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Preventative Maintenance Tech (Re-Announcement) (4 Vacancies)

College of Charleston

College of Charleston

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Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Preventative Maintenance Tech (Re-Announcement) (4 Vacancies)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete the application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.
*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.
Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.
All applications must be submitted online https://jobs.cofc.edu.

Posting Details

POSTING INFORMATION
Internal Title Preventative Maintenance Tech (Re-Announcement) (4 Vacancies)
Position Type Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 4
Level 3
Department Maintenance Shop
Job Purpose
To perform routine preventive maintenance on a variety of light and commercial mechanical equipment at an institutional setting. To work independently to perform preventive maintenance and repairs on HVAC auxiliary equipment, plumbing equipment related to mechanical equipment, electrical equipment such as motors, breakers and their associated controls. Duties include performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting equipment problems and making repairs as required.
Minimum Requirements
A high school diploma or GED, completion of a technical training program in a maintenance trade equivalent. A minimum of two years related experience and/or training (building or equipment maintenance); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Basic knowledge of building systems and components.
• General knowledge of maintenance and repair processes and procedures for building systems and components.
• Basic knowledge of architectural, structural and building construction work methods, materials and practices.
• Knowledge of standards, technical specifications, regulatory codes and safety regulations pertaining to the work performed.
• Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, operating manuals, diagrams, and charts of a complex technical nature.
• Ability to operate instruments, tools and equipment related to the work assignments.
• Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills.
• Exceptional attention to detail, specifically in accuracy of calculations and completeness of data.
• Proficient in the use of personal computers for the preparation of detailed Building Condition Assessment reports.
• Knowledge and skill in computer applications and related programs in support of business activities.
• Experience with a work order management system is a plus.
All employees at the College are expected to perform their jobs in a safe manner in accordance with best safety practices as prescribed by their department, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration training as provided by Facilities Management at the College of Charleston.
Additional Comments Regarding Position
Must be able to perform manual labor and work outside in heat, humidity and inclement weather. Must be able to work in close quarters, climb ladders/stairs, enter/exit hatches, and work on rooftops. Must be able to work in areas of excessive heat/cold and lift or move furniture, objects and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Overtime and call back work is required after normal working hours and on weekends, as needed. May be required to be on campus prior to and immediately following all emergencies such as hurricanes, floods, etc.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please complete the application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.
*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.
Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.
All applications must be submitted online https://jobs.cofc.edu.
Salary *$34,795 - $40,000
Posting Date 10/16/2023
Closing Date 02/16/2024
Benefits
  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Leave: Sick/Annual/Parental
  • Retirement
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Free CARTA Bus Service
  • Employee Tuition Assistance Program (ETAP)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Full Benefits Package – Click Here
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2023175
EEO Statement
The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/14576

Job Duties

Job Duties
Activity
Assists with documenting and managing the campus building systems and components as part of the preventive maintenance program. Completes assigned work orders and notifies supervisor of any equipment failures, deficiencies or reasons why any scheduled PMs cannot be completed. Uses work order management system to document notes, time and materials for each work order. Assists with maintaining a current list of building equipment, determines frequency of service schedules, determines needed resources such as tools, materials and labor, and monitors the program’s effectiveness. Reviews manufacturer’s operation manuals and other related resources to determine optimum frequency of preventive maintenance schedules and makes recommendations to PM frequencies based on equipment age, use and environment. Assist with coordinating all PM schedules with the integrated work management system (IWMS). Works closely with Trades and Maintenance Services and Facilities Engineering to determine replacement cycles based on PM records. Coordinates with the building automation system (BAS) to track and adjust service schedules based on run-time and other related metrics.
Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 40
Activity
Building Condition Assessment. Assists in developing and managing the department’s building and grounds condition assessment program. Assists with maintaining an accurate inventory of building components, assesses the cumulative effects of wear and tear on these components, identifies premature component failure and risks associated with the failure to take action, forecasts asset replacement or refurbishment needs, conducts in-field cost estimating, forecasts and models (life cycle cost analysis) to determine the economic benefits of maintenance strategies, and ascertains compliance with regulations and codes. Documents the physical description and specifications of all building components and develops a photographic dossier of building components, inclusive of all observed deficiencies. Updates various databases to review and update building equipment lists and data on condition assessment of building components. Coordinates with Trades and Maintenance Services shops and Facilities Engineering to perform detailed visual inspections and building condition assessments. Assists with compiling required State reports and coordinates with Facilities Engineering to develop the highest priority renovation and renewal needs based upon the building audit data.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 40
Activity
Operates mobile electronic device to access, update, and complete work orders to include all appropriate information to reflect action taken, labor hours, parts, materials and other historical and cost related items

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 20

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • CofC - Alumni Career Services
    • College of Charleston Website
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Handshake
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed.com
    • Internal Job Posting
    • jbcjobs (Joint Base Charleston Military & Family Readiness)
    • Job Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Monster.com
    • Personal Referral
    • Post and Courier
    • Public Job Posting
    • SC Government Website (Neogov)
    • SC Works (SC Department of Employment and Workforce)
    • Twitter
    • Word of mouth
    • Other
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3

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