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Maintenance Worker

Major Duties of the Position:
The duties of this position will include assisting other maintenance employees in the daily operations of the facility, the historic Monroe School. The selected candidate will perform manual labor duties such as: mowing, edging, weed eating, cutting brush, cleaning grounds and buildings, snow removal, servicing, and minor repairs on equipment. The primary purpose of the position is to perform simple and routine work involved in the basic maintenance and repair of grounds, walkways, exterior structures, interior and exterior of historic building, and related utilities. This position’s work includes custodial and laborer duties.
Requirements:
• U.S. Citizenship required
• Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
• Males must meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement.
• You will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.
• You may be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.
• Valid state driver’s license is required.
• You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and/or shift work

Compensation is $19.41/hour. Please contact Treva Sykes for additional information pertaining to the position and how to apply. treva_sykes@nps.gov Phone 785-354-4273.

Athletic Grounds Tech

The Gardner II position for the Athletic Department is responsible for providing landscape services, sports turf and athletic field maintenance for the University. Job essentials include; spray painting field lines, light clean at athletic venues, mowing, unlocking and locking of athletic facilities, drag, sweep and brush synthetic playing surfaces, and provide support for athletic events.

Compensation is $12.50/hour plus benefits. Apply at washburn.edu. 

Land Survey Technician – BG Consultants, Inc. | Made for Manhattan

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BG Consultants, Inc. is a mid-sized, regional consulting firm that provides engineering, architectural and surveying solutions. The driving force behind our commitment to our community and those we serve are our employees. We are currently recruiting for a land survey technician to join our growing team. This entry-level position will be involved in a broad variety of professional disciplinary projects. Qualified candidates should be consistent, dependable, responsible, flexible, self-motivated with a desire to learn, possess attention to detail, proficient in communication, and possess time management skills.

Key Responsibilities – Office:

Processing of field collected data
Drafting of field collected data
Data management and organization
Calculation of land areas
Preparing and/or maintaining maps, sketches, legal exhibits, etc.
Researching and reviewing legal documents relating to land title and property boundaries
Key Responsibilities – Field:

Topographic surveying
Boundary surveying
Construction layout and calculations
High accuracy measurements
Prepare/log notes and sketches
Standing and walking long distances
Lifting equipment or monuments up to 50 pounds
Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma
Basic computer skills
Proficiency in mathematics, specifically trigonometry and geometry
Willingness to work overtime (up to 60 hours/week)
Willingness to drive several hours a day
Willingness to travel, with occasional overnights (up to 100% expense paid)
Preferred Qualifications:

Education: As required for professional licensure through NCEES
Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) License
Experience in Land Surveying, or similar field: 0-10 years
Software Experience

CADD: AutoCAD/Carlson/Civil 3d/Microstation
GIS: ArcGIS, QGIS
Survey: Data Processing (Topcon, Trimble, etc)
BG Consultants, Inc., offers a competitive benefits package including paid personal leave, 401(K), health, dental, life and vision insurance, professional development opportunities, and much more.
BG Consultants, Inc. is an EEO employer.

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume & application to careers@bgcons.com, in PDF format.

Painter, Carpenter – Heritage Builders | Made for Manhattan

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Heritage Builders, a well-respected General Contractor located in Manhattan, is currently looking for an Experienced Residential Carpenter. Owning your own tools is not required.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
· Demolition
· Light framing
· Finish work, including setting doors and windows, installing cabinets and vanities, crown molding, trim, baseboards, closet trim, etc.
· Installation of exterior siding and decks.
· Follow the foreman’s instructions and carry them out.
· Drywall

Qualifications:
· Must be hardworking, honest, dependable, and take pride in a job well done.
· Must have exceptional attention to detail.
· Must have a basic working knowledge of materials and tools used in construction.
· Must have the drive to complete work within a time-sensitive schedule.
· Must demonstrate good communication skills and professionalism.
· Must be able to listen, follow directions, and take constructive criticism.

Heritage Builders provides competitive wages and an excellent benefits package, including: Health, Dental and Vision, Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Cafeteria Plans, and supplemental insurance.

Qualified candidates should send a resume to: careers@theheritagebuilders.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Heritage Builders, a well-respected General Contractor located in Manhattan, is currently looking for an Experienced Painter. Owning your own tools is not required.

Applicants should be:

• extremely detail oriented, good at listening, and communicating with a team
• able to follow directions and take constructive criticism.
• should also be organized and have the ability to problem solve if issues should arise.
• positive, self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently.

Heritage Builders provides competitive wages and an excellent benefits package, including: Health, Dental and Vision, Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Cafeteria Plans, and supplemental insurance.

