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Maintenance Staff

Company: The Paideia School
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Maintenance Staff
Full Time, 12-month employee, benefits eligible
Expected Work Days/Hours: M-F / 7:00 am - 3:30 pm (occasional evening/weekend shifts)

Start Date: ASAP

Paideia School is a pre-K-12 college preparatory school of over 1,000 students. Paideia's 16-acre wooded campus is located in the Druid Hills neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia near Emory University. The school has 14 campus buildings as well as Python Park, Paideia's 12-acre playing fields located in Avondale Estates, that includes two soccer fields and a softball/baseball diamond. To view a campus map and learn more about our school, including our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit ---.---------------.---

Paideia School is seeking a Maintenance Staff member to join the Maintenance Department. Under general supervision, the Maintenance Staff member will perform a variety of preventative, corrective and emergency maintenance on building components, landscape/grounds and building systems including HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Responsibilities include a variety of tasks required to provide students, faculty and staff with safe, attractive, clean and efficient facilities.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform miscellaneous building maintenance such as repairing, maintaining and/or replacing doors, door hardware, window coverings, floor tile, ceiling tile, teaching boards, furniture, fire alarms, light fixtures and emergency lights/ bulbs/ballasts, switches, outlets, lavatories, toilets, urinals, water fountains, soap & towel dispensers, etc.
Assemble various equipment to include shelving units, furniture, etc.
Complete setups, breakdowns and cleanup for meetings and special events
Receive and distribute freight deliveries, move furniture and equipment
Assist with sheetrock, painting and light carpentry projects
Assist with event setups, breakdowns and cleanup
Assist with maintaining building exteriors and grounds, cleaning drains, gutters, leaf removal, mowing, spreading mulch, blowing debris and trash pickup
Drive utility vehicles to transport furniture, trash and other items
Provide prompt and positive response to maintenance requests from school faculty, staff and parents and provide information within scope of authority and knowledge and refer to Maintenance Manager as appropriate
Occasional/As Needed Duties:

Provide crossing guard duty
Perform janitorial and cleaning duties
Open and close campus buildings
Purchase and pick up building and cleaning supplies from local building supply distributor and purchase and pick up gas for campus vehicles
Provide backup for other maintenance staff members in their absence
Required Skills and Abilities:

Possess a working knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials and tools of the maintenance trades.
Experience in basic electrical, plumbing, hvac, carpentry and paint trades
Ability to safely operate small power equipment (tools, vacuum cleaners, floor machines, lawn mowers, leaf blowers, power washers, weed whackers)
Ability to explain problems simply and clearly
Ability to problem solve
Willingness to take direction and follow through as directed
Self-motivated and willing to step in and help out wherever necessary
Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent
Valid Georgia drivers license
3+ years of general building maintenance experience
Working Conditions:

Work is expected to be done indoors and outdoors
Occasional overtime associated with evening and weekend event support
Physical Requirements:
Moderate physical effort may be required when performing some maintenance tasks.


Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50+ pounds
Ability to climb ladders, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Ability to walk 12-acre campus multiple times per week, occasionally in inclement weather
Application Notes:

As a condition of employment, all employees hired after August 19, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A benefits package is offered for benefits-eligible positions. The Paideia School is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter (optional) and contact information for three references to --------------@----------.---

Keywords: The Paideia School, Atlanta , Maintenance Staff, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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