Under general direction, performs a variety of skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work on facilities and building systems, including mechanical, and energy management systems (EMS).
Operate, test, install, repair and perform corrective and preventative maintenance on electrical, mechanical equipment, plumbing systems, including domestic water systems, and commercial food service appliances.
Perform a wide range of facilities renovations, maintenance and repair work. Estimate costs of materials and labor, procure cost estimates from vendors and contractors, and ensure work and projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Perform electrical maintenance and repair work, including work on low voltage (24vac/dc) control systems, motor controls (120-480VAC).
Make electrical repairs on emergency lights, fluorescent and LED fixtures, exhaust fans, wall lights and power outlets both interior and exterior.
Ensure the timely submission and processing of maintenance work requests and the orderly flow and completion of maintenance work orders assigned.
Recognize priority for requisitioning parts, materials, equipment, tools and supplies, and ensure procurement in a timely manner.
Report and provide solutions for solving all problems which require specialty shop to supervisor.
Coordinate with vendors and contractors to insure effective and efficient operations, work productivity.
Provide excellent customer service.
Must carry a cell phone during the performance of duties.
Perform other related duties as required.
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Work Hours: The regular hours for this position are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. These hours may vary due to needs of the College or department. Must be available to be contacted by telephone during non-working hours and respond to urgent and emergency calls as needed. Must participate in the Campus Facilities on-call rotation with other department managers. May be required to work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Thorough knowledge of materials, methods, equipment and tools in related trade areas pertaining to facilities, systems, construction and renovation.
Proficient knowledge of computer controlled HVAC and EMS.
Demonstrated knowledge of safe work practices needed to inspect, test, adjust, repair, and clean mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and orally, with faculty, staff, students, consultants, and contractors.
Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications, make rough sketches.
High level of independent judgment and discretion in performing duties.
Excellent customer services skills with the ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships within a diverse, multi-cultural environment.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent; OR any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities.
Experience: five to eight years of full-time related experience in building/utilities maintenance. Prefer experience in educational facility. May be required to take a basic hands-on test to demonstrate skills.
Licenses/Certifications: Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the College’s automobile insurer. Contractor’s licenses or trade school certificates or other related certificates, or willingness to obtain certificates during employment are a plus.
Physical Requirements: This is a physically active position.
Must be able to do strenuous manual labor in various indoor and outdoor climates.
Must be able to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stoop, twist, and climb ladders up to 20 feet with assistance and 10 feet unassisted.
Must have the ability and dexterity to use hand and power tools, and other equipment required for position.
Must be able to work on feet for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds from the ground to waist-level unassisted.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.