Covenant College
  • Maintenance & Operations
  • Lookout Mountain, GA, USA
  • Full Time

The General Maintenance Technician is responsible to the Supervisor of Maintenance & Operations for painting, repair and maintenance of campus facilities and equipment.


  1. Prepare and finish surfaces of sheetrock, wood, metal, and masonry; apply prime and finish paints, varnishes, lacquers, and other coverings with brush, roller or spray gun.
  2. Apply paint and sealants to various construction substrates with properly selected brushes, rollers, pads, mitts, and other related accessories for applying paint.
  1. Responsible for correctly storing and maintaining brushes, rollers, and other equipment after each use.
  2. Perform basic carpentry and general maintenance repairs to building systems and equipment.
  3. Responsible for the safe use of riggings, hoist, ladders, scaffolding, lifts, and calculation of scaffold loads, concentrated loads, and cantilevered loads
  4. Maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  5. Properly use personal protective equipment and procedures in all chemical handling.
  6. Supervise and train student labor in accordance with college authorized safe work procedures and shop task training manuals.
  7. Keep current on all OSHA. required documentation including MSDS. instruction, material handling safety, blood borne pathogen instruction and job safety instruction.
  8. Fulfill other such duties as assigned by the Supervisor of M&O, including specifying and coordinating work by an outside contractor.
  9. Respond to after-hours call-in for campus emergencies, or assist M&O shops as directed by the M&O Supervisor


  • Ability to relate to others in a cooperative and mature Christian manner with good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to drive college vehicles for errands, special events, and shuttle service.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment and lifts, including but not limited to an articulating boom lift, backhoe, and tractors.


  • High school diploma


  • Working knowledge of Google applications
  • Three years of general maintenance experience


  • An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • An understanding of the mission and purpose of Covenant College.
  • Must be able to assent to Covenant College's Staff Commitments.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn new skilled crafts to support the maintenance & operations of campus facilities.


  • Work in potentially hazardous situations/environments involving chemicals, solvents, vapors, heights, ladders, platforms, confined crawl spaces
  • Sitting less than 10% of the day
  • Carry/lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Standing and walking for the majority of the day
  • Lifting, pushing, carrying, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, balancing, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling at least 50% of the day.
  • Environmental conditions: humidity, heat, cold, wet conditions, noise, and vibration
  • This job is expected to be performed on campus, unless otherwise directed or arranged for, and frequently operates in a professional office environment where standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and other business and job specific technology and equipment may be used.


Interested applicants should apply at and provide a resume and a statement of faith or Christian experience. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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