Teamster Promotional Priority Period: April 10, 2019 - April 17, 2019
Positions available are second and third shift
Description of Position: Positions allocated to this classification are primarily responsible for providing routine and relatively non-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 1, the majority of tasks performed must be in the job duties of this classification as noted below.
Responsibilities: Mechanic 1 classification performs the majority of tasks noted below, and includes other related duties as assigned:
Tests and inspects eyewash and safety showers
Cleans waste from fixtures up to and including the P Trap
Inspects and lubricates portable sump pumps
Inspects, lubricates, troubleshoots, repairs and adjusts controls of domestic heating and/or cooling pumps
Inspects, lubricates, and tests autoclave/sterilizers and glass/cage washers; repairs components if isolated by an approved back flow preventer
Adjusts temperatures and flushes water heaters
Tests, cleans, lubricates, monitors, and inspects water and air cooled compressors and vacuum pumps; repairs and replaces components (including filters) if isolated by an approved backflow preventer
Inspects, lubricates, repairs, and maintains (including filters) air handling units including fixed blade axial fans and fume hood systems
Replaces fan shives, shafts, bearings and motors
Repairs flushometers, faucets, and toilet flush assemblies (without removing the fixture)
Inspects tests, cleans, repairs and performs daily operation of pools and spas
Inspects and maintains generator sets
Maintains and repairs small engines
Repairs motors and pumps
Installs and maintains window air-conditioning units (including filters) excluding breaking into refrigerant side
Maintains and repairs general building systems and hardware
Maintains and replaces bathroom accessories.
Troubleshoots building equipment and systems by accessing a computerized equipment monitoring and automation system
Displays CMMS competency in performing parts/equipment/work order searches, ordering parts and time card entry
Notifies supervisor of equipment or supplies in need of repair or replenishment; also of facilities in need of repair or upkeep
Maintains and repairs overhead doors
Assists Mechanic 2’s and 3’s as assigned without assuming full responsibilities of the higher classification.
Work Environment: Work is performed in the field. This position will be exposed to hazardous conditions where hearing and visual protection may be required.
Minimum Qualifications: Vocational education in mechanical maintenance totaling two years. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Certain positions within this classification may require specific licenses and/or certificates .(i.e. pool mechanic license, welding certificate, etc). One year of applicable work experience preferred.
Physical Requirments • 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 including fork lifts and bobcats
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.
Internal Number: 329868
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