Pay Range: $16.48 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Facility Conversion & Operations Specialist reports directly to the Superintendent of Conversions & Operations - Multi-Use Facilities. This position is responsible for the general non-trade related maintenance/operational functions and facility conversions for multi-use facilities (Kibbie Dome, ICCU Arena, ISUB, etc.). Responsibilities include major facility conversions; independently performing non-trade related maintenance routines and equipment repair associated with building operations; troubleshooting mechanical problems with equipment and completing necessary repairs; creating a work environment that emphasizes customer service, teamwork, safety and the protection/preservation of multi-use facility assets. Strives for continuous quality improvement and demonstrates effective use of available resources. Work schedule - Monday through Friday, (may vary weekly due to major events, setups and strikes).
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance and repair; Experience using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work; Experience reading blueprints and schematics; Experience operating and maintaining various work-related vehicles and equipment (i.e.: trucks, forklifts, scissor-lifts, tractors, etc.); Experience using computers for basic functions.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years or more verifiable experience related to building maintenance and operations in an institutional setting; Knowledge of general building safety codes relating to fire doors, electrical safety, egress routes, emergency lights, fume exhaust systems, etc. Ability to: Complete several projects simultaneously; Work with several university support units, facility users, and management; Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; Use good public relations skills; Keep and maintain records pertaining to job functions and assigned areas. Some knowledge of: HVAC and mechanical systems maintenance; Building codes.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Ability to: Lift and carry or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 pounds; Bend, stoop, and shovel; Work on ladders, lifts, scaffolding etc. and at significant heights;
Posting Number: SP002879P
Posting Date: 06/18/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applications received by July 5, 2021 will receive first consideration.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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