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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Post University is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician to join our team.

As an associate at Post, you will have an opportunity every day to change lives and be a part of building something truly special.  We are looking for exceptional talent who understand that their purpose is to create a personal, memorable and delightful experience for our students and each other.  

We seek those that:

  • thrive on working things out through collaboration and straight talk,

  • who are willing to find and try creative solutions, and

  • who take on complex challenges with a ‘we will overcome this’ attitude!

If you understand what it takes to be obsessive about service, be part of a team – willing to work toward the team’s priorities, not your own and who can genuinely embrace our culture and our mission…. then we’re interested in you!

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Facilities Maintenance Technician performs general maintenance and cleaning duties in the Howland Hughes building, adjacent walks and grounds, and equipment in clean, orderly and functional condition. Provides assistance to staff, visitors and other employees as necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Receives oral or written orders from Facility Manager.

  • Performs work according to standard procedure and by building’s operational schedule.

  • Cleans rooms, hallways, restrooms, offices, stairways and windows.

  • Uses brooms, mops, and floor equipment to maintain walking surfaces.

  • Uses vacuum cleaners to clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture.

  • Makes minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs.

  • Performs touch up and finish painting.

  • Empties wastebaskets.

  • Replenishes restroom supplies.

  • Replaces light bulbs.

  • Sets up and tears down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms, and function rooms.

  • Prepares rooms for University use.

  • Clears snow from entrances and walkways.

  • Picks up and delivers supplies and materials to rooms.

  • Follows all applicable safety rules and procedures.

  • Reports work accomplished orally or on Zendesk to Manager.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Participates in general cleaning, painting, and repair work.

  • Uses hand tools and power tools in making minor maintenance repairs and maintaining grounds and walks.

  • Assists in purchasing, shipping and receiving of supplies and materials.

  • Provides assistance to officials, staff, visitors, and other employees as necessary.

  • Checks building at beginning and end of shifts.

  • Participates in building coverage by working evenings and Saturday rotation as required.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • The skills and knowledge required would generally be obtained with previous experience in building cleaning and maintenance work.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved oral or written instructions.

  • Ability to relate to officials, staff and public in a courteous manner.

  • Ability to acquire job skills with three months of on-the-job training.

  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing 50 lbs. plus.

  • Ability to work occasionally in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in an over 129-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Associate Experience.

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Associate Experience, Post University.

"Post University a great place for great minds to develop their careers, no matter what role you fulfill."

Donna, Post Employee for 25 years

You really build a strong relationship with each student, and their success becomes your success."

Caitlin, Academic Success Counselor

The work environment at Post is extremely positive and happy, and you have the opportunity to connect with your employees."

Gina, Post Management