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Facilities Technician

Facilities Technician

ID 
2017-2743
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Worcester
Category 
Staff

More information about this job

Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

The Facilities Technician assists in the operations, maintenance and repairs to the University’s buildings and grounds, and is required to spend considerable time on feet and to frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects; must have the ability to lift heavy objects or persons and have physical stamina and endurance; typical work schedule is an 8-hour shift during a 40-hour work week; also on call in the event of an emergency; subject to inside and outside environmental conditions. 

 

  • Complete facilities work and room set-ups initiated by faculty, staff, and students.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain the building systems and facilities as required.
  • Assist with the completion of small scale carpentry-projects.
  • Perform repairs of doors, hardware, and basic locksmith tasks.
  • Light electrical repairs to appliance, fixtures and switches.
  • Light plumbing repairs to water and sewage systems including replacement of fittings and clearing of stoppages.
  • Repair and replacement of glass, tile, screens, locks, drapes.
  • Assist in removal of snow and ice as needed.
  • Assist in small office moves.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation for emergency situations such as inclement weather or mechanical failures.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Basic knowledge of all building systems (HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical)
  • Basic carpentry skills and working knowledge of building materials, size, and nomenclature
  • Ability to work with hand tools
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with peers
  • Ability to manage and multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to communicate and read English, follow verbal and written instruction
  • Ability to occasionally work off-hours and weekends

 

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

 

Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available, Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.