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Project Crew Worker

Apply now Job no: 494131
Categories: Staff
Department: Physical Plant Building Services

New employees with a start date on or later than March 1, 2022 must be fully vaccinated when they first report to work at Davidson College. Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here. 

Davidson College is seeking a motivated individual to perform work on the Project Crew in the Physical Plant.

Primary duties include:

Assist in the setup and breakdown of equipment and furniture for college and special events.  Move office furniture, equipment and operate heavy equipment.

Use forklifts, buffers, trucks, pressure washers, automatic scrubbers and carpet extractors.

Collect and deliver supplies to all campus facilities.  Make pickups and deliveries of stages, office furniture, boxes, bedroom furniture, etc. on campus and off campus.

Other tasks as assigned.

Required qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED.  Basic computer skills needed.

Valid NC driver's license with good driving skills and an acceptable motor vehicle record.

Prefer certification in fork lift operation. Needs a working knowledge of buffers, trucks, pressure washers, automatic scrubbers and floor maintenance. 

Must have working knowledge of best practices for thee cleaning industry including chemicals, tools, and equipment; OSHA regulations, blood borne pathogens, and Personal Protective Equipment.

Work in indoor and some outdoor environment; exposure to hazardous chemicals and solutions.  Requires standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending and reaching.  Ability to lift 50 lbs. and handle heavy duty cleaning machines.  Ability to climb multiple stairs, particularly carrying loads is required.

The opportunity:

This is a full time benefited position working twelve months per year. Monday through Friday schedule 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Some weekend work required.  Work day schedule is subject to change. Some travel required usually within a 50 mile range for a pickup or delivery. To apply, please go to and complete the online application along with a resume.

The Davidson College Physical Plant team is responsible for operation and maintenance 107 buildings with approximately 1.8 million square feet.  As a result of this scope and variety of facilities the Project Crew team not only have the need to exercise current skills and close teamwork but also the opportunity to learn other skills and apply them in a variety of situations.  Success requires a strong current skillset as well as an openness to learning new skills and an aptitude for independent problem diagnosis and problem solving.  Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's mission.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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