require special furnishing arrangements and other duties that may be required;
•Inspect all buildings on a routine basis and assure that deficiencies are corrected;
•Assist as required and cooperate with all trades people and custodians in the performance of day to day duties and responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma and a minimum of five years of related experience are required.

The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritize effectively, be able to interact in a diverse community, and able to adapt to changing situations

Good oral and written communication skills are required, with the ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, technical procedures and procedure manuals. The ability to speak effectively when interacting with the public and the entire Spelman community is a must.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have beginner skills using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel). The employee must be able to utilize email systems such as Lotus Notes or Outlook.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions :

Current valid Georgia Driver’s License required.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: reach with hands and arms, use hands to handle maintenance supplies and equipment, talk, hear, stand, walk, stoop, climb, or crawl, and smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.



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EEO Statement:

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 1/30/2021
Application Due: 4/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time