General Maintenance Technician (Plant Operations/Facilities Management)
January 8, 2018
General Maintenance Technician Area: Zone 4 - Maintenance Team 160340 About the Position: Vanderbilt University has an exciting opportunity for a General Maintenance Technician to join our Zone 5 Maintenance Team with Plant Operations and Facilities Management. This is a great opportunity for candidates with a mechanical background or aptitude looking to gain experience in a wide range of facilities and trades skills, and who wants to expand their experience as a craftsman or technician. As a General Maintenance Technician you will be a jack of all trades handling issues ranging from fixing lights, to HVAC and plumbing. Working Hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Overtime as Required. Qualifications Applicant should have a High School education or equivalent. Requires regular physical effort; must be able to lift 30 pounds, bending, climbing, and a variety of physical activities. Special Requirements: Valid Tennessee driver's license. Job Related Skills: Ability to effectively communicate and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to: change light bulbs, ballasts, fixtures, switches/plates, HVAC filters, thermostats, hang pictures, tighten screws on hardware, lubricate hinges and closures. Touch up paint as needed. Simple plumbing repairs. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment. Other duties as assigned. About Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873 located a little more than a mile from downtown Nashville, TN. The university's students, faculty, staff and visitors frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. VU is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt was recently ranked #1 in the Princeton Review among 382 top colleges and universities for ‘happiest students’ - as well as #2 for ‘best quality of life’ and ‘great financial aid,’ #5 for ‘best run colleges’ and ‘beautiful campus,’ and #6 for both being in a ‘college city that students love’ and having ‘great campus/city relations.’ Benefits: In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, VU offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview
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