Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift, Graylyn International Conference Center

Wake Forest University
Winston Salem, NC

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Job Details

Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-05-12
Req: R0003353
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Job Description Summary

Shifts will vary during the week and will be from 3PM - 11PM
Responsible for and assists with general and preventive maintenance service.

Job Description

Shifts will vary during the week and will be from 3PM - 11PM

Essential Functions:

  • Repairs electrical systems, outlets and cords; resets breakers; installs motors and belts as needed; responds to all electrical requests as needed; performs preventive maintenance on electrical equipment as scheduled.
  • Stops overflowing and clogged toilets; unstops showers and sinks; repairs valves, gaskets and lines (this includes but is not limited to water, sewer, steam and condensate lines); responds to all requests for plumbing service as directed; performs preventive maintenance on plumbing equipment as scheduled.
  • Monitors HVAC chemical equipment; changes filters and fan belts; opens HVAC drains; performs preventive maintenance on HVAC equipment as scheduled.
  • Performs carpentry repairs on doors, door hardware, windows, storm window fabrication, walls, shelving, and other carpentry repairs as needed.
  • Patches, caulks, primes, stains, and paints ceilings, walls, doors, windows and other items as needed.
  • Installs and repairs door hardware and locks; makes keys.
  • Makes repairs to vehicles‑ gas and electric.
  • Installs tile and other floor coverings.
  • Cleans pools, adds chemicals as needed; removes and replaces pool floor recovering.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D plus specialized training with one to four years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, hydraulic lifts, or in tunnels and crawl spaces.
  • General knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting repairs and installation as needed.
  • Ability to meet the requirements of the University’s automobile insurance.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
  • Ability to read, understand and abide by all safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain effective customer relations.
  • Ability to work any assigned shift/work schedule.
  • Physical Requirements: heavy work; 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. Talking, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping. Visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach; performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc. Activities occur both inside and outside, subject to both environmental conditions. Worker is subject to noise, vibrations, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in building automation systems and/or high voltage systems.

Additional Job Description

Time Type Requirement

Part timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.


Wake Forest University, formed in 1834, has experienced decades of growth and innovation.  WFU is a distinctive university that combines a liberal arts core with graduate and professional schools and innovative research programs.  The University embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, which prizes the personal interaction between students and faculty.  It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount.

Wake Forest University is a community that seeks the enlightenment and freedom which come through diligent study and learning. Its higher goal, however, is to give life to the University motto "Pro Humanitate," as members translate a passion for knowledge into compassionate service. The community shares a tradition that embraces freedom and integrity and acknowledges the worth of the individual. The heritage, established by the school's founders and nurtured by succeeding generations, promotes a democratic spirit arising from open-mindedness and discourse. Wake Forest fosters compassion and caring for others. Its collective strength and character are derived from the values and distinctive experiences of each individual; therefore, it affirms the richness of human intellect and culture and its contribution to knowledge, faith, reason, and dialogue. Furthermore, it strives toward a society in which good will, respect, and equality prevail. To that end, Wake Forest University rejects hatred and bigotry in any form and promotes justice, honor, and mutual trust.​

The University is comprised of:  the undergraduate college, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Divinity, School of Law, and School of Medicine (located on the Bowman Gray campus with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center) and today enrolls about 4,846 undergraduates and 2,823 students in graduate programs at its principal location, the Reynolda campus.  Students at Wake Forest University enjoy a great deal of access to and interaction with world-class faculty both in and out of the classroom setting with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1.  Wake Forest employs approximately 2,772 full and part-time faculty and staff.

Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant, intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and a strong athletics program competing in the fifteen-team Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).  Since its founding, the university has adopted the motto “pro humanitate,” which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. Wake Forest has a strong commitment to holistic, eight-dimensional well-being for students, faculty and staff as evidenced in the Thrive initiative.

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, NC, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem is a family-friendly city with high quality schools, numerous outdoor recreational activities and events, and is known for its vibrant and thriving arts scene.

Winston-Salem residents enjoy close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, wine bars, and breweries for dining with friends and family.  Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a smaller town (

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