Responsible to the Director–General Maintenance and Cleaning for performing general maintenance work to include carpentry, electrical, plumbing, snow removal and other cleaning/repairs. Incumbents may work with students, team members, college employees and guests of the college, treating all with respect. Work may be performed in multiple assigned buildings.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform basic plumbing work including, but not limited to the repair of flush valves, traps, faucets, etc.
Perform basic electrical work including, but not limited to the changing outlets, switches, lights, ballasts, etc.
Perform basic carpentry work, including, but not limited to, the repair of furniture, replacing floor tiles, minor wall repair, etc.
Monitor and perform basic repairs of building climate controls for boilers, fan coils, HVAC units, hot water heaters, chillers, pumps, air compressors, etc.
If applicable, operate, repair and maintain building specific equipment (e.g. variable voltage power units, gas valves, lab top benches, ice machines, etc.)
Repair washers, dryers, screens, blinds, vacuum cleaners and windows.
Check fire alarm, emergency lights and fire panels. Investigate and report roof leaks.
Clean outside areas directly around buildings and remove snow and ice.
Remove trash and recycling from designated receptacles.
Perform floor restoration duties as scheduled.
Perform duties related to event setups and teardowns as needed, which includes moving furniture.
Effectively utilize the work order system and respond to assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Work collaboratively with trades staff on assigned tasks.
In collaboration with the Director, provide training and supervision to assigned students. Utilizing the procedures outlined for student employees, assist in creating a positive work experience for student employees.
Fill in for cleaning staff as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned. Work collaboratively when requested to respond to needs on campus.
Definite objectives are set up for the employee by the supervisor, requiring the use of a wide range of standard procedures. Work schedules and priorities are planned with input from the supervisor. Must be available to work every third weekend.
Basic oral, written and math skills
Ability to read diagrams, gauges, other basic instruments, and schematics
One year or more prior related experience
Knowledge equivalent to 1-3 years applied trades training
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to work with arms above shoulder height
Send letter of interest, including a statement regarding qualities you offer within the context of the Wartburg College mission, résumé, and contact information for three references electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. See www.wartburg.edu for further information about the college. Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Wartburg College is a selective liberal arts college of the ELCA, nationally recognized for community engagement. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from women and members of ethnic and minority groups.
About Wartburg College
Founded in 1852, Wartburg College is a selective four-year liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), nationally recognized for community engagement. The college offers more than 50 academic majors and pre-professional and certificate programs leading to the bachelor’s degree. The Wartburg Community is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually respectful environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups.