There are two positions/shifts available: A-Shift position: The schedule could be between 7am-5pm Tues-Sat, Sun-Thurs, or Mon-Fri. B-Shift position: Tues-Sat 2-10:30pm
As a member of the RIT community you'll receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with your pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs.
Respond to building maintenance problems through the online work order system and cell phone communications in support of RIT’s daily operations. Perform and provide guidance for improvement of planned Preventative Maintenance (PMs) scheduled work on various building systems. Provide immediate response to building maintenance related urgencies, determine and implement corrective actions.
Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule that could encompass various shifts, weekends, holidays, and times other than normal work schedules.
Must be able to work in irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions, dirt, dust, unpleasant odors, and loud noises while utilizing appropriate PPE.
Detailed Job Description
Provide immediate response to building maintenance related emergencies (major water leaks, broken/hanging glass, malfunctioning elevators, natural gas odor, electrical hazards, downed outdoor light poles, removal of wildlife (bats, mice, bees, and birds)) or issues that affect the physical safety of the RIT community, contain situation, determine and implement corrective/restorative actions, provide direction to supporting departments, and notify appropriate personnel.
Provide intermediate to advanced level skilled trade services and general repairs to building maintenance problems (not limited to plumbing, carpentry, doors and hardware, painting, drywall repair, windows and screens, roofing, masonry, hang banners, tile work, furniture repair, steam and natural gas piping, and window shade installation and repair) through the online work order system and direct phone communications. Determine repair required and best course of action (time and cost) to complete (perform in-house or contract).
Perform Preventative Maintenance (PM) and inspections on multiple building systems including plumbing, doors and hardware, glazing, roofing, furniture, indoor and outdoor fountains, storm water collection/storage and pumping/filtering systems, swimming pool operations, pumps, and filters.
Assist Maintenance Manager with coordinating maintenance projects (meet with customers, building managers, and department heads) to plan and set up schedules for routine and urgent repairs/services, coordinate contractor assistance and repairs, meet and escort contractors and vendor for repairs on building systems, ensure vendors perform as directed by this position and established RIT FMS Guidelines. Responsible for ordering, receiving, following up with vendors for materials, and evaluate products performance as needed to perform in this position.
Provide training and mentoring for Maintenance Mechanic II position and student helpers.
Fully utilize Work Order system (create, update, and close out work orders), e-mail, electronic drawings, Purchase Requisition system, and other administrative tools.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications
High School diploma or GED
Seven years of experience in building maintenance in a commercial, industrial, or college campus setting with proven expertise in two or more of the following skilled areas; Plumbing, Millwright (doors and hardware), Painting and Drywall, Flooring, Roofing, Masonry, or Carpentry.
Must have demonstrated intermediate to advanced level mechanical aptitude including working knowledge of plumbing and pipefitting, painting and drywall, door and window repair, and low voltage (50 volts or less) electrical systems.
Must have strong analytical/problem solving skills.
Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
Must have good basic math skills.
Experience and ability to lead repairs and small projects from conception to implementation.
Ability to safely operate all equipment including, but not limited to; hand and power tools common to plumbing, carpentry, tile, and other building trades.
Able to work from various ladders up to 30 feet tall, including scaffolds and 40 foot man-lifts.
Able to lift 50 lbs.
Consistently work safely following all relative OSHA, DEC and EPA standards, laws and regulations.
Ability use software including Microsoft Outlook and Centrestone (work order system).
OSHA 10 Hour Safety (Const. or Gen Ind.) NYS Drivers License, Class D Vocational training in any of the skilled trade disciplines.
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
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