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Serve as a resource in at least one of the building trades for the Facilities Management Department, train to become more proficient in that trade, and provide quality building maintenance and repair services in support of the mission of the college.
Major Role Functions:
Under some supervision, execute assigned repair/work orders daily, following up as needed to ensure quality work;
Accept training and directions from supervisors and Maintenance Technicians II and III
Familiarity with all MICA buildingsâ systems and installed equipment; assist with scheduled preventive maintenance on assigned equipment, both independently, with other Technicians, and with a contractor
Acts as the Facilities Management âconstruction representativeâ for construction/repair projects; monitor the work and conduct quality control for hired maintenance/repair contractors for quality and work completion
Required to lift, carry, push or pull a variety of tools, equipment and materials; reach, stoop, kneel, climb, and crouch to gain access to spaces, and may involve both indoor and outside work and the use of hand tools and power tools associated with the building trades
Follow a prescribed training program to become proficient in at least one building trade; use basic mathematics while performing tasks
Assist with the setup and preparation for events, classes, visitors, etc.; classroom/studio/gallery/exhibit space set-up and break down; move objects, furniture, trash, etc. from buildings to various locations
Establish and maintain good working and professional relationships with MICA faculty, staff and community; maintain a clean and professional appearance and demeanor
Consult with Maintenance Technician II or III on work procedures and processes
Occasional assignment as the Facilities primary point of contact (Contact on Duty) for after-hours emergencies
Take corrective action for any deficiency related to the campus buildings and grounds; perform unsupervised and supervised building interior and exterior maintenance/repairs; maintain good housekeeping habits
Learn through formalized and on the job training to become proficient in at least one building trade
Help maintain Facilities vehicles and keep the maintenance shop clean and organized
Assist with enforcing environmental health and safety rules and regulations throughout the campus
Work to reduce energy usage, reduce or recycle waste, and promote sustainability
Performs other related duties as assigned
Required, Essential Skills and Experience:
Ability to follow directions and workÂ independently or work as part of a team
Ability to work well and cooperatively with people from different backgrounds
Ability to solve problems, ask questions, and think through solutions related to building maintenance and repair
High school diploma or equivalent
Stable work or education history with excellent attendance record
Some hands-on experience in at least one of the building trades; some practical work experience or work towards certification in one of the following specific building trades: plumbing, electrical, HVAC/R, or carpentry
Basic knowledge of safety requirements; basic knowledge of environmental health and safety; must follow safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals
Ability to perform basic math as well as read, write, and speak English to understand and communicate written/verbal instructions; willing to learn through job experience and formal training
Must work to maintain interior and exterior campus buildings & grounds
Knowledge of and familiarity with hand tools, power tools, and equipment associated with maintenance trades
Demonstrated years of practical work experience in the building trades
Work towards certification in one of the building trades
Basic knowledge of the plumbing, electrical, HVAC/R and carpentry trades
Experience working in a Facilities Management Department
Maintain a current valid Driverâs License with satisfactory driving record
Reporting to this position:
Conditions of Employment:
Successful background Check
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually (minimal, moderate, or high).
Â Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R811
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.