Employment / Maintenance Worker
The Maintenance Worker:
Is responsible – Legally or ethically accountable for the welfare and/or care of others. Having personal accountability to act free from guidance or higher authority and capable of making moral and rational decisions on their own. Capable of being trusted and depended on based on good judgment.
Is available and dependable – Accessible for use, at hand. Understands that it is the job of Maintenance to keep Shepherds safe, clean, and in good working order, therefore having the willingness to come in 24/7 whenever necessary and to work as long as it takes to resolve any safety issues that may arise.
Has adequate work-related knowledge – Familiar with and has an awareness of how things work around campus, and the ability to fix them when things do not work properly. Possesses the knowledge to work with and serve others to make their workplace as comfortable as possible.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following; other duties may be assigned:
- Serve as a conduit of Christ’s love for others in an effort to point others to Jesus through our actions and words.
- Assists Facilities Administration and other maintenance staff as requested with building, equipment, and machine maintenance and repair. This may include light mechanical, light carpentry, light masonry, painting, electrical, and plumbing work.
- Assists Facilities Administration with the set-up, repair, or removal of furnishings and other equipment as requested.
- Assists Facilities Administration with necessary project coordination and general recordkeeping.
- Participates in assigned environmental safety responses, including snow removal and on-call maintenance assignments.
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
Constructs, repairs, and maintains structural woodwork, trim, fixtures, equipment, and other items by performing the following duties:
- Builds, repairs, and installs counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, windows, building structural framework (per Building and CBRF code), roofing components, and trim.
- Installs or replaces drywall, paneling, other wall treatments, ceiling systems, and flooring. Paints, stains, and varnishes building trim, walls, and other fixtures.
- Installs glass in windows, doors, and partitions. Installs items such as window shades, blinds, curtain systems, fans, door hardware, and screening.
- Sets up and operates woodworking tools and power equipment. Requisitions supplies as appropriate.
Repairs, and maintains plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning equipment, communications and electrical systems, apparatus, and components by performing the following duties:
- (Per Building and CBRF codes) Installs, repairs, and maintains mechanicals under a preventive maintenance program (involves performance of pipe-fitting, electrical, and sheet metal skills).
- Diagnoses malfunctioning mechanicals and recommends solution.
- Replaces and/or repairs damaged parts and controls. Requisitions new and/or rebuilt parts, materials, or services as appropriate.
- Installs, repairs, and maintains Laundry and Kitchen appliances.
- Assists professionals with mechanical services.
Repairs and maintains vehicles by performing the following duties:
- Performs preventive maintenance program as per schedule, and keeps comprehensive records for all vehicles.
- Diagnoses vehicular problems, and recommends solution/course of action. Observes vehicles in operation to discern operational status/performance.
- Repairs or replaces defective automotive parts/systems. Installs special functional, and structural parts in vehicles.
- Sets up and operates automotive shop and metalworking tools and power equipment to make and repair parts. Requisitions new and/or rebuilt parts as appropriate.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver's license needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Employee must complete a TB skin test and a physical exam which certifies freedom from communicable disease within 90 days prior to beginning employment. Medical documentation of TB skin test results and physical exam must be submitted to the Human Resources Department prior to beginning employment.
ALIGNMENT WITH OUR MISSION
Employee shall commit to the mission of Shepherds College, which is to educate and train students with intellectual and developmental disabilities by equipping them to reach Appropriate IndependenceTM (Ai) through the development of vocational, social, and life skills while inspiring a lasting awareness of God’s plan for their lives. Employee shall have a deep understanding of Ai and its guiding principles, as Ai is the foundation of our education and training programs here at Shepherds College.
ALIGNMENT WITH OUR CULTURE
Employee must be in alignment and in agreement with the eight key behaviors that shape our culture here at Shepherds College: 1) Model Christ-likeness - Point others to Jesus through our actions and words; 2) Be Creative - Practice strategic innovation; 3) Pursue Excellence – Whatever it is, make it better; 4) Maximize Strengths - Cultivate the value and potential of every individual; 5) Promote Professionalism – Present the best you, always; 6) Work Together – Collaborate to fulfill our mission; 7) Embrace Accountability – Own the process and the outcome; 8) Experience Gratitude – Recognize and affirm the good.
ALIGNMENT WITH OUR FAITH
Employee must be in full alignment and agreement with the Shepherds College Statement of Faith and Biblical Responsibilities of Shepherds Staff. Employee must be part of a faith community that is aligned with traditional protestant Christian faith.
Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk, and reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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