George Williams College of Aurora University is located in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.
Position Purpose: Under general supervision, perform a variety of skilled maintenance, repair, alteration, and building construction tasks related to the college buildings and equipment within a broad framework of standard policies and procedures.
- Represents GWC in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the department and GWC.
- Upholds the Mission Statement: Aurora University an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
- Handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
- Supports learning through performance of essential job functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
- Inspect buildings, electrical systems, grounds, and equipment to ensure safe, well-maintained conditions; identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair.
- Supervises work order process and ensures tasks are completed in a timely manner.
- Perform minor troubleshooting and repairs; replace light bulbs, ballasts and fuses.
- Identify and perform basic service and repair on plumbing fixtures; open clogged lines and drains.
- Identify and assist carpentry and repair work.
- Operate a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools including saws, routers, drills, sanders, planers, drill presses, and various hand tools.
- Maintain inventory of tools, supplies, and equipment; recommend tool supplies and equipment for purchase.
- Perform a variety of locksmith duties; install, repair, and replace locks on doors.
- Install or replace plugs, switches, and outlets.
- Assist with snow removal.
- Perform periodic maintenance of lawn equipment and vehicles.
- Assist with moving, loading, unloading, and storing supplies, furniture, and equipment.
- Responds to 24-hour emergency calls. Troubleshoots and responds to after-hour issues as needed regarding the operational aspects of the facilities such as HVAC issues, fire alarm malfunctions, electrical outages, water leaks, etc.
- Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
- Complies with all company, safety, and risk management policies and procedures.
- Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
- Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training, and hazard assessments.
- Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.
- Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
- Willingness to work in multiple areas within the Facilities/Grounds department.
- Maintain clean and orderly conditions in all working areas for purpose of observing all safety practices and regulations.
- Monitors contract work for the purposes of ensuring contract terms are fulfilled and work standards are met.
- Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, recommendations, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
- May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Essential Job Requirements:
- Job-related experience within a specialized field is required. Targeted job-related education that meets organization prerequisite requirements.
- 5+ years’ experience.
- Strategic thinking and orientation with the ability to identify and solve problems.
- The ability to deal with multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and the flexibility to deal with changing needs.
- Demonstrated ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and the ability to consistently meet deadlines.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents; the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external audiences.
- Customer-service focused.
- Willingness to work evenings and weekends for University-sanctioned events.
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
- Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.
- The ability to work independently and as a member of the George Williams College team.
- Strong enthusiasm, motivation, and drive.
- Valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability.
- The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; significant climbing and balancing; significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 60% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with exposure to risk of injury.
- Must maneuver around campus and the hilly terrain with ease.
Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please download and fill out this application.
347 South Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
630-844-5650 - fax
firstname.lastname@example.org - email
George Williams College of Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.