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Maintenance Mechanic (Rotating weekends and holidays)

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number NA00474

Position Information

Position Title Maintenance Mechanic (Rotating weekends and holidays)
Employment Status Full Time
Position Status Regular
If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant)
Position Type Staff
Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Maintenance Coordinator, perform routine maintenance on heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing, kitchen equipment and other mechanical/electrical components as appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Inspect various components of mechanical systems and controls to assure optimum efficiency and performance. Perform repairs on systems, components and equipment as needed. Perform preventive maintenance on a routine and/or as needed basis.
2. Provide startup, shutdown and operational service for heating and cooling equipment as directed. Maintain operational logs of such equipment. Maintain associated system components in top operating condition.
3. Calibrate system controls and thermostats.
4. Maintain kitchen equipment, such as but not limited to, ovens, ranges, steamers, dish washers, ice machines, and refrigeration equipment.
5. Perform pre-test inspection and operational tests of emergency generators, and automatic transfer switches.
6. Inspect and test various life/safety systems, emergency lighting, and exit lighting and record inspection results.
7. Make rounds in buildings to monitor and maintain operation of critical equipment and systems, correcting problems and logging operating information such as temperatures, pressures and hours of operation in logs and work management software systems.
8. Respond to emergency requests regarding HVAC and life/safety systems.
9. Where directed, perform minor plumbing repairs and minor electrical repairs such as relamping, replacing ballasts, light switches and receptacles.
10. Maintain, test and service smoke alarms and maintain complete records for each unit.
11. Read utility meters on a monthly basis. Keep accurate records of readings. Communicate meter reading information as directed.
12. Keep equipment, tools and mechanical areas clean and orderly.
13. Maintain detailed records on paper and in computerized maintenance management software of maintenance activities and repairs made to equipment and systems to include hours worked, materials used, equipment condition, etc.
14. Work a scheduled rotation with other mechanics to cover multiple shifts, weekends, and Holidays.
15. In the course of performing work, adheres to all safety procedures including lock-out/tag-out procedures, MSDS safety warnings, required personal protection equipment, and OSHA requirements. Advises supervisor of any unsafe work conditions encountered and/or conditions found in equipment that could pose hazards to others.
16. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

A high school diploma is required. Three years experience in building equipment maintenance is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Participation in technical training courses involving HVAC is desirable.

Department Facilities Planning & Management
Posting Date 09/01/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * In the past five (5) years, have you been convicted of driving intoxicated or impaired, or under the influence of drugs?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * In the past five (5) years, have you been convicted of reckless driving or a substantially similar violation (e.g., drag racing)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * In the past five (5) years, have you been convicted of intentionally leaving the scene of an accident?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * In the past five (5) years, have you been convicted of two or more at-fault accidents or moving violations?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * In the past five (5) years, have you been convicted of negligent homicide, manslaughter, hit and run, or a similar offense, irrespective of the specific nature of the crime charged or the punishment imposed?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * In the past five (5) years, have you been convicted of speeding in excess of 20 mph over the posted speed limit?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * In the past five (5) years, have you been convicted of refusing to submit to a lawfully requested breathalyzer or other blood alcohol test?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * In the past three (3) years, have you been involved in three (3) or more at-fault accidents or moving violations?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * In the past year, have you been involved in two (2) or more at-fault accidents or moving violations?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you able to work rotating weekends and holidays?
    • Yes
    • No