Mechanic Trades Specialist Lead II - Facilities & Services 13391
The Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for a Roads and Grounds Trades Specialist Lead II. Under the direction of the Supervisor, this position will perform maintenance and repair on various types of mowing equipment, snow removal equipment , grounds equipment, trucks, specialty equipment, etc.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Function as a team leader, providing guidance to Mechanics, Skilled Craft Specialist, journeymen, trades worker, and any other support personnel as required. Follows procedures and makes work assignments to those individuals assigned to the crew to ensure work is completed in a timely fashion ensuring proper quality and quantity. Inspects completed work assignments of journeymen craft workers, trades workers, and helpers top ensure quality control. Ensure that proper safety procedures are used while performing job duties.
Receive work orders. Interfaces with Work Control, Supervisor, Managers, and requesting party to finalize project needs and scope. Assists manger with multi-craft projects related to overall work assignments. Communicate work schedules and goals to employees and customer, creating efficiency and a timely completion of assigned tasks.
Provide continual inspection of assigned area to ensure maintenance is completed on schedule.
Repair, rebuild and maintain hydraulic pumps and motors, gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, and chassis on all of Roads & Grounds vehicles and equipment ranging from small lawn tractors to large diesel driven road graders, front end loaders and backhoes.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses seven units that are integral to the University's success. Each of our units employs talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from planning and managing construction of the institution's outstanding facilities to maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Pay Grade: 15, WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
Job requires broad knowledge or specific technical or business knowledge received from a formal registered apprentice or vocational training program of up to 18 months beyond high school or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Completion of technical or vocational training program of 18 months beyond high school within a maintenance, landscaping, heavy equipment operation area or equivalent
At least two (2) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of grounds equipment, large construction equipment, and trucks of all size.
Valid driver's license
DEP Class C Responder Certification (State) preferred
Physical requirements include the ability to:
Lift, bend, stoop, walk, reach, and stand for extended periods of time
Climb to heights over 10 feet
Use excellent eye to hand coordination
Hear and interpret sounds in the work area and verbal instructions
Lift materials over 75 pounds
Ability to wear a respirator
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 proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is 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 applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Dec 10, 2019
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 190462
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.