Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Facilities Operations and Management. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position acts on on-site maintenance coordinator for assigned areas, prioritizing and accomplishing or securing assistance for accomplishing a variety of maintenance conditions and problems.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Acts as primary Building Services contact for assigned area, prioritizing work and making initial assessment of conditions and services needs.
Plans and completes the repairs/installation of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems for short-range projects.
Estimates labor time, requisitions materials needed, and requests other maintenance staff assistance for long range projects.
Monitors outside service schedules and equipment installation by outside contractors.
Monitors service schedules/coordinate any interruptions in service (utility outages).
Interfaces with customer to schedule/coordinate any interruptions in service (utility outages).
Follows through on work in progress to verify proper facility conditions are restored.
Performs variety of tasks involving HVAC, electrical, plumbing, etc.
Keeps Building Services supervisors aware of facility conditions, problems, and needs.
Maintains effective communication with other Facility Maintenance Coordinators and other maintenance staff.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Equivalent of two - four years related experience in skill trade functions with demonstrated ability to perform varied maintenance tasks.
Must have good customer service skills and the ability to communicate with diverse groups of people.
Advancement from lower level position at Washington University.
Individual must demonstrate the proficiency to perform the position being filled.
Vocational training preferred.
Ability to diagnose/resolve varied maintenance problems involving, HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing and similar conditions.
Resolves maintenance problems in timely manner that will avoid disruption/delay in work environment to staff or public.
The hiring range for this position is Commensurate with Experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Works inside and outside, in dusty and dirty places such as pits and equipment spaces where temperatures may exceed 100 degrees and equipment may be oily and greasy. Exposed to wet and cold conditions as well as noise and vibration from operation equipment.
Ability to work in morgues, gross anatomy and pathology laboratories where human or animal bodies or parts may be within view of the worker. Employee may be required to work in vicinity of labs containing biohazardous radioactive substances.
Must be able to lift and carry tools and material weighing in excess of 50 pounds and be able to raise and carry with assistance items weighing 200 pounds. Climbs, balances, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment. Handles a variety of hand and power tools. Near-visual acuity needed to read equipment diagrams and inspect parts. Depth perception, field of vision and color vision needed to fit and install parts.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.