Position Summary: The Lead Maintenance Mechanic will assume technical responsibility for leading a crew of multi-trade maintenance mechanics in the completion of maintenance, repair and alteration to laboratory and administrative spaces. The incumbent will promptly resolve problems that arise, assure work is performed in a safe and proper manner and will communicate work status with customers and supervisor. The Lead Maintenance Mechanic shall have a good knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, pipefitting, HVAC and electrical trades. The Lead Maintenance Mechanic must follow University safety rules and regulations at all times. -Assists and supports the Supervisor in organizing, training, and leading shop personnel to ensure high quality work-Safely and effectively performs and leads journey-level maintenance to a wide range of building systems and components, including but not limited to tasks in the HVAC, plumbing, pipefitting, electrical, painting, carpentry, and mechanical disciplines-Work independently off work orders from CMMS/Maximo. Assist other trades personnel with complex project work. Performs other duties as assigned including overtime, emergency call back. Serve as Core Essential Employee.
Essential Qualifications: - Possess the ability to lead, motivate and direct groups of journey level trade personnel.-Possess a High School diploma or equivalent (GED).- Must have 5 years journey level experience in one of the following core technical trades: HVAC, Plumbing, Pipefitting, or Electrical.-Completion of vocational/technical education or equivalency in education and experience resulting in journey level skill status- Strong troubleshooting capability and the ability to analyze equipment performance issues.- Possess ability to perform maintenance activities in areas such as laboratories and animal research facilities-Possess ability to understand technical drawings and equipment service manuals.-Must have a valid driver's license- Must be able to meet the physical requirements listed on the job description The final candidate will be required to complete a background check and a post-offer pre-employment physical
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