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Job Summary Under minimum supervision, perform a variety of tasks assisting journeyman mechanics or lead persons in maintaining and repairing a variety of facilities plumbing and HVAC machinery and equipment. Will also participate in work involving rehabilitation and alterations to rooms, laboratories and offices.
Job Duties - Utilize the Caltech Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) to perform routine maintenance and repairs on facilities equipment - Work closely with journeyman to install and maintain plumbing and HVAC systems - Clean, maintain, and repair small tools - Perform other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications - Minimum of three years work experience in maintenance or construction - Must possess some general knowledge of carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, and air conditioning crafts - Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and written
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a daily basis - Distinguish among colors - Must be able to work in confined spaces - Must possess and be able to maintain a valid California driver's license throughout the course of employment
Preferred Qualifications - Enrolled in or completed trade school in HVAC or plumbing - Proficiency with AssetWorks AiM and Kronos or similar preventive maintenance and timekeeping software - Strong teamwork and problem resolution skills.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future.