Maintenance Repair Worker, Category 1-3

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Maintenance Repair Worker, Category 1-3

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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 Maintenance Repair Worker, Category 1-3
Position Type Classified
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
The Maintenance Repair Worker reports to the Lead Maintenance Repair Worker or Assistant Director, Campus Operations. Responsibilities include performing a variety of tasks in maintenance of buildings and equipment. To include emergency situations related to campus operation, mechanical, electrical, weather or other as needed. Job category placement will be based on experience and skills in all facets of maintenance.

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.

Category 1:
Pay Grade: 5
Starting Pay Rate: $19.00/hour
Location: Rootstown, OH

Category 2:
Pay Grade: 6
Starting Pay Rate: $19.00-$20.81/hour, commensurate with experience
Location: Rootstown, OH

Category 3:
Pay Grade: 6
Starting Pay Rate: $19.00-$20.81/hour, 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
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) 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.
2) 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
3) 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.
4) Performs chemical testing as required to maintain boiler and cooling equipment.
5) Paints fixtures, rooms, buildings, signs, equipment and furniture as required.
6) Performs routine replacement and maintenance of light bulbs, ballasts and fixtures; repairs extension cords and installs temporary wiring as required.
7) Performs custodial and grounds-keeping duties, as required; repairs food service and custodial equipment as required.
8) Performs other duties as assigned.
Education/Degrees: High school diploma or equivalent required; Industrial Arts curriculum preferred; additional education in the trades preferred.

License: Valid State of Ohio vehicle operator’s license.
  • Category 1: Basic knowledge and some experience in any of the below-mentioned trades.
  • Category 2:Some experience working with lower voltage electricity (house wiring), understanding of basic HVAC equipment, experience with house or light commercial plumbing and carpentry skills.
  • Category 3: Two or more years of skilled electrical, heating, air conditioning, plumbing and carpentry experience.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to accurately follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to use basic mathematics.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of hand and power tools and welding equipment.
  • Physical dexterity and the ability to lift up to 70 pounds.
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 the NEOMED Title IX Coordinator:

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
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 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.
Close Date

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a high school diploma or G.E.D?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

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