Under the leadership of a Foreperson or other supervisor within the Division of Real Estate Development and Capital Operations, assists crafts people and independently performs basic maintenance, construction, repairs, or mechanical adjustment work functions to assure campus facilities are properly maintained with emphasis on health, safety and the comfort of occupants.
he Maintenance Mechanic works independently and assists as a member of a group, and must draw upon a variety of skills to perform various assigned work tasks. These functions include, but are not limited to the following areas:
Carpentry: Perform repairs, maintenance and renovations to buildings and other facilities related to cabinet making, doors, windows, screens, glass partitions, plywood, ceiling tile, drywall, furniture, office partitions, drapery rods, blinds, shower and toilet partitions, floor tile, carpeting, construction hardware and fasteners and other carpentry craft items.
Painting: Scrape, prime, paint, varnish, stain and other painting craft functions. Operates power-washing and spray equipment. Removes graffiti as needed.
Electrical: Install and service power circuits, switches, receptacles, light fixtures, exit lights, stoves, fans, portable air conditioners, including wiring and operating electrical devices.
Mechanical: Install, inspect, repair or maintain filters, controls, motors, generators, pumps, burners, dampers, ductwork, actuators and other types of heating, ventilating, air conditioning equipment, and other mechanical devices. Adjustment and minor repair of digital or pneumatic automatic temperature controls and thermostats.
Plumbing: Install and repair waste lines, water lines, gas lines, water fountains, pipes, plumbing, heating and cooling equipment, toilet bowls, wash basins, urinals, fixtures, laundry machines, process piping, pumps, valves and make adjustments to balancing valves.
General Maintenance: Install, inspect, repair and maintain kitchen equipment, emergency exit lights, audible devices, fire equipment, entrance gates, security doors, masonry work, roofs and removes debris as directed. Must possess the ability to operate and use power and hand tools used in the crafts. Operates, stores, safeguards equipment, materials, tools and supplies. Will maintain logs and record readings and other operating data, which are required for normal maintenance and preventative maintenance schedules. Will safeguard the confidentiality of college personnel records, files, fiscal data, correspondence and similar confidential materials.
Safety: The Maintenance Mechanic will adhere to the university's safety policies and procedures and maintain the campus and their work areas in a safe, clean, organized and well maintained condition. Will have general knowledge of safety precautions and of potential hazardous conditions. When possible, will remediate hazardous and unsafe conditions. Will report any unsafe conditions or any damage to equipment or buildings, to their supervisor or manager.