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.
Please note: The work hours for this position are Saturday through Wednesday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.
Provision of maintenance services
Uses machines or other tools as needed to clean, renovate and renew floor surface finishes; to sweep, dry mop, wet mop or machine scrub and wax floor; to sweep and shovel snow or remove debris from steps and walks; to vacuum rugs and carpets; to move furniture, office equipment, supplies, etc.
Provides light maintenance service such as replacing light bulbs and lubricating locks etc.
Collects and places in containers for removal by truck, debris removed from offices, lounges, hallways, lavatories, walks, steps and other rooms in buildings or houses.
Cleans, dusts, washes and polishes furniture, exhibit cases, fixtures, doors, interior/exterior, glass, partitions, framed pictures, office equipment, trim and related furnishings.
Cleans and services lavatories, toilet rooms, rest rooms, smoking urns, trays, and keeps units supplied with necessary items such as soap and towels.
Reports any repair problems or negative conditions to supervisor.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Knowledge of institutional or commercial cleaning methods, techniques, cleaning chemicals, supplies and equipment.
General knowledge of the tools, equipment, and setups for use with conferences.
Basic knowledge of the activities and services necessary to efficiently provide services for conference activities.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow workers, residents and conference guests.
Knowledge of procedures for accident reporting.
Ability to perform duties promptly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines and with interruptions.
Ability to be flexible in order to meet the needs of the Residents.
Ability to work independently and use sound judgment.
General math comprehension.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Knowledge of hospitality industry with key emphasis on quality service.
Ability to maintain adequate attendance.
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: 36531
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.