Housing and Food Services (HFS) is pleased to announce an opening for a Maintenance Mechanic 2.
Maintenance Mechanic position open at University of Washington, Department of Housing & Food Services
Key Responsibilities: Perform skilled work in the operation, maintenance and repair of the Department's residential facilities, grounds, and equipment. Provide direct customer service to the Department's residential customers.
Perform general and preventative maintenance and repair of plumbing fixtures, lighting fixtures, floors, windows, doors, countertops, cabinetry, and kitchen appliances in the Department's residential facilities.
Perform general maintenance and repair as scheduled to prepare apartments for occupancy.
Operate hand and power tools in a skilled manner.
Coordinate services with Residential Services office staff and other units, including Campus Facilities Services.
Use a computerized work management system.
Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies.
May lead or instruct helpers or other maintenance workers as required.
Perform related duties as required.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as journey-level skilled trades worker; OR full journey-level status; OR four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis.
Experience and references that demonstrate ability to: o Read, write and communicate verbal and written instructions in English. o Work with a diverse workgroup. o Coordinate work effectively with other trades. o Work under general supervision where work is carried out independently and evaluated on results achieved. o Willingness to work any shift. o Achieve success with minimal supervision. o Ability to use the Internet, email and basic computer applications.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute for required qualifications.
Experience working directly with customers or clients.
Experience working in a multi-tenant residential or university environment.
Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
What's in it For You:
Full benefits, including medical and dental insurance and retirement.
Paid vacation and sick leave, as well as 10 paid holidays a year and one personal day.
Subsidized transit and parking passes.
Work for a mission-driven organization, less concerned with making a buck than enhancing the lives of students on the UW campus.
Condition of Employment:
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background check is required prior to hire.
A satisfactory outcome from the employment verification and reference check processes.
Membership in the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) Union.
Possession of a valid State of Washington Driver's License.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.