Job Summary Under the supervision of the HVAC supervisor, perform maintenance and repairs on all plant and facilities related equipment to ensure proper operation of steam, water, gas, air, vacuum, cooling and heating systems, elevators, and other related building systems and equipment.
This is an Essential Reporting position.
Utilize Caltech's Integrated Workplace Management System software (AiM) to complete planned and corrective maintenance work orders.
In coordination and cooperation with other trades and shops, perform various maintenance duties that include but are not limited to the following:
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on machinery and equipment.
Respond to emergency repair calls when necessary.
Inspect and maintain the repair needs of the campus.
Respond to elevator and fire alarm calls.
Conduct oneself in a manner that will at all times maintain courteous, cooperative and professional relationships among all customers.
This will be shift work, must be willing to work any assigned shift.
Perform other assigned duties.
A minimum of five years journeyman level experience working in all phases of plant and facilities maintenance.
Related education may be substituted for work experience.
Working knowledge of control systems, (DDC, AC, and pneumatics), fire alarms, and elevators is essential.
Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs. on a daily basis, ability to work at heights and in confined space, bend in all directions, climb stairs and ladders, squeeze with arms and hands, operate machinery using hands, and work outdoors in all kinds of weather.
Must maintain a valid California driver's license throughout the course of employment
Posting Open Date: 05/25/2017 Open Until Filled: Yes
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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