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General Maintenance Crewmember I

Employer
Florida Southern College
Location
Lakeland, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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General Maintenance Crewmember I
Job type
Full TimeLocation
Department
Facilities Maintenance 2Salary
$0.00 per hour

General Maintenance Crewmember I

Posted on8/10/2020

Accepting applications

About this position

The General Maintenance Crewmember performs skilled work in the painting, installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of mechanical, plumbing and structural systems. May also perform routine carpentry work using hand and power tools and precision measuring and testing devices to repair or remodel existing structures according to work orders or verbal instructions.

About our ideal candidate

EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:

1. A high school diploma or the equivalent required.
2. Completion of a maintenance vocational/technical school or a recognized apprenticeship program in general mechanical maintenance is preferred.
3. Some experience in a mechanical trade is preferred but not required.
4. Requires general mechanical ability which includes, but not limited to, skills in the use small hand and power tools, mechanical equipment and materials applicable to the mechanical trades.
5. Ability to interpret wiring diagrams, blueprints, and schematics is helpful for some general maintenance positions but not required for all.
6. Computer literacy preferred.
7. Must be able to work as part of a team and independently as required.
8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituents.
9. Must have valid Florida Driver’s License.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

1. Work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as climbing ladders, frequent lifting of objects over 50 pounds, crawling or crouching in restricted areas. Occasional lifting of heavy objects weighing 75 pounds or more is required.
2. Prolonged standing and frequent bending, stooping, and reaching on a daily basis; and working in confined spaces.
3. Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electrically-powered tools and electrical test equipment, to move throughout campus, including climbing stairs in all campus buildings, and to work at heights.
4. Work is performed indoors and out-of-doors, occasionally in environments that are dusty, noisy, or which could have work hazards.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
2. The work area involves moderate discomfort and/or risk such as operating heavy machinery or dangerous equipment, or frequent exposure to hazardous materials.
3. The work area may be subject to environmental discomfort such as loud noises, and/or extremes of heat or cold.
4. Scope of the position requires exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, cleaners, and lubricants common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followed.
5. The job requires the ability to read sufficiently to understand written work orders and instructions as well as directions for the proper mixture, use, and disposal/storage of cleaners, solvents, paints, and similar products used in painting services.
6. The work may require wearing protective gear that may be uncomfortable.
7. Position is subject to changes in schedules as needed by management. Examples include, but are not limited to, seasonal shifts and area reassignment.
8. The scope of the job will require night, evening, holiday, and/or weekend work to respond to emergencies.

About us

The College's health and wellness plans along with generous paid time-off benefits are in addition to rewarding employee benefits such as the tuition grant and 403(b) plan.

The employee tuition grant is a remarkable benefit that covers the cost of 100% of the College's tuition for dependent children of faculty and staff who have been employed with the college fulltime for one year. Employees can also take advantage of the benefit for themselves.

The Defined Contribution Retirement Plan is a 403(b) plan in which the college automatically contributes 7% of the eligible employee's earnings into a retirement fund whether the employee chooses to participate or not. The account has a comprehensive investment portfolio and allows the employee to control their investment choices. At 6 years of service, the employer contribution amount is elevated to 10%. Employees can choose to participate through pre-tax payroll deductions when ready!

Florida Southern College is committed to diversity and inclusion in hiring, campus life, and intellectual engagement and welcomes applications from all interested candidates. The college actively seeks a wide variety of candidates and enthusiastically looks to diversify our workforce.

Florida Southern College has a strong commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. The college recruits, hires, trains, transfers, promotes and compensates individuals and makes all personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable law.

Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest private college in the state. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 70+ undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, nursing, and physical therapy. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, is an award-winning national leader in engaged learning, and boasts 30 NCAA Division II National Championships. Florida Southern is ranked at #8 among the “Best Regional Universities in the South” by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022 “Best Colleges” guide and is included in The Princeton Review’s 2022 Best 387 Colleges guide and the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022.” The 2021-2022 Colleges of Distinction guidebook praises Florida Southern’s AACSB accredited Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise alongside the College’s School of Education and its Ann Blanton Edwards School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Poets&Quants, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, and The Princeton Review further laud the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise and the Ann Blanton Edwards School of Nursing and Health Sciences as foremost programs in the nation for business and nursing education. Home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, FSC has appeared on The Princeton Review’s top 20 “Most Beautiful Campus” national listing for 12 consecutive years. Connect with Florida Southern College.

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