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Skilled Trade Technician

Apply now Job no: 492733
Work type: Full-Time, Hourly
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Job Title: Skilled Trade Technician

Reporting Relationship: Director of Mechanical Systems

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Facilities Management-IWU-Marion

Campus Location: Facilities Services Building

Summary of Position:   

The primary responsibilities of the Skilled Trades Technician are:
Provide support to Facilities Services team through competent completion of daily work assignments. These assignments will include Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC systems related maintenance tasks.
Work as a liaison for after-business hours communication between campus personnel and maintenance supervision team.
Accomplish additional scheduled maintenance tasks including but not limited to swimming pool maintenance, periodic equipment testing, and event set-ups.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and/or repair mechanical systems and equipment 
  • Assist in the completion of scheduled work assignments 
  • Act as first responder for maintenance issues on campus during after-hours operations 
  • Provide quality customer service and carry-out position responsibilities as assigned with integrity
  • Participate as requested in committees or councils that pertain to this position 
  • Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with Indiana Wesleyan University's mission and goals 
  • Support the policies of the University with integrity 
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity in all facets of interaction within campus, community and personal relations
  • May be required to work overtime as directed by supervision 
  • Supervise and direct student worker pool as needed 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • High School Diploma


  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in a maintenance related field (Mechanical Equipment-HVAC, Electrical systems, or Plumbing trades), indicating competency in assessing and repairing basic to advanced system repairs

Required Skills

  • Must have valid driver's license


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.



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