Thomas College has been preparing students for success in their personal and professional lives for over 125 years. Located in Waterville, Maine, Thomas College nurtures the unique potential within each student with innovative programs that produce career ready graduates. Our Guaranteed Job Program, 3-year accelerated offerings in all undergraduate degrees and a master’s degree in the fourth year, individualized advising, career counseling, and our Innovation Centers in Business and Education meet a student’s determination to succeed with the direction, confidence, and tools to realize the highest version of themselves. Our graduate degree offerings fit every lifestyle with in-person accelerated programs to evening online courses. Whether in the classroom, in the community, or on the athletics field with our 19 varsity sports, Thomas College provides a personalized experience that prepares students for the workplace of tomorrow. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Thomas College ranks #2 among colleges in Maine for the social mobility of our graduates. Learn more at www.thomas.edu.
Thomas College offers the ability for full-time employees and dependents/spouses to earn an undergraduate and/or graduate degree tuition free. Graduate programs are subject to taxes.
The overall purpose of this position is to maintain boiler plants and all associated equipment to include but not limited to burners both oil and gas pumps, ventilation, and all related DDC controls.
This position serves as custodial support, with primary responsibilities in maintenance. The maintenance portion of this job is to be responsible for repairs campus wide. Duties include, but are not limited to: All HVAC, plumbing, light electrical, troubleshooting mechanical equipment/motor vehicles, and the operation of snow removal equipment. Maintaining daily work orders and proactively responding to preventative maintenance issues are a high priority for this position. An on-call pager is required for after hours on a rotation basis. Scope of job may change to suit operational necessity.
Must be certified as a Master Oil Burner Technician with the following authority: #1 and #2 oils over 15 gallons per hour. Propane and Natural gas Technician with the authorities to install and service propane and natural gas appliances over 500,000 BTU’s per appliance.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check and fitness for duty test. Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license. Five years of experience in commercial boiler operation or related experience preferred. Good to superior references in that field and a HS diploma or GED is required. Additionally, employee should be able to provide solid documentation of hands-on experience in automotive, plumbing, HVAC, or millwright skills. Trade skills at a mid-grade professional level are desirable. Must have ability to adapt to adverse weather conditions and situations. Must be able to participate in on-call duty rotation. Must be able to respond to after-hour call-ins for snow removal operations and/or other emergencies in a timely matter. Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and nights when necessary. Must have regular and punctual attendance. Must be able to work independently or as part of a team and adhere to college policies. Positive attitude is a must.
Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include:
Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references. Please include an email address on your application materials.
The College requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 . After a successful applicant receives a job offer they will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or must apply and be approved for a medical or religious exemption.