Bridgewater State University is an inclusive community dedicated to the lifelong success of all students, focused on the continuous improvement of its people, and responsible for leading innovation that benefits Southeastern Massachusetts, the commonwealth, and the world. Bridgewater's accessible environment of teaching and learning stimulates critical thinking, pursuit of new knowledge,and deeper understanding, the cultivation of meaningful and diverse interpersonal relationships, and fostering an appreciation for global engagement, all aimed at transforming lives and improving the human condition.
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is reflected in our institutional values, which ensure that all students are supported and succeed.
Bridgewater State University is equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups, and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment, are strongly encouraged to apply.
The mission of the Department of Facilities Management is to is to create, maintain, and manage a physical environment that enhances teaching, learning, and living; and serves to support our campus constituents and our region through responsible stewardship of resources.
The opportunity creates a safe and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors by performing varied tasks to assist trades workers in the duties of their jobs (i.e., steam fitting, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, locksmith, carpentry, painting, grounds and maintenance). Perform routine trade-related maintenance and repair, maintain machinery/equipment and tools to ensure their optimum working order; perform other duties as required.
Your contributions in this role will help create, maintain, and manage a physical environment that enhances teaching, learning, living and working for our diverse Bridgewater State University community.
This is a full-time, 12 month AFSCME unit position and is subject to the terms of that union agreement.
TOUR OF DUTY: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (Sunday and Monday as days off, subject to change) OR Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (Saturday and Sunday as days off, subject to change)
LOCATION: Campus Wide
This is an essential position.
Initial assignment only, subject to change according to institutional needs.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Perform varied tasks to assist trades workers in the duties of their jobs (i.e., stream fitting, HVAC plumbing, electrical, locksmith, carpentry, painting, grounds and maintenance).
Perform routine trade-related maintenance and repair, maintain machinery/equipment and tools to ensure their optimum working order.
Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge of the uses and operation of hand-held power tools.
Knowledge of the types and uses of small hand-held tools.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to work in a team setting.
Ability to maintain a calm manner in emergency situations.
Ability to climb ladders and scaffolds.
Physical stamina and endurance.
Ability to stand for prolonged periods.
Ability to operate in a confined space.
Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
Ability to deal tactfully with students, faculty, staff and guests.
Current and valid Massachusetts Driver's Licenses required.
State job Specifications are available in the Human Resources Office or on the Human Resources website: www.bridgew.edu/hr.
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Recommended candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment physical as a condition of employment. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
This position must comply with the University Covid-19 Attestation requirement. All employees must be fully vaccinated and complete the Covid-19 Attestation upon hire.
Medical or Religious Exemptions
An employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on the existence of medical contraindication to vaccination. In addition, an employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on a sincere religious belief. In both cases, an employee will be required to submit documentation to support the request for an exemption. Employees who secure an exemption may be required to take additional precautions in the workplace and are strongly encouraged to test weekly through the university's Wellness Center. We are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome, and included.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.