Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304204
FACILITY OPERATIONS-IUB (BL-PHYP-IUBLA)
Uses precision testing equipment to perform preventive maintenance activities. Performs servicing, testing, inspections and repairs on a variety of equipment including HVAC components, electrical equipment, air compressors, cooling towers, hot and cold loops, humidifiers, boilers and chillers. Changes belts and filters, greases motors, visually checks compressors, pumps, other HVAC equipment, and building systems.
Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery. Cleans air handling units, checks fan/blower CFM, checks temperature of bearings, test motors for amperage, voltage and RPMs. Tests emergency generators; inspect components for abnormal wear, check battery level, fuel level, oil level and temperature, run hours, amps, volts and HZ on each phase, battery charger reading and block heater.
May diagnose and remedy heating and cooling problems and malfunctions; troubleshoot supply line and drain problems; uses power auger to clear lines. May perform water treatments; treats closed loop water systems, cooling towers, chilled water and heating systems by collecting and testing water samples; adds appropriate chemicals to maintain correct levels and balances.
May collect and test water and sewage samples using chemical test equipment; adds chemicals such as ammonia, chlorine, and lime to disinfect and deodorize water and other liquids to condenser system, chilled water system, and heating system.
Maintains accurate records of maintenance activities. Performs other general building maintenance as assigned. Drives vehicle as needed.
High school diploma or GED
2 years in building/facility maintenance and repair or chemical water treatment
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Possess a valid driver's license and ability to be insured by Indiana University upon date of hire
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to represent the company with external constituents
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
Strong verbal communication and listening skills
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Ability to use basic hand tools, lubrication equipment, meters, electric hand tools, water tester, pool vacuum, power washer, and water/chemical test kits
Some positions may require knowledge of chemical usage and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques and disposal methods
Ability to use a computer
Ability to work with wide variety of cultures and backgrounds
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
$21.26 per hour
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.