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About the Opportunity: The Athletic Facilities Operations/Technical and Mechanical Support Specialist reports to the director of athletic facilities with responsibilities that include maintenance, repair over sight of all athletic facility mechanical equipment including ice plant, Arena dehumidification, air structure mechanicals, power equipment, and field equipment. The individual will be responsible for all maintenance logs, including the scheduling of preventative maintenance by outside contractors. The Individual will have hands on knowledge and experience with HVAC equipment, rigging, Zamboni repair, diesel & gas engines. This is a non- exempt, full time 40 Hr. per week position, full benefits eligible, with an opportunity for additional hours based on the business need. Mandatory overtime will be required during certain times of the year and determined by the director. This position is exempt of holidays and University closure and may require the individual to work during those times at premium. If required to work, individual will be compensated with holiday pay and alternative time off.
Specific job function examples
Work with AF Supervisor on ice installation, maintenance, and operation
Coordinate prioritization and distribution of work orders
Liaison with University trades on mechanical/carpentry/ and plumbing
Coordinate preventative maintenance with all outside contractors
Oversee the air structure installation and takedown
Evaluate and distribute work orders
Work with Athletic Facilities supervisor on crossover events
Develop an inventory control system for small tools
Coordinate and perform Maintenance on equipment such as snow blowers, lawn equipment, ice edger's, golf carts, grooming equipment
Respond to various alarms and equipment failures and take appropriate actions
Coordinate snow removal around the temporary air structure
Oversee the seasonal commissioning and de-commissioning of all off campus facilities
Work with the operation liaison for athletics, club sports, and recreation on maintenance requests.
Meet with plumbing shop and coordinate swimming pool maintenance
Audit all maintenance logs and make sure they are up to date and current
Work with EH&S to ensure EPA, OSHA, BFD and other code compliance
5+ years of hands on experience of general operations in ice arenas, or mechanical maintenance in facility that has large HVAC and industrial equipment
Previous experience working in a University setting
Ability to oversee ice installation and decommissioning of ice slab
Knowledge of OSHA regulations in the work place
Extensive knowledge of rigging and concert setups
Certifications or willingness to get forklift, CPO, 3A, 2B/3C licenses
Experience driving Zamboni and/or heavy equipment
5+ years of operating an ice plant and performing routine maintenance
Computer knowledge in spreadsheets, word, work order systems
Ability to work with scheduling software
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulation
Willingness to be cross trained in areas such as turf, court, pool, maintenance and other areas requiring licenses and certifications.
Bachelor's degree preferred or related experience
Salary Grade: 71
This is a non-union position
Non-Exempt status, 40 Hour work week
Position works closely with part-time & Work Study supplemental staff
This position requires a CORI & criminal background check.
This position involves weekends and non-traditional hours.
Mandatory overtime is a requirement at certain times of the year
This position is a part of the Essential Personnel requirement of the facility division.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.