Position Summary: Assists with installation, repair and maintenance of freezers and refrigerators, plumbing systems and HVAC systems for campus buildings and facilities.
Essential Functions: Note: This posting is currently accepting internal applicants only. Internal applicants are active Middlebury College employees and their spouse or partner.
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.
May assist with installation, maintenance and repair of refrigerators and freezers, maintains records of repair and advises on/performs preventative maintenance.
Performs maintenance and repair of various facilities as indicated on daily work orders (plumbing and HVAC).
Assists with testing procedures to troubleshoot electromechanical systems on campus equipment.
Performs preventative maintenance on air handling equipment including but not limited to belts, filters, motors, and bearings.
Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from supervisors.
Performs all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established Middlebury College and departmental policies and procedures.
Assists with emergency generator maintenance.
Assists with metal fabricating and welding as required.
May order materials needed to complete jobs.
May assist with lay out and installing plumbing and other jobs to comply with plumbing codes. Maintains records of time, materials, etc., involved with each job.
Performs associated facilities service management work as requested, including, but not limited to: snow removal, event set-up and clean-up, truck loading and unloading and grounds maintenance.
Performs other duties as assigned to assist the department in obtaining and maintaining its mission.
Qualifcation Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Willing to attend appropriate technical school training in refrigeration systems, electromechanical systems, welding, and plumbing systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of refrigeration, HVAC, electromechanical and plumbing systems necessary.
Knowledge of or ability to learn lock-out/tag-out procedures,confined space entry, and electrical safety.
Must be available to assist with emergency maintenance calls on evenings and weekends according to rotational schedule. Ability to work certain Saturdays and Sundays during the course of the year as major events and emergencies require.
Must have valid drivers license and own vehicle for transportation of self, tools and procuring small materials. Furnishes own hand tools for plumbing/mechanical work.
Requires frequent walking and long periods of time standing. Also requires frequent bending, twisting, crouching and reaching.
Experience: Must have at least 2 years of prior relevant work experience.
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