Jan 11, 2024

Athletic Facilities Maintenance Technician

$45,000 - $50,000 yearly
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full-time Technician - General Maintenance or Service

Job Description

Position Overview

Reporting to the Facilities Operation Manager, this position will assist the Athletic Facility Operations and Event Management Department with technical support for a variety of routine tasks relating to general maintenance and repairs of the Siegel Center, Thalhimer Tennis Center, Sports Backers Stadium, Sports Medicine Building, 1109 Student-Athlete Support Building, Basketball Development Center, Bowe Locker Rooms/Rehab and Baseball Player Development Center. Typical duties include scheduling and performing preventative maintenance programs; performing locksmith duties; installing and/or maintaining electrical systems, devices, controls, lights, and lighting systems; maintaining roofing systems and components; working with contractors on repairs; installing and/or maintaining plumbing systems, drains, water fountains, commodes, urinals, sinks, faucets; general knowledge of HVAC systems and their components; and performing general carpentry tasks. They may work independently or as part of a team, exercising independent judgment for routine issues, and referring complex issues to a higher level for resolution. This position must be able to interact successfully with a diverse set of constituents; ability to follow multiple task directives; ability to prioritize and work a wide assortment of tasks in a fast-paced environment.


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum hiring standards include:

●        The successful candidate will have:

1)    ability to use a variety of hand tools and power equipment

2)   excellent organizational and time management skills;

3)   the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;

4)   general knowledge of facility risk management;

5)   basic computer skills including the ability to use work management software

6)   outstanding customer service skills and be able to interact with a diverse set of constituents.

●        Applicant must have a high school diploma, be willing and able to work nights and weekends, and possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

●        Applicant must be physically able and willing to lift and move chairs, tables, and other equipment (over 50 lbs). Applicant must be able and willing to use a ladder, walk through bleachers & stairs, and perform various other physically challenging tasks.

●        Designated to work and be on call during emergencies and inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications

·         Possess a valid forklift operator’s license

Required Licenses/ Certifications

·         Valid Driver’s License

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