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UW's Housing and Food Services has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary Maintenance Mechanic 2.
Description of Duties
• Perform general and preventative maintenance and repair of plumbing fixtures, lighting fixtures, floors, windows, doors, countertops, cabinetry, and kitchen appliances in the Department’s residential facilities • Perform general maintenance and repair as scheduled to prepare apartments for occupancy. • Operate hand and power tools in a skilled manner. • Coordinate services with Residential Services office staff and other units, including Campus Facilities Services. • Use a computerized work management system. • May lead or instruct helpers or other maintenance workers as required. • Perform related duties as required.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a journey worker, OR full-journey status in a union; OR four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis.
• Competitive candidates will have the ability to work any shift, understand and produce written and verbal instructions in English, effectively interact and communicate with a variety of departments and staff, and work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision. • Experience working with customers or clients • Experience working in a multi-tenant residential or university environment.
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