Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Ability to work some weekends and after hours shifts occasionally.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Off-Campus Housing (QHC). This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Performs maintenance service and/or repairs in two or more areas of skill including but not limited to plumbing, carpentry, machine servicing, and electrical repairs or installations for the properties maintained by Quadrangle Housing Company. Estimates time and determines materials required to complete various projects. The Maintenance Technician II will complete these repairs and preventative maintenance as required for the general upkeep of the properties of Quadrangle Housing Company. Performs all work under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, and in accordance with established safety procedures.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs maintenance and repairs on a daily basis assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or other managerial staff. Assesses work orders and carries out work independently to completion, as appropriate. Logs materials used for appropriate warehouse tracking. Estimates, tracks and documents time spent carrying out service and repairs.
Resolves routine questions and problems. Issues outside of normal daily duties and functions are referred to the Maintenance Supervisor for review and resolution.
Assesses and trouble shoots maintenance and repair situations that may occur outside of the written work order; resolves as appropriate.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification plus two years of experience in property maintenance required.
Education demonstrating knowledge of one or more areas of maintenance service or repair, including plumbing, carpentry, machine servicing and electrical.
Three to five years of experience providing maintenance and repairs to rehab quality properties desired.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
Interpersonal skills to maintain a positive and professional relationship with residents and staff of Quadrangle Housing Company.
It is crucial to maintain a positive relationship with the customer service staff so that tenants may be serviced appropriately and in a timely manner.
Applies basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position.
Applicant Special Instructions:
WORKING CONDITIONS / EQUIPMENT:
Ability to lift 50-75 pounds; exposure to the elements of weather. Provide on-call support as outlined in the rotating schedule. Provide own basic hand tools and personal vehicle for transport between properties. Valid driver’s license and appropriate vehicle insurance are required.
The hiring range for this position is $19.18 - $24.47 per hour.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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