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Facilities Assistant - National Robotics Engineering Center

Carnegie Mellon University
Job Location:
Pittsburgh, 15213
Facilities Management
Responsible for day-to-day maintenance of on-site and/or off-site facilities, including making minor repairs; replacing lights; setting up laboratories, offices, meeting rooms; making deliveries, etc

Project area housekeeping, site management including mowing and equipment maintenance, light construction and painting, material handling and management, event coordination and set-up, monitoring and maintenance of facility infrastructure, tracking and ordering housekeeping consumables, project support and processing project activity by-products, recycling.

Desired Skills:
Basic computer skills (Windows Office a plus), ability to operate powered site and housekeeping equipment, ability to operate construction hand tools and powered wood shop tools, ability to order materials and services verbally and via computer, fork truck operation, good communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • On-going housekeeping in the High-bay and lab spaces
  • Site management including mowing, trash removal
  • Assisting with shipping and receiving (loading/unloading trucks)
  • Processing surplus or obsolete material
  • Managing recycling
  • Monitoring vehicle inspection and scheduled maintenance
  • Assisting Operations management in modifying spaces and satisfying project facilities requirements
  • Learning details of the NREC infrastructure adequately to note problems and report for servicing
  • Project support when required
  • Applicant must have a valid PA driver's license

Join our talented team at the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) where you will have a direct impact on NREC's operations, and on meaningful projects, as you collaborate with experts and build your career. As part of our group, you will support a team of robotics authorities who solve industrial and government challenges and deploy technology to real operations. You will also collaborate with senior support personnel as well as the leadership of the organization to help with bringing your career to the next level. Additionally, our employees enjoy a flexible work schedule and a life/work balance. Take control of your career!

Joining the CMU team opens the door to an array of exceptional benefits available to eligible employees.

Those employees who are benefits eligible have the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of advantages from comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance to an enticing retirement savings program offering a generous employer contribution. You can also unlock your potential with tuition benefits and take well-deserved breaks with ample paid time off and observed holidays. Finally, rest easy knowing you are covered by life and accidental death and disability insurance.

Other perks include a free Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus pass, our Family Concierge Team to help navigate childcare needs, fitness center access, and so much more!

For a comprehensive overview of the benefits that may be awaiting you, explore our Benefits page.

At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role and responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique skills and the diverse perspective you bring. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it's about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity with an exceptional organization?! Apply today!


Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Service/Support (Non-L95)

Position Type

Staff - Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis


More Information:

  • Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

  • Statement of Assurance

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