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Building Maintenance Technician

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description
Job Description Summary

This position performs technical duties in the maintenance and repair of campus buildings.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging.Regular full-time staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education
• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Key Responsibilities

• Repairs and maintains building HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems
• Performs roof repair, building and room remodeling, and other carpentry duties
• Completes work orders and associated paperwork
• Inspects and tests fire alarm panels, emergency lighting systems, fire extinguishers, and other life safety systems
• Repairs, opens, and replaces locks
• Cleans gutters
• Paints building interiors and exteriors
• Responds to after-hours emergencies
• Moves office furniture and hangs pictures
• Installs parking lot signs and street bumpers
• Performs related duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of building maintenance principles and practices
• Knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems
• Skill in the repair and maintenance of building systems
• Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
• Skill in oral and written communication

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