Maintenance Worker II - Facilities & Services 08123
The Transportation and Parking unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Maintenance Worker II position. The Maintenance Worker II provides the skilled general labor functions necessary to support the operation, maintenance, and upkeep of the PRT system. This position, as directed, works various shifts (including weekend days), overtime as assigned and performs on site throughout the transit system, indoors and outdoors, under various weather conditions.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Perform basic scheduled maintenance inspections and minor repairs to a variety of PRT electrical, mechanical, and structural installations and ancillary equipment as well as assist maintenance technicians in performing scheduled maintenance actions and repairs to all PRT systems.
Perform as an active member of a vehicle recovery team to remove disabled/failed PRT vehicle from the guideway. Participates in emergency teams of maintenance personnel. (Emergency teams may evacuate the PRT system, remove injured persons, perform first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, perform extensive repairs to structure, electric power distribution system, electronic control and communications system and the guideway heating system.
Inspect, monitor and secure PRT buildings and passenger stations (opens and closes stations for passenger service).
Participate in vehicle and guideway de-icing activities (requires the use of specialized equipment and procedures).
Provide general labor as assigned (digging, shoveling, lifting, carrying, etc.)
Perform painting activities.
Perform snow removal from PRT guideway and equipment. Hangs and removes snow fencing annually.
As assigned support PRT operation for special events (football, basketball, concerts, etc.)
As assigned perform light maintenance and cleaning associated with 73 PRT vehicles and a vast array of associated equipment. This involves tasks such as: Manually cleaning vehicle interiors and exteriors including waxing.
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. Find out more about the PRT at https://transportation.wvu.edu/ .
Pay Grade: 11 , WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
Up to 18 months education beyond high school in a vocational field such as mechanical or electrical required, or equivalent
At least one (1) year of demonstrated ability to fulfill the following:
Knowledge of grammar, spelling, mathematical functions and written communication skills as might normally be acquired through attainment of a high school education
Basic degree of mechanical/technical ability
Able to work independently at remote sites to satisfactorily accomplish assigned work
Must be able to develop a technical understanding of:
The safety procedures in effect at the PRT
The PRT vehicle and system
PRT de-icing procedures and water/glycol mixing procedures
How to use and apply safety precautions for powered equipment such as gasoline generators, chain saws, snow blowers, etc.
A good general knowledge of general labor and maintenance activities such as manual digging, painting, and concrete repairs
Knowledge of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques
DOT Drug and Alcohol screening
Valid driver's license required to legally operate a state vehicle to transport him/herself, equipment and other PRT personnel to remote work sites and respond to PRT emergencies
Considerable physical effort required involving long periods of standing, walking, bending, and carrying of heavy items and periodically working in difficult and awkward positions.
West Virginia University is a place to grow, explore, interact and learn. It's a place where innovation meets passion, where potential meets talent. It's a place that makes a difference in the world. And do you know why? Because it's a place with you. This University is only capable of such big things because of our employees. Thank you for your hard work, dedication and tireless efforts toward progress. We love having you here. Let's go!
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and 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 individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Apr 18, 2018
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 131720
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.
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