Qualified candidates should send a resume to: careers@theheritagebuilders.com or apply online at https://theheritagebuilders.com/job_listings/general-contractor/. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bus Operator – CDL Class C Passenger Endorsement: Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency

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Sign on bonus – $1000

Paid for full-time hires who have their CDL and P Endorsement.
Half paid on the first paycheck.
Remaining paid after 1 year of satisfactory performance.
If the employee leaves before 6 months of employment, the employee will pay back an amount based on the number of months worked.

Bus Operator – CDL–C Public Transportation

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:

Bus Operators provide services in Manhattan which include Kansas State University, Riley, Geary, parts of Pottawatomie Counties as well as Junction City and Ft. Riley. Bus Operators contribute to the overall agency mission by providing prompt and courteous public transportation service to the general public. Bus Operators must be able to operate all fleet vehicles in accordance to company and KDOT regulations. The CDL – C Bus Operator drives a 20-passenger vehicle; and collects fares/tickets. The Bus Operator complies with the assigned schedule, provides prompt, courteous, professional customer service; ensures passenger safety; and complies with applicable agency, city, county, state and federal regulations relating to transporting passengers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Inspect vehicles, and check gas, oil, and water levels prior to departure.
Conduct pre-trip inspections of the vehicles two times a day, every day of operation.
Make pick-ups and deliveries as routed by the dispatcher, operating the vehicles in a safe and careful manner with due regard to traffic and the use of the roadway by others.
Park vehicle in designated loading areas so that riders can board.
Collect tickets or cash fares and keep in a safe place on Bus Operator’s person or a secure place on the bus and total daily receipts.
Utilize software through the use of a tablet device in the vehicle.
Report delays, accidents, or disruptive riders to the dispatcher.
Deal directly with the public to provide transportation services.
Advise riders to be seated and orderly while on vehicles.
Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort.
Wear seat belt at all times and instruct riders to wear seat belts.
Strictly observe all traffic rules and other applicable laws and regulations at all times.
Maintain the interior as directed by FHATA policy.
Keep the bus locked at all times when unattended.
Adhere to KDOT regulations when riders using wheelchairs are boarding or exiting.
Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma
Insurance requirement is a minimum 21 years of age
Minimum of one year CDL driving experience with passengers
Possess a valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License in any of the following classes – A, B or C CDL with the passenger endorsement.
Must be able to maintain a KDOT physical certification
Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job subject to testing criteria.
Must have a clean MVR for the past 3 years
Must pass background check (NO felony convictions or series of misdemeanors)
Must show a stable previous work history
Demonstrated customer service/people skills to include good verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of principles and methods of moving people via bus, including the costs and benefits of the service;
Knowledge of the principles and process for providing customer services. This includes meeting quality standards for services, evaluation of customer satisfaction, and remedial actions;
Knowledge of the streets of the tri-county roadways, maps, and traffic regulations;
Communication skills such as understanding written communications, giving full attention to what others say in order to understand the points being made, asking questions, not interrupting at inappropriate times, and writing reports and letters as appropriate for the intended recipient.
Being aware of other’s reactions and understanding why they react as they do;
Watching gauges and other indicators to make sure the vehicle is operating properly;
Performing routine maintenance on the vehicle and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. This includes, conducting pre-trip and/or post-trip inspections daily.
Ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds;
Ability to speak clearly to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand and the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas;
Ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate with others such as handling rider complaints;
Ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object;
Ability to respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, object) when it appears;
Ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, objects). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part;
Ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene; and
Ability to interpret and apply City, County, State, and Federal regulations.
Able to work flexible hours and schedules that include weekdays and weekends.
Able to work overtime as needed.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

The job requires working in all weather conditions, sitting for long periods of time in an enclosed vehicle, exposure to disease/infections, dealing with temperamental people, and working with contaminants (e.g., gases and odors).

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Apply online at https://atabus.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=22&source=other.

