Maintenance Mechanic I 5853BR Finance & Administration Aux-Housing Admin
Detailed Job Description Please note: Must be able to work a flexible schedule; including nights, weekends, holidays and during Institute emergencies as needed.
As a member of RIT Housing staff, under the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Special Projects , the Facilities Mechanic will oversee corrective maintenance of mechanical, building, plumbing, architectural and similar systems throughout RIT apartment housing areas. The Facilities Mechanic will also assist and ensure custodial services/grounds are completed within the assigned complex.
Provide skilled trades maintenance in the areas of plumbing, electrical, painting, appliance repair, carpentry, drywall and finishing, roofing, masonry, door and window repair/replacement and other facilities related items as assigned.
Respond to service calls from apartment residents or projects as assigned by the supervisor, and make the appropriate corrective action.
Manage all aspects of assigned projects through to completion.
Complete inspections of apartment/suite spaces as residents move out and compile work assessments to restore apartment to an out & clean status.
Comply with OSHA, NYS Building Codes, EPA and DEC requirements and maintain required records.
Participate in after-hours maintenance response rotation.
Perform duties in all aspects of routine and restorative tasks of cleaning such as: trash removal, resetting furniture, window cleaning, floor refinishing, and operation of automatic cleaning equipment for hard floors and carpeting as needed.
Follow through to completion ongoing preventative maintenance tasks as assigned by the Assistant Director of Facilities.
Complete assigned paperwork, computer/tablet work related to daily maintenance service calls, routine inspections, etc.
Be prepared to assist with grounds related tasks as needed within the assigned immediate area.
Be prepared to assist with custodial related tasks as needed within the assigned immediate area.
Other duties as assigned.
Department/College Description Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
Required Minimum Qualifications
3-5 yrs of direct mechanic experience or related experience
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
Ability to manage multiple projects with a strong focus on customer service.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Trade certification, apprenticeship, or trade license preferred.
PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy (please refer to page 4)
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Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .