General Maintenance Technician
General Maintenance Technician is responsible for the routine, preventative, and ongoing maintenance within all of the academy’s facilities; assuring that all facilities and their associated equipment is functioning in a safe and efficient manner. Tech must perform work independently, but in consultation with the supervisor, or the more skilled maintenance worker.
1. Performs a wide variety of general and skilled maintenance activities (e.g., carpentry, painting, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing) for the purposes of completing projects within established time frames.
2. Performs basic repairs and preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment and related components in a safe and efficient manner (e.g., change filters, make motor adjustments, lubricate bearings/bushings, clean uni-vents and air handlers, check and adjust belts).
3. Performs basic electrical repairs on electrical switches, outlets, plugs, cables, appliances, light systems, switch gear, circuit breakers, and associated panels.
4. Performs basic plumbing repairs on leads or breaks; opens clogged lines and drains; replaces seals, faucets, handles, and similar parts; maintains drinking fountains; repairs, replaces, and maintains hot water heaters and other similar appliances.
5. Installs system component parts, classroom and office equipment, and facility components (e.g., lighting, heating and ventilating systems, alarms, plumbing, security, electrical panels) for the purpose of providing a safe and workable environment.
6. Performs basic rough and finish carpentry work including but not limited to: repairs of structures such as partitions, walls, doors and hardware, fences, etc.
7. Assists custodial and maintenance workers in the maintenance of their respective facilities as required.
8. Assists in all aspects of a project such as design, layout, material requirements, cost and labor estimates.
9. Performs all work assigned in a safe manner using the required safety equipment and maintains all tools in safe operating condition.
10. Completes work assignments professionally, efficiently, and in a timely manner.
11. Complies with Schools policy, local, state and federal laws and procedures for the use, storage, and disposal of waste, cleaners, chemicals, and all other products and materials used in performing required duties.
12. Assists and coordinates all work and labor in an assigned project and apprises the supervisor of progress and developments.
13. Assists in the set-up and dismantling of District structures and/or equipment as assigned.
14. Maintains a clean and orderly shop area.
15. Maintains all hand tools, power tools, and all other related equipment in safe operating condition.
16. Communicates effectively with supervisors and peers to promote the dissemination of mutually beneficial information.
17. Promptly responds to all emergency situations as directed.
18. Drives and operates school district vehicles and equipment as directed an in a safe and responsible manner.
19. Performs snow removal operations as directed.
20. Performs such other tasks and responsibilities as the Director of Facilities.
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Preferred three years documented experience in general maintenance with a work history in one or more of the following: HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
3. Graduation from an accredited trade school in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and/or building trades is preferred.
- Tech must have the ability to work regularly off of ladders, scaffolds, and at various heights. On occasion work may be more than 40 feet off the ground.
- Lifting Requirements: 10-25 pounds constantly, 25-30 pounds frequently, 50-100 pounds occasionally.
- Physical ability to perform any and all work required.
- Significant lifting, bending, carrying, twisting at the waist, pushing, and/or pulling
- Frequent climbing and balancing
- Frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling.
- Significant finger dexterity and manual dexterity, including the ability to grasp and maintain control of equipment
- General ability to sit 10% of the time, walk 45% of the time, and stand 45% of the time.
- Frequent travel to school offices, buildings, classroom, and grounds
- Frequent traversing throughout various buildings
- Ability to work in extreme weather conditions, and some hazardous conditions, while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), if necessary.
- Ability to provide clear and concise written documentation
- Ability to read, write and use a computer.
- Ability to differentiate colors
- Ability to perform the four basic mathematical functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)
- Must be courteous and able to effectively complete job responsibilities
- Must be cooperative, congenial, service oriented, and promote these qualities.
- Ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions
- Ability to be respectful
- Ability to read and interpret written and/or oral instructions
- Ability to perform strenuous, physical work
- Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods
- Ability to complete assigned tasks without supervision
- Ability to work independently and make work-related decisions
- Ability to exercise good judgment in prioritizing tasks
- Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels
- Ability to comprehend and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
- Ability to read blueprints and/or schematics
- Ability to operate power and air operated equipment.
- Ability to maintain a professional relationship with supervisors, other staff, parents, students, and the public
- Ability to work independently and in teams to complete job duties and assignments in a timely manner with limited supervision
Licenses and Certificates:
Must possess a good driving record. Continued employment with Archmere Academy is contingent upon the employee’s possession of a valid driver’s license. Must obtain and maintain all current and future certificates and licenses mandated by the State of Delaware and/or Archmere Academy that are required to perform this job.
Every employee must submit as a condition of employment with Archmere Academy a criminal background check, which includes fingerprinting with the Delaware State Police, child abuse history check and FBI Criminal history check. In addition, child abuse recognition and required training must be completed.
Shuttle Van Driver
Archmere Academy's shuttle van drivers are responsible for transporting students to and from school. Employment for only the morning or afternoon routes is available. Our shuttle van drivers are responsible for providing prompt, safe and courteous transportation for students with a focus on meeting the changing needs of our families. Drivers must maintain a safe and violation free driving record. Drivers must follow and complete all safety procedures, vehicle inspection reposts and maintenance logs.
Par-time position. Competitive wage. Must pass background check including Delaware state police fingerprinting, motor vehicle record check and physical/drug screening. CDL required.
Please send resumes to Mr. Daniel Lutz, Transportation Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.