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Maintenance Mechanic New Bolton Center
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Job Description Summary
Inspections, installation, repair, maintain, and monitor building equipment with a working knowledge of hvac systems, electrical systems up to 480 volts and plumbing equipment. Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements on motors, pumps, compressors, controls and building automation systems.Â
Maintenance Mechanic is a multi-trade technician that works with a team of mechanics to maintain campus buildings and ensure the proper operation of all aspects of our operations.Â
Perform inspections of building aspects to ensure their proper operation.
Manage multiple projects to completion, including providing estimates of material costs and determining any equipment necessary to complete a task.
Complete repairs to mechanical equipment to resolve equipment breakdowns.
Installation of new equipment or completion of construction projects as outlined by the Director of Facilities.
Troubleshoot building mechanical systems to determine the cause of equipment failures and return systems to normal operations with minimal downtime.
Respond to building occupant requests regarding the operation of the building or their equipment within the building.
The schedule is primarily Monday through Friday however it will require some weekend work and must be part of the department on-call rotation.
Working conditions include alternative work schedulesÂ ,Â outdoor exposure to weather, high noise environmentÂ , high dust, dirt, grease environment ,exposure to moving machinery, typically standing or walking,frequent lifting 25 lbs. or more, climbing ladders/scaffolds Â and using tools requiring high dexterity.Â Â
Position located in Kennett Square, PA.Â No public transportation available.
High School Diploma or GED, vocational certification and 3 to 5 years of demonstrated experience performing mechanical work in a professional capacity.
Understands how to follow diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, manufacturerâ™s instructions and engineering specifications in order to troubleshoot malfunctions.Â
Familiarity with scaffolding, elevated platforms and ladders is a must.Â
Professional certifications or licenses will be required.Â
Demonstrated ability and experience in managing multiple projects to completion in accordance with blue prints and plans.Â
Must be physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted.Â
Ability to climb and work from ladders or scaffolding.Â
Must be able to work in a multi-skilled environment and possess a valid driverâ™s license, free of any state or municipal suspension or revocation.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Successful completion of specialized certificates will be required
Job Location - City, State
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$17.58 - $31.65
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00012427
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