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Skilled Maintenance Technician- Certified Plumber

Company: Oakton Community College
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. - Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors. We offer: - Continuing educationGreat benefitsPaid winter breakFRIDAYS OFF during the summer Job Description: Basic Function and Responsibility: Under general supervision, utilize judgment to construct, alter, install, test, operate and repair plumbing fixtures, vent, waste, electronic sensors for faucets, flush valves and showers. - Ability to respond to other structure and /or systems including electrical, mechanical, pipe fitting, carpentry and other related skilled maintenance technology. - Exercise independent judgment based on job knowledge and training to complete tasks. Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and repairs on domestic water distribution, waste and laboratory systems and fixtures. - -
  • Test and repair backflow prevention devices. -
  • Assist in the completion of new construction and design, specify, install and maintain equipment to produce the desired results. -
  • Assist in instructing and training unskilled employees in the safe, effective methods of performing task in the assigned maintenance function. -
  • In collaboration with the Building Maintenance Supervisor, determine and evaluate safe and most economical solution of specific maintenance problems. -
  • Ensure proper care and maintenance of equipment and supplies. -
  • Perform snow removal and perform special work assignments or clean up as directed. -
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned. Additional Information: Position will require employees to have:
    • the ability to stand, walk and move for extended periods of time -(Often - 75% - 100%).
    • the ability to detect dirt, dust, stains and marks. (Often 75% to 100%)
    • the ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, pull, and reach in all directions (Often - 75% - 100%)
    • the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. (Often 75% - 100%)
    • the ability to perform moderate to strenuous physical labor for extended periods of time. (Often 75% - 100%)
    • the ability to set up and operate mechanical cleaning equipment. (Occasional 50% to 75%)
    • the ability to work at heights and the ability to ascend/descend ladders. -(Seldom - 0% - 25%) Some shifts will require the use of radio communication. - Employees on these shifts, using these devices, will be required to have the ability to hear and exchange information clearly Supervision Received: General supervision is received from the Supervisor of Building Maintenance and/or Senior Manager of Campus Facilities and Construction. Supervision Exercised: Functional supervision is exercised over 1 to 3 general maintenance personnel. HOURS: - Monday through Friday (6:30 am - 3:00 pm) SALARY: $48,870 Starting salary may change due to the completion of staff negotiations. -Application Instructions: For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities. Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list -of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. - One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor. Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices. Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required. Oakton Community College requires all employees to adhere to a Vaccination /Testing Mandate and Mask Requirement.Oakton Community College does not currently have a work form home policy and employees, are required to report to campus.YourMembership. Keywords: Maintenance Technician, Location: Des Plaines, IL - 60016

Keywords: Oakton Community College, DeKalb , Skilled Maintenance Technician- Certified Plumber, Professions , Des Plaines, Illinois

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