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Salary/Rate: $2,607 @ 1.0 FTE
Facilities Management and Planning administers custodial services; building maintenance and alterations; utilities operations (heating and cooling); landscape services; capital construction review as it pertains to future maintenance; motor pool operations; property control and inventory; delivery services; stores operations and other support activities necessary for the benefit of administration and academic areas of the campus community. The SOU campus includes 175 acres of grounds, 140 of which are under active use and maintenance. Facilities Management maintains 21 major buildings comprising over one million square feet of building space. The department is staffed by approximately 45 full time personnel and is responsible for approximately 9% of the total campus budget. The Trades Maintenance Worker 2 performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in repair and maintenance of buildings and some equipment.
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
Three years of general building maintenance experience in one or more of the following trade areas: carpentry, electrical, mechanical, painting, plumbing, and welding.
NOTE: Some positions may require licensure or certification in a specific trade area.
Construction and general maintenance experience: Welding, machining, use of power tools, knowledge of carpentry, roofing, hardware, locks, and painting; using acetylene, electric equipment, lathes, power saws, drill press, mechanical hack saw, pipe cutters, and threaders.
All Listed Duties:
Drywall & Concrete: Installs drywall including taping and mudding. Repairs to drywall including cutting, patching, spackling and patching. Performs repairs to damaged concrete. Uses concrete to set posts.
Preventive Maintenance: Performs preventive maintenance inside an outside of campus buildings including but not limited to roofs, gutters, flooring, ceilings and walls. Recommends new or modified preventive maintenance schedules as necessary.
Carpentry: Performs general maintenance and construction work. Makes repairs and alterations on buildings, such as doors, door jams, casings, partitions and framing; replaces ceiling and floor joists. Installs shelves; hangs doors; frames walls; uses hand-held & stationary power. Builds items to specifications. Replaces ceiling and floor tiles, baseboards, and stair treads.
Painting: Does any type of painting with brush, sprayer, or roller, and is knowledgeable in the use of an airless spray gun. Prep surfaces to be painted with methods appropriate to the surface type. Mixes and applies paints to surfaces such as walls, beams, and girders; mixes and applies plaster.
Roofing: Patch, diagnose and repair various types of roofs such as built up, asphalt, tile, PVC, TPO and fiberglass. Troubleshoots leaks and clogged roof drainage and performs necessary repairs.
Plumbing: Replaces and repairs urinals, toilets, and sinks. Installs new plumbing fixtures including drains, tubs, faucets, & other fixtures and equipment. Makes repairs on old plumbing such as replacing breaks and renewing washers and valves. Repairs P traps, vent and drainage systems and repairs all types of minor plumbing fixtures. Cleans and opens drains and other water drainage lines.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor. Using FAMIS software system, records daily time and materials associated with work orders and routine maintenance. Coordinate student crew during summer Housing maintenance.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classifications defined as “non exempt” *are *subject to overtime
The person holding this position is considered a
Internal Number: 8167
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.