Inspect and test steam and hot water systems, fire and sprinkler systems, compressors, and air and exhaust system, cycling and functioning of gauges, valves and controllers to determine maintenance needs; install, inspect and repair water lines, sewer lines, and air and gas lines; repair and maintain boilers, refrigerators and air conditioning units; repair sheet metal structures, repair electrical lines and control apparatus; layout, install and remove hard and soft surface floor coverings; build or assemble shelves, hang doors and paint walls; read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and job specifications to locate machinery or ducts and to apply manufacturer's instructions and repair procedures; braze, solder, and weld pipe, sheet metal and fixtures; remove, replace or repair thermostats; disassemble rotating machinery, replace defective parts and reassemble; isolate cause of machinery breakdowns and disorders utilizing pressure and temperature gauges or measuring devices and determine maintenance or repair needs; repair stoves, commercial garbage disposals, mixers, dishwashers, and other appliances; coordinate the work of assigned assistants.
High School diploma or equivalent; must be able to demonstrate communication skills both written and verbal; routinely ascends/descends 40-foot ladders; move and transport objects weighing up to 100 lbs; position self to work on roof tops and in confined spaces; must be able to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics and job specifications; must have a valid Michigan drivers license and meet University of Michigan guidelines with respect to driving record; must be able to demonstrate required mechanical skills by passing an extensive written and hands-on tests; must have previous maintenance experience working in a commercial setting and experience/knowledge in safety utilizing appropriate hand/power tools and equipment.
SATURDAY and SUNDAY: 11:30 PM - 8:00 AM
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A 16-HOUR APPOINTMENT.
Department - Facilities
Hourly Rate: $22.99 - $23.52
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 171121
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