Lock Haven University

Lock Haven University

Maintenance Repairman 2

United States

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Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number S0591

Position Title Maintenance Repairman 2 - 2nd Shift Department Technical Trades-LH Bargaining Unit AFSCME Position Type Staff Full-time/ Part-time Full-time If Part-time, specify percentage Temporary/ Permanent Permanent Benefits

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education provides a comprehensive package of employer benefits to eligible employees and their enrolled dependent(s), which include:

  • Medical and prescription drug benefits.
  • Generous retirement plans, two options:

  • Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP)
  • State Employees' Retirement System (SERS)
  • Tuition benefits for employees and dependents.

  • Paid time off.
  • Employer-paid dental and vision benefits.
  • Employer-paid life insurance.
  • Voluntary insurances and additional retirement programs.
  • Specific benefits may vary based upon university, employee group and/or collective bargaining unit. Visit: https:// www. passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/healthcare/Pages/Summary-of- Benefits.aspx for additional information regarding benefits.

    To be eligible for most benefits, you must be a permanent, full-time employee (including temporary, full-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) or a permanent, part-time employee (including temporary, part-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) who is scheduled to work every pay period for at least 50% of full-time hours.

    FLSA Non-Exempt Salary $18.99/hr in accordance with the AFSCME CBA Work Hours Other Work Schedule Mon. - Fri. Anticipated Start Date 01/03/2022 Anticipated End Date None

    Position Summary Information

    Job Description Summary

    The home campus for this position is Lock Haven.

    Employee shift will be 2PM – 10PM, Monday through Friday, mid-August through mid-May. Shift will be 6AM – 2PM, Monday through Friday from mid-May through mid-August and when classes are not in session.

    The Maintenance Repairman 2 position is work at the journeyman skill level in at least two of the following building trades that includes carpentry, electrical, HVAC, locksmithing, painting and plumbing. An employee in this class performs various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of buildings and auxiliary systems and equipment.

    This position reports directly to a Building Maintenance Foreman and is considered an essential position where the employee is to be present on all scheduled workdays regardless of weather conditions and/or other unforeseen circumstances.

    Essential Duties

    Knowledge of the means, methods, materials, procedures, tools, and equipment appropriate to the operation area to which assigned. Knowledge of current codes, rules and regulations and building trades for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to include but not limited to NEC, NFPA and IBC.

    Ability to interpret and work from technical sketches and floorplans.

    Ability to perform tasks requiring mechanical aptitude.

    Care for and use standard tools, equipment and testing devices.

    Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to work under adverse weather conditions.

    Operate an automobile or pickup truck as required.

    Ability to work overtime. Ability to shovel snow.

    Ability to climb a ladder or scaffolding.

    Responds to emergency service calls 24/7 and makes necessary repairs or adjustments.

    Employees in this classification are designated as essential employees in accordance with Commonwealth Management Directive 530.17. As such, the employee is to be present on all scheduled workdays regardless of weather conditions, emergency circumstances, or other reasons.

    Specific Duties

    Maintain, repair, and troubleshoot electrical systems and equipment.

    Install, repair, and service commercial refrigeration and HVAC systems, equipment, and peripheral devices.

    Maintain, repair, and troubleshoot commercial kitchen equipment.

    Install, repair, and service door and door hardware & building card access systems.

    Maintain and troubleshoot fire alarm system.

    Install and maintain plumbing & sprinkler systems and fixtures.

    Assist with maintaining university keying system.

    Assist with small renovation and carpentry projects.

    Paint buildings, rooms, walls, or other surfaces as assigned.

    Performs masonry work and repairs on buildings, ramps, sidewalks, and walls.

    Assist with snow removal on campus.

    At times may function as a lead worker over employees by assigning work, providing assistance, conducting on-the-job training, and reviewing the work for adherence to standards.

    Makes estimates of time and materials necessary for specific jobs.

    Sees that all equipment used is operating safely and that work area and equipment are kept clean and orderly.

    Understand and follow written or verbal instructions.

    Make routine decisions in the absence of on-site supervision.

    Perform other related duties and tasks.

    Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

    A high school diploma and/or a General Equivalency Diploma. Two years of experience as a Maintenance Repairman 1; OR Four years experience in building and plant maintenance work, which has involved at least two of the building, electrical, or mechanical trades; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that affords the applicant with the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Must possess a valid PA Driver's License by date of hire.

    Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands

    Position may require hand dexterity to grasp and handle material and equipment for the job. Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to work under adverse weather conditions. Must be able to move all materials to and from job site. Ability to life a minimum of fifty pounds or less on a regular basis. Ability to shovel snow. Ability to climb a ladder.

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 11/15/2022

    Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional preferences. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation. Background Clearance Results of all (3) three criminal background checks must be provided to Human Resources PRIOR to the start date of employment. Following the on-campus interview, the final candidate(s) selected must successfully pass a pre-employment medical physical, adaptive skills test and complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. The successful candidate (s) must provide proof of a valid PA Driver's License as a condition of employment.

    Background Clearances

    In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

    Appointment is provisional provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your three background checks are returned to the Human Resource office prior to your hire date.

    Diversity Statement

    At Commonwealth University we recognize our responsibility to continuously support a living, learning, and working environment that values the diverse contributions from all members of our campus community. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion enriches our campus community and is instrumental to our institutional success. Commonwealth University strives to cultivate a campus climate that allows all members to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion as we achieve success both in and out of the classroom, in our work responsibilities, and in our professional lives beyond Commonwealth University. We uphold our commitment to DEI by: • Actively supporting and promoting the intellectual and personal growth of our students, inside and outside of the classroom. • Providing workshops, trainings, programs designed to broaden the knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion within our campus community. • Ensuring that all learning and living environments throughout our campus are welcoming and capable of serving all individuals.

    Title IX/Clery

    The University prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability in any decision regarding admissions, employment, or participation in a University program or activity in accordance with the letter and spirit of federal, state, and local non-discrimination and equal opportunity laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.

    The University also complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Title IX prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in claims of sex discrimination. VAWA imposes additional duties on universities and colleges to investigate and respond to reports of sexual assault, stalking, and dating or domestic violence, and to publish policies and procedures related to the way these reports are handled. The University has designated the Title IX Coordinator (Jennifer Raup, Elwell Hall, ORL, 570-389-4808, [email protected] or [email protected]), to coordinate the University's compliance with Title IX and VAWA and to respond to reports of violations. The University has directed the Police Department to coordinate the University's compliance with the VAWA-related Clery reporting requirements. 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.

    About Commonwealth University of PA

    The Power of ThreeBloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield universities have joined forces to boldly transform higher education in our region and beyond. While we are uniting as Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania, you can expect a college experience that is anything but common.

    We're Honoring our History by preserving the founding principles of each campus and continuing our vibrant on-campus student experience, serving as pillars of our communities, supporting students and our neighbors alike.

    We're Investing in Today by answering the greatest challenges facing higher education: accessibility, cost, quality, and relevance through the combined strength of our storied institutions.

    We're Building a Powerful Tomorrow by boldly changing the trajectory of public education to position ourselves for growth, increased access, and to meet economic and workforce development needs in our region, across Pennsylvania and beyond.

    Quick Link https: // jobs.lhup.edu/postings/6034

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • GED/High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • Less than 2 years
  • 2-4 years
  • 4 years or more
  • Please list any building trades you have skills and work experience in, such as: carpentry, electrical, HVAC, locksmithing, painting and plumbing.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have valid Pennsylvania Driver's License?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you do not already have a valid PA driver's license is there anything preventing you from receiving one prior to the start of employment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable-already possess a PA driver's license
  • Are you able to work off of scaffolding and/or ladders as required?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you able to lift 50lbs.?
  • yes
  • no
  • Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
  • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • The Chronicle (print/online)
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • The Hispanic Outlook
  • Professional journal
  • Electronic list serve
  • Personal Referral
  • LHU Website
  • CareerLink Office
  • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
  • Inside Higher Ed
  • Other
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Maintenance Repairman 2


    Lock Haven University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type




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