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General Maintenance Mechanic

Apply now Job no: 496347
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Staff

Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs in selected buildings. The majority of the work will be with the electrical and plumbing systems but the mechanic must be proficient in general technique of all common trades.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Repairs and replaces sinks, showers, urinals, commodes, pumps, valves, domestic tanks and lines, and vents. Unclogs blocked fixtures, traps, and lines.

Repairs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and fixtures using hand tools and testing equipment. Inspects and tests lighting and power circuits. Re-lamps fixtures, replaces lens covers, replaces ballasts, and repairs outlets.

Repairs minor problems with windows, doors, screens, and furniture. Replaces door peep holes and window balancers. Mounts clocks, bulletin boards, pictures, and plaques. Replaces ceiling tiles. Repairs walls and paints as needed.

Performs repair and troubleshooting of window A/C units, heat pumps, air compressors, and fan coil units. Replaces air filters, cleans units, drains and bleeds lines. Removes, recycles, and replaces refrigerant from small air conditioning units.

Performs all work with adherence to safety procedures. Inspects completed work and ensures that work conforms with requirements of local building and safety codes.

Performs all work through an automated work order system and then documents the hours and material expended. Reports all deficiencies beyond his responsibility on work orders for other trades.

Routinely lifts material weighing more than 20 pounds. Works off ladders and scaffolding frequently.

Keeps building manager informed of all major jobs, any delays on major tasks, and any shutdown of utilities. Determines requirements, orders, and picks up materials and supplies from the warehouse.

Retrieves lost articles from elevator shafts, sink drains, and commodes.

Sweeps, vacuums, and cleans up work areas after completion of job. Maintains tools so they are clean, operable, and properly stored.

Schedule: 3pm-11:30pm, Mon-Fri 

Required Qualifications:

High School diploma of GED.

A minimum of 3 years of experience in building maintenance or construction.

Local 68 Apprenticeship Graduate or attendee

Has knowledge of all common trades and can apply this to maintenance and repair.

Communicates effectively (both orally and in writing) with students and staff

Desired Qualifications:

Proactive maintenance background

Attention to detail

Licenses and Certificates:

Must Possess Type I CFC certificate within 6 months of hire.

Possess valid NJ driver’s license

Salary Grade:

Maintenance (Local 68) - 04

Exempt/Nonexempt: Nonexempt

Physical Demands: General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Must apply on SHU website. Provide three (3) references.

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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