St. Louis College of Pharmacy is currently seeking a skilled maintenance mechanic. The position performs skilled work in the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of mechanical, electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and structural systems as well as assists with event setup/teardown. The Maintenance Mechanic also performs routine carpentry work. This position is a second shift position.
You’ll have the opportunity to:
Performs maintenance work of electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and refrigeration control systems by inspecting and testing, using energy management system and building automation system, troubleshooting problems, and making adjustments required repairs.
Assures the proper operation of a wide variety of machines and devices including pumps, engines, motors, conveyors, compressors, and laboratory equipment. Performs preventive maintenance.
Repairs existing structures, determine the materials, equipment, tool requirements, and method to be used; assembling, fabricating or building and installing materials, equipment, or fixtures as required by the scope of work.
Performs basic plumbing work by repairing existing plumbing and pipe lines, installing plumbing fixtures, and opening clogged drains and stopped-up toilets.
Performs basic electrical work by replacing light bulbs, ballasts, faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, breakers, insulator, installs new conduit, wiring, and electrical machinery, and maintains and repairs existing electrical wiring, equipment, and installations.
Assists with documenting the cost of repairs and providing periodic status reports.
Complies with policies on safety, hazardous waste disposal and the use of chemical substances and materials. Contributes to an accident-free work environment.
Assist custodial staff as needed for emergency cleaning needs.
Assist with event set up and tear down of seating, tables, stages, etc., as well as setups for classes.
A high school diploma or the equivalent plus completion of a vocational/technical school or a apprenticeship program in mechanical maintenance is required. Significant experience and demonstrated ability may be substituted for the required education.
At least three years of experience with a strong preference for commercial HVAC, building automation, and electric. EPA certificate in refrigerant handling is required.
Ability to interpret wiring diagrams, blueprints, and schematics is required. Computer literacy is required.
Requires general mechanical ability which includes skills in the use of hand and power tools, equipment.
A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; CDL desired but not mandatory.
Commitment to the College’s Mission, Vision and Values including a commitment to diversity.
Communications skills to communicate effectively with faculty, staff and Teamwork capabilities/ability to work collaboratively, adapt well to change, flexibility and resilience.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis.
Founded in 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is the third-oldest and 10th-largest college of pharmacy in America. The College primarily admits students directly from high school, and the curriculum integrates the liberal arts and sciences with a professional program leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The College offers a full student-life experience, including nearly 50 student o...rganizations and intercollegiate athletics. Approximately 1,350 students from 31 states and several countries are currently enrolled at the College. Our vision is to be globally prominent in pharmacy and health care education, interprofessional patient-centered care, and collaborative research. We are driven by our values of integrity, professionalism, personal development, valuing diversity and our desire to make a positive difference. Recognized as a Great College To Work For 2012-2015.