Lead Maintenance Technician

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Bowling Green, OH

Job Title: Lead Maintenance Technician

Location: Bowling Green State University

Reports to:  Assistant Director of Facilities

Salary: $19.00-$21.50 per hour and a comprehensive benefits package 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


The primary responsibility of the Lead Maintenance Technician is to collaborate with the overall Operations staff to upkeep, maintain, repair and renovate the community. This position maintains and repairs or coordinates the repair of all residential and common areas spaces within the buildings and the systems and equipment serving the buildings. Duties include painting, plumbing, maintaining work logs, stocking and organizing the maintenance shop, completing residential work orders, and keeping machinery and equipment in good working order. Projecting a customer focused and professional image through interaction with all internal and external customers is essential. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Facilities, this position shares an on-call rotation of 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for facilities emergencies and responds within 30 minutes. Nights and weekends are required of this position from time to time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works in support of the whole Operations Team in their duties and responsibilities; creating a student first environment excelling in customer service, communication, and quality of service. 
  • Ability and willingness to train and assist fellow staff members in learning new skills to properly and safely complete tasks. 
  • Establish and follow instructions and safety procedures regarding the use of chemicals, equipment, PPE, and supplies. 
  • Work with outside vendors, serving as a liaison for contracted services.
  • Receive daily work orders and ensuring completed work orders are turned in. 
  • Coordinate response to all resident maintenance complaints within 24 hours. 
  • Development, implementation, and evaluation of preventive maintenance program. 
  • Complete repairs and preventive maintenance including replacing ceiling tiles, painting, drywall, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and keeping machinery and equipment in good working order.
  • Create, organize, and keep repair and preventive maintenance records/logs, vendor records, supply, tool, and equipment records.
  • Maintain, repair, and replace public area, office, and residential furniture as needed.
  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools. 
  • Routine HVAC maintenance, including observance, recording, and reporting of temperatures, gauges, and necessary repairs.
  • Monitor grounds for safety and curb appeal. 
  • Perform general plumbing repairs including leaks, drains, toilets, sinks, showers, and gaskets.
  • Perform electrical repairs including but not limited to bulb and ballast replacement, fixtures, sockets, outlets, and GFCIs. 
  • Maintain, clean, stock, inventory and organize storage and Maintenance Shop daily. 
  • Conducts daily general inspections of assigned buildings. Reports persistent findings of these inspections to Maintenance Supervisor with appropriate recommendations for proactive solutions.
  • Perform general appliance maintenance and repair.
  • Maintain, repair, and replacement of entry door, lock, and key systems.
  • Prepare the building and student units between occupancy periods. This includes painting, maintenance and cleaning of bedrooms and bathrooms as well as common area spaces such as kitchens, hallways, trash rooms, etc. 
  • Snow and ice removal and remediation, which may include shoveling, use of a snow blower, chopping ice, applying sand, ice melt, salt, or a similar product. 
  • Participate in a 24-hour emergency on-call rotation to respond to facilities emergencies at the community. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is mid-to-high paced.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • EPA HVAC certification.
  • At least 5 years of related experience and training in facilities and maintenance.
  • Prior experience with plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, and painting.
  • Knowledge of generally acceptable safety practices, materials handling and inventory control.

Other Information

Competitive benefits package, including health benefits, dental benefits, vision coverage, and 401K. 

At times this position will have access to drive company vehicles such as golf carts and other motorized vehicles. 

If you are unable to apply because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact COCM Recruitment from our website. We will make every effort to respond to your request for assistance as soon as possible.

To provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Capstone On-Campus Management (COCM) will be based on qualifications, and abilities. COCM does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.