This is an entry level position responsible for assisting in the design, repair, maintenance, and calibration of highly sophisticated electronic equipment such as fire and smoke alarm systems, computerized energy monitoring systems, variable frequency drive HVAC systems, electronic boiler controls, greenhouse environmental control systems. This position requires that the person be capable of using complex test instruments, with the ability to design and or repair complex equipment and control systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1.Visual acuity necessary to read parts books and equipment manuals. 2.Ability to read requisitions and receive information; ability to read English language sufficiently to read and understand construction documents (i.e., blueprints). Ability to read work orders, printed history pages and schedules from the energy management system, hazardous substance warnings, installation and repair manuals, and equipment operating instructions. 3.Ability to orally communicate effectively with others using the English language, in person or over the telephone, with or without the use of auxiliary aids, in order to convey information. 4.Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with the public and other university employees. 5.Analytical skills necessary to diagnose and correct electronic failures in electronic equipment and related systems. 6.Sufficient manual dexterity with one hand to operate hand and power tools, manually complete paperwork such as recording items on work orders and receiving documents and operate computer terminal for EMS. 7.Must have sufficient physical flexibility to stoop, crawl under equipment and other low spaces in order to perform preventive maintenance tasks. 8.Perform tasks requiring standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus in order to attend to various maintenance tasks across campus. 9.Ability to enter, exit, and perform duties in confined spaces in order to correct problems and maintain electronic systems. 10.Ability to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and work at heights above 30 feet in order to reach equipment. 11.Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise move equipment or components (i.e., motors) weighing a maximum of 50 pounds. 12.Must be physically able to lift your arms above your head in order to reach remote equipment installations. 13.Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges so as to do necessary outdoor maintenance in the summer and winter. 14.This job requires a valid driver's license with an excellent driver's record which would permit Wisconsin certification in order to drive University vehicles. 15.Ability to work with and cooperate with supervisory staff at all levels in order to maintain a smoothly functioning work unit. 16.Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately and safely with minimal direct supervision. 17.Ability to understand and apply information presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature in order to keep abreast of changes in the job, the industry and to do your job safely. 18.Basic mathematical skills, including addition, subtraction and multiplication, necessary to complete work orders. 19.Ability to complete and pass a pre-employment screen. 20. Possess or be willing to obtain NICET level 2 certification within 6 months of hire.
REQUIREDENVIROMENTALHEALTH & SAFETYPRACTICES: 1.Report promptly to supervisor all work related injuries, illnesses, accidents, incidents, and near misses. If necessary, complete an accident report. 2.Report promptly to supervisor non-work related injuries, illnesses, or physical limitations which might affect job-related health and safety. 3.Properly store, use, and dispose of hazardous materials. 4.Minimize the use and disposal of hazardous materials. 5.Use personal protective equipment as required by work practices. 6.Responsible to understand the hazards associated with materials and tasks before beginning the work. 7.Suspend all operations and deactivate equipment in the event of immediate danger to life, health, or the environment; report such actions immediately to supervisor. 8.Maintain equipment in safe operating order; report any deficiencies immediately to supervisor. 9.Keep all personal protective equipment in good operating condition. 10.Keep all work areas neat and orderly; practice good housekeeping.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants must provide a resume and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references who can specifically comment on your professional & relevant work experience.
A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates. It will also require you and your most recent employer to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The selected candidate must be able to pass a post-offer employment screen and hold a valid driver's license to obtain Wisconsin certification to drive University vehicles. A six-month probationary period is required. The starting salary is $20.00 per hour. View our excellent benefits at https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/univstaff21.pdf A Total Compensation (Wage plus Benefits) Estimator is available at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
Inquiries should be addressed to Mike Mueller at email@example.com.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-3221.
Internal Number: 6875
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