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Submit letter of interest and resume to jobs@rmu.edu (unless otherwise noted).
RMU is an equal opportunity employer (see Legal Statements).

For More Information,
Contact:

Human Resources
Main Campus
Revere Center
Upper Level

jobs@rmu.edu
412-397-6270 phone
412-397-2555 fax

Maintenance Worker III (Part-Time/Seasonal)

The Human Resources Department announces a part-time seasonal labor position working in the Facilities Management Department performing manual work to support events and the custodial case of University buildings and parking facilities. This part-time seasonal position is not eligible for the University's benefit programs.

Responsibilities include: Prepares surfaces to be painted by use of power cleaning equipment, chemicals, scrapers, sandpaper, sanding machines and any other methods. Determines specific types and amounts of materials to be used; applies paints, stains, sealers, varnishes, fillers, and other coating materials to interior and exterior of buildings and facilities or equipment owned by the University; erects, moves, and works from scaffolding, ladders and similar platforms to complete work safely and efficiently; Installs and/or repairs drywall, plaster, sheetrock and similar materials by using fillers, tape, spackling compound, patching plasters and similar product; consistently makes proper decisions to ensure the work performed is completed in accordance with project guidelines set by management, and that the project is completed with a high degree of efficiency; performs a variety of light maintenance work that may include, but is not limited to, carpentry, painting, plumbing, basic electrical, general mechanical and similar functions routinely assigned to a Building Mechanic; performs snow removal work by using hand tools to remove snow and ice from steps, walks and ramps; operates salt spreaders, tractors and trucks to remove snow and ice from walks, ramps, roads and parking lots; maintains a functional awareness of typical hazards of the work place as well as special hazards that may be encountered; follows established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards, promptly reporting all accidents or injuries to supervisor; responds to emergency calls from all campus locations; and performs related work as assigned.

Anticipated Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum of five years of work experience in a building maintenance environment and experience performing a full range of skilled mechanical maintenance and repair work. Specific experience in the painting trade is required.

  • Must have a valid driver's license; ability to drive vehicles with standard transmissions.

  • Must be mechanically inclined with the ability to receive work orders verbally or in writing; ability to work without direct supervision; ability to work well with co-workers.

  • Knowledge of all tools, materials, methods and hazards of the trade; skilled in the use of all tools of the trade.

  • Must be able to work from blueprints, shop drawings, sketches, technical manuals, or verbal instruction.

  • Maintains and completes accurate maintenance records and/or logs related to all work activities.

  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, lift, climb ladders, work from scaffolding, remain standing or walking for long periods of time; ability to lift/carry up to 100 pounds.

  • Must work outside in all types of weather and, at times, in unpleasant areas.

  • Maintains an acceptable record of attendance, punctuality and meeting deadlines; ability to report to work during any University closings; must be able to work any shift, at any campus location.

  • Must adhere to all University and department policies, procedures, and safety regulations.

Non- Exempt

Internal Application Deadline:  N/A

External Application Deadline:  Until Position Is Filled

Starting Date:  As Soon As Possible

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