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Position summary: Perform assigned duties associated with electrical trade to assist with the general maintenance, upkeep, and repair of campus buildings, dormitories, and grounds; display demonstrated knowledge and skill in the above mentioned trade.
General purpose: Serves as a knowledgeable resource in the electrical trade for the Facilities Management Department and provide high quality building maintenance and repair services in support of the mission of the college.
Major role functions:
Prioritize and execute repair/work orders daily, following up as needed to ensure high quality work
Helps mentor and train Maintenance Technicians I and II
Thorough familiarity with all MICA buildingsâ systems and installed equipment; conduct scheduled preventive maintenance on assigned equipment, both independently and with a contractor
Acts as the Facilities Management âconstruction representativeâ for construction/repair projects; monitor the work and conducts quality control for hired maintenance/repair contractors for quality and work completion
Required to lift, carry, push or pull a variety of tools, equipment and materials; reach, stoop, kneel, climb, and crouch to gain access to spaces, and may involve both indoor and outside work and the use of hand tools and power tools associated with the building trades
Assist with the setup and preparation for events, classes, visitors, etc.; classroom/studio/gallery/exhibit space set-up and break down; move objects, furniture, trash, etc. from buildings to various locations
Oversee, monitor, or check the work of Maintenance Technicians I and II when needed
Act as the Facilities Management primary point of contact if working on the second shift; occasional assignment as the Facilities Contact on Duty person for after-hours emergencies
Take corrective action for any deficiency related to the campus buildings and grounds
Excellent customer service
Perform unsupervised building interior and exterior maintenance/repairs
Learn through formalized and on-the-job training to become proficient in at least one building trade
Help maintain Facilities vehicles and keep the maintenance shop clean and organized
Assist with enforcing environmental health and safety rules and regulations throughout the campus
Establish and maintain good working and professional relationships with MICA faculty, staff and community
Maintain good housekeeping habits
Work to reduce energy usage, reduce or recycle waste, and promote sustainability
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Ability to work in a team oriented environment
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, or as part of a team; demonstrated ability to lead a team on the completion of a project
Ability to work well and cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds
Ability to read electrical blueprints and schematics
Ability to solve problems and think through solutions related to building maintenance and repair
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
High school diploma or equivalent
Formal post-secondary training/apprenticeship AND certification in electrical trade
Proven practical work experience and knowledge in electrical field
Working knowledge of OSHA regulations and basic safety requirements; working knowledge of environmental health and safety; must set the example in following safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals
Extensive knowledge of hand tools, power tools and equipment associated with maintenance trades
Ability to perform basic math as well as read, write, and speak English to understand and communicate written/verbal instructions
Willing to learn through job experience and formal training
Have and maintain a valid driverâs license and satisfactory driving record
Must be a leader in working to maintain interior and exterior campus buildings & grounds
Valued but not required qualifications:
Knowledgeable in facilities management software (eMaint)
Foreman, supervisory, or facilities management experience
Reporting to this position: No direct reports
Conditions of Employment:
Candidate must successfully complete a full background check.
Works primarily indoors, but occasionally outdoors year-round
Will occasionally be required to lift and/or move heavy objects
Available to work different shifts, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed
Ability to work in various climatic conditions and around materials typically used in the making of works of art (e.g., clay, ceramics dust, fibers, wood shop areas, printmaking, painting, sculpture, drawing mediums, etc.)
This position is an âessential personnel,â meaning the attendance for snow removal and other 24-hour emergency response availability, and presence for campus emergencies is mandatory
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time, including outdoor heat and cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Action Plan & Fire Prevention, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Asbestos Abatement, Blood Borne Pathogens, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, Lockout Tag-out, Portable Fire Extinguisher Inspection.
Must be able to wear a respirator; additional training may be added â (See: EHS Manager training schedule).
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R99
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.