Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university’s six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.
Under the supervision of the Crew Supervisor, performs a variety of routine basic maintenance and repair tasks involved with; carpentry, painting, plumbing, steam fitting, electrical and mechanical. Provides first rate customer service to the University Community. Must be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays.
As a team leader or working independently:
Repairs plumbing stoppages and repairs minor leaks. Replaces washers and gaskets and makes general service repairs. Replaces light bulbs, wall plates, switches and outlets. Changes lubricant belts and filters and performs light maintenance work on mechanical equipment. Repairs damaged walls and ceiling and floor tiles. Checks exit and emergency lights for proper operation. Replaces bulbs and battery packs as necessary. Performs routine preventive maintenance work. Performs duties on all buildings on campus and all exterior features on campus. Uses work orders and fills in all pertinent information. Follows all safety procedures including wearing uniform and appropriate protective personal equipment. Ensures that all staff and customers are treated with respect and courtesy. All customers to be greeted, questioned as to their needs, advised of any necessary information and thanked for their business in a pleasant manner. Staff is to be treated similarly. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized management information systems used by the Physical Plant Department. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: High School Diploma or GED certificate is preferred. Experience: Must have two years professional experience in general maintenance repair work. Licenses: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of the vehicle rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of standard tools, materials and methods is a must. Ability to analyze/trouble shoot problems is preferred. Ability to work with diverse populations and in a team is a must. Ability to read, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform duties of the position. Ability to understand and follow safety procedures. Must be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays.
This position is designated as essential. The designation of essential requires employees at these 24/7 facilities to be present due to inclement weather situations.