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Job ID: 120792

Maintenance Technician I
Simmons University

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2019
Title Maintenance Technician I
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Maintenance Technician I

Main Campus - Boston, MA


Simmons University is seeking a Maintenance Technician to work as part of a team responsible for the maintenance of all University facilities by providing general labor in the support of the property operations. Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician would be responsible for the completion of work requests, maintenance projects, and operational assignments. The ideal candidate must maintain a positive attitude, provide exceptional customer service and work effectively individually and on teams.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Complete work requests including, but not limited to, changing light bulbs, installing shelving, white boards, pictures, and other wall hangings, unlocking doors, repairing plumbing, adjusting temperature controls, performing routine maintenance on HVAC and other equipment;
  • Assist with office renovations, painting, new ceiling installation, walls, doorways, counter tops, etc.;
  • Assemble materials using hand and power tools;
  • Install and perform repairs to systems and equipment including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, heating, plumbing, doors, locks, windows, appliances, and surfaces in support of college operations, including special events;
  • Perform building and equipment inspections;
  • Comply with all safety standards and codes;
  • Complete all required administrative paperwork;
  • Provide oral and/or email communication with building occupants regarding work requests and maintenance projects;
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • High School diploma or GED required;
  • Minimum of 1 year of related work experience required;
  • Valid Driver's License required;
  • Completion of trade courses or related experience in plumbing, carpentry, electrical is preferred;
  • Ability to use many types of tools including tape measure, level, hand tools, power tools, etc.;
  • Good customer relations and communications skills.

Required Application Materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

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Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.

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