• Maintenance Worker, Frick

    Requisition # 2019-11245
    Date Posted 1 month ago(12/9/2019 2:52 PM)
    Frick, Special Facilities
    Building Trades and Technicians
    Full-Time / Part-Time
  • Overview

    Possessing significant working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC trades, the Maintenance Worker shall plan and perform worker level preventive maintenance and make corrective repairs and/or modifications to building systems with a minimum amount of supervision.  Follow all University safety rules and regulations at all times.


    The incumbent performs the following duties and responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Perform basic general trades work including carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC and mechanical equipment repairs, restoration and installations.
    • With minimum supervision complete preventive maintenance work on HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems such as changing filters and belts along with lubrication of equipment.
    • Work independently off written and electronic work orders from a CMMS System and accept responsibility for work assignments. Documents records of maintenance activity in an automated work order system (Maximo).
    • Ensure proper care in the safe use and maintenance of tools and equipment.
    • Assist other shop members in more complex work projects.
    • Assist in job set-up, including the delivering of material and cleanup of completed projects.
    • Possess the ability to read and understand basic technical and construction related documents (drawings, equipment manuals and specifications).
    • Available to respond to emergency call-ins on campus and available for before or after-hours work as needed.
    • Possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and written.
    • When snowstorms occur, the term helper is a “Critical Employee” who is mandated to augment the Grounds Department in the removal of snow and the de-icing of walks and steps.
    • Other duties as assigned.




    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • The ability to safely and effectively perform the essentials duties and responsibilities of the position.
    • Possess multiple years of trade level experience in a commercial, educational or institutional setting.
    • Possess a high school diploma.
    • Must be capable of working with others on a team, yet be able to take on responsibility and function independently.
    • Must be an organized, self starter who is capable of working extended periods independently.
    • Must have an excellent ability to work with other trades personnel and customers.
    • Possess basic computer literacy or the demonstrated ability to learn computer basics.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • stand or walk up to 2 hours at one time, up to 8 hours per day;
    • sit for less than 2 hours during an 8 hour day;
    • operates motor vehicles or heavy equipment (e.g., forklift, high reach, cherry picker) occasionally (less than 33% of the workday)
    • lift or carry up to 35 pounds frequently (34 – 66% of the workday) and 100 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);
    • lift up to 100 pounds to waist height and up to 35 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead:
    • frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing or pulling (34 – 66% of the workday);
    • occasionally climb stairs or ladders, dig, use jack hammer or chipping tools, lie down, push or pull with forces up to 100 pounds (less than 33% of the work day);
    • frequently bend, squat, kneel, knee stand, lift overheard, reach overhead, push or pull with forces up to 35 pounds; (34 – 66% of the work day);
    • work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions;
    • possess ability to work at heights, full range of body motions and physical agility, and ability to maintain balance.

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


    Salary Grade

    MTR, 024

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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