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Maintenance Technician

Position Title: Maintenance Technician

Employment Category: Hourly Staff

Permanent/Temporary: Permanent

Reports to: Assistant Director of Facilities

Exempt/Non-exempt: Non-exempt. 35 hours/week. Additional occasional weekend hours as needed

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Summary: To perform routine maintenance and repairs, including minor electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, mechanical, pipe and steam fitting; visually inspect and test machinery and equipment, snow removal and on-call duties as assigned.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Expectations include the following:

  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs, including minor electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, mechanical, grounds keeping duties, all aspects of building cleanliness and functionality, common building envelope tasks (e.g. minor roof, window, door repair activities, etc.); visually inspect and test machinery and equipment. As required, may perform trash, compost, recycling and snow removal duties.
  • May manually sort and deliver incoming parcel packages to campus departments. Pick up and deliver mail and packaged to and from U.S. Postal Offices, staff and faculty members as requested.
  • Perform maintenance team tasks as directed. Set up and prepare tables, chairs, stages, and podiums for events on campus.
  • Move, relocate, and assemble office furniture.
  • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discuss machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problems or repair machinery and equipment.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts; repair electrical apparatus not requiring a licensed electrician; replaces bulbs; may relocate lights to a position affording greater illumination.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • During the winter season perform ice and snow removal as directed.
  • Inspect, test, and service fire alarms; emergency lighting battery systems, smoke and heat detectors.
  • Perform furniture relocation as directed.
  • Maintain synchronization of school clocks and tower bells; and make adjustments as required.
  • Read and apply the safety standards as outlined in the School's Hazard Communication Program as required by OSHA; immediately report any safety hazard to the Supervisor.
  • Assist with training other staff as required.
  • To perform other related duties and tasks as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands:

Typically, workers are required to ascend and descend ladders or stairs, walk, bend, reach, lift, and handle objects, travel independently, use hand tools and equipment specific to the discipline, and occasionally a computer and keyboard. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

The tasks here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a school facilities environment. The position may require exposure to caustic chemicals, extreme heat or cold, or wet conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

St. Mark's School is proud to be an equal opportunity (EEO) workplace. We believe in not only the importance of diversity and inclusion but that we are most effective when we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local.

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