ABOUT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND RESIDENTIAL & DINING ENTERPRISES:
Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus.
Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $270 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, and provides housing for over 13,000 students and dependents, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 300,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. Additionally, R&DE comprises 735 FTE staff in the following divisions: the Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology and Communications.
Students (Customers) First is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE, Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.
Leads and directs other workers in performing repairs and maintenance tasks. Receives instructions, supervision and work specifications from shop manager.
Assigns and explains tasks to employees. Motivates employees to meet quality and quantity standards. Assists supervisor or worker involving task-related problems inspects the work of employees for conformance with specifications and quality. Reinforces safety rules and promotes a smooth flow of work by assisting and advising supervisor in maintaining work schedules and completion, worker progress and work problems.
Estimate jobs, determine job scope, and prioritize accordingly.
Plan, schedule, and issue work orders effectively.
Assist supervisors or employees in solving task-related issues.
Explain job tasks in a way that motivates employees to meet quality and quantity standards.
Inspects work orders and jobs for conformity with Shop standards and customer requests.
Works with management to ensure safe work practices and environment.
Refrigeration, Commercial Food, Service Appliances, Plumbing and HVAC:
Under general supervision, performs journey level refrigeration, commercial food service appliance repair pluming and HVAC work.
This work includes the design, installation, maintenance, operation and repair of Housing and Dining Department domestic and commercial appliances, heating systems of all types, plumbing fixtures of all types, general plumbing controls and systems, and HVAC equipment.
Responsible for the installation of various plumbing, electrical, and HVAC equipment which he/she ensures are in compliance with all UPC, NEC, OSHA and manufacturers requirements, standards and codes.
Ensures compliance with OSHA and manufactures requirements, standards, and codes.
Exhibits the knowledge and ability to work with various materials found in the work place.
Exhibits the ability to work independently and with little supervision.
Exhibits the ability to read and follow blueprints.
Appropriately follows oral and written directions.
All work is conducted to ensure high quality workmanship and equipment is serviced to industry standards.
Correctly inspects and troubleshoots systems for malfunctions.
Safely and effectively performs start up and shut down of building systems.
Lays out work appropriately.
Orders materials in a timely way, to avoid work order delays / rescheduling.
Follows appropriate protocol to keep all tools, equipment and keys secure at all times.
Checks, maintains, repairs and installs all refrigeration equipment. Repairs or replaces evaporators, condensing units and compressors. Trouble shoots equipment to find malfunctioning components. Safely shuts down building systems and makes repairs to equipment. Evacuates and recharges units with refrigeration chemicals, checks for leaks. Performs arc and acetylene welding and brazing.
Cuts, bends, solders, threads and assembles pipes and fittings.
Checks and makes repairs on domestic and commercial refrigeration equipment.
Exhibits journey level knowledge and skills in refrigeration.
Maintains and repairs all aspects of refrigeration equipment
Exhibits the ability to trouble shoot and correct refrigeration equipment.
Exhibits journey level knowledge and skills in fabrication and welding all commercial dining equipment.
Checks, maintains and makes repairs on domestic or commercial kitchen appliances such as, but not limited to freezers, ranges, flat top grills, ovens, disposals, mixers, ice makers, ice
Cream machines, drinking fountains, dish machines and drinking fountains.
Turns systems off safely and make repairs as needed such as cleans, treats and repairs sanitary and drainage systems with hand and power tools. Replaces appliances and related systems. Repairs or replaces pipes and fittings for water and sanitary lines. Installs sinks, garbage disposals and all related commercial food service equipment.
Exhibits journey level knowledge and skills in Commercial appliance repair.
Maintains and repairs all aspects of refrigeration equipment.
Exhibits the ability to trouble shoot and correct refrigeration equipment.
Exhibits journey level knowledge and skill in metal fabrication for all commercial appliances
Work includes any plumbing function as described in the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical code. Work is done on pipes of various sizes and materials, such as brass, steel, cast iron, copper, glass, and plastic.
