Reports to: Director of Facilities or Designee
Job Description: Assists the Director in the operation of the campus with primary
emphasis in the maintaining, repairing, and servicing of the university properties.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUCTIONS:
1. Must be able to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.
2. Understanding of the University’s electro-mechanical systems and have the ability to trouble shoot and keep equipment in good working order.
3. Understanding of buildings service systems and have the ability to trouble shoot and keep equipment in good working order.
4. Knowledge of commercial building construction and ability to perform building repairs, minor renovations and construction.
5. Ability to operate grounds equipment to trim trees and shrubs, mow grass, apply fertilizer, and snow removal.
6. Operates and maintains university’s vehicles and grounds equipment and maintains necessary record keeping for this equipment.
7. Ability to work in temperature extremes: for repairs to equipment, grounds maintenance and snow removal.
8. Assist in estimating repair and maintenance costs for both material and labor.
9. Performs and records preventive maintenance, casualty prevention, and general repair tasks as needed.
10. Repair of small engines, pumps, and other equipment as needed.
11. Continually evaluates facilities and grounds and report irregularities.
12. Maintains adequate supply inventory to carry out maintenance tasks.
13. Performs emergency repairs and cleaning as necessary.
14. Work safely using proper PPE and following appropriate federal, state and local regulations.
15. Possess an attitude that make for harmonious cooperation with students, staff, guests, and others who may use or be in contact with the university.
16. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the University may find appropriate and acceptable.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Helps in cleaning of buildings, weekend staff or other duties that are directed by Supervisor or designee. Helps and directs others in completing assigned work.
2. Sets up for buildings activities
1. Moderate or greater noise levels associated with the use of assigned equipment.
2. Extremes in temperature will work outdoors, in freezers, mechanical rooms etc.
3. Possible hazards exist with the use of cleaning equipment, chemicals, body fluid clean up, and moving of equipment and furniture.
4. Chemicals are used on a daily basis
5. May at times be required to work at heights.
6. May at times work in confined spaces
Must have the ability to:
1. Follow written and oral instructions and communicate through email.
2. Give written and oral instructions.
3. Work effectively with others: including co-workers, students, and others.
Must have knowledge of:
1. Proper cleaning, safety, and sanitizing methods.
2. Basic electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems.
3. Proper safety measures needed for the work environment.
4. Specialized skills are related to maintenance, facility management, carpentry or construction.
1. Must be cooperative, able to work effectively with faculty, students, management
and administration, as well as the public that uses the university’s facilities.
2. Be willing to participate in employer programs.
1. High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is preferred.
2. Preference may be given to additional training or demonstrated experience.
1. Previous experience in maintenance and training in a directly related field.
2. Formal documented training above and beyond work experience
3. Demonstrated knowledge of education facilities and understanding of specific purposes of university services.
1. Valid driver license.
2. Certification in various areas may become necessary.
In an 8-hour period the number of consecutive hours normally spent doing the following activities:
Number of Hours
6-8 4-5 1-3 <1
Working Indoors X
Temperatures extremes X
Workings at heights
Numbers of Hours
15 + 10 - 15 1 - 10 < 10
Lifting or Carrying
Less than 10 Lbs.
10 - 20 Lbs.
20 - 50 Lbs.
50 - 100 Lbs.
Over 100 Lbs.
Adequate with aid to read instructions and labels.
Adequate to understand oral requests and warnings
This position description is a general description of the essential job functions. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of the University of Mary are expected to perform tasks as assigned by management.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their letter of application, resume and 3 professional references to: Pam Treib, Human Resource Generalist: University of Mary 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504; [email protected]