Under the general supervision of a senior technician or supervisor, the facilities maintenance technician performs intermediate tasks related to day-to-day inspections, preventative maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. Functions will include but are not limited to daily inspections, installations, general maintenance (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC) and repairs. Responds to emergency situations and evaluates and corrects defects. May assist lower level facilities technicians. Assists other trades as needed; adheres to all safety practices and procedures; cleans and maintains work areas and equipment; attends meetings; properly completes documentation; provides a high level of customer service; communicates to customers, coworkers and supervision via written, electronic and verbal methods and devices; operates department vehicle; performs other duties as assigned. Actively supports our commitment to the university value of acting with integrity and personal accountability to establish a culture of professionalism in the workplace. This is a second shift position during the academic year, Wednesday – Friday 3:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m., and Saturday – Sunday 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Summer hours are Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Shift, hours, days, and/or location are subject to change based on operational need in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement; may work overtime; subject to 24 hour emergency call.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Physical Requirements: Must be able to push and pull 70 lbs., distinguish colors, and climb ladders.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience; four years' experience in general maintenance or equivalent combination of education and experience; obtain the following within the probationary period: valid OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety and Health card; successful completion of probationary period includes demonstrated competence in each of the identified technical specialties as required for this position's level of responsibility: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC/R.
Associates/technical degree or certificate in skilled trades/maintenance related field; basic understanding of university building design standards (BDS) related to the maintenance and repair of building systems and equipment; basic understanding of the capital project process as managed by FOD Design and Construction.
Target Salary: $16.30 - $24.45 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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