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Skilled Trades Technician - Operations

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Work type: Hourly (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Job Title: Skilled Trades Technician - Operations

Reporting Relationship: Director of Operations

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Facilities Management-IWU Marion

Campus Location: Maintenance Building

Summary of Position:    The primary responsibilities of the Skilled Trades Technician are: To assist the Director of Operations and the campus as a whole; Perform maintenance functions related to different trades represented within the Operations area; Diagnose and perform routine repairs to campus facilities; Assist with set up and tear down of special events; Assist with department moves; and Provide leadership/mentoring/training for students.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform any activity needed to set up or tear down special events and departmental moves; this includes the handling of materials, large and small; assist with campus deliveries as well as completion of scheduled work assignments and other duties as assigned 
  • 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 and maintain a professional image and manner consistent with Indiana Wesleyan University's mission and goals 
  • May be required to work overtime as directed by supervision 

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


  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member on detailed day-to-day tasks

Required Skills

  • Ability to lift seventy-five (75) pounds
  • Ability to operate a forklift or become a certified forklift operator

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


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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