Facilities Operations Technician at Dartmouth College

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Job Description:

Posting date:


Open Until Filled:


Position Number:


Position Title:

Facilities Operations Technician

Department this Position Reports to:

Thayer Facilities

Hiring Range Minimum:

Please inquire

Hiring Range Maximum:

Please inquire

SEIU Level:

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status:


Employment Category:

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year:


Scheduled Hours per Week:



Monday through Friday

Location of Position:

Hanover, NH
15 Thayer Drive

Remote Work Eligibility?:

Onsite only

Is this a term position?:


If yes, length of term in months.:


Is this a grant funded position?:


Position Purpose:

Reporting to the Building Manager, the Facilities Operations Technician assists with the daily operations of Thayer's facilities. Serves as the primary shipping and receiving coordinator. Will serve as a backup technician in the Thayer Instrument Room.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp:

High School plus 3+ years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

  • 3 years of shipping/receiving and inventory management experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs.

  • Working knowledge of copy room/printing services.

  • Prior building maintenance experience and familiarity with basic hand and power tools.

  • Some experience in electronics, computer setup, and business.

  • Experience working and partnering with a diverse population.

  • Forklift Certification within 90 days of job entry date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries:

Faith Goodness

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title:

David McDevitt, Associate Director of Facilities

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check:

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?:

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit
for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment.

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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  • Manages the shipment and receipt of all products, materials, and supplies.

  • Receives, logs, and coordinates distribution of internal package deliveries.

  • Collaborates and communicates with faculty, staff, logistics technicians, customer service representatives, service providers, and others involved in the shipment and receipt of products.

  • Tracks, traces, and updates the status of incoming and outgoing shipments.

  • Promptly unloads trucks and deliveries and sorts and stocks receivables.

  • Works with Dartmouth's Environmental Health and Safety on Thayer's chemical inventory program.

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Facilities Operations

  • Assists facilities staff with office moves and function set-ups.

  • Performs minor repairs on building components.

  • Installs or removes office components as requested by faculty and staff.

  • Assists Building Manager with coordination of building renovation projects.

  • Performs moves adds/changes to data structured cabling system.

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Instrument Room Operations

  • Issues instruments, equipment, and supplies to students, faculty, and staff from instrument room inventory.

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Copy Center Services

  • Provides copy room coverage when needed.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.

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