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General Maintenance Assistant | Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) - Military Veterans

at Herc- Greater Chicago

Department HOUSING (IA-HDEP-IUINA) Department Information The Office of Housing and Residence Life, within the Division of Student Affairs, provides housing for 2,400 residents offering students an on-campus urban living experience. We create living environments designed to foster educational success and personal growth through social and academic programs, events, and numerous leadership opportunities. On-campus housing communities create a sense of belonging and fellowship that comes with living on-campus among a community of peers. Housing and Residence Life also serves a wide range of campus and community partners through summer conferences and guest housing that directly impact employer recruitment efforts across the city and support engagement and college prep efforts to support student success and recruitment. Successful candidates must embody the values of the IUPUI Division of Student Affairs: diversity, student-centeredness, learning, collaboration, community, integrity, and excellence. IUPUI, the Division of Student Affairs, and Housing and Residence Life are committed to diversity among our students, staff, and faculty and value the educational benefits flowing from such diversity. Job Summary Performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair on HVAC systems. Checks air vents and installs window air conditioning units. Assembles, installs and/or repairs wiring, electrical and electronic components, machinery, equipment, and appliances. Repairs and performs minor maintenance on pipe systems and plumbing fixtures including repair of faucet leaks, vandal-proof stoppers, and shower heads. Clears drains using plunger and spring. Diagnoses mechanical problems and determines corrective steps, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary. Performs routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate. Repairs or replaces defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassembles equipment. Repairs and replaces dry wall, paint, screens, glass, doors and door hardware, shade blinds, furniture, lamps, handrails, ceiling, and floor tiles, baseboard molding strips, etc. Repairs desk lamps, ceiling lights, sweepers, wet vacs, etc. Replaces light switches, ceiling lights, and fluorescent fixtures. Maintains parts, supplies, and equipment and advises supervisor when supplies need to be ordered. Uses tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices. Assists in directing the work of others. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including general building maintenance duties. Drives University vehicles as needed. Works any shift as needed. 24-hours a day emergency response as needed. Assists with snow removal activities as necessary. Must be available to work during inclement weather (i.e. snow and ice) when weather emergencies dictate that the department is needed to take care of the campus. Qualifications EDUCATION Required High school diploma or equivalent (such as HSED or GED). WORK EXPERIENCE Required 2 years multi-craft maintenance experience in facilities upkeep. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES Required Valid driver's license and ability to be insured by Indiana University upon date of hire. SKILLS Required Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to represent the company with external constituents. Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion. Strong verbal communication and listening skills. Ability to build strong customer relationships. Friendly and service-oriented. General knowledge of multi-craft maintenance in carpentry, electric, heating/cooling, and plumbing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools used to perform job duties. Ability to operate the specific tools used in the area of expertise, including related tools and equipment. Ability to use a computer. Ability to work with wide variety of cultures and backgrounds. Knowledge of applicable building codes, campus standards, and ordinances. Ability to read blueprints, drawings, and sketches. Working Conditions / Demands This role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Work Location Indianapolis, Indiana Benefits Overview For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including: Multiple plan options for medical insurance Dental insurance Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting Additional supplemental retirement plan options Tuition benefit for IU classes 10 paid holidays per year Generous Paid Time Off Paid Parental Leave Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure . Job Classification Career Level: Intermediate FLSA: Nonexempt Job Function: Engineering, Trades & Facility Job Family: Licensed & Skilled Trades Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework. Posting Disclaimer This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date. If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments. Equal Employment Opportunity Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information . Campus Safety and Security The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online . You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD. Contact Us Request Support Telephone: 812-856-1234

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Herc- Greater Chicago
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