The Maintenance Technician performs general custodial and light maintenance work in maintaining buildings and houses in an orderly and attractive condition under immediate supervision. This position is required to move furniture and equipment in and around buildings. The work hours for this position are first shift (7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday through Wenesday).
Please note: Lifting and or moving items weighing up to 50 pounds is required. This position works the first shift and the work hours are(7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday through Wenesday).
The House Service worker is responsible for maintaining a clean and healthy living environment for student residents.
Job duties include:
Using machines or other tools as needed to clean, renovate and renew floor surface finishes.
Sweeping, dry mopping, wet mopping or machine scrubbing and waxing floor.
Sweeping and shoveling snow or removing debris from steps and walks.
Vacuuming rugs and carpets.
Moving furniture, office equipment, supplies, etc.
Providing minor maintenance service such as replacing light bulbs and lubricating locks.
Collecting and placing in containers for removal by truck, debris removed from offices, lounges, hallways, lavatories, walks, steps and other rooms in buildings or houses.
Cleaning, dusting, washing and polishing furniture, exhibit cases, fixtures, doors, interior exterior, glass, partitions, framed pictures, office equipment, trim and related furnishings.
Cleaning and servicing lavatories, toilet rooms, rest rooms, smoking urns, trays, and keeping units supplied with necessary items such as soap and towels.
Reporting any repair problems or negative conditions to supervisor.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Physical ability to perform assigned tasks.
Ability to read and write.
Ability to follow verbal or written instructions.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
Work history of reliability and integrity.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36161
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.