Reporting to the Assistant Director of Buildings and Grounds, the Maintenance Mechanic II is responsible for a wide range of maintenance duties and general repairs, monitoring and providing general up-keep, and ensuring the College facilities are maintained at a high standard, including but not limited to: all regular and routine maintenance and repair on the College’s plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical, HVAC and mechanical installations and repairs at Curry College property. This position will assist all other trades on a daily basis as directed.
This position requires participation in an on-call rotation schedule. In addition, this position is required to participate in general snow shoveling and removal, salting, sanding, and trash pick-up as directed and as needed. The work schedule for this part-time position is Saturday and Sunday from 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm.
Accurately and effectively read and follow written materials and schematics;
As directed, performs various work area “walk-throughs” to survey preventative maintenance and repair needs;
Arranges for facilities related supplies, equipment, and material purchases from vendors as directed;
Inspect smoke detectors and other battery operated devices as needed;
Check all lighting and replace switches, bulbs, ballast’s and lenses campus wide as directed;
Replace fuses and re-set circuit breakers as directed;
Install and remove window A/C units as directed;
Check and replace HVAC filters as directed;
Clear blockages in toilets, sink and floor drains as directed;
Window/screens/shades repair and replacement as directed;
Patch walls, clean, prepare and paint interior and exterior surfaces of campus buildings as directed;
Repair soffits, fascia, fencing, downspouts and gutters as directed;
Perform reasonable pest control tasks as directed;
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS AND DUTIES:
It is expected that all work performed is in compliance with any applicable licensure requirements;
May be asked to communicate with, and direct the work of subcontractors and vendors;
Communicate regularly with management to meet the needs of the department;
Under general supervision, work independently within department standard operating procedures, referring all requests to purchase to the Assistant Director of Buildings and Grounds;
Must adhere to all safety practices and standards;
Provides timely response to work orders and assignments;
Perform duties independently according to broadly prescribed renovation and maintenance projects;
Effectively completes required administrative processes on request and effectively produces required documentation and reports;
Works collaboratively with B&G and other College employees;
Identifies and reports any items that are in need of repair and/or pose a safety hazard at both interior and exterior of buildings to Assistant Director, forwarding to B&G office issues that need immediate attention;
Responsible for keeping work area clean and safe at all times including company vehicle;
Provides responsible and reliable coverage; must occasionally be available for off-hour emergencies;
A reasonable amount of overtime may be required as necessary to meet the needs of the department;
May occasionally be required to perform various grounds or trades tasks, including but not limited to moving furniture, assisting in set ups, as directed;
Assist with other B&G functions and perform other duties as directed.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Occasionally oversees and provides hands on direction to students and temporary/casual workers as assigned.
EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE: High school diploma, G.E.D or equivalent; trades and technical schooling equivalent to 2 years in college required. A valid unrestricted Massachusetts driver's license required.
ATTRIBUTES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Requires three (3) to five (5) years of commercial maintenance experience. Basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry skills.
Must have overall working knowledge of general maintenance and repair operations and practices. Must have proven skills in the safe use of hand and power tools used in buildings and grounds maintenance. Other requirements include:
Basic working knowledge on the use of computers;
Proven effective communication skills, a high level of professionalism and strong customer service orientation;
Must have the ability to complete required daily administrative processes;
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
Demonstrated history of being prompt and reliable;
Strong attention to detail;
Ability to be flexible in a changing fast paced environment;
Proven record of team orientation with demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a complex environment with constantly changing priorities;
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
Must be able to lift 75lbs occasionally and 50lbs often.
Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
At the College’s discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment physical and background checks.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits package including Medical and Dental Insurance, Retirement plan with match, paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday), tuition remission, free parking and more.
About Curry College
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs and a variety of continuing education certificates and programs.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations.