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Maintenance Technician

Company:
Maine College of Art & Design
Job Location:
Portland
Category:
Facilities Management
Type:
Full-Time

Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) seeks a collaboratively minded individual to serve as a maintenance technician. The successful candidate will join our committed faculty and staff, who are passionate about art, education, and community. 

POSITION SUMMARY AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining the functionality and the cleanliness of an assigned student residence hall. In addition, this position will be the point person for all subcontractor visits and deliveries to the assigned residence hall and other campus buildings as needed. This involves coordinating with other MECA&D staff, students, and vendors to support the function of the facilities. Maine College of Art and Design recognizes that diversity is integral to the academic experience and strives to foster an inclusive culture defined by respect, equity, and social responsibility. All employees are expected to actively support these values.

  • General cleaning and maintenance in one of the residence halls. Provide maintenance as needed in other MECA&D residence halls;

  • Provide cleaning and maintenance support in other assigned MECA&D buildings;

  • Perform maintenance tasks such as painting, drywall, and simple plumbing repairs, including toilet, sink, and shower repairs as reported or discovered. 

  • Troubleshoot all other building issues and make the repairs as they arise or notify the supervisor.

  • Identify, solve, and/or report safety hazards;

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required;

  • A valid and in good standing Maine driver's license is preferred.

Experience

  • Experience in maintenance and/or custodial work required;

  • Mechanical aptitude /some experience in minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry repairs preferred.

Skills and Abilities

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills;

  • Good organization and time management skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly both in writing and verbally;

  • Must be detail-oriented;

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs or more;

  • Must be self-motivated but also able to work collaboratively with others;

  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends and respond to after-hours and weekend/holiday emergency calls-(compensation/compensatory time provided).

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time position offering $20.00 per hour.

  • A comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vacation, sick, and retirement benefits. 

  • Paid time off consists of 4 weeks of vacation, 12 sick days, 12 holidays, 5 days of Maine Earned Paid Leave, and more.

To Apply

Please click here to visit the MECA&D website posting for Maintenance Technician. There, you will find detailed directions and a link to submit your application.

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