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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

General Maintenance Worker

South Hamilton, USA


Job Description


Under the broad supervision of Superintendent of Plant Operations, performs a wide

variety of routine maintenance and preventive maintenance tasks independently and

assists in the accomplishment of more complex maintenance, repair, custodial duties

as assigned, moving or other jobs.


Capabilities Required:


The incumbent must have an aptitude and three to five or more years experience in the

maintenance and/or installation of utility systems including experience in several of the

following trades: plumbing, electrical, HVAC (air conditioning and heating), carpentry

and the interest and ability to learn and become proficient in additional maintenance



Use of Capabilities:  (Illustrated by typical activities)


1.     Performs routine and requested inspections of plumbing fixtures and components,

identifies problems, performs minor repairs, reports problems not able to correct of which require planning, scheduling or parts procurement.  Assists in plumbing repairs.


2.     Performs inspections and other preventive maintenance tasks on boilers, pumps,

water circulators, valves, fan controls and other system components.  Performs

minor repairs, reports major problems and/or potential problems and assists in the

correction of it.


3.     Performs specified routine checks and inspections of air conditioning and air

handling systems and related components; changes filters and belts; reports other problems, or incipient problems and assists in the correction of it.


4.     Collects and disposes of rubbish and materials set-aside for disposal.


5.     Makes minor carpentry repairs.  Also assists with major cleaning projects and

floor refinishing as assigned.


6.     Assists in snow removal and in periodic major cleaning projects and floor

refinishing as assigned.


7.     Keeps all assigned equipment clean and in proper repair


8.     Clears routine clogs or jams in toilets, sinks, urinals, disposals and floor drains as

needed.  Assists in the clearing of major sewer line blockages and repairs.


9.     Makes routine inspections and tests of electrical systems and components; routinely

replaces light bulbs, fuses, light covers and other minor system elements; reports

major recurring problems and assists electrician in the repair or replacement of

system components and in the installation of new systems or equipment as required.


10.  Monitors environmental conditions and equipment used to control the environment   in buildings and makes appropriate adjustment in thermostat or control valve

setting and instructs occupants in maintaining desired comfort levels where



11.  Accomplishes routine maintenance or other requests of all types as requested and

approved; refers other verbal request to Physical Plant Office for appropriate action.


12.  Cleans, removes excess grease, rust or corrosion and when appropriate, paints or

refinishes utility system components, building elements, vehicle components, tools

or other items as needed and requested.


13.  Provides general assistance in maintenance, renovations and relocation of projects          

 as desired.


14.  Receives, procures and/or moves supplies, furniture and equipment and performs

other tasks as directed and required. 


15.  Responds to emergency calls outside of normal working hours and participates in

the rotating on-call schedule.


16.  Performs all work in a safe manner; cleans up debris when job is completed or at

the end of the day; follows accepted safety practices and precautions; corrects or

recommends corrective action for any unsafe conditions encountered or observed in a timely manner; safeguards GCTS tools from loss, unauthorized use and other

degrading factors.


17.  Provides occasional assistance to custodial or grounds  services and assists in

projects in other areas within Physical Plant as needed.

Company Description
About Gordon-Conwell: Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (GCTS) is a multi-denominational evangelical Protestant graduate school, unique with its broad array of over 2100 students and 200 faculty and staff from 98 denominations and 64 countries. Our four campuses include a residential model of education at South Hamilton, MA (our main campus); an urban context offering classes in five languages in downtown Boston, MA; and adult educational models in both our Charlotte, NC campus and our offerings in Jacksonville, FL.

Our mission is to prepare men and women for ministry at home and abroad. Rooted in the gospel and Gods Word, the seminary seeks to develop Christian leaders who are thoughtful, globally aware, spiritually mature and ready for a broad array of ministries. While being historically orthodox and evangelical, we seek to address the issues of our times with both relevance to the culture and faithfulness to Christ and Gods truthful Word.

Role: General Maintenance Worker
Job Type:
Location: South Hamilton,

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