Position Summary: Working under the general direction of the Machine Shop Supervisor, the incumbent of this position is responsible for: fabricating, installing and repairing mechanical systems, researching equipment and building structural components. Repairing and maintaining building HVAC and mechanical equipment and performing certified welding on structural components, steam, and chilled water distribution systems. This will require the incumbent to drive to-and-from work locations.
This is an essential position that will be called upon in the event of an emergency and/or University closure.
A consistent/regular schedule
12 Paid holidays, 12+ paid vacation days and 12 days of sick leave per year
Reduced-cost education opportunities
Medical, dental and vision insurance with employer cost-sharing
State of Idaho PERSI annuity retirement program
Minimum Qualifications: None
4 years of experience working as a welder/fabricator in a related field.
2 years post-secondary training in a related field
HVAC mechanical systems fabrications and repair
Mitigating hazards associated with hazardous materials such as lead based paint and asbestos.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move items weighing approximately 50 pounds, climb ladders, bend, stoop, and work in awkward positions
Participate in a medical surveillance program and respirator fit test
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Certification in weld qualification procedures for E70xx low hydrogen electrodes in 3g and 4g positions for structural applications or must have the ability to obtain this certification within 6 months of hire.
Must possess: a valid motor vehicle operators license and be able to meet policy requirements for driving University vehicles.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Posting Number: SP003597P
Posting Date: 09/19/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applications will be reviewed on 10/3/22 and at regular intervals thereafter until suitable applicant(s) is hired.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.