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General Maintenance Technician


Posting Number: AS756P




Troubleshoot and complete routine repairs, general maintenance, and preventative maintenance on building systems and equipment as assigned.


Duties and Responsibilities:


• Perform equipment and facility repairs to ensure reliable operation to provide a safe living and learning environment.

• Conduct testing, inspections, and preventive maintenance on systems and equipment to minimize equipment failures and corrective maintenance.

• Monitor and evaluate system and equipment operation to detect, investigate and prevent problems that could cause failure.

• Perform varied maintenance, repairs and preventative maintenance in Residential Halls, Academic buildings, and Residential Properties to get them prepared for occupancy.

• Assist and train others to improve staff capabilities and department performance.


Required Qualifications:


• High school diploma or equivalent.

• One to three years of related work experience or educational equivalent.

• Valid driver’s license.

• Knowledge of assigned systems and equipment.

• Ability to analyze equipment conditions to determine effective maintenance and repairs.

• Ability to complete timesheets, work orders and e-mail on the computers.

• As needed to analyze operations and make adjustments and repairs to maintain efficient performance

• Interest in understanding and supporting John Carroll’s mission to inspire individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world.


Preferred Qualifications:


Vocational or technical training.

Five years of experience in building maintenance or trades.


Normal Working Hours and Conditions:


Physical Requirements :


Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in office and job site settings; to stand, sit, or walk for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate amounts of weight up to 50 lbs.; able to climb ladders; to operate tools and equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination; to travel to other campus locations and to verbally communicate to exchange information.


About John Carroll University:


John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit Catholic university, founded in 1886, dedicated to developing people with the knowledge and character to lead and to serve. The University is located in University Heights, Ohio, an attractive residential suburb 10 miles east of downtown Cleveland. Academically, the University consists of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Boler College of Business, which both include graduate programs. The University offers 39 Academic Programs in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and business at the undergraduate level, and in select areas at the master’s level.The University enrolls approximately 2,500 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. John Carroll University is one of 27 Jesuit universities in the United States and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s top 10 rankings of Midwest regional universities for more than 30 consecutive years.


EEO Statement:


John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as well as the affiliated federal regulations in 34 CFR Part 106, John Carroll University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity, or in employment. This extends to the University’s admission decisions for any educational program or activity, and in applications for employment. The University’s full policy is available for review at


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