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Multi-Craft Maintenance


Assistant Director of Facilities






Full-time Support




Perform a variety of activities relative to repair and maintenance of College plant and equipment; assume lead responsibility for mechanical system repairs and projects. Assist with general maintenance of facilities as assigned.


  1. Perform a variety of activities relative to repair and maintenance of all aspects of the College physical plant, to include all electrical and mechanical systems.
  2. Adhere to College safety program and perform work in a safe, professional manner.
  3. Perform repairs on pumps, valves, motors, controls, steam regulators, boilers, exhaust fans, and the like; prepare for inspection of the boiler plant as well as draining of the chiller system; tear down and cleaning inspection for summer use; calibrate all controls for heating and air conditioning.
  4. Operate and maintain the sewage treatment plant, domestic water supply, emergency water power supply, and fire protection system.
  5. Maintain current non-community water operator certification.
  6. Prepare and conduct chemical/acid tests for cooling/air conditioning systems.
  7. Maintain inventory of chemicals used and repair parts lists for cooling, boiler, water, and sewage equipment to ensure proper maintenance is accomplished.
  8. Operate the computerized building automation system (BAS) for environmental control.
  9. Participate as needed in the planning, implementation, and construction of minor building projects; to include demolition, remodeling, painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, cement work, welding, and the like.
  10. Assist in electrical maintenance and other facilities functions as assigned.
  11. Perform required preventative maintenance checks and services on the physical plant, related machinery, and equipment. Submit documentation and advise supervisor of needed changes.
  12. Performs duties as a member of the Hazardous Waste Response Team; to include containment, cleanup, disposal, and report writing of hazardous waste spills.
  13. Reset main breaker in Switch Gear Room as needed, while adhering to safety protocols by wearing full body ARC flash protection.
  14. Operate fork lift, aerial lifts, and snow removal equipment as needed or assigned.
  15. Assume all other reasonable professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Must understand and support the mission of the community college.
  2. Must be able to communicate by email and telephone on a daily basis.
  3. Must be able to provide and understand verbal/visual orders from supervisor and to other staff as required.
  4. Must be able to lift heavy equipment, pumps and motors weighing 75 lbs., and be able to carry small items weighing 50 lbs.; and push and pull carts loaded with pump/boiler equipment weighing 600 lbs.
  5. Must be able to use, demonstrate and train maintenance personnel on use of equipment and procedures.
  6. Must be able to climb and balance oneself on a ladder, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl into tight places as required.
  7. Must be able to work in a team environment.


Confer with faculty and staff on departmental services and work requests. Confer with vendors and contractors who supply boiler, pump, air conditioning equipment and chemicals.


Functional supervision may be exercised over a temporary maintenance employee.


High school diploma or GED required. Degree in related field preferred. Three years of experience in HVAC systems, electrical, and plumbing repair required; boiler and chiller operation and maintenance, welding, machine shop, and fabrication preferred. Basic knowledge of general maintenance work required. Must have a valid driver license. Must obtain water operator certification within 6 months of employment. Must obtain forklift and aerial boom license within 90 days of employment.




Coordinates the College Risk Management Program in a capacity appropriate to this position. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring conditions, events and circumstances present through daily College operations, and communicating observations to the appropriate supervisor or taking necessary actions to correct, prevent or limit safety problems. May serve as a member of a committee that supports the health, safety and/or legal rights of visitors, students and staff. Such committees may include the AA/EEO, Sexual Harassment, and Safety/Loss Control committees. (Risk Management Categories I, III, IV. See Tort file.)

This description is intended to indicate the kinds and levels of work difficulty that will be required of the position that will be given the title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.