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Maintenance Mechanic - Carpenter

Employer
Wells College
Location
Aurora, NY, US
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Job Details

Wells College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Mechanic- Carpenter.  Primary duties and expectations are the following:

  • Perform all preventative maintenance and/or make repairs as may be required to support the trade of the college carpenter.
  • Examples include window and window hardware, doors/frames/door hardware, making keys and re-coring locks, furniture repairs, glass replacement, deck/steps/handrail repairs, ceiling grid/tile, white/chalkboards, flooring, etc…
  • Organize and keep necessary inventory as required to execute tasks timely. Seek supervisor approval when expenditures are required.
  • Respond to all assigned maintenance work order requests in a timely manner.
  • Maintain personal proficiency commensurate with job duties and requirements.
  • Keep supervisor informed of all matters that affect ability to properly perform job and to request additional support and/or resources as may be required.
  • Assist other areas as needed.
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    Successful individuals will possess:

  • Must have minimum of 5 years’ experience in carpentry related trade and be proficient in carpentry skills, including the safe use of power tools required to perform those tasks.
  • Must provide own hand tools for work required of the trade. College will replace them should that ever be required as approved by the supervisor.
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge in the support of door hardware such as morticed locks, cylindrical locks, panic exit hardware, and door closures.
  • Must be capable of working alone, be self-motivated, and able to prioritize work assignments.
  • Must possess good organizational skills and a positive attitude.
  • Must be a team player and capable of working with, and for, a diverse group of individuals.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to squat, kneel, sit, stand or work in a prone position for periods of at least 15 minutes.
  • Must not have a fear of heights as certain tasks require working from, but not limited to ladders, scaffolding, and roofs.
  • Must not have a fear of confined spaces as certain tasks may require it.
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    General qualifications are:

  • Must possess and produce a valid High School Diploma.
  • Must possess and produce a valid NYS Drivers License with no moving violations.
  • Must provide own vehicle to use on the job. Mileage Compensation provided.
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    Position is full-time, 40 hours per week with over-time and call-in sometimes required.

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    Working at Wells College 

    Wells College is a nationally recognized private coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, New York, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. It was established in 1868 by Henry Wells, founder of the Wells Fargo and American Express Companies. The College is known as an exceptional value, pairing top quality academic programs with affordable tuition. With a full-time enrollment of about 550 students, Wells boasts small class sizes, an extensive experiential learning program, cross-enrollment with nearby Cornell University and Ithaca College, and a wide range of off-campus study options.

    The rigorous academic environment emphasizes close faculty/student interaction, undergraduate research, off-campus study, internships, and active community service and involvement. Wells offers 17 majors and 39 minors, in addition to individualized programs. Formerly a women’s college, Wells became coeducational in 2005.

    The scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York is an area known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. The village of Aurora is centrally located and provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers — 25 minutes from Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2.5 hours from Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City.

    Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits including health and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, EAP, course attendance, dependent tuition benefits, 11 paid holidays and vacation, sick and personal time off.

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