Towson University is currently accepting qualified applications for a MT Maintenance Mechanic Senior in the Facilities Management Department. Under general supervision performs semi-skilled general maintenance and/or preventive maintenance work, requiring the application of general knowledge of maintenance and repair techniques, materials, tools and equipment. May work independently on assigned shift.
The MT Maintenance Mechanic Senior completes daily inspection of all building components and building equipment in all buildings within the assigned areas. Performs comprehensive preventative maintenance and repairs on mechanical systems and structural components of buildings and equipment. Responds to all related request and troubleshoots problems. Assists area maintenance mechanics on tasks as required. Inspects mechanical and structural components; ensures operational readiness and safety of related equipment and determines repairs. Makes necessary repairs to all building components and systems and obtains assistance from senior personnel when necessary. Prepares recurring reports reflecting daily operations and project status. Completes and updates logs, charts and service manuals. Prepares estimates of time and material required on assigned tasks. Reports deficiencies and safety problems to senior personnel. Ensures adequate supplies, materials and equipment are maintained in assigned areas. Operates and maintains tools and equipment for the area where assigned. Cleans work area upon completion of assignments. Assists journey level trades personnel in skilled maintenance and repair work; assists in new construction and renovations work. Serves in other maintenance areas performing maintenance duties as required, or during vacations, weekends or emergencies.
High School diploma or equivalent and four years of related work experience required, three years of which were in the building trades preferred. General knowledge of and skill in a variety of semi-skilled building construction or maintenance and repair practices and techniques used in the trade areas where assigned; of safety practices and procedures related to the assigned trade areas. General knowledge and skill in the use of tools and equipment of the trade. Skill in inspection and making adjustments, repairs and replacements to building fixtures and mechanical equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, to communicate effectively, to prepare estimates of time and material required for assigned work; to apply quality and safety standards, to complete logs and prepare records and reports, to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment or machinery, to work at heights up to 120 feet; manipulate heavy equipment, tools, supplies and /or exert for up to 70lbs; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in hazardous or irritation environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions, to wear and work in personal protective equipment. Applicants must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Noncommercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license with no more than 5 points.
Salary and Benefits
$34,075 annually with University benefits including annual leave, holidays, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life, and retirement plans. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
Internal Number: 180000BE
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).