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Maintenance Assistant - Facilities and Planning - Vacancy

Facilities and Planning Maintenance Assistant Full-Time, Contingent Permanent Monday-Friday, 3pm to 11pm 40 Hours Per Week

Position Summary

Maintenance Assistants perform routine, repetitive maintenance, installation, and repair tasks in one or a combination of the mechanical, building construction, motor equipment, and electrical trades. Incumbents may also perform journey level activities, under supervision or after receiving detailed instructions, to learn and perfect their skills. Maintenance Assistants may perform the activities of this class with considerable independence when supervision is not available and are expected to perform routine activities with considerable independence.

Maintenance Assistants identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, and more. They also assist in the performance of asbestos removal projects to facilitate repairs. Maintenance Assistants handle various types of hazardous materials such as: asbestos, refrigerants, gas, fuel oil, solvents, and more. They also work in confined space situations using personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions

Performs daily inspections of facilities to identify a wide variety of building maintenance tasks or deficiencies needing attention in various zones.

Performs corrective actions to identified facilities deficiencies, and/or reports maintenance concerns requiring skilled trades to the appropriate supervisor. Corrective actions include but are not limited to: semi-skilled tasks of the structural, locksmith, mechanical/plumbing and HVAC/R trades as well as basic electrical work and architectural finishes.

Assists skilled trades’ persons when needed.

Review the Footprints work order system daily and provides appropriate feedback via Footprints.

Performs snow removal tasks as assigned.

Performs routine and emergency tasks involving scheduled/unscheduled overtime.

Assists in the performance of asbestos removal projects to facilitate repairs.

Handles various types of hazardous materials such as: asbestos, refrigerants, gas, fuel oil, solvents, and more.

Work in confined space situations using personal protective equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trade’s worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course.

Preferred Qualifications

Technical training/education in related skills.

Skilled in one or more trades.

Demonstrates computer literacy.

Willingness to learn new skills.

Job Requirements

Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the trade or trades to which assigned.

Working knowledge of safety standards and procedures.

Working knowledge of applicable codes and regulations for the trade or trades to which assigned.

Ability to read plans, specifications, manuals, and blueprints.

Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.

Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Ability to supervise others.

Ability to climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolds and platforms.

Ability to use the tools, machines, equipment, and materials of the trade or trades to which assigned.

As assigned, ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Operating Needs

Ability to work holidays, scheduled/unscheduled overtime, shift work and college special events.

Ability to read and understand written and oral instructions.

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Ability to alternate in different zones (buildings) as needed.

Effective and respectful interpersonal skills.

High School Diploma or GED.

Valid NYS Driver License.


Please apply on-line by September 28, 2017 at and include a cover letter, resume and three professional references.

Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

contact: Gloria Lear
submitted: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 by glear
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