The Facility Maintenance Mechanic works independently or as a team member under the general supervision of the Utilities Ops Supervisor.
The incumbent works as a skilled generalist and performs at a journey-level in one trade with strong skills in other trades to perform a variety of skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction and renovation work on facilities and systems, particularly in mechanical facilities equipment and systems including HVAC and plumbing systems, to ensure a clean, safe and attractive learning environment.
The incumbent uses a computerized maintenance system to ensure the preventive maintenance program objectives are met. The incumbent provides safety instructions and directions to unskilled or semi-skilled assistants.
The Central Plant unit of Facilities Development & Operations provides services to a University campus spread across nine sites comprised of +150 acres, 81 buildings, and more than seven million gross square feet.
Maintenance & Operations employs approximately 250 full-time permanent staff and up to an additional nine part-time, seasonal, or contract staff.
In FY20-21, the assigned operating budget for the unit is $49 million not including funds associated with purchased utilities or maintenance and repair projects.
Identifies problems and needed repairs.
Prepares standard reports, to include as-built for database update. Keeps time records to assist in completion of documentation.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Work often requires active problem solving and effective interpersonal skills.
This includes managing multiple tasks and working proactively to avoid crisis and backlog.
Must possess those abilities normally would be acquired through four years of increasingly responsible experience leading to journey-level skills in a mechanical or facilities / building trade, or any equivalent combination of training and experience as a facilities and systems mechanic which demonstrates the achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of an applicable apprenticeship program.
Classification : Facilities Maintenance Mechanics
Anticipated Hiring Range : up to $5,402 / month
Salary Range : $5,402 / month - $6,904 / month
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