- Nature and scope:
This position works in and around buildings and grounds located on the School Campuses. This position is critical to the safe operation and School and requires the ability to work as a team. The work schedule is primarily first shift and involves overtime assignments. Assigned work includes but is not limited to the following:
- Installs, operates and maintains a wide variety of mechanical and electrical
equipment and systems including but not limited to installation, maintenance and planned maintenance of commercial and institutional HVAC systems and equipment found in a multi–building campus environment with systems and equipment of varying types and ages.
- Responds to trouble service calls of all types throughout the campus,
providing outstanding customer services.
(3) Monitor gauges and thermometers to ensure equipment and systems are operating within established parameters. Performing scheduled preventative maintenance operations.
(4) Performs necessary equipment or systems repairs and overhauls.
(5) Performs plumbing and pneumatic renovations or repairs utilizing cast ron,
copper, or plastic. Repairs HVAC equipment and systems including but not
limited to controls, building automation, air handlers, heating and cooling coils,
valves, pumps, and other related equipment as needed.
(6) Performs variety of diagnostic tests on equipment to determine proper operation. Troubleshoots equipment to determine operational problems and takes effective corrective actions to rectify operational problems without outside assistance.
(7) Performs carpentry, painting, roofing and masonry tasks.
(8) Supports campus special events, planned or unplanned utility outages and system and equipment breakdowns and repairs.
(9) Performs snow removal, on and off hours, utilizing shovels, spreaders and plow trucks to ensure safety of all site users.
(10) Performs water chemistry tests on various water systems. Record results, and maintain correct chemical levels in water systems.
(11) Maintains all equipment operating logs and work order documentation. Has a working knowledge of basic computer computerized maintenance systems (CMMS) and building automation systems (BAS). Has a knowledge of the campus fire alarm system and ability to respond to alarms.
(12) Maintains shop area and mechanical/electrical rooms in a neat, clean and orderly fashion at all times.
(13) Performs preventative and non-routine maintenance on kitchen food service equipment.
(14) Performs moving tasks and general athletics and grounds maintenance utilizing various tools and equipment.
(15) Establishes and maintains spare parts inventory levels, orders parts and materials needed.
- Principle Accountabilities:
- Performs assigned maintenance, operations and repair tasks in a skillful and dependable manner. Follows safe work practices in the performance of all duties. Promptly reports conditions that demand more extensive repairs requiring outside assistance.
- Determines needs of users and develops a solution and performs the work.
Works from architectural or engineering drawings, manufacturer’s schematics and operating/maintenance manuals, rough sketches or oral instructions.
- Interacts with other members of the school in areas of mutual concern.
- Participates in the organizational unit’s planning process as appropriate.
- Assumes other duties and performs other tasks as may be assigned by the Plant Operations Supervisor or Director of Facilities.
- Problem Solving:
Takes independent action to diagnose and correct conditions that may arise from
malfunctioning systems or equipment. Works as a team on complex problems which involves sharing information with the team and vendors.
- High School graduate with formal vocational trades training in building maintenance or engineering fields. Associate’s Degree preferred.
- Must have Universal CFC recovery certification or ability to obtain.
- Minimum 5 years similar, verifiable institutional experience in the following: installation, operation, maintenance of commercial or institutional HVAC systems and equipment including central heating and chilled water systems, compressors, direct expansion systems, geothermal equipment, central air handling, variable air volume units, fan coil and packaged air conditioning systems and equipment including piping, heat exchangers, pressure reducing valves, steam traps, air and natural gas systems, pneumatic and direct digital temperature controls/building automation systems, air compressors and air dryers, vacuum pumps, all types of pumps, fans and motors, including controls, variable frequency drives. Commercial food service refrigeration and equipment, steam and hot water boilers.
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds, bend, crouch, reach, climb and work in high and/or confined spaces and work in hot and cold temperatures outdoors.
- Must fully utilize all measuring, analytical, diagnostic and hand/power tools required to perform work. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and equipment control/schematic drawings, and ability to understand and interpret findings required.
- Valid Ohio Driver’s License required and must pass School insurance provider’s driver’s license check.