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Senior Facilities Services Associate

Apply now Job no: 9308
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Facilities, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based



Performs preventative maintenance on university property and assets by responding to work order requests for repairs and maintenance to maintain university facilities, as well as leads project work as assigned


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Responds to work order and project requests for repairs and maintenance as assigned to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Performs preventative maintenance activities on campus and provides recommendations for materials needed or modifications to maintenance performed based on existing conditions
  • Supports other staff with complex work order requests and assists with identifying solutions to issues, as needed
  • Develops and manages plans for project completion, including scheduling maintenance, problem resolution and developing and purchasing materials needed, to resolve maintenance issues in a timely manner
  • Responds to emergency maintenance requests in a timely manner
  • Conducts routine building inspections to make sure the university equipment and systems are operating efficiently, submits work order requests to address issues, as needed
  • Prepares facilities for special events
  • Shovels snow and applies salt, as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Moderate amount of experience working in general maintenance or other related experience
  • Valid U.S. driver's license


Preferred Qualifications

  • Seven or more years of facility maintenance experience 
  • Strong plumbing background


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

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