Full-time, 40 hours per week, year round position, grade 18, hourly rate commensurate with experience and qualifications
The position is responsible for the repair, maintenance, operation, planning, scheduling and installation of plumbing, hydronic and steam heating, gas, air and other related piping systems throughout campus.
The position is designated as providing essential services and may be required to report to work, or remain on duty even when the College is closed. Our work is central to student life and their needs occur at a variety of times throughout the day, week, and year and in such, a flexible schedule with extended shift times and emergency call-ins may be required. The work schedule may vary and corresponds to the College's operational needs, but generally is Monday through Friday. This individual takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Provide the maintenance and repair of assigned systems and their components
New installation and alterations of assigned systems and their components
Support, monitoring and inspection of contractor services
Material control and management
High School Diploma or equivalent
MA Journeyman Plumbing License
Valid driver's license and successful credentialing is required in order to operate college vehicles
3 years of related experience
Strong verbal and written communication, and customer service skills
5 years of related experience
Environmental and Physical Demands
Frequent exposure to hazardous materials including sewage, chemicals, natural gas and propane.
Lift, carry, push and pull up to 35 lbs.; occasional lift, carry, push and pull 36 to 50 lbs.
Exposure to extreme temperatures in mechanical rooms, boiler rooms, outside elements, etc.
Other exposures include dust, fumes, humidity, wet/slippery conditions, noise, etc.
Visual – normal concentration/manual dexterity
Repetitive motions including fingers, hands, knees, and arms
Movement including kneeling, bending, crawling, reaching, walking, standing, ascending/descending stairs/ladders
Interestedcandidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (e-mail and/or telephone number) for three professional references, or complete the online application. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.
Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college's community is composed of about1,800 students from 49 states, plus D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college's scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum, Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surrounding, makes Amherst College and the Town of Amherst a great place to work, learn and live!
Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Amherst is an exclusively undergraduate four-year institution and enrolled 1,800 students in the fall of 2013.