Description: Under direct supervision and with limited latitude for independent judgment, performs cleaning, labor and life safety in support of the maintenance of the Institute's buildings and grounds.
Maintain cleanliness indoors and outdoors, including snow removal and waste management.
Move furniture and equipment as needed.
Ensure facility upkeep, including furniture, equipment, and structural maintenance.
Maintain safety and cleanliness of walkways and exterior areas.
Care for and maintain cleaning equipment, supplies, and inventory.
Report equipment damage or malfunctions promptly.
Inspect and report building conditions, overseeing repairs when necessary.
Handle standard building repairs, minor maintenance, and preventive maintenance.
Keep yard areas, walkways, and adjacent areas in good condition.
Update supervisors on completed tasks, maintaining logs.
Perform snow removal duties and coordinate equipment movement.
Respond to security issues, emergencies, and assist with fire safety.
Assist in implementing emergency response and evacuation plans, including fire drills and documentation.
Facilitate meetings to review rules and evacuation procedures.
Carry out any other assigned tasks.
High School Diploma or equivalency required. Completion of course in basic building management is preferred.
Experience and Skills:
Three years experience as a building custodian or handyperson.
Must have the ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of cultural competence. Familiarity with building systems (i.e. H VAC, BMS etc).
Licenses & Certificates:
Valid NYS drivers license.
This is a Local 311 position. The Rate for this position is $30.7382/hr-30.7382/hr
About Pratt Institute:
Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the professional knowledge and experience to make a better world. A world-class and internationally ranked college with programs in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The Institutes impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, a landmark building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, Pratt Munson College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. On Governors Island, Pratt is a core partner on the Stony Brook University team selected to develop the New York Climate Exchange, a research and educational hub poised to establish New York City as the global leader for the most pressing issue of our time: climate change. Another extension of Pratts campus is the Research Yard, a 20,000-square-foot facility that brings together the research activities of Pratt Institute under one roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY).
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The mission of Pratt Institute is to educate artists and creative professionals to be responsible contributors to society. Pratt seeks to instill in all graduates aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, collaborative skills, and technical expertise. With a firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, a Pratt education blends theory with creative application in preparing graduates to become leaders in their professions. Pratt enrolls a diverse group of highly talented and dedicated students, challenging them to achieve their full potential.