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Senior Building Maint Worker

Posting Details

Posting Details

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Institution South Dakota State University
Working Title Senior Building Maint Worker
Posting Number CSA00157P
Department SDSU-University Housing
Physical Location of Position (City) Brookings
Posting Text

Job Responsibilities: Perform skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance work in all facilities under the control of University Housing/Residential Life.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of: Plumbing, electrical, carpentry and general building repair; safe use of power and hand tools; hot water heating and air conditioning; and computer systems and applications.

Ability to: Service, repair and replace equipment with electrical drive motors; repair and replace parts in electrical ranges, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, exhaust fans, ventilation fans and all types of floor equipment; repair and replace all types of electrical light fixtures; repair and replace window screens, weather-stripping and balance springs; build, repair, refinish and install all forms of furniture, doors and woodwork; perform masonry repairs to ceilings and walls; remove flooring and prepare for new flooring; repair and install faucets, traps, sinks, water closets, urinals, water fountains, electric hot water heaters, sewer drain lines, water supply lines and shower balance valves; clear obstructions from all fixtures and drains; monitor and bleed hot water heating systems; service and maintain wall mounted or window mounted air conditioning units; give, understand and follow written and oral instructions; communicate clearly and concisely; lift up to 75 pounds; work in varied conditions including hot, cramped and poorly ventilated; and coordinate work with others.

Required License: Valid driver’s license is required.

Comments: Normal work schedule is 2:00pm to 10:30pm, Monday through Friday. This position is subject to call backs for emergencies and may work an occasional weekend or holiday. SDSU is a tobacco free environment. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Benefits: SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.

Posting Date 04/05/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date
Advertised Salary $12.36 - $17.52/hour, depending upon qualifications, plus benefits.
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

M-F 2pm-10:30pm

Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, veterans status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Michelle Johnson, Title IX/EEO Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, Box 2201, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.

Diversity Statement

We are committed to diversity of community and ideas. We believe in a supportive, diverse, collaborative, and cohesive environment with a focus on access. We actively seek collaboration with individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.

Contact Information

For additional information regarding this position or questions about the online application process, please contact SDSU Human Resources at 605-688-4128.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. Where did you hear about this position?
    • SDBOR Employment Site
    • Newspaper
    • Argus Leader
    • Website
    • SD Department of Labor
    • Insidestate
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List