Ohio University Lancaster

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Full-time Regular Maintenance Repair Worker 3

Ohio University Lancaster
Lancaster, OH Full time
Posted on November 29, 2017
Applications Accepted From Bargaining Unit Wide, University Wide, Public: Open to the public , AFSCME Intradepartmental
Special Instructions to Applicants

•This position is being posted internally and to the public simultaneously in order to expedite the posting process. However, internal applicants will be considered first.

•This position has variable days and shifts.

•We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

•In an effort to make the process of awarding bid upon positions more efficient, the successful candidate must indicate at the time of offer whether they accept or decline the position.

•Candidates may contact management during the posting period to ask questions regarding the expectations of the position.


This position is eligible for the following benefits: Level 1 - Medical/Rx, Vision, Dental, Ortho; Winter Break Closure; Holidays Paid; Basic/Supp/Dep Life; Educ. Benefits; Sick Leave; Vacation; Retirement
Posting Number 20161330S
Job Description

Under general direction of lead worker or supervision by departmental administrator performs skilled maintenance duties in maintenance & repair of buildings & equipment. Performs general maintenance on buildings & equipment. Established pattern of good work habits and performance with good interpersonal skills.

•Adheres to all OSHA and/or Ohio University required safety guidelines

1. CARPENTRY: maintenance, alteration, &/or repair to buildings, equipment, & wooden structures (e.g., doors, windows, walls, steps, floors, woodwork, stairways, furniture, cabinets); performs spot roof repairs; installs security devices, locks, & window air conditioners.
2. CARPET/TILE: maintenance, alteration and/or repair of all types of surface finishes (e.g.: carpet, padding, vinyl floor tile, vinyl base, wall paper, etc.)
3. CONTROLS: maintenance, installation, and trouble-shooting of control systems and related devices.
4. ELECTRICAL: maintenance, replacement, installation & repair of electrical equipment (e.g., light fixtures, electrical outlets, switches, motors, relays, appliances, electrical circuits, emergency generators, fire alarms, intercoms, autoclaves, meters, fans, radios, televisions, and electrical forklift).
5. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: removal of asbestos, lead paint, mold remediation, & clean-up of other environmental hazards.
6. HVAC: routine installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration equipment and devices.
7. LIFE SAFETY: maintains, tests, installs and repairs fire alarm systems and components (e.g.: smoke detectors, heat detectors, horn/strobes, flow switches, fire panels, fire extinguishers, etc.)
8. LOCKSMITH: routine maintenance and installation of all types of locks and related/associated hardware.
9. MASONRY: mixes, pours, lays and finishes concrete; repairs and replaces concrete sidewalks, floors, walls, steps and/or other similar structures; lays bricks, blocks and/or tile; sets marker stakes and making forms.
10. PAINTING: paints rooms, buildings, fixtures, signs & equipment; patches plaster & prepares surfaces for painting; does masonry work.
11. PLASTERING: prepares surfaces for plastering (e.g. replaces broken metal or wooden lathes, chips out broken plaster) and mixes plaster; repairs walls, floors, walks and other parts of buildings – replacing tiles, blocks and/or bricks – replacing tiles, blocks &/or bricks; patches concrete.
12. PLUMBING: maintenance, replacement, installation and repair of plumbing equipment and fixtures (e.g. water and steam lines, sewer pipes, plumbing fixtures, pumps, regulators, valves, faucets, toilets, sinks, bathtubs, piping).
13. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE/FILTERS: replacement & maintenance of filters, belts, sheaves, motors, shafts, bearing and other mechanical equipment; cleans filters, louvers, coils, fans, etc.
14. SHEET METAL: installation, fabrication and repair of metal roofs and related components, fixtures, fittings, etc.
15. TUNNEL MAINTENANCE: maintenance, installation & repair of utility distribution piping systems in tunnels. May perform machine trade functions in machine shop.

•On continuous basis, inspects buildings & equipment for needed repairs or replacements, & performs systematic & routine preventative maintenance of assigned areas; unlocks & locks buildings.

•Completes necessary documentation for Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

•Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

• Advanced working knowledge of one or more skilled craft areas;
• Read & write common vocabulary in sentence structure; add, subtract, multiply & divide whole numbers, calculate fractions, decimals & percentages;
• Ability to apply principles to solve practical problems;
• Ability to carry out instructions in written, oral, and pictorial form;
• Work independently or with others;
• Demonstrated willingness to work with diverse populations;
• Demonstrate dexterity and skill in use of craft-associated hand and/or power tools & equipment;
• Knowledge of all applicable OSHA and/or Ohio University safety guidelines and procedures;
• Work at heights;
• Lift up to 50 lbs
• 30 months verifiable related experience in any skilled craft area(s), or equivalent; and use of associated hand & power tools and equipment; or equivalent;
• Successful completion of a test may be required;
• Valid driver’s license;
• In the Insulation Shop, requires obtaining CDL to transport hazardous waste in accordance with Section 4506.01 of Ohio Revised Code; requires annual training to be certified as an asbestos hazard abatement specialist as required by federal EPA;
• May be exposed to dirt, grease, odors, cramped conditions, extreme hot or cold temperatures, heights, and electrical hazards;
• May be exposed to dangerous machinery; confined spaces

Preferred Qualifications

• General knowledge and understanding of boilers in order to trouble shoot issues.
• General knowledge and understanding of chillers in order to trouble shoot issues.
• General understanding of electrical systems and plumbing in order to trouble shoot issues.

Department LNCSTR Physical Plant
Pay Rate

Minimum $20.84

Job Open Date 11/28/2017
Posting Close Date

December 17, 2017

Job Category Classified- Bargaining Unit
Months 12
Planning Unit Regional Higher Education
Work Schedule

This position has variable days and shifts.

Campus Lancaster
Expected hours worked per week 40 hours per week
Expected duration of assignment ongoing
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Carolyn Bateson, bateson@ohio.edu, 740-681-3302
Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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