VETERANS - Maintenance Department Assistant


Syracuse. NY [NJ]
Syracuse, New York

Summary: A strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to assist maintenance workers who maintain buildings, shop equipment and other work areas in our facility. Assist in the performance of a variety of skilled and unskilled maintenance tasks by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Early morning (3:00am) snowplow and snow removal for all parking lots and sidewalks. Additional snow removal throughout the day.

Manage time and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

Deliver material to job sites via a company pickup truck.

Building maintenance which includes sweeping floors, cleaning light fixtures, emptying trash cans, emptying steel scrap bins, changing furnace filter, cleaning paint overspray from the floor.

Clean, maintain and organize the outdoor yard area.

Pressure washing and general painting.

Cut steel decking and other material to length as ordered.

Cleaning and preventive maintenance of all shop equipment, which includes, identifying defects, damage or equipment malfunctions. Report all deficiencies to the supervisor.

Perform monthly inspections for all fire extinguishers, emergency lighting, eye wash stations, AED and pedestal grinders.

Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

Assist with a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.

Use a variety of hand and power tools and material handling equipment in performing duties.

Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
Qualifications(Knowledge, Skills & Abilities): To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret procedure manuals and work orders. Ability to effectively respond to questions from managers.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED and 2 years’ experience.
Certificates and Licenses: Valid New York State Drivers’ License
Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles, working in high precarious places and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally at risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 70 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occassionally required to sit,stand,kneel or crouch. 

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