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This full-time position will report to the Assistant Director for Maintenance and Infrastructure Management and is responsible for providing day-to-day maintenance services to Institute housing, including but not limited to apartments, student houses, and single family homes. Provides assistance with various projects and events, and ensuring a safe, clean and well-maintained living environment for over 1700 Caltech housing units supporting students, faculty and visitors. Must be able to provide professional customer service to internal and external customers. Resolves routine problems in a thorough and timely manner either with a team of maintenance workers or unsupervised.
This is an Organizational Critical position. In the event of an emergency on campus, an employee designated as organizational critical is expected to report to Campus as soon as possible to assist in division/department response and recovery efforts.
Essential Job Duties
Provide maintenance services in conjunction with rehabilitation, renovation, preventative maintenance, and respond to service/repair calls.
Respond immediately to emergency maintenance requests in buildings or other areas as requested.
Perform interior and exterior painting of residences and common areas, including prepping, patching, drywall.
Plumbing - Perform various plumbing repairs, rebuilds, and installations including faucets, toilets, drain work, garbage disposal, water and gas pipes.
Carpentry - Perform minor carpentry including rebuilding walls, cabinet installation, metal studs, base boards, trim, door installations, deck repair, wood laminates. Assembling, repairing or replacing wooden desks, chairs, doors, door frames, windows, window frames and bookshelves. Repair or replacement of windows blinds or curtains.
Telecommunications -troubleshoot Ethernet lines, communication lines for card access system, category 5 wiring, cable modems, satellite TV equipment, phone line wiring from box to room.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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