24-42 Custodial Maintenance Technician (MR2) - Custodial Operations Department
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 24-42
Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania Facilities Division invites applicants for the position of Custodial Maintenance Technician (MR2). We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.
WCU proudly offers a positive and purposeful work environment; comprehensive employee benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance along with many wellness programs; generous retirement plans;a commitment to work-life balance including generous paid vacation, paid sick time, military leave and paid time off for most major holidays; and a University mission to support employee personal and professional growth including a tuition waiver for self and family members, training and development, and advancement opportunities.
As part of this community, the Facilities Division designs, constructs and maintains a dynamic, safe, and sustainable campus to continually advance its nationally benchmarked living and learning community.
As a member of the Custodial Operations Department, the Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for inspecting and maintaining all custodial motorized equipment including wet and dry vacuums, buffers, burnishers, floor auto scrubbers, power washers, and snow blowers and installing and repairing chemical, paper, and soap dispensers.
The ideal candidate can follow oral and written directions; demonstrates effective in-person and written communication skills; experience using an electronic work order system; and can recognize problems and determine proper repair solutions and corrective courses of action.
Maintain and repair motorized equipment
Train custodial staff on proper use of equipment
Report equipment damages
Assist in the oversight of equipment preventative maintenance performed by third party vendor
Install, repair, replace and chemical, paper, and soap dispensers
Repair related plumbing valves as needed
Purchase supplies and parts for jobs
Maintain inventory of frequently used parts for equipment and building dispensers
Report and respond to emergency water damage calls for custodial assistance
Perform minor to moderate graffiti removal
Safely store, handle and dispose of hazardous materials
Assist with snow removal efforts including salting entryways and operating snow blower equipment
Perform related duties as assigned
Two years of experience as a Maintenance Repairman 1 OR
Four years of experience in building and plant maintenance work, which has involved at least two of the building, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical trades OR
Any equivalent combination of experience and training that affords the applicant the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
Ability to lift 80lbs
Must have a valid driver’s license
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and practices used in at least two of the building, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical trades
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions in the trades involved
Ability to care for and use the tools and equipment utilized in the trades involved
Ability to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs or adjustments
Ability to interpret and work from pencil sketches and diagrams
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to work under adverse weather conditions
Experience maintaining cleaning equipment
Experience using electronic work order systems
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Customer service experience
As a member of the Facilities Divisional staff, this position is deemed "essential" and must remain or report to work during partial or full day closings of the University due to hazardous road conditions, emergency circumstances or for other reasons.
Scheduled hours are Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Application allows for resume attachment (required for consideration).
Applicants must successfully complete the interview process to be considered as a finalist.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission. The University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer encouraging diversity. Women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.
West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania is among the top regional comprehensive public universities in the nation, serving more than 17,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a national reputation for excellence, value, and student success. Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester offers more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Located in Chester County (25 miles from downtown Philadelphia) the area combines the best of enjoyable daily living with easy access to the full spectrum of country and city attractions. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.