USC Auxiliary Services,Â one of the largest divisions at The University of Southern California, is focused on making a difference for over 65,000 students, athletes, faculty, staff, and guests who visit our campuses each day.Â Â Through our innovative services, our six central business units (USC Bookstores, USC Hospitality, USC Housing, USC Transportation, theÂ USCÂ Hotel and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum) collectively create the best USC experience for future leaders, scientists, filmmakers, engineers, and doctors alike. Auxiliary Services works tirelesslyÂ to welcome all visitors into the Trojan family.Â We are driven to succeed by our commitmentÂ to upholdÂ our six unifying values inÂ Integrity, Excellence, Well-Being, Open Communication, Accountability, and Diversity, Equity,Â and Inclusion.Â
We are seeking a General Maintenance Worker to join our rapidly growing team.
The General Maintenance Worker will monitor our facilities and ensure that we maintain our high standards of excellence. As an expert in all forms of repairs, you will examine and repair our facilities, as needed. You will use your expertise to communicate with management and outside vendors, as well as train other workers. Most of all, your focus on customer service will demonstrate to our students, faculty, and staff that we put their needs first!
Provides customer service to students, faculty, staff and external customers. Meets customer needs, offers options, resolves problems and follows up with customers. Ensures full customer satisfaction without unnecessarily referring customer to other staff members. Maintains friendly, helpful demeanor.
Troubleshoots and repairs or replaces appliance parts and perform repairs on commercial kitchen equipment, e.g.. walk-in coolers, freezers, ice machines, dish machine conveyor belts, slicers, dishwashers, electric ranges, etc., as needed.
Builds interior walls, fabricates cabinets, drawers and screens, assembles furniture. Repairs or replaces closet doors, drawers, non-fire rated doors, door locks, closers and hinges, tiles, bathroom fixtures, etc. Performs preventive maintenance.
Installs safety restraints on cabinets and furniture. Patches and stretches carpet, replaces broken windows and ceiling tiles, performs caulking.
Repairs or replaces light bulbs, ballasts, switches, plugs, light fixtures, etc. Maintains room wiring systems and emergency exit signs, adjusts timers, tests and replaces smoke detectors and emergency lights. Secures electrical wires. Repairs vacuum cleaners as needed.
Prepares walls for painting, patches holes, replaces dry wall, paints. Stains and refinishes wood work, such as wall paneling and furniture, etc. Assists in roof repairs, repairs or replaces tiles, performs caulking.
Repairs or replaces various plumbing fixtures and hardware, e.g.. faucets, shower fixtures, water fountains, garbage disposals, sinks and toilets.
Responsible for pressure washing, window washing, and carpet cleaning.
Set up and remove holiday decorations, including operating scissor lift to assemble large holiday trees.
Set up and tear down Kiosks and displays for USC football games, flower promotions, and other events as needed.
Hang and secure artwork and frames in offices and public spaces.
Pick up supplies from local vendors, and make local deliveries.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Education: Specialized or technical training.
Experience: 6 â 12 months.
Ability to communicate effectively in English.
Presents oneself professionally, in line with higher education environment.
Experience supporting a hospitality/restaurant/retail department.
Experience troubleshooting/and performing basic repairs (i.e. carpentry) and painting maintenance.
Experience working in a fast paced environment, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to train students, temporary, and/or resource workers.
The Trojan Family Rewards:
We pride ourselves in creating theÂ BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families. For more information please visit http://benefits.usc.edu.
This support advocates employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!
As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust, and synergy amongst all of its members.
USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!
Minimum Education: Specialized/technical training, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 6 - 12 monthsMinimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of thermodynamic laws, refrigerator cycles, electricity principles, test/detection instruments, hand/power tools, wood finishing, AC/DC currents, wiring, painting, construction and plumbing
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.