Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for all aspects of facility maintenance, renovation and repair. The Maintenance Supervisor and/or Maintenance Technician share an on-call rotation 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and must be able to respond within an estimated 30 minutes to maintenance emergencies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The tasks listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Perform general furniture repair, plumbing, some appliance repair and electrical repairs/ballast changes
Perform dry wall repair and demonstrate appropriate painting skills
Respond to all emergency calls within 30 minutes
Assist in implementing and applying the preventative maintenance program to ensure that all apartment systems are regularly inspected and HV/AC filters are changed as required by manufacturer of the system including, but not limited to
Smoke detector/CO2 detector inspections and replacement
Fire extinguisher inspections
Boiler, sump pump, and fire suppression system inspections
Respond to all resident maintenance requests within 24 hours
Assist in overseeing all work performed by various contractors for renovations/repairs and inspect upon completion to ensure quality workmanship
Assist in monthly inspections of the HV/AC units and change filters as required by manufacturer of the system
Perform damage inspections when units are vacated
Clean/Repair upholstery and carpet as needed
Remove snow and ice from parking lots, walkways, and patios with snow blower and/or shovels; this may entail over-night and weekend work
Assist with grounds-keeping/trash removal as needed
Perform lock changes / cut keys as needed
Track inventory and assist with ordering replacement items
In the absence of the Maintenance Supervisor, supervise Custodian and Student Work Crew
In the absence of the Custodian, take on custodial responsibilities throughout the complex
Set-Up and Break-Down of events in Conference Room(s)
Other duties as assigned
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience - Two to three years of experience in related field.
Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos written in English. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to customers (residents), clients (Queens College), and other employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills - Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s. Ability to perform these operations using units of United States money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to:
Stand for long periods
Use hands and fingers to handle and feel
Reach with hands and arms
Talk and hear
Climb stairs and ladders
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Occasionally sit for periods of time
Occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds
Exhibit vision abilities for both close visual inspections and distance visual observances
Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing this position, the employee is frequently exposed to:
Moving mechanical parts
Fumes or airborne particles
Toxic or caustic chemicals
Outside weather conditions
Risk of electrical shock
Moderate noise levels
Computer proficiency with basic documents and web searches
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary & benefits available including health/dental/vision insurance and 401K retirement package
About Capstone On-Campus Management @ Queens College
Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM), with headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, is a group of student housing professionals focused exclusively on the management of housing communities owned by non-profits and/or highly affiliated with a university. 100% of the communities in our portfolio are located on-campus, with active university participation.
Our management services range from turn-key ...to custom arrangements in which we share roles and responsibilities with our university client (shared governance). We also offer a consulting service called Fresh Eyes, which helps universities position their campus housing program to enhance student success, recruitment, and retention.
We believe our owners, clients, and residents should expect and receive remarkable services. Our commitment to this level of service has resulted in great outcomes for our campus partners: improved operations / greater affordability to the students, housing programs that enhance recruitment and retention, and increased student satisfaction.
Since we began in 2003, we have continued to grow: from 2,186 student residents at three campuses, to our current 28,961 residents at 33 campuses.