Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Mon Oct 22 2018 Job Description:
To work in all areas of the Facilities Department according to capabilities of the University but with an emphasis on carpentry.
Have a basic understanding of the various trades within the Facilities Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To become familiar with campus locations and establish a knowledge base of all University buildings and their related interior and exterior building systems.
Primary duties include performing minor repairs, equipment replacement of parts, filters, belts, lubrication, to maintain and extend the life of mechanical equipment.
Perform general maintenance required to enhance the operation of building systems.
Perform carpentry and small masonry repairs as necessary.
Follow the established procedures for maintaining equipment and record progress.
Continue to develop standards, procedures, and schedules to create a more effective preventive maintenance program.
Perform duties related to preventive, routine, and emergency maintenance.
Monitor operation and maintenance of mechanical systems equipment to insure safe and efficient operation.
Assist other trades during building renovations, or when equipment repairs or replacement is requested.
This position is considered "essential personnel", and employee may be assigned work in other areas during emergency situations.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with other Facilities team members in a professional, supportive, and courteous manner in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.
Work and prepare work using acceptable/standard methods, tools, equipment, and practices related to facilities and maintenance activities.
May be required to perform duties such as custodial, demolition, distribution, grounds, or snow removal during emergency or critical situations as may be directed by Management.
LICENSES, TOOL, AND EQUIPMENT
Valid driver's license required. CDL and/or R I trades license helpful, but not required.
Must have reliable telephone service that allows Management or Security the ability to contact you.
Must have a working knowledge to safely operate hand and power tools.
This position is subject to outside work where extreme cold and hot temperatures may be encountered.
The potential exists where noise, vibration, hazards, and atmospheric conditions might also be encountered.
Use of protective equipment is required.
The General Maintenance person must be especially aware of any impact of safety and security.
High school diploma or GED required.
Must have a minimum of two years of full-time maintenance experience or equivalent combination of technical education and experience.
Must have working knowledge of building construction and repair.
Must be able to do assigned work without constant supervision.
Must be able to work overtime when and if required.
Must be able to establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisor, fellow workers, and students.
Must be neat in work appearance.
Must have good communications skills to interact with students, faculty and staff members.
Have the ability to be a self starter and the capability to work independently.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Internal Number: 104040
About Salve Regina University
Located on a picturesque campus in the historic city of Newport, R.I., Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy. The University offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student's individual talents.Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world. Salve Regina's diverse range of academic programs is complemented by community service initiatives, extracurricular activities and a full athletics program featuring varsity, intramural and club sports.The undergraduate course of study is designed to further intellectual, social and spiritual growth and encourage students to work for a world that is harmonious, just and merciful. Graduate and continuing education programs are tailored to the unique needs of adult students, combining the integration of knowledge and personal values with the development of greater competency in both theory and practice.Salve Regina's 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 st...ructures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet University needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.