Maintenance Technician - Plumbing
The Maintenance Technician (with an emphasis on plumbing) reports to the Facilities
Management Director and is responsible for performing routine building maintenance
tasks in the following areas; general maintenance, painting, minor repairs, carpentry,
electrical, plumbing and general cleaning.
- Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures as defined below:
- Maintains and repairs general plumbing components to include toilets, urinals, faucets,
hose bibs, and drains.
- Installs, repairs, or replaces domestic hot and cold water lines.
- Repairs and replaces domestic hot water pumps, heating hot water pumps, chilled water
pumps, and sump pumps.
- Leads troubleshooting efforts and repairs water and gas distribution systems.
- Interprets and applies mechanical and structural blueprints to plan plumbing repairs
- Must be familiar with K-50 sewer machine and understand how to use.
- Perform minor repairs and /or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances
- Perform carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors, hardware, screens, and
furniture. Repair dry wall, patch and finish.
- 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, painting, and setting up within scheduled periods.
- 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.
- Assist as required and cooperate with all tradespeople in the performance of day to
day duties and responsibilities.
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.
Required Knowledge and Skills
- Ability to plan, organize, control, and direct all aspects of required corrective
and preventative maintenance for the campus.
- Ability to work within the overall organization of the Facilities Management and work
with skilled and unskilled personnel and administrators.
- 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.
- Must successfully complete a background check.
- Color vision.
- Ability to lift, push, and/or pull minimum 50 lbs.
- Ability to climb ladder and step ladder.
- Must be able to bend at waist, sit, kneel, lie horizontally, climb, walk, and reach
as job may require.
- High school diploma or GED - some college or technical school or degree desired.
- Ten years’ experience in the care and maintenance of similar facilities; or any combination
of education, training, or experience which fulfills the requirements of the position
and needs of the College.
- Qualified applicants should submit a current resume, a letter of interest and three
references who may be contacted about the candidate’s experience and past performance.
Materials should be submitted via email to Michael Switzer, Director of Facilities
Management, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Plumbing Maintenance Technician” in the subject line of the email. Materials may also be delivered to Millsaps College,
Attn: Michael Switzer, 1701 N. State Street Jackson, MS 39210, or
- Applications may be completed in the Office of Facilities Management 1701 N. State
Street Jackson, MS 39210.
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.