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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Central Administration. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Coordinate maintenance requests and work orders for the service of laboratory equipment repair and office equipment. Will also maintain preventive maintenance programs, and perform daily work request generated by Management/Administration. Certification and calibration of equipment, maintaining compliance, and safety concerns for the Department of Pediatrics.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs routine/repair maintenance on laboratory and office equipment in accordance with operating manuals, manufacturers’ recommendations, instructions, etc. This includes equipment such as Ultra freezers, tissue culture hoods, CO2 incubators, and high purity water systems.
Observes/adjusts wide variety of machines and devices, such as pumps, motors, compressors, or equipment, to ensure proper operation. Fabricate lab equipment and furniture as necessary.
Reconstruct office configurations, including painting, carpet replacement, ceiling tile replacement, shelving, etc.
Repairs/replaces plumbing, such as flowmeters, valves, eye wash stations, and laboratory faucet stations.
Performs safety checks for laboratory safety stations, such as eye wash, fire extinguisher, and overhead showers.
Install and set up new lab and office equipment and furniture.
Assist with departmental and university asset laboratories inventories.
Assist with radioactive waste removal and EHS equipment removal.
Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of two years trade school or 3 years related work experience.
Technical experience in laboratory equipment repair.
Electrical and mechanical skills, including refrigeration, HVAC, and cryogenic experience.
Knowledge of computer operations such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
Ability to multitask and follow guidelines.
The hiring range for this position is $18.08 - $23.06 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G08.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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