Department: Building Maintenance
Performs moderately complex repair or construction of university facilities or property which require specialized training in a skilled trade. Performs repairs to gasoline and diesel equipment, to include trucks, tractors, lawn and garden equipment.
- Reviews job orders and blueprints or drawings; inspects site and consults with client; determines best method to complete project.
- Estimates amount of materials and equipment needed to complete project; arranges for materials to be at job site.
- Performs comlex repair or installation on University facilities and property using expertise acquired through specialized training in a skilled trade.
- Assists outside contractors as needed; assists craftspersons from other trades as needed.
- Maintains and cleans tools and equipment; maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner.
- May prepare some paperwork; may maintain files.
- Routine and preventative maintenance tasks on automotive equipment and small engines.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics:
Knowledge of the procedures and equipment of a particular skilled trade; mechanical aptitude; ability to read and understand blueprints and/or mechanical diagrams.
Frequent standing and walking with some climbing and lifting of materials weighing 50 to 75 pounds. Frequent operation of equpiment. Somewhat unpleasant working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particularly disagreeable. Some element of personal risk and exposure to accidents.
Requires nine months training beyond high school in a skilled trade and two years of experience in that trade, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Driver's license required.
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