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Job Description Summary
Responsible for and assists with general and preventive maintenance service.
Repairs electrical systems, outlets and cords; resets breakers; installs motors and belts as needed; responds to all electrical requests as needed; performs preventive maintenance on electrical equipment as scheduled.
Stops overflowing and clogged toilets; unstops showers and sinks; repairs valves, gaskets and lines (this includes but is not limited to water, sewer, steam and condensate lines); responds to all requests for plumbing service as directed; performs preventive maintenance on plumbing equipment as scheduled.
Monitors HVAC chemical equipment; changes filters and fan belts; opens HVAC drains; performs preventive maintenance on HVAC equipment as scheduled.
Performs carpentry repairs on doors, door hardware, windows, storm window fabrication, walls, shelving, and other carpentry repairs as needed.
Patches, caulks, primes, stains, and paints ceilings, walls, doors, windows and other items as needed.
Installs and repairs door hardware and locks; makes keys.
Makes repairs to vehicles‑ gas and electric.
Installs tile and other floor coverings.
Cleans pools, adds chemicals as needed; removes and replaces pool floor recovering.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
High school diploma or G.E.D plus specialized training with one to four years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, hydraulic lifts, or in tunnels and crawl spaces.
General knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting repairs and installation as needed.
Ability to meet the requirements of the University's automobile insurance.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
Ability to read, understand and abide by all safety policies and procedures.
Ability to maintain effective customer relations.
Ability to work any assigned shift/work schedule.
Physical Requirements: heavy work; exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Talking, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping. Visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc. Activities occur both inside and outside, subject to both environmental conditions. Worker is subject to noise, vibrations, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.
Knowledge and experience in building automation systems and/or high voltage systems.
Additional Job Description
Time Type Requirement
Full time Note to Applicant:
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.