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Requisition ID:  5695

Service Maintenance Worker - Operations & Maintenance

Job Summary

*Updated March 23, 2020*: All interview and hiring processes will be postponed until later specified. At this time, we are still accepting applications.

 

Perform a variety of repair and maintenance duties for Operations and Maintenance.  To include but not limited to:  kitchens, equipment and building structures including plumbing, electrical, mechanical, carpentry, painting, plastering and locksmithing.  Respond to and prioritize work orders.  Troubleshoot to diagnose problem and determine repair or maintenance required.  
 

REVISED

Required:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Three years general maintenance work experience 
  • Proficiency in one or more one of more of the following: basic plumbing, carpentry, electricity, painting, plastering and locksmithing
  • Mechanical aptitude and leadership skills helpful
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, schematics and written and verbal instructions, perform basic math functions
  • Competencies for this position are work standards and productivity, communication, interpersonal and intercultural relations, decision making, and dependability; may include financial, coaching, delegation, and planning 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and coworkers, and customers
  • Ability to lift and move up to 60 pounds, climb ladders, and stand, walk or stoop extensively
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds 
  • A valid US or Canadian drivers’ license 

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with University policies regarding building maintenance and security

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position
  • This posting represents three vacancies
  • Occasional overtime may be required
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply