Performs a wide range of general maintenance jobs (including high voltage motors) except for specialized or difficult jobs. Repairs, maintains, and inspects machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. Work on plumbing, electrical, and air conditioning and heating systems. Performs painting and carpentry jobs.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Repairs, adjusts or replaces structural parts of buildings, office and laboratory furniture/apparatus such as doors, windows, partitions, ceilings, floors, roofs, animal cages, cabinets including door checks, locking devices, and hinges.
Performs plumbing jobs such as adjustment and repair of pipes and plumbing fixtures, valves, floats, drains, grease traps, sump pumps, watering systems, air conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, hot water heaters, HVAC units, heat pumps, fan coil units, induction units, terminal reheat and similar equipment. Unclogs drain lines and sewers.
Performs rough carpentry work such as constructing wood forms, shipping boxes, protective sheds, staging platforms, flooring partitions, tables, benches, shelving, racks, and others.
Prepares and applies paints on walls, ceiling, windows, doors, floors, roof, woodwork, and other parts of building systems as needed.
Repairs and maintains electrical systems including switches, circuit breakers, outlets, and light fixtures.
Performs routine maintenance according to established schedule to ensure that machines run smoothly and building systems operate efficiently. Inspects drives motors, belts, check fluid levels, replaces filters, and perform other maintenance work.
Assists more experienced maintenance workers in performing a variety of maintenance jobs as directed.
Keeps records of maintenance and repair work.
Observes safety precautions and uses equipment properly to avoid harming self and others, and damaging property.
Maintains equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition.
May be required to be available for 24 hour calls, this is a required attendance position.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
High school degree or equivalent.
3 years of related experience.
Knowledge in mechanical drawing, electricity, wood working, blueprint reading, science, and mathematics typically acquired from high school level courses..
Mechanical aptitude .Ability to use a full range of craftsmen’s tools. Ability to drive a light truck preferred.
Ability to read and write in order to read job orders, maintain records and schedule, and to so forth. Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Classified Title: Maintenance Mechanic II Working Title: Maintenance Mechanic II Role/Level/Range: SKILL9/01/BU Starting Salary Range: $20.47 per hour Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 7:00-3:30 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health Department name: 10001054-Maintenance Personnel area: School of Public Health
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.