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General Maintenance Technician-Painter - Evening/Weekend Sunday-Thursday 3:00pm-11:30pm

Position Title:

General Maintenance Technician-Painter - Evening/Weekend Sunday-Thursday 3:00pm-11:30pm

Job Description:

As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University is seeking an Evening/Weekend Shift Painter who will promote Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by keeping the university buildings and grounds, clean, neat, and in a safe manner.

General Statement of Job:

  • To provide painting, wall repairs and light carpentry services with specific responsibility for identifying repair and maintenance needs; preparing, painting, or staining a variety of surfaces; ensuring completion of projects in accordance with trade standards; assisting other maintenance staff; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at the job site

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Actively engages the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan Intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
  • Coordinate with assigned supervisor for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently
  • Estimates materials and/or equipment needed to complete work projects for the purpose of obtaining materials to ensure job completion
  • Maintains vehicle, tools, and facilities for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs, and recommending preventive maintenance
  • Paints a variant of surfaces (e.g., buildings, walls, doors, frames, ceilings, railings, columns, floors, lockers, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining facilities in an attractive, safe, and useable condition
  • Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function
  • Prepares a variety of surfaces (e.g., cleaning, sanding, patching, masking, nail holes, cracks, joints, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that they are ready for painting and /or refinishing
  • Removes graffiti (e.g., cleaning walls, graffiti removal, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing vandalism and maintaining attractive facilities
  • Request’s equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and /or repair
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including general building maintenance duties
  • Responds to any emergency as required and is responsible for snow removal as assigned
  • Attend all department training sessions.
  • On call responsibilities may exist.
  • Employee MUST follow all University and departmental rules, regulations/policies, and procedures.
  • Employee must perform all duties and responsibilities in a safe manner
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities
  • Demonstrated accuracy, thoroughness and quality of work.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed work ethic
  • Ability to identify and problem solve in an effective manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees and leadership

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have the ability to read drawings and blueprints and interpret specifications.
  • Must have the ability to understand and apply industry standards for installation, repairs, and safety.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-4 years’ experience and knowledge in repair and general maintenance.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be able to follow safety procedures and precautions due to physical risks
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require responses to the supplemental mission questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

Physical Demands:

Physical Demands:

  • Walking, pulling, bending, lifting, pushing, stooping, ability to lift minimum of 25 pounds, but not more than 50 pounds, climbing stairs and ladders up to 6ft in height.
  • The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. This position will utilize lifts, as well as ladders and stools.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

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