Maintenance Worker II (Various Shifts) - WVU Beckley 12681
West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) invites applications for the position of Maintenance Worker II.
The Maintenance Worker II, under the direction of WVU Tech Beckley Campus, Associate Director of Facilities, provides a leadership role for a variety of support services in order to maintain the interior appearance of institutional buildings and the surrounding exterior appearance of the grounds. This work involves adhering to established standard procedures, techniques and safety requirements with some judgment required to interpret instructions.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Operate various hand and power tools in the performance of duties such as rakes, shovels, lawn mowers, weed-eater, etc. as needed.
Dig holes and trenches and spread and level dirt, gravel and concrete to assist in the installation of traffic signs, irrigation/drainage systems and concrete structures.
Assist in the performance of general painting duties as instructed, such as painting walls, ceilings, trim, and furniture using enamel/latex paints with brushes, rollers, and low pressure sprayers; patch and prepare surfaces for painting, to include finishing drywall or similar tasks requiring basic painting skills. Operate as a first responder on the weekends for odors, leaks, electrical failures and plumbing related failures.
Respond to building maintenance requests and repair various equipment as needed, including, but not limited to, electrical repairs, such as replacing switches, lamps, ballasts, outlets and breaker resets.
Clean and maintain the interior appearance of all buildings, including classrooms, offices, laboratories, student housing, public areas, etc. by sweeping, mopping, stripping, and waxing floors; vacuuming and shampooing carpets, rugs, and upholstery; dusting and polishing furniture; washing and cleaning walls, ceilings, doors, windows; washing graffiti from walls, lockers, bathroom stalls and doors; and performing other related internal cleaning activities.
Review requests for set-ups. Move tables, chairs, AV or any other items necessary for campus event or program. Cleanup afterwards and move furniture back to storage room.
May be required to drive/operate motor vehicle(s).
Work Hours: Various shifts, scheduling may be subject to frequent change. Number of Positions Available: 1 Pay Grade: 11
High school diploma or GED and up to 18 months of training
An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered
At least one (1) year of experience in general building maintenance
Valid driver's license.
Physical requirements include ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Aug 13, 2019
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 183602
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.