Job Type: Staff Job Description: Job Profile Summary Executes a variety of repair actions and/or new development activities; helps ensure quality standards are achieved through routine preventive maintenance, and operates a variety of equipment.
The Maintenance Mechanic provides repairs to facilities and/or equipment, performs preventive maintenance on facilities and/or equipment, and operates a variety of equipment in order to maintain campus facilities in excellent condition. Performs daily walk-throughs of buildings inspecting for areas in need of repair and completes work orders assigned for repairs and preventive maintenance.
High School Diploma or GED
Three years' experience as general maintenance mechanic is required
Willingness and availability to work alternative shifts as needed
Willingness and availability for snow/ice removal as needed
Must have valid driver's license
Skills and Abilities
Must have the skills and ability in maintaining commercial facilities through the performance of painting, and furniture assembly and installation
Must have skills and ability to repair basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical
Must have skills and ability to operate a variety of equipment, i.e. snow removal equipment
Must have skills and ability to operate all tools, equipment and computer programs required to fulfill duties of the job
Must have the ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, and rooftops of buildings as well as the ability to work in tight spaces such as tunnels and attic spaces. Requires the ability to bend, stoop, lift 50 pounds, carry objects 50 pounds and less, and lift objects from ground to waist or overhead level.
Must be able to detect abnormal noises, feel size, shape and temperature or texture of objects with the hands, handle hot or cold objects, judge depth, see and discriminate colors, stand much of the time, work while wearing personal protective equipment (respirators, hoods, etc.), work in dust, oils, fumes, or smells, work in both high and low temperatures
Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead
Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting
Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for extended periods of time (4 or more hours)
Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions
The essential physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Equal Opportunity Employer
KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.
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About Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB)
For nearly 100 years, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences has been committed to a primary purpose – the education and training of caring, compassionate osteopathic physicians. Today, that purpose has grown to include training students in bioethics and biomedical sciences. At KCU, we: - Provide the second-largest number of physicians in Missouri and Kansas - Alleviate physician workforce shortages nationally, with 58 percent of our more than 7,100 practicing alumni in primary care specialties - Deliver much-needed medical care in underserved areas, with 19 percent of alumni practicing in rural care nationwideLearn more at www.kcumb.edu.