Chatham University
  • Gibsonia, PA, USA
  • Full Time

General Maintenance Services Worker

Chatham University is seeking applications for General Maintenance Services Worker at our Eden Hall campus. The General Maintenance Services Worker is a maintenance generalist who brings skills across many trades (e.g., electrical, carpentry, mechanical, plumbing) and can carry out a broad range of maintenance-related tasks at Eden Hall Campus. In this position, you will assist with all Facilities Management-related activities.

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the Eden Hall facilities after-hours, on-call rotation to address issues and emergencies that come up outside of normal working hours.
  • Carry out all maintenance related tasks as assigned to support the department of Facilities Maintenance.
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of advanced energy, wastewater, HVAC, and plumbing systems.
  • Perform carpentry, masonry, painting and plastering work as needed to repair and maintain campus buildings and facilities.
  • Assist with landscaping activities, including mowing, planting, trimming, snow removal and related work as needed.
  • Assist with special events set-up, break-down, clean up and related activities.
  • Assist in additional duties as required to carry out operations of campus buildings, grounds and facilities as needed.


  • Experience in the general trades - including carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, painting, and plastering - is required with skilled proficiency in at least one.
  • Experience with landscaping activities and equipment.
  • Must have the attitude, emotional maturity, and temperament for work in a school setting with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. Demonstrated capacity to represent the University well in all interactions with students, parents, visitors, faculty, and other staff.
  • Licensing/Certification in low-voltage electrical, plumbing, HVAC is preferred, but not required. Other transferable skills considered.
  • A valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

We encourage you to apply if you are:

  • Analytical, an independent thinker, highly motivated
  • Able to follow directives, complete tasks, work independently, and be team oriented

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references

All documents should be uploaded in the "Resume" section at the same time at the time of application.

Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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