Maintenance Specialist II - La Plata Campus

Job description

Position SummaryThe individual in this position performs interior and exterior building repairs as required to keep facilities in good condition and safe for use by staff, faculty, and the public. Duties include the selection of appropriate materials and techniques for the installation and repair of walls and partitions, flooring, ceilings, building architectural features, doors, windows, and hardware.

The work schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, four days per week. Flexibility is required.

College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the College's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check, Motor Vehicle Record Check, and Sex Offender Registry Check.

This position is open until filled. For best consideration, apply by 11:59 pm, EST on Friday, March 12, 2021. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is an Aspen Prize Top 150 Community College and offers excellent benefits, including health insurance; State Retirement Pension System; wellness programs; free/discounted entry into CSM fitness centers; and generous leave accruals. CSM also offers Code Green Fridays, with early Friday closures during the summer months; and is closed most major holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year; and for several days in March for Spring Break.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs code acceptable plumbing installation and repairs to include: piping, fixtures, flush valves, temperature control valves, shower valves, drains and other equipment.
  • Constructs or repairs cabinets, furniture, and millwork such as: wooden casework, laminate countertops, trim and other finish carpentry items to include the use of proper joint designs, adhesives and appropriate material.
  • Makes roof repairs to a wide variety of roof types to include: membrane patching, shingle replacement, caulking, flashings, gutters and sealing.
  • Oversees the inspection of backflow preventer valves and other potable water protection devices.
  • Oversees the inspection of fire extinguishers and other life safety equipment in accordance with applicable code requirements.
  • Operates tractors, lifts and other equipment to perform maintenance work in a safe manner.
  • Determines appropriate tool for the task at hand and keeps tools/equipment in safe, sharp, and optimum working condition.
  • Assists other departments and skill crafts areas as required to ensure continuance of overall facilities operations.
  • Analyzes hardware/part usage, criticality and availability to accurately determine inventory requirements.
  • Provides inputs to both the work order system and management with regard to materials used and need to order materials.
  • Participates in the planning for snow removal operations with respect to equipment maintenance and additional manning as needed.

    Additional Duties:

    Performs other related work as required. Minimum Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • 3 years of Journeyman level experience in carpentry.
  • 1 year of general plumbing skills including: sweating of copper lines, threading pipe, and installing PVC pipe.
  • 5 years of general construction experience. Minimum Qualifications and Standards RequiredKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of proper building alteration/ repair procedures, proper maintenance of flooring materials, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, furniture and casework, etc.
  • Qualification or ability to obtain certification to inspect backflow prevention devices.
  • Ability to read blueprints/technical drawings and interpret specifications.
  • Ability to read and interpret applicable codes regarding life safety issues.
  • Familiarity with the basics of computer aided design programs.
  • Knowledge of the care and operation of tractors and other small engine operated equipment.
  • Maintains insurability under College insurance policy.
  • Ability to safely work off ladders and platforms and ability to lift 70 lbs.

    Physical Requirements:

    The work is heavy work which requires exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/3/2021
    Application Due: 6/1/2021
    Work Type: Full Time