Assistant, Maintenance

Guilford Technical Community College   Jamestown, NC   Full-time     Maintenance
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Posted on March 26, 2020


The Maintenance Assistant provides entry level general maintenance support services which contribute to the continuously improving operational efficiencies of the College facilities located on multiple campus sites and consisting of more than 1 million square feet.

  • Provides entry level support as a general laborer.
  • Completes preventive maintenance assignments according to predetermined schedules maximizing the facilities life expectancy.
  • Completes other assigned work orders within prescribed time frame.
  • Completes assignments in accordance with prescribed safety standards and local, state, and federal guidelines while incorporating high standards of quality in all assigned tasks.
  • Moves, or assists in the assembly of items such as furniture, equipment, supplies, and other materials as needed including special event set-ups.
  • Alerts supervisory personnel of any observed facilities conditions which may result in breakdown/failure or pose any safety risks to employees, students, or visitors.
  • Demonstrates and models the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.
  • Serves on college committees as needed.
  • Performs all duties as assigned by supervisor.
Difficult Challenges
  • Working alone and maintaining safe practices.
  • Always exhibiting the college’s employability skills to co-workers, faculty and students.
  • Staying prepared to serve on an emergency response team.
  • Daily: General Maintenance Manager for planning
  • Daily: Maintenance coworkers for updates, processes
  • Daily: faculty and staff for specific instructions on job and time parameters
  • Several times a week: HVAC technicians and Electrical technicians for troubleshooting, consulting, advising
  • Monthly: Construction Department for troubleshooting, consulting
Education Required
  • High school diploma or GED required.
Education Preferred Experience Required Experience Preferred
  • Experience in a construction helper or maintenance assistant capacity a plus.
KSA Required
  • Fundamental knowledge of safety practices.
  • Ability and willingness to be trained in routine tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work equally well independently or as a team member.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of personal computer use.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks as required while concurrently providing other employees and students with a level of customer service which reflects a positive image of the Buildings Maintenance Department.
KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements
  • Acceptable background and credit checks required due to the nature of the job.
  • Must have required training in the following: Personal Information Protection, Anti-Harassment, Reporting Requirements, Powered Work Platforms, Portable Ladders, Personal Protective Equipment, Machine Guarding, LP Gas Storage and Handling, Hand and Power Tools, Forklift/Industrial Vehicle Safety, Flammable & Combustible Storage, First Aid, Fall Protection and Scaffolding, Emergency Equipment, Emergency Action Plans, Crane/Lift/Hoist Safety, and Chemical Safety.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle including the possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license accompanied with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to report to work during non-scheduled hours for emergency call backs, inclement weather, etc.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend work hours as scheduled by the college.
  • Must be prepared to immediately serve as a part of the emergency response team.
Physical Demands
  • Work requires mostly standing and walking.
  • Work requires carrying objects or loads that weigh between 20 and 50 pounds.
  • Frequent (30% – 70%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes, adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.
Posting Type Staff