Installs, maintains, and repairs domestic hot and cold water systems, including heating systems, boilers, hot water tanks, heat exchangers, radiators, valves, and pumps. May install and maintain chilled water systems and related equipment, including pumps, valves, regulators, coils, and strainers.
Installs, maintains, and repairs all types of plumbing fixtures and supply lines such as faucets, sinks, bathtubs, toilets, water heaters, and garbage disposals.
Inspects plumbing systems for malfunctions. Turns systems off safely and makes repairs as needed.
Exhibits the ability to trouble shoot and correct plumbing systems and gas supply lines.
Exhibits the ability to install and maintain plumbing equipment, fixtures and appliances.
Exhibits the ability to install and maintain sanitary waste lines, drains, and storm drain systems.
Installs and repairs gas lines and related equipment.
Cuts, bends, solders, threads, and assembles pipe and fittings. Joins pipe by using flanges, fittings solder, glue, or welding.
Installs, cleans, maintains, and repairs sanitary waste lines and storm drainage systems, using hard or power tools.
Electrical Repair and Maintenance
Exhibits some knowledge in basic electrical repair and maintenance.
All repairs and replacements are conducted to ensure high quality workmanship and all electrical systems are serviced to industry standards.
Completes all PM&I tasks as assigned and within the given time line.
Performs multi-trade repair and maintenance duties as assigned.
When directed, responds to requests for repair and maintenance outside of normal work tasks.
Maintains electronic work orders assigned through PDA device.
Notifies supervisor when follow up work is necessary or additional resources are required.
Provides high quality workmanship in tasks performed.
2. Position Performance Characteristics
Output/Quality: Responsible for meeting time and volume requirements in an accurate, reliable and professional manner. Produce high-quality work that meets established standards and assures the efficient use of resources.
Work Habits: Reports to work in a timely manner as scheduled. Exercise care in use of equipment, material, and capitol assets. Complies with all safety protocols and procedures including as required. Demonstrates the ability to complete assigned tasks, meets deadlines, thinks and acts effectively and responds to changes in procedures, processes, responsibilities, and assignments in a positive manner.
Communication Skills/Interpersonal Skills: Communicates verbally and/or in writing efficiently with a variety of other people as necessary. Acts as an effective team player. Participates in maintaining a positive and productive work environment.
Initiative and Execution: Demonstrates the ability to originate constructive and appropriate action to achieve desired results. Provide follow-through action to achieve desired results in a timely manner.
Customer Service: Maintain a positive service attitude and approach to students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. Performs assigned duties in such a way to contribute to internal/external customer satisfaction and confidence in the services provided.
Level of responsibility, including the method and frequency with which the work is reviewed, checked, supervised, or priorities set:
Responsible for safe work habits and identification and reporting of unsafe conditions as required by law.
Priorities are determined by the Supervisor. However, at times, the worker may determine sequence in which work is undertaken. Once assigned, the worker determines work methods and procedures, or with concurrence of Supervisor. Supervisor checks work during process or when completed.
Functional relationship to other workers and users of the product or service involved:
Maintain harmonious relations with co-workers, residents and other staff members.
Responsibility, if any, for planning, scheduling, assigning or overseeing the work of others:
Is responsible for keeping buildings and equipment up to Stanford's standards. Directs other workers in situations calling for additional help.
Special skills, knowledge, or training required, including tools or equipment used:
Journey level skill with plasma cutter, mig welder, and arc welder.
Valid California drivers license. Knowledge of all building codes in his/her trade. Might be called on to help in other trades.
Capable of learning and applying safe work practices and procedures, including but not limited to: Class III asbestos work, proper use and care of respirators, hazardous waste management and handling, lockout tag out procedures, Injury and Illness Prevention Program, Confined Space procedures, CPR, and chemical safe practices.
Unusual working conditions.
Wears respirator and other protective safety equipment and clothing as needed. Must be able to lift heavy materials frequently each day. Works in all type of weather. Able to climb on roofs or crawl under buildings. Responds to emergency calls at night or on weekends. Willing to work variable shifts at nights or weekends.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.