Maintenance Technician II - Military veterans preferred

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Maintenance Technician II

New England College of Optometry (NECO) is a small, independent, graduate institution located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. NECO seeks a Maintenance Technician II for sites which include the College's historic Back Bay campus and two eye care clinics located on Boston's Commonwealth Avenue and in Roslindale Square. The Maintenance Technician reports to, assists, and works under the general direction of the Manager of Building, Grounds and Security and works closely with the Manager of Compliance and Safety.

At the direction of the Manager of Building, Grounds & Security, this person must be proficient in the following tasks up to but not requiring licensure:

· Light Electrical including: Fixture / outlet / ballast replacement,

· Light Construction including: Framing, sheet rocking, door hanging

· Basic Plumbing including: Restroom / kitchen fixture replacement, drain maintenance

· Event Room Set up / Room Turn Over

· Wall Repair/ Patch / Paint

· Furniture Installation / Repair including: Build / Install, sanding, painting / refinishing

· Flooring �?�¢?? Install / repair: Small flooring installations / repairs, carpet / tile & grout

· Snow Removal / By hand / By machine

NECO offers an excellent benefits package including three competitively priced health plan options along with a competitively priced dental plan, generous paid time off, FREE parking in our Back Bay campus lot, and an exceptional retirement plan.

NECO requires that employees be vaccinated against Covid-19, unless exempted for religious or medical reasons. All patient facing roles require vaccination against Covid-19.

The New England College of Optometry is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Requirements· Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 4-7 years' facilities maintenance experience with a general knowledge of basic construction principles· Must be proficient with hand and power tools such as drills, power saws, laser levels · Must have good reasoning abilities and be able to work both in a team and independently· Prior experience with a computerized maintenance work order system preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Successful completion of background check (CORI/SORI etc...)
  • Current MA Driver's license at the time of hire
  • Clean driving history
  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English
  • Basic computer and smartphone skills
  • Must be able to work a full-time, flexible schedule to include nights and weekends
  • Must be able to function as a key carrier to open and close the facility
  • Must be able to respond to after-hours emergencies
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds as well as work in small spaces, working at heights from ladders, scaffolding, etc.

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