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The Building Maintenance Worker performs general building trades work in maintaining building structures, systems and equipment, and related components as part of the services provided by the facilities management department to maintain University buildings. S/he performs semi-skill maintenance and repairs in accordance with industry/trade practices. Reporting to the Plumbing Supervisor, the Building Maintenance Worker has duties that include but are not limited to:
Ensures completion of general building structure and systems work to support University operations.
Responds to work order requests, written and verbal requests from users, and supervisor's directions to perform scheduled preventative maintenance, minor repair and service of building structures, systems, and related work.
Uses and disposes of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations, keeping abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations.
Ensures completion of paperwork to assure accountability and that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations.
Records actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record systems as needed.
Fills out, completes and submits such other forms and documents as may be required to assure that such information is properly recorded and submitted.
Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources.
Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs, and uses such items economically to avoid undue costs, keeping the supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained.
Suggests improvements in service to improve unit operations and provides supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools, and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service.
Conducts tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures and monitors tests and reports test results with recommendations to supervisor as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Two years experience performing general building maintenance work utilizing electrical, plumbing, carpentry/lock, basic HVAC maintenance skills
Completion of a training program in general building maintenance that includes basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry, lock and basic HVAC maintenance
Valid and current driver's license from Maryland, Virginia or District of Columbia
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