Maintenance Mechanic I 5435BR Finance & Administration FMS Maintenance Services
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Department/College Description The position requires the ability and willingness to provide contact information to be used for an on-call phone listing for reporting to work in off hours or urgent situations such as extreme weather conditions including when the campus is closed.
Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule that could encompass weekends, holidays, and times other than normal work schedules.
Must continually reinforce FMS' commitment for managing relationships with customers and colleagues in an open, honest, direct and respectful manner.
Detailed Job Description Please note: This is a B-Shift position Tues-Sat 2pm-10:30pm.
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.
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.
Must be self-motivated and have ability to work independently with minimal direction. Must have the ability to take initiative, plan, prioritize, and execute a variety of repairs.
Ability to train Maintenance Mechanic II and student helpers, as well as develop and maintain effective working relationships with them.
Provide immediate response to building maintenance related urgencies (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).
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, FMS and RIT software necessary to perform job duties.
Required Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or GED
Seven years 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 Office, work order system, and other RIT and FMS software.
The successful candidate hired for this position will be required to drive on occasion, and therefore will be required, upon hire, to immediately enroll in the NYS LENS program. Candidates can review page 4 of RIT's Safe Driving Policy
Required Application Documents
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 direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
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