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General Maintenance 2nd Shift (2:30 – 11:00pm)

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All applications must be submitted electronically through Prairie State College website.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S0098P
Classification Staff
DBM Rating B21
Position Number 4PHFA07
Position Title General Maintenance 2nd Shift (2:30 – 11:00pm)
Position Type Support Staff
Status of Position Staff - Full Time
Union Support Staff
FLSA Non Exempt
Position Summary

Provides general maintenance for facility; makes repairs to equipment, assists other skilled maintenance staff with plumbing, electrical, painting, lighting; performs maintenance tasks; and other duties as may be assigned.

Reporting and Supervisory Relationships

Direct reporting relationship to the Manager, Facilities and Operations.

Essential Responsibilities

• Assist plumber with plumbing, pipe fitting and other repairs to areas of the site or buildings.

• Assist electrician with electrical issues, resetting of circuit breakers, light bulb changes and other repairs to areas of the site or buildings.

• Inspects fire extinguishers and pull stations monthly.

• Make minor and major repairs of all equipment; i.e., desks, furniture, doors, etc.

• Assist in removing snow and other emergency duties when necessary. Ability to operate a variety of snow and ice control equipment.

• Assist in rebuilding flush valves and faucets. Weekly inspection of all bathroom fixtures and repair as needed.

• Change filters on VAV boxes, assists HVAC tech as needed.

• Assist in set-up for special events, moving of furniture, etc.

• Receive deliveries in the shipping and receiving area and delivers Monthly Board Packet.

• Responsible for some grounds-keeping duties.

• Removes and replaces carpet, floor tile, and ceiling tile as necessary.

• Monitor and change building temperature (HVAC).

• Maintain and submit daily logs and work orders.

• Performs routine grounds work, when needed relating to mulching, cleanup of roads/sidewalks and assists the grounds crew when needed.

• Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions (temperatures varying from below 32 degrees to over 90 degrees) for periods of over one hour, subject to hazards such as proximity to moving parts, electrical current, etc., and involves heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly in order to move objects.

HOURS: 2nd Shift (2:30 – 11:00pm) From time to time overtime will be required, per supervisor approval, to respond to emergency situations during or after regular work hours for the purpose of resolving immediate weather, maintenance and safety/security concerns.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS USED: Various types of mechanical tools and equipment to include but not limited to: ladder, power hand tools of various types such as power threaders, rodding machines, drills, saws, tractors and trucks as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

• High school graduate with additional training in mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems.

• Two or more years of successful General Maintenance experience: familiarity with mechanical, plumbing, and electrical equipment experience.

• Ability to drive/operate tractors and trucks; possession of valid vehicle operator’s license.

• Demonstrated ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds.

• Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

• Knowledge of tools, equipment and procedures used in moving equipment and facilitating repairs.

• Ability to work in all kinds of weather.

• Demonstrated ability to perform varied maintenance tasks with little supervision.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Ability to maintain appropriate standards of cleanliness and sanitation.

Preferred Qualifications

• Associates degree.
• Demonstrated ability to perform varied maintenance tasks with no supervision.
• Ability to maintain appropriate standards of cleanliness and sanitation.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days
Salary B21
Posting Date 08/31/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted electronically through Prairie State College website.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Prairie State College Website
    • BlacksinHigherEd
    • CareerBuilders
    • Chronicle of HigherEd
    • HispanicsinHigherEd
    • InsideHigherEd Jobs
    • VeteransinHigherEd
    • Other
  2. * Do you have the ability to drive/operate tractors and trucks and possession of valid vehicle operator’s license?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have two or more years of successful mechanical, plumbing, and electrical experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a High School Diploma with additional training in mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents