Building Maintenance Repairer

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 520192 - Student Housing - Facilities Admin
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Support Staff
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The below essential duties are representative of major duties of positions in this position.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.  Other duties may be assigned to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.  Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

1. Inspect buildings for maintenance or repair needs.
2. Perform preventive maintenance duties on buildings and equipment.
3. Make minor electrical repairs such as changing defective receptacles, ballasts, switches, and lamps.
4. Make minor plumbing repairs such as repair of valves, replacement of washers and gaskets, and replacement of plumbing fixtures.
5. Make minor carpentry repairs such as replacing hinges, locks, and door closures; service door closers, replace floor tiles, caulk windows, replace glass and reset doors.
6. Repair furniture and construct various structures or equipment for special events.
7. Repair and install carpet or other flooring.
8. Participate in painting of building surfaces.
9. Report major repair or maintenance needs to appropriate personnel.
10. Maintain and repair air handling equipment.
11. Maintain records of maintenance and repair work performed.
12. Requisition cleaning and maintenance supplies as needed.
13. Conduct built-up roof survey with nuclear moisture gauge and plot data.
14. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.     High School Diploma or equivalent

2.     2-4 years experience in commercial, industrial, or residential building maintenance

3.     Valid driver’s license            

4.     Universal Refrigeration Certification - preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment, occupational hazards, and safety precautions of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating units.
2. Knowledge of electrical 120/240/480 volt applications.
3. Knowledge of applicable building codes, rules, and regulations.
4. Ability to exercise tact and discretion with customers and the public.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion.
Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., with one often to the point of being objectionable. 
Injuries may require professional treatment.
Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor. 
This job may require working overtime and some out of town travel.

Job frequently requires standing, walking, reaching, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands, and lifting up to 50 pounds. 
Job occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing, and lifting more than 100 pounds.

Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

Instructions for Applying:
Submit application and any requested documents online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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