Facilities and Property Management (FPM) is pleased to serve all members of the Portland State University (PSU) community. FPM takes pride in creating a superior and vibrant urban campus-learning environment in a professional and friendly fashion. PSU consist of over 5 million square feet of facilities and approximately 50 acres of grounds and includes the University Place Hotel and Conference Center (UPL).
The temporary General Maintenance Mechanic supports UPL in their continuing effort to provide outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong sense of initiative and possess exceptional problem solving and communication skills.
The temporary General Maintenance Mechanic performs skilled journey-level work in maintenance and repair of machinery and building systems operation. Duties may include but are not limited to repair/maintenance of HVAC equipment, mechanical building systems, supply fans, and refrigeration equipment and general building maintenance activities. Tasks are often completed in the presence of hotel guests and professional presentation and conduct is required. This position works independently and in coordination with other FPM maintenance employees as appropriate.
Additionally this temporary position may:
Train and supervise student employees.
Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to monitor and respond to work requests delivered via mobile device, email and radio device.
This position is considered “essential personnel” and is expected to respond during inclement weather events and campus emergencies.
This full-time temporary position will be for six months from start date. The work schedule is expected to be 1:00pm to 9:30pm Thursday through Monday.
Journey level skill in using manual and power tools to perform work.
Experience and skill in maintaining and repairing HVAC building system equipment such as air conditioning units, package rooftop heating and cooling equipment.
Proven ability to perform work in a professional customer service manner.
Proven ability to communicate effectively with the diverse campus community and staff in the performance of work.
Must have ability to use CMMS (AiM) and mobile electronic devices to receive and process work orders from customers and staff.
Must be comfortable with office equipment, including computer terminals, printers, multi-line telephones, fax machines, and copy machines.
Possess a valid driver's license.
Ability to successfully pass a background check.
Must be able to share work shift rotation and be on call as necessary.
Experience troubleshooting and repairing commercial kitchen equipment.
Experience maintaining public pools.
Internal Number: 29768
About Portland State University
Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state