Lead Maintenance Repair Worker

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Lead Maintenance Repair Worker

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To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Lead Maintenance Repair Worker
Position Type Classified
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, Campus Operations. Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in physical plant maintenance repair. Responsibilities include: Provide lead worker assistance to supervisory management staff appropriate to the department.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: The Lead Maintenance Worker is a working supervisor position. Exercises direct field supervision over Maintenance Repair Workers engaged in service, maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Assignment of this position can be distinguished from the Maintenance Repair Workers by the performance of more skilled and complex assignments, and the requirement to supervise a small group of workers in the capacity of lead worker. This Lead Maintenance Repair Worker will, however, also be required to perform duties similar to those customarily performed by the maintenance repair worker.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 7
Starting Pay Rate Range: $19.79 – $23.41, commensurate with experience
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
For additional details visit: https://www.neomed.edu/hr/benefits/
Principal Functional Responsibilities
1)Schedule and supervise the Maintenance Repair Workers involved in skilled and semi-skilled trade work, Provide training, work direction and guidance while performing work in skilled and semi-skilled trades. Assist supervisor in scheduling work, determining needs for ordering equipment and supplies. Report to supervisors regarding work completed. Refer any unusual technical or personnel issues. Provide input to the performance review evaluation process and monitors work assignments. Estimate cost of labor and materials needed for work orders and projects. Maintains records of preventative maintenance performed on buildings and equipment. Respond to other types of emergencies such as utility disruptions (i.e. electrical, gas and water). A contact on the Campus Emergency Call list. Report directly to campus operations director when assistant director is absent from the University. In addition, has increased decision-making and leadership responsibilities in his absence. Have planning meetings with Director and Assistant Director of Campus Operations to discuss potential projects for the University. Attends meetings with Director and Assistant Director of Campus Operations along with hired engineers to discuss approved projects that will involve outside contractors and vendors. Once projects have been approved, attends pre-construction meetings, bid openings, and weekly construction meetings once construction projects have begun and until they are completed. Responds with Safety Office per their request as needed. Working knowledge of the whole campus facility and its infrastructure. The “go-to” person for all campus maintenance, utility location, and trouble-shooting. Direct teaching responsibility of new hires in the maintenance department.
2)Replaces and maintains various HVAC equipment such as heating lines, thermostats, heaters, air conditioners, air handlers, centrifugal chillers and steam boilers; cleans and performs minor installation of same; adjusts and replaces belts on motors and other drive equipment as required. Main contact person for our Campus Building Automated System (BAS) via phone and personal computer 24 hours a day, 7 days week, year-round which provides alarms and alerts as well as information to all campus equipment (i.e. air handlers, cooling systems, heating systems, etc.). Also, programs lighting and HVAC for after hours and weekend events.
3) Performs electrical work for the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical power systems, both inside and outside, building wiring, protective devices, breakers, switches, panels, fuses, controls, and related wiring devices. Involved with University fire system and fire alarms.
4) Replaces, repairs and maintains various plumbing equipment such as water and sewage lines, sinks, faucets, toilets, showers and pipes; performs minor installation of same; opens plugged drains; checks pipes for leaks; replaces, repairs and maintains pipe covering insulation; lubricates pumps and valves; and changes filters and motor couplers.
5) Performs chemical testing as required to maintain boiler and cooling equipment.
6) Performs other duties as assigned; may instruct and direct student employees.
Education/Degrees: High school education; Industrial Arts curriculum preferred; additional education in the
License: Valid State of Ohio vehicle operator’s license.
Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Maintenance Repair Worker. 2 to 4 years’ of skilled electrical, heating, air conditioning, plumbing and carpentry experience.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Ability to read and write and to accurately follow written and oral instructions and to use basic mathematics.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Working knowledge of chiller, air handlers, high voltage switching equipment, plumbing, and general mechanical infrastructure.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of hand and power tools and welding equipment.

Core Competencies
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
  • Talent Management: NEOMED leadership strives to align department and individual talent management efforts with the university strategic plan and objectives through workforce planning, recruiting the right talent onboard and helping develop employees to their optimal potential and capabilities.
  • Operational Excellence: NEOMED will create a culture of operational excellence by establishing clear administrative practices and eliminating waste. Leaders strive to meet customer expectations through a continuous improvement of the operational processes and creating a culture of employee empowerment to achieve objectives.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize applicable tools and equipment necessary for the job, as well as basic office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, stoop, kneel, sit; talk; and hear. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University,
Email: momalley@neomed.edu

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at https://www.neomed.edu/police/clery-act/annual-report/.
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email police@neomed.edu or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application