The Maintenance Technician – Painter reports to the Deputy Director for Facilities Management and is responsible for mixing, matching and applying paint to various surfaces, completing touch-ups, repairing wall surfaces (interior and exterior) and coordinating large painting projects.
Performing all painting related repairs interior and exterior on campus as required.
Perform or assist with minor repairs and /or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances as required.
Perform or assist with minor repairs and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures, valves, and other devices as required.
Perform or assist with carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors, hardware, screens, and furniture.
Observe and report, through the work order system, any and all defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities.
Assist in coordination major repairs and setting up for campus events when required.
Communicate, as directed, with key administrative and staff personnel on special events and functions scheduled for the campus that may require special furnishing arrangements and other services that may be required.
This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. However, the list is not to be considered as all inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties to meet mission requirements of the College and cooperation of all personnel is expected to carry out the mission.
Must demonstrate general knowledge of various types of interior and exterior paints, solvents, primers, stains, acrylics, lacquers, epoxies, and other industry coatings.
Must demonstrate general knowledge and ability to use paint spray equipment, power equipment, or hand application of painting products.
Have general knowledge and the ability to construct and use scaffolding, extension ladders, and hydraulic lift buckets for exterior painting requests of multi-level facilities.
• Prepare interior and exterior surfaces, fixtures, and structures by sanding, filling holes, cracks, and joints with caulking or approved materials.
Have general knowledge and the ability to tape, bed and texturing of sheetrock/dry wall materials.
Maintain accountability and inventory of assigned tools and equipment on a daily basis; keep truck or gator inventory and supplies in a clean organized fashion on a daily basis.
Must possess good oral and written communication skills and be able to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to express ideas effectively and concisely.
Must be willing to seek training to enhance or learn new skills.
Must be accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing missions of the College.
Must possess and maintain a valid Mississippi Driver’s License.
Ability to lift, push, and/or pull minimum 50 lbs.
Ability to climb ladder and step ladder
High School diploma or GED. Some college or technical school or degree desired.
This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. However, the list is not to be considered as all inclusive. The Director may assign other duties to meet mission requirements of the College and cooperation of all personnel is expected to carry out the mission. This position carries the designation of ‘Essential Personnel’ and is required for the essential operation of the institution during adverse weather events and/or other emergency conditions. Occasional night and weekend work may be required to meet department needs.
Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.