Teamster Promotional Priority period August 18, 2021 - August 25, 2021
Description of Position: Positions allocated to this classification are primarily responsible for providing complex mechanical maintenance and repair work to building systems and other related equipment. This classification specification will not specifically identify every eventuality or combination of duties and responsibilities of positions that currently exist, or those that result from changing program emphasis or organizational structures in the future. To be classified as a Maintenance Mechanic 2, the majority of tasks performed must be in the job duties of this classification as noted below.
Responsibilities: Mechanic 2 classification performs the majority of tasks noted below, and includes other related duties as assigned. Performs duties of the Maintenance Mechanic I classification Tests, regenerates, inspects, adjusts, changes filters, repairs and replaces components of water softeners, distilled water and laboratory water systems down stream of approved backflow preventers Aligns and replaces hot water heating, chilled water and condenser water pumps Inspects services and performs daily operation to hot water heating systems and low-pressure steam chillers Repairs and replaces hot water heating, low pressure steam equipment systems and steam/chiller components Shuts down, starts up, repairs, replaces and installs irrigation systems after approved backflow preventers Services and performs daily operation of chilled water generating equipment and repair without breaking into the refrigerant side Inspects, tests, cleans, repairs and maintains daily operation of cooling towers Repairs and replaces components of air handlers and dampers; inspects and cleans coils Repairs and replaces variable blade axial fans Repairs generator engines Notifies supervisor of equipment or supplies in need of repair or replenishment; also of facilities in need of repair or upkeep Shocks water heaters Resets and programs building master clocks and lighting panels Flushes and winterizes heating and cooling coils Tests, cleans, lubricates, monitors and inspects fire pumps and associated equipment Assists Mechanic 3’s with duties as assigned without assuming full responsibility
This job may be designated as essential.
The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Class #: 6032 Status: Non-exempt Probationary Period: 720 hours
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of any employee under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or difficulty. Work assigned to this classification shall be in accordance with the 1992 B.M.S. Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications: Technical training in mechanical maintenance totaling two years and three years of applicable work experience. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to meet the physical requirements of this position. Ability to perform the duties of the Maintenance Mechanic 1 classification specification. Certain positions within this classification may require specific licenses and/or certificates (i.e. a welding certificate, special engineer’s license, etc).
Essential Qualification: Regular attendance is an essential qualification for this position.
Physical Requirements: Ability to perform heavy manual labor, lifting up to 50 pounds ability to work in confined spaces wearing a PAPR Ability to work in extreme hot/cold, dirty spaces Ability to climb ladders and perform work overhead Ability to climb, stoop, bend, stand, crawl, push and pull for extended periods of time Ability to perform snow removal duties including shoveling and operating a snow removal equipment Ability to use hand tools and specialized power tools Ability to operate heavy equipment, fork lifts, bobcats and other motorized equipment used in the maintenance of building and grounds
Demonstrated Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Interact with fellow employees, management, customers and the general public in a courteous, cooperative, and professional manner. Maintain a positive public image, positive attitude and demeanor when performing a service for customers and the general public at the University. Safely perform duties following established University safe operating procedures and practices.
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