Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Operations & Facilities Management. The position is located at the Mid Campus Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position acts as on-site door and carpentry maintenance technician for assigned areas, prioritizing and accomplishing or securing assistance for accomplishing a variety of maintenance conditions and problems.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Repairs and replaces doors and door hardware, including hinges, stops and closers.
Installs and services door closers, power operators, exit devices, doors, frames, accessories, ramps, thresholds, etc.
Troubleshoots and coordinates repairs of a wide range of commercial door and door hardware, including rolling steel doors, sectional doors, dock equipment, high speed rolling doors, commercial entry doors, and automatic pedestrian doors.Troubleshoots and coordinates repairs of ADA automatic door hardware and electronics.����������
Estimates labor time, requisitions materials needed, and requests other maintenance staff assistance for long range projects.
Monitors outside service schedules and equipment installation by outside contractors.
Monitors service schedules and coordinates any interruptions in service (utility outages).
Interfaces with customers to schedule and coordinate any interruptions in service (utility outages).
Follows through on work in progress to verify proper facility conditions are restored.
Keeps supervisors aware of facility conditions, problems, and needs.
Maintains effective communication with other Facility Maintenance Technicians and other maintenance staff.
High school diploma or equivalent. .
Equivalent of two to four years of related experience in skill trade functions with the demonstrated ability to perform varied maintenance tasks.
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate with diverse groups of people.
In order to advance from a lower level position at Washington University, the individual must demonstrate the proficiency to perform the position being filled.
Previous vocational training.
Ability to diagnose/resolve various maintenance problems, involving HVAC, electrical, plumbing and similar conditions.
Ability to resolve maintenance problems in a timely manner that will avoid disruption/delay in the work environment to staff or public.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Must be able to lift and carry tools and material weighing in excess of 50 pounds and be able to raise and carry with assistance items weighing 200 pounds.
Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment.
Position handles a variety of hand and power tools.
Near-visual acuity is needed to read equipment diagrams and inspect parts.
Depth perception, field of vision and color vision is needed to fit and install parts.
Position works inside and outside, in dusty and dirty places, such as pits and equipment spaces where temperatures may exceed 100 degrees and equipment may be oily and greasy.
Position is exposed to wet and cold conditions, as well as noise and vibration from operation equipment.
Must be able to work in morgues, anatomy and pathology laboratories where human or animal bodies or parts may be within view of the worker.
May be required to work in the vicinity of labs containing biohazardous radioactive substances.
The hiring range for this position is $21.18 - $26.99 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.
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