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The Maintenance Mechanic I performs general building trades work to maintain building systems and equipment and related components as part of the services provided by the Facilities Management area to maintain University buildings. S/he performs semi-skill maintenance and repairs in accordance with industry/trade practices, providing daily maintenance support to building users involving responses to calls for service, scheduled preventative maintenance inspections, and similar service. Reporting directly to a Zone Manager or a Central Shop Supervisor along with employees of other trades, and trades helpers, the Maintenance Mechanic I has additional responsibilities that include but are not limited to:
Performs general building systems work to ensure repairs and maintenance are completed rapidly and with accuracy.
Responds to work order requests, verbal or written request from users, and supervisor's directions to perform scheduled preventative maintenance, minor repair and service of building systems (plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, heating, ventilating) and related devices and components.
Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources, drawing and/or requisitioning supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs, and uses such items economically to avoid undue costs.
Ensures completion of paperwork to assure accountability, recording actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record system as needed.
Provides supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service, suggesting improvements in service to improve unit operations.
As assigned, conducts tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures, monitoring tests and reporting test results with recommendations to supervisor.
Ensures that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations.
Uses and disposes of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations, keeping abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations.
Fills out, completes and submits such other forms and documents as may be required to assure that such information is properly recorded and submitted.
Performs scheduled preventative maintenance and unscheduled or special work.
Requirements and Qualifications
High school diploma or GED required
4-5 years of experience performing general building maintenance work utilizing intermediate electrical, plumbing and HVAC /refrigeration skill
Completion of a training program in general building maintenance that includes intermediate electrical, hvac /refrigeration, and plumbing
Must have Universal EPA -CFC certification
Requires basic computer literacy with familiarity of basic MS Windows operating system programs
Must possess a valid driver's license
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