Pay Range: $15.93 per hour or higher depending on experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Senior Maintenance Craftsperson reports directly to the Superintendent of Maintenance and Conversions. This position is responsible for the general maintenance functions and facility conversions for the Kibbie-ASUI Activity Center, Kibbie East Field, Guy Wicks Varsity Soccer Pitch, the Dan O'Brien Outdoor Track, Commons, TLC, and Pitman Center. Responsibilities include major facility conversions in the ASUI Kibbie building; independently performing maintenance routines and equipment repair associated with building operations; troubleshooting mechanical problems with equipment and completing necessary repairs; creating a work environment that emphasizes customer service, teamwork, safety and the protection/preservation of the Kibbie Center, Kibbie East Field, Guy Wicks Varsity Soccer Pitch, the Dan O'Brien Outdoor Track facilities, Commons, TLC, and the Pitman Center. Strives for continuous quality improvement and demonstrates effective use of available resources. Work schedule - Monday through Friday and on occasion some Saturdays (may vary weekly due to major events, setups and strikes)
Experience performing skilled carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and building maintenance repair; using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work; reading blueprints and schematics;
Experience maintaining and operating various work related vehicles and equipment (i.e.: trucks, forklifts, scissor-lifts, tractors, etc.)
High School Diploma or GED;
Experience using computers to access email, work orders, search the World Wide Web, and compose documents.
Verifiable knowledge of: carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance;
Performing machinist work involving fabrication of specialized parts and equipment; welds and repairs and fabricates brackets, fixtures, and similar items; Assisting journeyman electricians in new installations and repair of electrical panels, circuits, wiring, and related systems; including replaces switches, receptacles, ballasts, fuse boxes, heat systems, motors, fans and lights;
Some knowledge of: HVAC and mechanical systems maintenance; building codes;
Monitoring Kibbie Center boiler room by reading gauges and recording in log book; as well as performing annual maintenance on all Kibbie Dome Boilers;
Demonstrated ability to complete several projects simultaneously; ability to effectively work with several university support units, facility users, and management;
Two years verifiable experience related to building maintenance and operations in an institutional setting;
Documented knowledge of general building safety codes relating to fire doors, electrical safety, egress routes, emergency lights, fume exhaust systems, etc.;
Verifiable ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; use good public relations skills, read and interpret blue prints; keep records pertaining to job functions and assigned areas. Some experience with HVAC equipment. Changing filters, pumps, heating coils, motors etc.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Ability to lift or otherwise move up items weighing approximately 50 lbs., bending, stooping, shoveling, and climbing ladders up to 100 ft.;Possess valid drivers license;Able and willing to work on ladders, lifts, scaffolding etc.;Willingness to work occasional weekends, nights and holidays;Assisting journeyman electricians in new installations and repair of electrical panels, circuits, wiring, and related systems; including replaces switches, receptacles, ballasts, fuse boxes, heat systems, motors, fans and lights.
Posting Number: SP002193P
Posting Date: 05/15/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by 5/31/19.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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