Maintenance Mechanic

Maintenance Mechanic

Title:   Maintenance Mechanic

Department:  Campus Operations - Maintenance 

Employment Status:  Full time 

FLSA Status:   NON-EXEMPT

 Organizational Relationship:  Reports to working Maintenance Foreman

 Job Purpose:  To perform basic skilled and/or semi skilled work in the repair and maintenance of Wagner buildings and all campus related facilities.

 DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:   

Essential Functions: 

  • Perform general and various construction or repair work involving knowledge of several maintenance areas such as general maintenance, carpentry, painting and masonry.
  • Perform a variety of tasks involving electrical, plumbing, roof repair, painting, carpentry and flooring at buildings and campus facilities.
  • Use and maintain the more common hand and power tools of the trade.
  • Frequently lift and move heavy or large objects.
  • Construct, install and repair a variety of building supports, fixtures or accessories.

 Non-Essential Functions

  • Communicate with the Foreman and assistant concerning materials and tools needed to complete work orders.
  • Sign off on completed work orders.

 Nothing in this job description restricts Management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 QUALIFICATIONS        

 Work Experience:

  • Prior maintenance or related field work preferred.
  • Excellent Carpentry skills preferred.
  • Knowledge of building crafts and facility maintenance.
  • Basic knowledge of carpentry, electrical and plumbing methods, tools, equipment and materials.
  • Basic knowledge of techniques used in painting, carpentry, roofing and floor maintenance.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision or instruction.
  • Ability to prioritize projects or requested work orders.

  Education:

  • High School Diploma

 Licenses:                     

  • Valid Driver’s License

  Desired Work Traits:    

  • Strong initiative with the ability to work with limited direct supervision.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to be available to work overtime when needed for important events. (Such as: an Open House, Homecoming, Commencement, and Athletic events important to the Wagner community).  These dates are almost always posted on a calendar of events in advance.

  Communication/Interpersonal Skills:   

  • Good telephone skills for interacting with outside vendors and ordering materials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various campus constituencies.

  SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS     

  • The incumbent employee shall be included in the Local 3 bargaining unit and shall be an employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Local 2 and Wagner College.
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary.
  • Ability to wear and work with appropriate safety masks and required protective equipment.
  • Some conditions may require the ability to be exposed to a variety of temperatures, dust, dirt and noise from equipment.
  • Some conditions may require the ability to climb, lift or move heavy and large objects.
  • See attached physical assessment form.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

 To apply, please direct letters of interest and resumes to:

Campus Operations

Wagner College

One Campus Road

Staten Island, NY 10301

or

campus.operations@wagner.edu with the subject line "Maintenance Mechanic". No phone calls please. The review of applications will begin immediately.

 Wagner College is an Equal Opportunity Employer