Applications are being accepted for a Maintenance Technician II position in Facilities Services. The selected applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Work assignments for this position may include any or all of the following plus other duties as assigned. Employees are expected to use equipment to manufacturer and University standards, operate tractors and hand tools safely and to comply with University and OSHA policies and regulations. New employees are required to complete safety training within 6 months of employment. Employees are expected to perform assigned duties with minimal supervision.
Operate heating and boiler systems, monitoring steam boilers on site for scheduled operations. Make needed repairs to all boilers, pumps and support equipment.
Work with and assist engineers, contractors and consultants who evaluate building systems operations for maintenance, expansion and repair by explaining University practices and/or providing information regarding University procedures.
Inspect buildings, plumbing, electrical and HVAC equipment and systems and report identified deficiencies.
Perform maintenance and repair work on buildings and mechanical systems as assigned from inspections or Computerized Maintenance Management System work orders. Work may include but is not limited to tasks such as the following:
Maintain and repair custodial equipment such as buffers, vacuums and other electrical equipment.
Record completed repairs using Computerized Maintenance Management System or other University software.
Recommend work process improvements to Facilities supervisors and administrators.
Perform millwright work, welding fabrication or sheet metal work as needed.
Maintain a professional, safe and clean work area.
Provide service support for campus events.
Snow removal duties as assigned.
REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Training in Building Maintenance. Stable/continuous work history. 4 years of experience in Building Trades. Experience in HVAC and steam boiler operations. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, move and/or maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 50 pounds, work from a ladder, respond to emergency service calls outside regularly scheduled work hours, and to work various shifts as assigned. Valid Kansas driver’s license with acceptable driving record under University standards.
PREFERRED: Demonstrated expertise in at least two skill sets associated with Building Trades. Experience with a computerized maintenance management system.
Submit a completed Washburn University Employment Application to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Washburn University Human Resources, 263 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College, Topeka, Kansas 66621. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Review of applications will begin October 28, 2013, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified. Entry rate is $11.15 per hour. Excellent fringe benefits package. Employment at Washburn University may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
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