Facilities Management is an exceptionally talented team built from a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about providing the highest levels of quality craftsmanship, customer service, and teamwork through sustainable practices and who take pride in supporting the mission of the University and Facilities Management âœWe Careâ principle values
Repairs equipment and performs preventive maintenance on heating, ventilation and air conditioning mechanical systems in support of a formal preventive maintenance program; and performs incidental work of a semi-skilled nature in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment.
This position is considered essential.Â Personnel may be required to respond to campus emergencies both during and off shift.
Job Qualifications and Competencies:
Education and Experience Required:
A high school diploma or GED and two years of full-time experience working at a semi-skilled level maintaining and repairing building HVAC equipment; or a combination of similar education and experience.Â Graduation from an HVAC or refrigeration mechanics program from a trade or technical school may substitute for one year of experience.
Brownâ™s office of Environmental Health and Safety requires the use of an air purifying respirator as a precautionary safety measure in areas deemed to be an exposure hazard to employees.Â Candidates must be able to obtain certification in the use of a respirator and be able to be re-certified annually.Â In order to be certified, candidates must be able to successfully pass a physical and pulmonary function test at a clinic, attend a training class and be able to be fitted with a respirator.Â No person can be certified to wear a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus/respirator who has a beard.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Required:
Working knowledge of basic HVAC systems and operating principles.
Knowledge and skill in the performance of basic plumbing, electrical and hydronic heating system maintenance and repair.
Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds unassisted; and to walk throughout the campus and climb stairs for the duration of the shift.
Ability to follow simple written instructions and understand blueprints or schematic drawings.
Ability to work from ladders, staging and scaffolding and to operate lifts as required.
Ability to follow protocols and effectively meet and interact with members of the University community.
Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operatorâ™s license.
General responsibilities include responding, evaluating, and executing electronic service requests and maintenance repair work orders including entering accurate records of work performed and materials used into FMâ™s computerized maintenance management software using mobile technology devices.Â This position requires the ability to use a computer, laptop, or mobile device comfortably.
Objective bench test and/or field test will be required
Must possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.
Shift: Monday-Friday, 1st shift, 7:30 a.m - 4 p.m
Background check satisfactory to Brown University. Pre-employment physical
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ171805
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