Individual will assist in the general operations and maintenance of the assigned buildings. Individual will report to the Director of Facilities Management through the Superintendent of Maintenance.
Essential Job Functions:
Perform electrical maintenance such as changing ballasts, resetting breakers, electrical troubleshooting and replacement of fixtures, switches, outlets and similar electrical components;
Repair windows, window screens, mini blinds, door locks ceiling tiles, drywall;
Troubleshoot heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing and electrical systems to correct problems or seek assistance and work with a specialist technician for larger problems;
Develop and execute preventive maintenance program for the optimum operation of all building systems;
Basic carpentry skills for repairing doors, furniture, cabinets, beds:
Responsible for individual hand tools and college supplied tools and machinery;
Repair or replace defective washers, stems flush valves, faucets, clear clogged drains and sewer lines;
Work with all trade areas to keep all facilities in the best operating condition possible;
Individual is required to be on-call on a rotating basis, as needed;
Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Marginal Job Functions:
Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Valid driver’s license required.
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to follow instructions, work independently and responsibility with minimum supervision. Knowledge in use of hand and power tools. General mechanical aptitude and the ability to solve mechanical problems.
Ability to lift heavy weights, sometimes overhead. Ability to work from ladders and scaffolding, as well as, in confined areas for extended periods of time. Mobility on campus necessary.
Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,400 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community.The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.