Under general supervision of designated supervisor, lead, assign, and perform work independently or as part of a crew, related to moving, events, and requiring the operation of large trucks and equipment. Responsible for providing excellent customer service, communicating directly and effectively with stakeholders, coordinating equipment, materials, and other resources to meet customer requests. Serve as a department leader and mentor to all Grounds and Events staff. UNH Facilities is a 24/7/365 operation and this position has responsibilities related to campus safety, emergency response, event support, and wintertime snow operations. Due to the nature of our business, employees may be asked to flex schedules and/or respond to request outside of normal working hours in order to meet the demands of the University. This may include early morning, evenings, weekends and holiday work as needed.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications: 1.High school diploma or equivalent. 2.Valid motor vehicle operatorâs license and ability to obtain a valid commercial class B motor vehicle license within 6 months of hire. 3.Three years of related experience in all aspect of operating heavy equipment, including large and mid-size loaders and/or large trucks with wing plow. 4.Verifiable engine repair/metal fabrication experience of at least 3 years. 5.Certified Train the Trainer for Man-lift (or ability to obtain within 6 months). Ability to conduct trainings for other Grounds personnel in the use of large loaders and large truck plows. 6.Mechanical skill and knowledge of motorized equipment. 7.Knowledge of applicable codes/ordinances. 8.Ability to inspect equipment, determine malfunction and make necessary repairs. 9.Knowledge and ability to use computers, tablets, smart phones, and software systems to perform work duties. 10.Ability to report to work under emergency weather conditions and work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends during emergency and weather events. 11.Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work with exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time. 12.Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary. 13.Solid interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written, to effectively communicate with customers, team members, contractors and supervisors.
Internal Number: PS2421FY20
About University of New Hampshire (UNH)
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.