Building Maintenance Foreman
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Job Summary

This is an Emergency / Essential Position.
This is skilled and supervisory work in several building maintenance and construction trades including semi-skilled maintenance and repair work in the structural, mechanical or electrical trades.

An employee in this class has responsibility for planning, supervising and participating in a building maintenance program, a specific phase of a large program, or acts as an assistant to a maintenance manager in a general maintenance program. Work involves the supervision of various journey level trades employees and sub-journey level helpers engaged in a variety of building maintenance tasks. An employee exercises considerable judgment within the scope of assignments and receives general oral instructions or written job orders from a Facility Maintenance Manager or other administrative supervisor. Work is subject to review through inspection of results or by the analysis of reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience as a Maintenance Repairman 2 or four (4) years of experience in building and plant maintenance work with a focus on the Carpentry, Masonry, Roofing and Painting trades.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training that affords the applicant with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Two years managing/directing staff of 2 or more people.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Valid drivers License
  • Proficient computer skills with email, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) and other common office software products
Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior work experience in the maintenance and repair field in a higher education environment or a facility setting.
  • Active carpentry Journeyman's license.
  • Prior contractor level trades experience.
Value Added:
  • History of continued education or trades/technical course training.
  • Handheld computer skills experience
Supplemental Information

Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, however; to ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than close of business August 21 2022.All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.?Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.Non-Discrimination StatementKutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University's Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by e-mail at

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