Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) offers career-training programs in numerous technical, industrial and medical fields at a reasonable cost, going so far as to even waive tuition for certain eligible students. Located in Richlands, Virginia, SWCC offers associateâ™s degrees in such fields as business, education, general studies, liberal arts and science. These degrees are primarily intended for students who wish to transfer to a four-year university. SWCC also has associateâ™s degrees that feature programs intended to lead directly to a career in fields such as Nursing, Radiography and Administration of Justice. Southwest Virginia Community College is seeking an individual to join the facilities team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for performing preventive maintenance and service related functions on various mechanical equipment systems at Southwest Virginia Community Collegeâ™s main campus and off campus site locations.
Job duties include:
Performs installation, maintenance, preventative maintenance, and repairs to electrical equipment according to specification and code
Performs assembly installation and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems according to specification and plumbing code
Performs HVAC projects and preventive maintenance of HVAC systems
Responsible for mechanical repairs and maintenance of college owned vehicles and equipment
Serves as emergency staff member, and reports to work due to inclement weather, an emergency, staff shortage, etc.
Assists with campus faculty/staff office or classroom moves, event set-ups, mail and package delivery, and working special events as directed
Experience in HVAC, electrical, and plumbing.
Mechanical skills with knowledge of boilers (electric & oil), air handling units, fire sprinkler systems, fan coil units, exhaust fans, circulation pumps, fire pumps, air compressor, emergency generators, and eye/shower wash stations
Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze and solve practical problems
Ability to maintain documentation and service records in both paper and electronic format
Record keeping in accordance with EPA, OSHA, and other governing authorities
Ability to use computer maintenance management work order system
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to safely move and handle objects weighing up to and greater than 50 pounds
Demonstrated ability to climb and work from elevated work stations such as ladders and scaffolds
Demonstrated ability to work for long periods of time standing, walking, reaching, bending, pushing and pulling
Must be able to routinely and effectively interact with a diverse group of campus partners and stakeholders
Demonstrated proficiency and familiarity of construction, renovation projects, hand and power tools
Abilities include lifting, carrying, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling and reaching
Working knowledge of personal computers
Demonstrated ability to understand and follow instructions and to perform job tasks in a timely manner
Ability to stand for long periods of time, work at heights in confined spaces, establish priorities and work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated skills to operate hand and power tools
Ability to perform basic math and knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and skills to perform in HVAC applications
High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of experience required
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.