Custodian – Flint Hills Transportation Agency | Made for Manhattan

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The mission of facilities maintenance is to provide our community and teams with safe, dependable, clean structures and environment. The Custodian is responsible for general building and grounds maintenance, including offsite bus stop structures. The Custodian will clean and do minor repairs of the public areas of the office building including, but not limited to, offices, conference/training room, break rooms, restrooms, and other spaces to ensure safe and efficient operation of the transit facility. The Custodian provides a high level of customer service and will respond and resolve internal and external customer requests through the direction of the Maintenance Manager. The Custodian has ability to be flexible, to work in a variety of areas and build relationships with co-workers.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

The Custodian must be available during the “core” work hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and a minimum of 40 hours. Occasional over-time may be required as projects arise. Occasional early morning, evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Maintenance Functions

Clean offices, work areas, kitchen, break room, restrooms, shower (as needed), hallways, entry ways, and conference/training room.
Clean and maintain restrooms throughout day as well as checking and restocking supplies as needed.
Clean and maintain kitchen and break room before and after breaks as well as checking and restocking supplies as needed.
Clean and dust office, work areas and conference/training room.
Gather and empty all trash and recycling and dispose in the designated canister(s) outside.
Maintain windows and floors throughout the facility which includes, but is not limited to, areas carpeted and tiled.
Clean maintenance bays – floors, empty trash, organization based on direction of the mechanic.
Responsible for preparing, spraying, and recording activities related to Electrostatic Disinfectant Spraying. The spraying sites include administrative offices, kitchen, bathrooms, maintenance and storage bays, and vehicles. Will ensure that the procedures are followed according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
Follows the facilities Planned Preventive Maintenance schedule and completes maintenance work orders timely and accurately. Performs routine, scheduled and preventative maintenance inspections and repairs to the Agency’s facilities according to the Agency’s standards of operations which include compliance with federal and state mandates.
Bus cleaning and washing.
Responsible for general building and grounds (mowing/snow removal) maintenance. Snow removal on pedestrian travel areas, including application of ice melt materials. Clean exterior entrances, windows, sidewalks, walkways and handicap ramps, sweeping and removing and/or treating ice/snow.
Performs a wide variety of work in the building and grounds such as interior painting as needed/required, including minor repairs to walls and other structures. These tasks include trade skills, repair work, and maintenance work. For example, unclogging a drain, removing a stain from the carpet, checking the breaker boxes, re-caulking around the kitchen or bathroom, countertops, shoveling and salting sidewalks.
Provide access and monitor vendor activity in the facility.
Assist with office moves.
Ensure that facilities and bus stops are fit for purpose and provide proactive support/solutions when required. Perform road calls and may work after hours, if needed to diagnose minor malfunctions and perform minor bus stop or facility repairs.
Responsible for and ensure the proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition. Maintain proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals. Handles all cleaning chemicals as directed in hazmat material sheets. Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment, always. Notify Maintenance Manager of all safety related concerns noted in the facility.
Adhere to the best practice safety and security vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures for maintenance. Follow safety-related regulatory compliance standards including, state public transportation bus standards, OSHA standards, FTA, KDOT, FMCSA, and PTASP (Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan) standards.
Coordinate effectively with teams on the facility maintenance schedules. Provide a customer service-oriented approach to communication.
Maintain records of completed repairs, time worked, and materials used.
Communicate needs for supplies and equipment to manage cleaning and maintenance duties.
Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications:

High School/GED diploma required.
3 years’ experience performing custodial tasks in a commercial business requiring specific cleaning and sanitation.
Must have a clean, valid Kansas Driver’s License.
Regular attendance and performance of duties as assigned are required of this position.
Must be able to pass background screening, pre-employment drug screening,
Must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States (upon hiring)
Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English.
Basic computer skills to include minimal knowledge of and experience of using computers and related technology.
Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasion pick-up of parts and bus stop repairs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Facility maintenance experience in a public transportation environment.
Knowledge of the operation of a wide variety of commercial janitorial equipment.
Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems.
Experience performing repairs and maintenance including unclogging a drain, removing a stain from the carpet, checking the breaker boxes, re-caulking around the kitchen or bathroom, countertops, patching holes, painting, shoveling and salting sidewalks.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

You are a team player. You’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and jump in to help your Team.
You are energetic, friendly and genuinely interested about the services we provide.
Knowledge of current diagnostic techniques and equipment used in facility repairs.
Able to use the following machines routinely – floor scrubbing machine, advance wet/dry vacuum cleaner, vacuum sweeper, window washing equipment, pallet lift, dolly, snow blower, riding and manual lawn mower, multiple height step ladders, bus washing equipment and Electrostatic Disinfectant equipment. Ability to learn new equipment.
Ability to research wide range of problems that are presented.
Must have strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated confidentiality, and strong organizational skills.
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently.
Willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the business.
Embraces personal challenge.
Is self-aware, resilient, optimistic and open to change.
Focused and target driven with a positive, can-do attitude.
Demonstrated reading, writing, presentation and interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and complete required paperwork and written documentation.
A collaborative and flexible style with a strong customer service mentality committed to lifelong learning.
Subject to on-call, standby and inclement weather response. This position is considered essential.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Moderate physical exertion is required to transport equipment associated with the position. Exerting up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Must be able to stand the strain of working long hours of custodial tasks and work inside and outside under varying work and climate conditions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Summary of the position and full details can be found at https://atabus.bamboohr.com/jobs/.

