The Cornell University campus is widely admired as one of the world's most beautiful academic settings. The Division of Facilities and Campus Services is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni and visitors.
With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
All employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity; and supporting inclusive and sustainable practices in carrying out everyday responsibilities.
Facilities Management (FM) provides maintenance, grounds, and custodial services to the entire campus. FM serves as a partner within the zone structure for the Contract Colleges (CC), Endowed (EN), and Student and Campus Life (SCL) zones.
As a key steward of the University's facilities, FM is responsible for facility assessments, skilled trades, general construction, building care, grounds, recycling, asbestos, and the management of planned, corrective, and preventive maintenance.
We are searching for a motivated and hard working individual to join our Facilities Management team! This individual will operate and maintain specialized equipment or systems in support of swimming pool water treatment and cleaning. They will also report any major repairs or problems to the appropriate service provider or zone.
As a Swimming Pool Treatment Systems Specialist, your duties will include:
Sampling and analyzing pool water and then recording and submitting monthly reports to your supervisor.
Calculating and adjusting pool chemistry as outlined through the Department of Health regulations.
Regularly cleaning pools as scheduled.
Responding to pool emergencies in a timely manner as outlined in the agreement between the Aquatics Director and the SAS Zone Director.
Performing annual cleaning as scheduled with your supervisor and the Aquatics Director. (Possible Overtime)
The maintenance of Building Equipment (lubrication, filter and belt changing) and performing the other duties as required for Maintenance Mechanics.
The typically expected hours for this position are based on a 40 hour week.
Sunday - Thursday: 11pm – 7:30am, subject to change based on aquatics needs.
Ours is a values–based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. Employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
We are seeking candidates with a High School Diploma or equivalent for this position. You must have at least 5 years of experience in building or mechanical trades and be able to obtain and maintain certification from a state or nationally recognized organization to operate aquatic facilities, and other related training as required. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license as you may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites. Additionally top candidates will have:
Knowledge of industrial and/or commercial mechanical equipment
The ability to safely lift and/or move 50 pounds
The ability to work off-hour shifts when necessary for some pool operations.
If you have all of these, great! We would also see experience with the MAXIMO Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) as highly desirable but not required and should not dissuade applicants who meet the minimum from applying!
-Typically lifts more than 50 lbs
-Close concentration/ manual dexterity
-Chemicals/ safety precautions
No VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.
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