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Please note that this position has been re-posted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received.
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
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Facilities Services (FS) is a world-class organization providing exceptional services anywhere, anytime in support of the University of Washington's mission of teaching, research, and discovery. FS engages employees through LEAN practices and continuous improvement. FS includes eight departments that operate, maintain and support the University: Administration & Strategic Initiatives (AVP), Building Services Department (BSD), Campus Engineering & Operations (CE&O), Facilities Employee Services (FES), Facilities Maintenance & Construction (FMC), Finance and Business Services (FABS), Transportations Services (TS), and UW Emergency Management (EM).
Transportation Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Motor Equipment Service Attendant (MESA) to prepare, clean, repair, operate, and maintain Fleet Services vehicles and Health Science Express buses for use by the University community.
Duties and Responsibilities
Be responsive to customer demands and needs for vehicles as requested by Fleet Services Staff. Assist customers in fueling, washing vehicles, and inflating tires. Since the rental office is open during the day shift, the primary duty shall be preparing rental vehicles for clients. The secondary duties will include moving vehicles to and from Vendors and other tasks as assigned by the Lead.
Input vehicle number and mileage into the Petrovend automated system to activate fuel pumps and dispense fuel.
Maintain a fuel log sheet detailing manual fueling activities.
Drive vehicles through the car wash and hand wash as needed. Remove debris and trash from vehicles, wipe and wash interior surfaces, sweep, vacuum, disinfect, and deodorize as needed.
Front office coverage including answering phone calls, emails, setting up rental accounts and general daily customer service activities.
Remove vehicle return slips and keys from night drop box. Input vehicle returns and enter comments regarding physical and mechanical condition, cleanliness, and other descriptions as indicated in the computer system.
Retrieve, log, and store lost and found items according to departmental procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned by Shop Supervisor and Manager.
Perform minor mechanical repairs including change oil and filter, and lube chassis.
Perform minor tune up functions: check fluid levels; replace wipers, lights, mirrors, antennas; check tire pressure, repair, and replace tires. Check for body damage and general appearance.
Conduct routine inspections for emergency and safety equipment. Monitor and install appropriate seasonal equipment in vehicles.
Transfer vehicles to vendors for service and repair; assist mechanics with repairs and service calls. Perform minor maintenance of car wash and car wash equipment.
Clean driveways and shop areas.
Perform other duties as assigned
-Personal integrity and trustworthiness -Manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively -Anticipate, recognize and resolve problems -Responsible and accountable -Organizational skills and attention to details -Positive, optimistic, success-oriented attitude -Professionalism which includes being tactful and courteous -Professional work ethic -Promotes a safe work environment
One year of work experience in a garage, service station, or equivalent experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Completion of high school diploma or equivalent.
Conditions of Employment:
Regular and predictable attendance is required.
Washington State Driver's License or driver's license recognized as valid by the State of Washington with excellent driving record.
CDL permit with air brake and passenger endorsement by the end of the second month of employee probationary period and class B CDL license with airbrake and passenger endorsement by the end of the fifth month of the employee probationary period.
Approved safety shoes must be worn on the job.
Must be able to work in a non-smoking environment.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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