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Campus Auxiliary Services - SUNY Geneseo Service Technician Trainee in Geneseo, New York

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Campus Auxiliary Services (SUNY Geneseo)

Posted June 22, 2022

Employment Type Seasonal

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company Campus Auxiliary Services (SUNY Geneseo)

Remote Work Type

Location 1 College Circle

Geneseo, NY 14454




We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.Upon receipt of your responses, we will evaluate your submission. If selected for a personal interview, you will receive an email/text with scheduling instructions.Thank You,Human ResourcesCampus Auxiliary Services at SUNY GeneseoSPECIAL NOTE: If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within minutes of your job application submission, please check your email bulk or spam folders.


Campus Auxiliary Services, known simply as CAS, is a not-for-profit company dedicated to serving the SUNY Geneseo campus. We are passionate about Geneseo - the community, the college, and the individuals that make up the campus. The services that CAS offers have transformed over the years to match the quality of the beautiful campus, including award-winning and LEED-certified buildings that house our restaurants and cafes, and a newly remodeled Starbucks. While we are most known for our award-winning dining program, we also provide catering, laundry, vending, accounting, ID badges, refuse and recycling, as well as a host of other services. Together, our team takes care of the members of the campus community so that they can focus on why they're here - academics. SUNY Geneseo is a premier public arts college, consistently ranked high in US News & World Report and Kiplinger's for being a "best value" and offering outstanding educational value.

Our restaurants and cafes are run by highly trained chefs with diverse culinary backgrounds. We have eight on-campus restaurants and cafes as well as sporting concessions, offering students, faculty, staff, and visitors a vast array of dining experiences. Our restaurants and cafes provide various ethnic cuisines daily to many other specialty dishes throughout the week. Our catering department services small functions on campus, such as barbeques and cultural dinners to high-end functions. Our culinary team has the ability to successfully compete at regional and national events in both individual and team events.


The Service Technician Trainee is responsible for the safe and efficient installation, repair, and upkeep of all Campus Auxiliary Services owned and operated facilities both on and off-campus, under the general supervision of the Facilities Service Technicians or the Director of facilities. In addition, the Technician Trainee will occasionally be called upon to support cross-functional project work in other CAS Depts., CAS services such as Catering, Concessions, and special events. The Technician Trainee will represent the CAS Facilities department by interacting professionally, daily, with all CAS employees and University personnel consistent with CAS values.


  • Assists in the performance of repair of commercial restaurant equipment, including but not limited to cooking, refrigeration, beverage, ware washing, ventilation, and other kitchen equipment within CAS foodservice operations under the direction of Facilities Service Technicians.

  • Assists with common repairs to buildings and site property, including walls, ceilings, floors, and structural elements, by working with all construction materials and finishes.

  • Assists senior technicians in preventative maintenance on restaurant equipment and site property, including; parking lots, driveways, grounds, and all interior and exterior areas of buildings.

  • Assists as required, programmed testing or inspection of equipment and systems such as laundry equipment, fire extinguishers, ladders, safety equipment, etc.

  • Assists with various off-campus duties, including equipment, building, structural repairs and upkeep, and overall grounds maintenance (lawn, snow removal.)

  • Demonstrates awareness of other functions they could perform while performing work orders and calls in the new work order and authorization to repair.

  • Supports senior technicians with the maintenance of campus-wide Laundry equipment in residence halls and off-campus facilities.

  • Introduction to interfaces with manufacturers and vendors to acquire repair, spare parts, materials, technical support, and documentation.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and twist. Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods all day if necessary. Repetitive motion includes simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing, pulling, and reaching.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 50 poundsability to work in damp and humid conditions, coolers/freezers at freezing temperatures. Work with moving mechanical parts, pressurized steam or fluids, open flames, heated surfaces, ad fluids, and energized electrical circuitrythe ability to work safely on ladders, roofs, or occasionally high precarious positions.


  • 0-1 years experience in the maintenance field with a good understanding of Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Refrigeration, reading schematics, and troubleshooting; OR 2 years trade school and two years in the maintenance field.

  • Food Service equipment and/or Commercial Laundry equipment maintenance experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of methods, materials, and tools (both hand and power).


  • Employee Discount Program