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Building Maintenance Worker

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UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING. AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY. OPEN TO UNION MEMBERS ONLY FROM (09/18/2017) THROUGH (09/24/2017). Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Building Maintenance Worker
Department Equip Mtnce Shop
Position Number 0632400
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Position Purpose

Under minimal supervision from the Equipment Maintenance Supervisor, the Building Maintenance Technician is assigned responsibility for the operation, repair, and maintenance of the plumbing fixtures, electrical devices, HVAC and control systems, and major appliances of one to five buildings. Independently plans and prioritizes all related work for his/her assigned buildings, which includes evaluating the need for emergency repairs and requesting assistance from other Equipment Maintenance employees or from other FO&M departments as necessary. Performs some related, minor carpentry and other trade work. Communicates and coordinates repair schedules to College staff and students who work in the buildings.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Thorough knowledge and technical skill required for making repairs and maintaining domestic and industrial plumbing, HVAC, electrical and control systems, fixtures, devices, and applications.
  • Technical knowledge and skill to perform minor carpentry work and repairs. Ability to follow oral and written instructions, to plan and organize work, and to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to successfully interact on a daily basis with members of the broader College community and to communicate effectively in a service-oriented environment.
  • Willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and must be qualified under the terms of the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
  • Must have successfully completed the following training
    prior to performing work to which the training relates:
    - Driver Safety
    - Hazard Communication
    - Lock-out/Tag-out
    - Respirator Training, Fit, and Physical Examination
Minimum Experience
  • Seven years of relevant experience in complex building maintenance; or the equivalent.
Minimum Education
  • High school diploma.
  • Some post-secondary technical school training in the electrical trade preferred.
SEIU Level O
FLSA Non-Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Todd French
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING. AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY.

OPEN TO UNION MEMBERS ONLY FROM (09/18/2017) THROUGH (09/24/2017).

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Typical Examples of Work to be Performed

  • Performs minor repairs and/or replacement of HVAC systems, plumbing fixtures, valves, and other plumbing assemblies as required. Informs staff/students who may be inconvenienced or affected.
  • Performs minor repair and/or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances as required, e.g., fans, emergency and exit lights, etc. Informs staff/students who may be inconvenienced or affected.
  • Performs minor carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors, hardware, screens, and furniture. Informs staff/students who may be inconvenienced or affected. Performs preventive maintenance functions for all equipment in buildings assigned.
  • Observes and reports in a timely manner, through the work order system, any defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on assigned facilities; orally communicates emergencies that involve major repairs to appropriate College personnel.
  • Inspects facilities on a routine basis to ensure that deficiencies are corrected.
  • Works with building occupants to maintain systems unique to the assigned building and to provide assistance setting up equipment and systems as needed.

Working Conditions

  • Works from ladders, scaffolds, and platforms.
  • Work requires bending, kneeling, standing, climbing, and working in stretched, cramped or awkward positions .
  • Work involves regular lifting, carrying, or holding objects weighing from 10 to 70 pounds, without assist or aid.
  • Work is performed in areas that are dirty or smoky and when fumes are present.
  • Work involves exposure to cuts and bruises and more serious injuries, such as burns and electrical shock, and involves cutting glass, working on electrical fixtures and appliances, or working on ladders, scaffolds, etc.
  • Work involves wearing special or protective clothing such as fire-rated clothing, aprons or overalls, gloves, goggles, and ear plugs .

Other

  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
-- Performs other duties as assigned

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  2. Cover Letter
  3. Additional Document #1

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