Maintenance Repair Worker (Regional Campuses)

Apply now Position Number: 995706
Work Type: Staff/Classified
Location: Ashtabula Campus - Ashtabula, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Dean, Ashtabula Campus - Ashtabula Campus [200060]

Job Title:

Maintenance Repair Worker (Regional Campuses)

Physical Location:

 Ashtabula Campus - Ashtabula, OH 


 $17.07 hourly

Basic Function:

Maintains, installs, and repairs plumbing and electrical equipment; performs carpentry, masonry, and painting functions; maintains buildings and grounds, following established guidelines and procedures. Reports to Building and Grounds Supervisor/Superintendent or other designated supervisor.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Maintains, installs, repairs, and replaces plumbing equipment (e.g., water and steam lines, trap fittings, plumbing fixtures, regulators, valves, faucets, toilets, sinks, drinking fountains, etc.).

Maintains, installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and replaces electrical equipment (e.g., light fixtures, electrical outlets, switches, motors, electrical circuits, etc.); may install wiring and cable for audio, video, and electrical systems.

Maintains, installs, repairs, alters, and replaces doors, windows, walls, steps, floors, paneling, stairways, chalkboards, furniture, etc.; replaces bricks, blocks and tile; installs security devices and locks.

Performs exterior grounds keeping duties (e.g., cuts grass; cleans sidewalks; removes snow and ice from walkways, driveways, and parking lots).

Performs interior custodial duties (e.g., mops, sweeps, waxes floors, washes walls and windows, etc.).

Paints fixtures, rooms, buildings, signs and equipment; patches plaster and prepares surfaces for painting.

Performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs on grounds keeping equipment (e.g., tractors, snow plows, mowing equipment, etc.).

Sets up equipment and furniture for Kent State University events; receives shipments; loads and unloads trucks; moves furniture; may order custodial and maintenance supplies and maintain inventory.

May assist other skilled trades persons and drive vehicle to pick up and deliver personnel and materials.

May train and direct student or temporary employees; may participate in training new employees.

Performs related duties as required.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of two years experience in building and maintenance repair (e.g., electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc.) or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Valid Ohio driver's license, if required by position.

Knowledge Of:

Electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc.
Safety practices

Skill In:

Use of hand and power tools
Operation of related equipment (e.g., tractors, snow plows, mowing equipment, fork lift, etc.)

Ability To:

Demonstrate mechanical aptitude to include skill in building and equipment maintenance and repair.
Diagnose problems and determine appropriate action
Interpret and apply blueprints and schematic diagrams
Demonstrate physical dexterity and lift 100 pounds
Work in high places, tunnels, and crawl spaces
Read (e.g., work orders, repair manuals), write (e.g., materials requests), and accurately follow oral, written, and graphic instructions
Perform basic mathematics (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, and to calculate percentages)

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:



Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Exposed to dirt, odors, moisture/wetness, variable temperatures and weather conditions, loud equipment noise, potentially dangerous equipment (e.g., hand and power tools), light chemical substances (e.g., cleaning solutions), electricity and occasional high voltage; requires considerable physical exertion to include frequent lifting of 75 pounds (e.g., to unload trucks, asphalt/concrete bags, refuse containers), occasional lifting up to 100 pounds, climbing ladders, and assuming awkward positions for extended periods of time; may work varied hours and shifts to include evenings, weekends, and holidays; may require on- and off-campus travel.

Working Schedule:


Additional Information:



The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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