Requisition # 2016-7002 Department Frick, Special Facilities Category Maintenance and Custodial Services Date Posted 11/28/2016 Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline ..
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.
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.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Princeton University requires all candidates to complete a background check successfully prior to the start of employment. The type and extent of background checks may vary depending on job requirements and/or functions.
Princeton University requires some candidates to complete a physical capacity exam successfully prior to the start of employment. The type and extent of physical capacity exam may vary depending on job requirements and/or functions.
Princeton University is a residential community and an employer that operates continuously 24 hours a day. Essential services employees perform jobs that are necessary and required to maintain basic University operations during scheduled closures or unscheduled suspension of normal operations due to emergencies, events, or other situations. Essential services employees may be asked and/or required to perform jobs or duties that fall outside of their normal job classification during an emergency event. Learn more about our Essential Services policy.
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