General Maintenance Worker- Mercyhurst University
Erie , Pennsylvania
March 01, 2017
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Description: Position Summary: Perform tasks related to maintaining and improving the campus grounds and campus buildings.

Essential Functions:
  • Inspects assigned buildings on a routine basis and performs maintenance where necessary while keeping facilities in serviceable condition.
  • Reports major maintenance needs to Zone Maintenance supervisor for referral to shop-crafts or other corrective actions as necessary.
  • Performs stand-by duty call on a regular call basis and responds to after-hours and weekend emergency call-backs.
  • Repairs various fixtures, hardware, and facilities as required, and other necessary maintenance duties.
  • Safely operates a service truck (pick-up, mini truck, or gator) on a college campus.
  • Must be able to lift or move heavy objects up to 80lbs and must be able to stand and work as long as 12 hours in different positions.
  • Performs other duties as necessary and cooperate with other people within the department and other department personnel in completing assigned tasks.
  • Must be able to interact and possess communication skills with individuals at all levels of organization, as well as clients, vendors, and sub-contractors.
  • Assist in preparing campus for special events and working on weekends, if necessary..
  • Plant, trim, spray, mow, weed, fertilize, sweep, rake, cultivate, plant, dig, water, shovel snow, remove ice, spread salt and/or sand, and other related functions of a groundskeeper.
  • .Must be able to endure extreme heat and cold.
  • Operate various types of equipment including front end loaders, power mowers, saws, sprayers, weed eaters, hedge trimmers, blowers, hand pruners and pole straws.
  • Must attend safety meetings as required.
  • Attention to detail is required.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.
  • Display the necessary initiative and dependability to work alone or in groups.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid PA driver's license.
  • Able and willing to work in inclement weather.
  • Full range of mobility outdoors, indoors, and in confining areas, using stairs, ramps, or ladders.
  • Must comply with all applicable safety and local regulations, standards, and procedures.

A little about us:
At Aramark, we believe that each of our employees can play an important role in creating the great experiences that become lasting memories.

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