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Sr Maintenance/Repair Technician

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Miami University
September 6, 2017
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Position performs installation, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of plumbing fixtures and systems, electrical fixtures and systems, and basic carpentry tasks for university campus’ buildings. Position’s primary purpose is to ensure that work requests submitted by customers occupying these buildings are completed promptly, properly and politely.

Duties/Physical Demands:
  1. Customer Response – Ensures a response to malfunctions/requests in a prompt manner; performs quality work consistent with manufacturer’s requirements and complies with all applicable codes; provides frequent status reports to customers in a courteous and professional manner
  2. Troubleshooting & Repairs – Investigates, repairs and/or installs new plumbing fixtures, adjacent plumbing piping, moderately complex electrical outlets, electrical fixtures, and electrical door closures. Installs new floor tile, ceiling tile and associated grid, shelving, cove molding, new window and door glass, performs glazing; may remove existing floor tile containing asbestos with appropriate training; performs moderately complex repair of office, classroom and lab furniture.
  3. Preventive Maintenance Function– Replaces filters and belts in a variety of HVAC equipment, lubricates electrical motors and bearings, cleans coils and clay traps, maintains temperature control air compressors, ensures outdoor air intakes and louvers are clean and free of debris
  4. Water Treatment Function – Operates and maintains complex water treatment equipment including, but not limited to, reverse osmosis systems
  5. Verification & Documentation – Performs circuit tracing in buildings routinely, updates circuit breaker documentation, audits air filter quantities and sizes for buildings campus wide
  6. Tool Proficiency – Operates a variety of equipment to include pipe cutters, threaders, mechanical tools, snakes, glass cutter, table saw, drill press, scaffolding, and other relevant equipment; maintains tools in a clean and serviceable condition; reports broken or damaged items for repair or replacement
  7. Cleaning Function – Cleans attics, mechanical spaces, and mechanical equipment as directed
  8. Additional Functions – Assists in the performance of other building trades tasks in maintaining industrial equipment and in response to emergency situations as assigned
  9. Physical Abilities – Work may include; walking, lifting, bending, stooping, carrying, climbing; work environment may be very hot or cold

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires six months of mechanical/trade training beyond high school and two years of repair/maintenance experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires driver's license.

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