Coastal Carolina University

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Maintenance Technician, Painter

Coastal Carolina University
Myrtle Beach, SC Full time
Posted on April 24, 2018

Maintenance Technician, Painter (Trades Specialist IV)

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the full-time position of Maintenance Technician, Painter (Trades Specialist IV) in University Housing.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Performing journey level work in the painting, finishing, and maintaining of a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures; delivering and utilizing ladders and elevated platforms; covering surfaces with drop cloths or plastic to ensure protection; removing fixtures and electric switch cover prior to painting and using painters tape where appropriate to protect from paint drops, drips and spills; performing high-level trade skills in the maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, appliance, and carpentry; maintaining documentation regarding work activities through housing software solution; requesting and maintaining equipment and materials; inspecting housing facilities and equipment; moving furniture, supplies, and equipment; working collaboratively with constituents; utilizing safety practices and completing required trainings; maintaining safe and clean working environment; following departmental rules, regulations, and protocols; participating in on-call rotation; completing general custodial work; and performing others duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and three (3) years of experience in trades related and general maintenance work are required. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license and have a clear three (3) year driving record. A successful candidate will also have working knowledge of operations and use of equipment and tools used in the general maintenance of buildings including common hand tools and portable, hand-held power tools; must be able to operate University vehicles including vans, trucks, golf carts, forklifts, and "man-lift" devises.; ability to understand oral and written instructions.; ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; possess knowledge of safety practices; and the skills to make emergency and general repairs and/or adjustments to equipment.


Trades Specialist IV (149737/KC40), full-time position with benefits. SC State payband 4. Normal work hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be able to work overtime, including before start of shift, at end of shift, weekends, etc.


Coastal Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.