Maintenance Technician – Big Lakes Developmental Center, Inc. | By Made for Manahttan

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Responsible for oversight and maintenance of multiple facilities to include performing preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment/appliances, completing minor electrical, plumbing, and building repairs, and overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary. Minimum qualifications include high school diploma and knowledge and practical skills in the area of minor building repairs and maintenance. Full-time position, 37.5 hours per week. Benefit eligible position to include medical/dental and life insurance, paid leave, and KPERS retirement program. Must be able to meet all requirements as listed on job description.

Compensation starts at $17/hour but may be negotiable based on experience.

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Maintenance Technician – The Bluemont Hotel; By Made for Manhattan

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Position Description
Position Title: Maintenance Technician
Reports to: Chief Engineer
Duty Tasks:
1. Installation, repair and maintenance of all equipment and plumbing.
2. Maintenance and repair of all finished surfaces in the hotel.
3. Secures storage and complies with good safety practices.
4. Updates aintains all lighting, interior and exterior.
5. Maintains the exterior appearance of the property.
6. Maintains and controls all tools owned by the hotel .
7. Door Locks and hinges, focusing on safety and security of our guests
8. General wall / drywall / wood repairs
9. Wallpaper and Painting
10. Carpet patches / Deep cleaning
11. Furniture repairs: filling gauges, patching / repairing materials, stability
12. Small appliance repairs on coffee makers, hair dryers, microwaves, refrigerators
13. General electrical / lighting repairs
14. Caulking and Grout work
15. Plumbing work to include: replacing fixtures, clearing drains, etc.
16. Installation, cleaning and routine inspections of HVAC.
17. Assists with the loading and unloading of supplies weighing over 40 pounds
18. Additional duties may be added as needed

Education: High school graduate or equivalent desired. Specialized training and experience in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and HVAC desired. Ability to read, speak, write and understand the primary language of the workplace.

Experience: Previous maintenance experience in a hotel or commercial building preferred.

Physical: Requires lifting up to 60 pounds on a regular and continuing basis. Fingering, grasping, writing, standing, sitting, climbing, walking, repetitive motion, listening ability, visual acuity and good speaking skills. ”

To apply, please email resume to Jennifer.Kuntz@BluemontHotel.com.

BHS Construction – Superintendent by Made for Manhattan

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BHS CONSTRUCTION

The Estimator is responsible for preparing cost estimates for building projects. Job responsibilities may include: interpreting construction plans, continuing education on construction materials, analyzing project budgets, researching value engineering methods, maintaining vendor relations, organizing bid information, performing any other assignments as directed by President. Preferred applicants will have a college degree and 5-10 years of experience. Physical demands include lifting up to 50lbs and adequate vision.
The project administrator is responsible for providing administrative support for construction projects. Such duties may include: data entry, managing project correspondence, creating and distributing subcontracts, collecting and distributing submittal data, processing requests for information, budget entry, processing change orders, collecting and maintaining current subcontractor insurance information, distributing and collecting project lien releases, performing any other assignments as directed by President, Project Manager or Office Manager. Preferred applicants will have a high school degree and 5 years of experience in an administrative role in the construction industry. Physical demands include lifting up to 25lbs and adequate vision.

Listing expires on Monday January 31st, 2022

BHS Construction – Estimator by Made for Manhattan

Made for Manhattan will be actively promoting local job opportunities on behalf of area employers to attract talent to the Manhattan, Kansas community.

Manhattan leads in research and innovation fueled by Kansas State University and Fort Riley, attracting talent from all over the world. Manhattan leads in research and innovation fueled by Kansas State University and Fort Riley, home to the First Infantry Division, attracting talent from all over the world. The Manhattan community radiates an energy and spirit unlike you’ve ever seen.

BUILD YOUR FUTURE

You quickly see why you are Made for Manhattan!
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BHS CONSTRUCTION
The Estimator is responsible for preparing cost estimates for building projects. Job responsibilities may include: interpreting construction plans, continuing education on construction materials, analyzing project budgets, researching value engineering methods, maintaining vendor relations, organizing bid information, performing any other assignments as directed by President. Preferred applicants will have a college degree and 5-10 years of experience. Physical demands include lifting up to 50lbs and adequate vision.

Listing expires on Monday January 31st, 2022