Binghamton University Maintenance Assistant (w/altern. wkends) in Binghamton, New York

A Maintenance Assistant performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance, repair and related activities as assigned in one or a combination of crafts including, but not limited to, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical. The initial work assignments include routine tasks of the electrical trade, including repairing electrical equipment such as overhead door motors, vacuum cleaners, electric ranges, and other appliances; replacing brushes on large electric motors; laying and repairing electrical cables and wires; installing and maintaining lighting fixtures, outlets, and switches: and adjusting points and contacts on electrical equipment. Typical assignment for this title may consist of routine repair, preventative maintenance, and/or modification of facilities typically associated with general building maintenance. The incumbent will also be responsible for other general maintenance duties such as changing light bulbs, snow removal, and emergency calls.. This position may support events via set-ups and tear-downs. Maintenance Assistants use hand and portable power tools, shop equipment and measuring and testing instruments appropriate to the trade area to which they are assigned. This position will operate trucks and light construction equipment and will be involved in snow removal. This individual must develop computer skills to operate the Departments facilities management system (Maximo) as implemented in their area. QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trades worker or completion of an appropriate two year technical school course. Additionally candidate must possess the following job skills:

Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the trade or trades to which assigned.

Ability to use the tools, machines, equipment, and material of the trade or trades to which assigned.

Ability to perform computer related tasks.

Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.

Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.

Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instruction.

Ability to supervise the activities of a subordinate staff.

Ability to climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolds and platforms.

Ability to read and interpret construction plans.

Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.

Hours (7 AM - 3:30 PM and 3 PM - 11 PM)

Internal candidates interested in the above position should indicate their interest by completing a PA-81 form, obtainable in the Office of Human Resources. All other applicants should complete the HR-001 Binghamton University Employment Application, obtainable at Return completed forms to the Office of Human Resources, Binghamton University, P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY, 13902. Applications will not be accepted in Physical Facilities. Applications must be returned no later than March 28, 2018.