Stewardship of University facilities and customer satisfaction define Facilities Management Services core activities. In order to carry out these strategically important activities, we focus on the areas of technological enhancement, process improvement, quality assurance, and teamwork.
Carnegie Mellon University's department of Facilities Management is searching for a Laborer I. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department by providing essential support by performing minor routine and preventive maintenance tasks in support of all crafts.
Core responsibilities will include:
Performing work of a semi-skilled nature in a variety of maintenance and construction trades
Providing direct assistance to crafts persons in a variety of crafts including plumbers, pipefitters, A/C mechanics, carpenters, electricians, painters and masons
Operating on and off-road utility vehicles and light trucks in support of assigned work
Requisitioning job parts and supplies
Performing other duties as assigned
You should have excellent customer service and a team-oriented approach, etc. Adaptability, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within Facilities Management Services. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners with a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
High School diploma or equivalent experience required; evidence of ability to read and comprehend basic technical instructions and legibly and clearly record findings and tasks performed required
Valid Pennsylvania driver's license (or equivalent for out-of-state applicants)
Formal training in electrical/mechanical/structural systems preferred
Electrician, plumber, or operating engineer licenses/certifications preferred
Two years of full-time experience, working as part of a team with at least occasional requirements for independent decision-making required
Minimum one-year sub journeyman-level experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC and/or structural trades required; two years preferred
Ability to identify and effectively use hand tools including hammers, screwdrivers and wrenches. Basic knowledge of electricity and mechanical principles. Pass written and performance tests demonstrating abilities
Ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders and scaffolding. Travel to jobs over a 93-acre campus with many hills and stairs. Ability to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead. Operate on and off road vehicles in support of assigned work
Ability to occasionally work outside during inclement conditions
Must be able to work effectively both as an assistant to others and able to perform clearly defined tasks with minimal supervision. Must be able to deal with difficult people effectively
Must be a member of, or agree to join Local #95 International Union of Operating Engineers bargaining unit; willingness to work shifts, overtime and call-out work
Must pass a pre-employment physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when working near hazards and to meet minimum job requirements
Pre and post-employment drug and alcohol testing will be required. A driver's license and criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment being made
The successful candidate must obtain all background clearances as may be required by Pennsylvania Act 153.
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solu...tions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.