General Maintenance Mechanic

Employer: 
University of Oregon
Division: 
Campus Planning & Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Job no: 527350
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Operations/Infrastructure

Department: Campus Planning & Facilities Management - Facilities Services
Classification: General Maintenance Mechanic
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $19.51 - $24.61 Hourly
FTE: 1.0

2 positions available

Review of Applications Begins
Posting closes May 6, 2021

Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application at https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527350/general-maintenance-mechanic. Complete applications must include an online application, a cover letter, resume and answers to the following supplemental questions:

1.  A major percentage of this job is Mechanical Systems Preventive Maintenance of Physical Plant operating equipment and systems. In detail, please describe your experience performing routine maintenance on air handling and building mechanical equipment.

2.  Please describe your experience in repair and replacement of pumps, seals motors and valves.

3.  Please provide a list of all special training certificates that pertain to this job opening. Specifically, do you have a valid Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician License?

Department Summary
Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. The units of CPFM strive to provide excellent customer service to the University of Oregon campus and operate with the highest professional standards, communicating and collaborating with customers to support the stewardship of the campus.

Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for the management of human, financial and material resources, the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the operation, maintenance, repair and minor renovation of university buildings, grounds and infrastructure systems. These services provide the University of Oregon community with a safe, efficient, reliable, functional and aesthetically pleasing learning environment in support of the University’s mission and vision.

Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to provide the technical skills necessary to facilitate successful mechanical system preventive maintenance, repair, or remodel tasks as part of Facilities Services role in providing the campus community with a quality physical environment in which to work and study. The position will be working on building heating, cooling, and ventilation systems for the entire University of Oregon Campus.

Interactions/contacts occur daily with the campus community in the course of performing work and responding to emergencies.

Position works as a member of a team. Position will work independently or collaboratively depending on needs identified by supervisor or lead worker. The incumbent makes decisions on work priorities, scheduling, necessary material and equipment, the means of accomplishing duties, and personal and public safety. These decisions affect work productivity and protection of the aesthetic quality and monetary investment of the campus buildings.

Work is reviewed directly by the Mechanical Shop supervisor and/or lead worker to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal is conducted annually.

Shift time may vary within a Monday thru Friday daytime schedule, typically between 7am and 5pm.

Driving Requirement:
It is an essential requirement of this position to qualify for and maintain UO driver's certification eligibility, which includes maintaining an Oregon driver’s license throughout employment in this position.

Essential Personnel:
This unit may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.

On-Call Rotation:
This position may be required to serve on-call duties on a rotational basis. This may include responding to emergencies during off hours, including weekends and holidays. On site, response to campus is expected within 45 minutes from the time of the call, if needed. Communication is via a cellular phone.

Minimum Requirements
• Four years of experience maintaining, repairing, and fabricating parts for machinery, tools, and equipment such as automobiles, trucks, hydraulic systems, lift trucks, etc.; OR

• Completion of an approved Mechanical Maintenance Apprenticeship Program.

Professional Competencies
• Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university.
• Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem solving and positive interactions.
• Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it.
• Pay close attention to detail.
• Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
• Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
• Model the highest ethical standards.
• Provide superior customer service.

Preferred Qualifications
• State of Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician License

FLSA Exempt: No

Job Reference Code: 
527350
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