• Lead Maintenance Worker

    Posting Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Job ID
    Employee Classification
    1199 Union
    Facilities Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Campus : Location
    US-NY-New York

    Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


    We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


    The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


    The Position:


    The Lead Maintenance Worker performs and oversees a variety of maintenance related tasks. The schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday 8am -5pm, Friday 8am - 1:30pm.


    • Ensure work is accomplished in a professional manner and conforms with work order requirements, specifications and building codes
    • Compute material requirements for specific jobs. Maintain adequate shop stock levels and requisition tools, equipment, materials and supplies for accomplishing shop assignments
    • Assign duties to staff and provide routine guidance
    • Perform duties of maintenance worker
    • Perform duties as a member of the Fire Brigade
    • Perform other related duties as assigned


    Experience and Educational Background:

    • High School Diploma and 5 years of recent experience in a variety of building trades is required
    • Construction industry experience is preferred
    • Valid state driver’s license is required

    Skills and Competencies

    • Must possess the strength and dexterity needed to perform the job and the physical ability to move equipment as necessary
    • Must adhere to operational safety rules and regulations as deemed by the University
    • Must be able to follow directives and possess good communication skills and ability to interact with building/office occupants effectively
    • Must be able to effectively provide direction to lower level staff
    • Respirator Fit Testing may be required


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