REVISED - Temporary, Full-Time Maintenance Repairman 2

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Posting Information

Department to which position will be assigned Maintenance
Position Title REVISED - Temporary, Full-Time Maintenance Repairman 2
Position Type Staff
Application Deadline Date
Posting Number 10198996
Salary or Wage $16.79/hour; Pay Range 4
Full-time / Part-time Full Time
If Part-time, specify percentage
Temporary / Permanent Temporary
Position Start Date
Work Schedule Monday through Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Bargaining Unit AFSCME
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Position Summary Information

Job Description

This is skilled journey level work in several trades. An employee in this class performs various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of machinery, buildings, and equipment. Work involves proficiency in several trades, with working conditions and the degree of work exercised differing by location and the nature of assignments. Employees exercise technical independence in determining work methods and procedures, and receive assignments orally or through written instructions, which may be accompanied by sketches or diagrams. Review of work is received from immediate supervisors, technical or administrative superiors through inspections and discussions.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Installs and maintains plumbing fixtures, sinks, showers, toilets, steam lines, steam heating, and cooking equipment; measures, cuts, threads and installs pipe for steam and water lines. Works with the appropriate tradesman with installation of mainlines, both sanitary and storm.
  2. Installs electric circuits, wall plugs, and lighting fixtures; replaces lights and ballasts and repairs and reconditions fans. Works with the appropriate tradesman with installation of conduits and pulls wire. Work on electrical equipment and systems up to 480 volts.
  3. Works on, troubleshoots and repairs HVAC equipment, heat pumps, motors, valves, air handler units etc.
  4. Makes repairs and adjustments to machinery, and performs preventative maintenance on equipment. Maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, refurbishes, works with the appropriate tradesman with installation, and replaces HVAC, plumbing, and electrical equipment such as pumps, air handlers, boilers, heat pumps, transformers, lighting systems, compressors, controls, door operators, fans, etc.
  5. Repairs doors, door frames, and furniture; fabricates and installs temporary partitions; builds forms; and operates power tools. Makes repairs to roofs and installs flashing and spouts. Performs repair on concrete surfaces including building forms, finishing concrete, and operating construction equipment when required.
  6. Paints and decorates interiors of buildings; and performs masonry work in connection with buildings, bridges, foundations, walks, and walls.
  7. Can work independently with little supervision. Works with the appropriate tradesman and fellow maintenance repairmen on larger tasks and projects.
  8. Cuts grass using lawn care equipment.
  9. Removes snow from sidewalks and parking lots using basic snow removal equipment.
  10. Performs related work as required or as instructed from their supervisor.
Required Qualifications

Two years of experience as a Maintenance Repairman 1; or four years of experience in building and plant maintenance work, which has involved at least two of the building, electrical, HVAC, or mechanical trades; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that affords the applicant with the Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and practices used in at least two of the building,electrical, or mechanical trades; knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades involved. Ability to care for and use the tools and equipment utilized in the trades involved. Abilityto detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs or adjustments. Ability to interpret and work from pencil sketches and diagrams. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to operate and/or utilize basic lawn care and snow removal equipment. Ability to troubleshoot various equipment such as electrical, hvac etc. Ability to lift and move heavy objects as stated in EUP standards, and to work under adverse weather conditions. Ability to use computers; software related to the position including Ipads, laptops, Metasys, Schooldude, Excel, Word, Msproject, Adobe acrobat, etc. is desired.

Specific Duties
Physical Demands

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to shoulder height (1/3 of the time). Must be able to carry up to 100 lbs., via team lift, (1/3 of the time). Must be able to push/pull up to 50 lbs. (1/3 of the time). Additional requirements include: Bending, Twisting, Kneeling, Squatting, Crawling, Reaching out and up, Wrist-Turning, Grasping, Pinching and Finger Manipulation (1/3 to 2/3 of the time).

Diversity Statement

Edinboro University is committed to ensuring compliance with all Title IX, the Clery Act, and CampusSaVE requirements in order to provide safe and equitable educational opportunities for all students. Edinboro University is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, sex and disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact the Title IX Coordinator, 219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444; Phone: (814)732-2167; Email: Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East – Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a temporary position with the expected duration of the appointment for 3 to 6 months.

Applicants should apply by February 18, 2018 to be fully considered; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a credential verification and all Act 153 criminal background investigations to include: a report of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (formerly Department of Public Welfare), and the Federal fingerprint-based criminal history report and pre-employment physical capacities screening. Finalist will be required to complete an interview and/or demonstration.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • PASSHE website
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    • Regional newspaper - Cleveland Pittsburgh Buffalo
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed
    • the Career Services Office on my campus
    • HBCU Connect
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
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  2. * Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • PhD, Ed.D, DBA or J.D.
  3. * Please list all trades experience (i.e. HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, electrical) and include the length of time you held these positions.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Internal Bid Form (EUP Employees only)
  2. Supplemental Information