The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Operating Engineer Apprentice.The apprentice program shall consist of forty-eight (48) months of required classroom training plus no less than 8,320 hours of on-the-job training, and shall be in accordance with Exhibit B of the current University of Pittsburgh/International Union of Operating Engineers Local 95-95A agreement and any subsequent modifications or amendments to the agreement. The Operating Engineer Apprentice will be provided with on-the-job training under the supervision of a licensed operating engineer. Under supervision, the apprentice will be responsible for operating mechanical systems, performing selected preventive and corrective maintenance duties as directed, monitoring/operating building automation system hardware, software, sensors and components, and performing preventive and corrective maintenance on Food Service equipment.
The apprentice will also be trained and expected to participate in the operation and maintenance of the Unversity's residence hall facilities. In addition to on-the-job training, the apprentice will be required to complete one of the following eight (8) Local 95-95A courses each six (6) months in order to progress on the wage scale. Other duties as assigned.
1. Electricity I 2. HVACR I 3. High Pressure Boiler 4. HVACR II 5. Electricity II 6. Plumbing 7. HVACR III 8. Test Prep Course The course requirements are subject to change at the discretion of the University, but will not exceed eight (8) required courses over the 8,320 hour apprenticeship. In no case will an apprentice be permitted to progress on the wge scale without completing both the required months of service and required coursework. Apprentice must obtain a 4th Class NIULPE License before their two (2) year anniversary and a 3rd Class NIULPE License before their three (3) year anniversary. A 2nd Class NIULPE License must be obtained prior to their 5th year anniversary and receive a Journeyman's Assignment.
Qualifications: High school diploma or G.E.D. required, with additional coursework in the maintenance field preferred. Valid Pennsylvania driver's license required. Experience working with power tools and hand tools is preferred. Incumbent has no supervisory responsibility. If not currently a member of Local 95-95A, the selected apprentice will be required to join Local 95-95A upon employment with the University.
Additional coursework in the maintenance field preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Union Eligible.95 Pittsburgh.Engineer Apprentice I
Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Hours will vary.
Hiring Range: Per Collective Bargaining Agreement
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20004267
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