This position performs journey level skilled maintenance work for University Housing and New Student Programs in our warehouse facilities, residence halls, and student apartments. This includes refrigeration maintenance, furniture repair, compactor service and repair, appliance repair, and carpentry work. The Maintenance Mechanic 2 assists with inventory control, which includes over 80,000 pieces/items of furniture, appliances, and electronics, and pest control. This position also assists with refuse/recycling/garbage and other special projects assigned by the Associate Director of Housing Facilities. This position provides services to other departments on campus as needed or directed.
Refrigeration Maintenance: - Maintain, install, and repair refrigeration equipment by working on fans, motors, electrical components, structure, heaters, T-stats, and defrost timers. - Diagnose, inspect, trouble shoot, and overhaul electrical control circuits, temperature controls, and all related refrigeration components using manuals, schematics/diagrams and equipment knowledge. - Test evaporating/condensing coils and perform leak down test. - Maintain and repair compressor start components and overload.
General Maintenance: - Maintain two 30 yard compactors and 82 - 2 yard dumpsters by maintaining oil levels, changing oil and filters, keeping all fittings and wheels greased, replacing broken or leaking hydraulic lines and cylinders, replacing broken or damaged wheels and lids, and structurally assessing overall condition of units. - Provide maintenance on fire equipment to include fire extinguishers and smoke detectors - Conduct health & safety inspections in 480 apartments, repair/replace any defects found, and write-up any safety equipment removed or tampered with - Complete periodic facility reviews and make recommendations to the supervisor for potential improvements - Assign bar codes and operate machinery
Furniture Repair/Carpentry: - Perform furniture repair in all residence halls and apartments by disassembling damaged or worn furniture; replacing broken parts and missing hardware; and reassembling furniture including fastening and gluing wooden parts. - Install newly upholstered parts and cushions. - Remove old finishes by sanding, filling cracks and holes, and applying new finish. - Build, paint, and sign recycle containers. - Provide information as requested by the supervisor in order to assist in the development and implementation of a long-range facilities renovation plan. - Upgrade, maintain, and update database for University Housing and New Student Program's ten/fifteen/twenty year Furniture & Equipment Replacement Program, which includes maintenance/repair history, condition, location, cost, age, model, and serial number. - Build shelves as requested.
Apartment/Res. Hall Assistance: - Assist with performing building inspections in and around all housing facilities for maintenance, future project needs, improvements and replacement needs and repair. - Provide pest control inspections in Res. Halls and Apartments when requested and conduct front line inspections as needed to determine severity of problems, help students move to other rooms following our stringent written procedures, and heat treat rooms as needed. Work with our Pest Control Company for follow up inspections, spraying, and dusting. - Assist as needed with the refuse/recycle program for University Housing and new student programs, Dining Services and Bookstore; - Pickup/delivery of supplies for apartment and residential halls as needed. - Operate motor vehicles including forklift and snow removal equipment to transport furniture, equipment, archived material, and surplus between campus locations. - Perform snow removal.
Lead Staff in conjunction with Maintenance Mechanic 3: - Assist with training, assigning, inspecting and instructing students with regards to garbage/recycling collection. - Assist with interview and hiring process. - In absence of lead worker (Maintenance Mechanic 3), assume training, assigning, and inspecting duties. - Assure adherence to safety rules and precautions.
- Other duties as assigned
Extensive experience in the building and/or equipment maintenance, construction or repair work. Areas of experience may include carpentry, furniture repair, painting, plumbing, electrical and/or HVAC/refrigeration work OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
Experience with basic electrical/power/hand tools and equipment
Excellent communication skills
Ability to provide excellent customer service including listening to customers, identify issues, provide options, fulfill service and exercise knowledge of procedures to assist others
Valid Washington State Driver's License
Knowledge and skill in operating a forklift and snow removal equipment
Experience in prepping, sanding and painting wood and metal surfaces
Experience driving a truck with a 20' long box
Journey level HVAC/Refrigeration repairs
Pest control knowledge and/or experience with procedures for chemically and heat treating of bed bugs
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Ability to perform physical labor that may include moving objects up to 75 lbs.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $3795/month with periodic increases up to $4292/month
Working Conditions: This position may work indoors and outdoors, at times in hot/cold/noisy/dirty/wet/confined areas such as mechanical rooms, manholes and excavations, and may need to physically access work areas with the equipment and tools necessary for completion of the job. This often requires standing/crawling/bending/walking/climbing while carrying/pulling/pushing/lifting associated with equipment or tools. Occasional overtime is required and shift work may be required. May need to drive a service vehicle in congested areas.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: December 14, 2017
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Name: Joe Bach Title: Associate Director of Housing Facilities Email: Joe.Bach@cwu.edu Phone: (509) 963-1840
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
This is a Bargaining Unit I position and incumbent, as a condition of employment, will be required to become a member of the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFL-CIO, or pay a representation fee or a non-association fee within thirty calendar days from date of hire.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.