Grounds and Building Maintenance- Pittston, PA

US-PA-Pittston
4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1663
# of Openings
2
Category
Maintenance

Overview

PA Front BuildingPrime, Inc.

 

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

Prime, Inc. is looking for an energetic, hard-working individual to perform maintenance of outside grounds including maintenance of lawns, shrubs, irrigation system, flower beds, and lawn equipment; and general building/maintenance repairs by performing the following duties:

 

  • Mow, edge, and fertilize lawns.
  • Weed and mulch landscapes.
  • Trim hedges, shrubs, and small trees.
  • Remove dead, damaged, or unwanted trees.
  • Seasonal work may include projects such as Christmas lights, washing windows, snow removal, salting sidewalks and/or pavement, mowing, trimming, and yard waste removal.
  • May be required to climb and work off of a ladder.
  • Operate forklift;
  • Dump trash bins;
  • Routine building maintenance
  • Changing light bulbs, painting, electrical troubleshooting, and light plumbing;
  • Various indoor facility maintenance work will be available during times of extreme heat and cold for safety.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

 

Knowledge

Grounds maintenance knowledge is a plus. Also understanding how to use and operate lawn care equipment is helpful.

 

Abilities

Must have a strong work history. The work can be repetitive and physically demanding. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers. Must be able to work independently and also part of a team environment.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Electrical, Engineering or HVAC training preferred. 

 

Physical Requirements

This position requires constant standing, walking, forward reaching, pedal control and grasping; frequent head turning, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, handling, climbing and reaching. Candidate must be able to lift and carry 50lbs and also push and pull a push mower seasonally.

 

Working Environment

Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors.

 

Licensing/Certification

Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work.

 

Miscellaneous Requirements

Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.

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