September 8, 2020 - 3:21pm -- jlaskey

Mechanic - Facilities Management and Planning

Position Summary:

Ashland University Facilities Management and Planning seeks a full time Mechanic. Position will be scheduled for 1st shift with occasional weekends and overtime. This position reports to the Grounds Supervisor.

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine maintenance on all types of Facilities equipment including golf carts, UTV's, cars, trucks, snowplows, small engines, etc.
  • Answers service calls for stranded vehicles.
  • Performs detailed troubleshooting on all vehicles using meters, code readers, etc.
  • Ability to use cutting torches, welders, presses, etc.
  • Prepares equipment for each season as it approaches including putting on cabs, spreaders, snow plows, etc.
  • Operates equipment for mowing grass.
  • Operates snow removal equipment including tractors, salt spreaders, hydraulic brooms, walk behind snow blower, etc.
  • Operates all type of outdoor power equipment including chainsaws, sprayers, mowers, ground prep equipment, as well as various types of vehicles.
  • Assist other Maintenance groups to complete tasks as necessary.
  • Travels to all areas of the University, including off-site locations, to perform assigned tasks in all seasons of the year.
  • Performs tasks in high, low and confined spaces.
  • Lifts boxes, trash, ladders, furniture, and equipment.
  • Utilizes power equipment (drills, saws, personnel lifts, vehicles, any other carpentry related equipment).
  • Exposure to chemicals in painting/varnishing, dust, dirt, etc.
  • Exposure to the elements (cold in winter, heat/humidity during summer months).
  • Pushes/pulls cars into garage to repair as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • High school graduate or the equivalent with relevant prior experience.
  • Must be highly skilled, dependable, trustworthy, flexible and a team player.
  • Follow basic university and Facilities Management and Planning policies and procedures, including written and verbal instructions.
  • Complete assignments according to instruction within a requested deadline with supervisory review of final output.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Attention to detail is critical.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 Hiring for this position is contingent on the availability of funding and/or available budget dollars.

Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Mechanic - Facilities Management and Planning
Request From: 
Vice President of Operations and Planning
Official Posting Date: 
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 3:00pm
Operational Department: 
Facilities Management and Planning
Shift Required: 
Employment Type: