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Mechanic/Technician - Multi-Craft - Plumber more...
Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:March 07, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Mechanic/Technician - Multi-Craft - Plumber Hiring department Div of Housing & Food Monthly salary $2,985+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Variable Posting number 17-03-06-01-5123 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes

Additional monthly stipend of 222 for Journeyman Electrical, Plumbing and Class B HVAC license or monthly stipend of 445 for Masters Electrical, Plumbing and Class A HVAC. License must be issued by the State of Texas and maintained in a current status. Candidate selected must provide verification of education and/or experience. Work days, area and hours may vary based on the needs of DHFS.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information Purpose

To provide Journey level plumbing and multi-crafted technical trade skills including HVAC, carpentry, and electrical in the performance of work required for the maintenance, repair and operation of the Residence Halls and Dining Centers.

Essential Functions

1. Standard Mechanical/Technical Duties: Perform Plumbing (primary), Electrical, HVAC, Carpentry skills in the installation, repair, maintenance of all equipment, mechanical systems and other multi-crafted work in any trade area as assigned. 2. Maintenance and Repair: Analyze computer generated work orders and prioritizes repairs. Uses troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques to perform work, identify systems and equipment malfunctions and coordinates repairs with other trades as needed. Inspect and evaluate work as needed to meet standards. Charge out all material and account for all inventory used. 3. Communication: Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Communicate with supervisor, staff, and students residents regarding needed repairs and work order status. Follow through with written and oral instructions, from supervisor. 4. Documentation and Safety: Completes and submits paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. Ensure that all safety protocols are followed and ensure to properly report any unsafe condition and fill out the required report of injury form if injured. 5. Transportation/Equipment Operation: Drive a UT vehicle to work site, transporting equipment and supplies as needed to perform routine and preventive maintenance, and/or repairs. 6. Emergency On Call: Required to be on the on-call rotation schedule to respond to emergencies outside of normal work hours and during holidays, carry a UT cell phone, and make emergency repairs 24/7 as needed. 7. Professional Development: Works in a diverse environment. Encourage, support, and promote diversity initiatives. Promotes professional development of self and all staff to improve knowledge and work skills through ongoing training and workshops, including monthly safety training.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Pushing, Pulling and Moving a max force of 212 lbs and Lifting and Moving 80 lbs. Must be able to work under stress and as a team member. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Five years experience in construction and/or maintenance and repair in a crafts trade of facilities maintenance. The 5 years of experience must include three years of journey level Plumbing experience in construction/facilities maintenance and 2 years of other related trades. Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. Applicant selected must have an acceptable 3 year driving record and maintain an acceptable driving record and valid license throughout employment. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

More than five (5) years of journey level Plumbing and HVAC experience in air conditioning, heating, controls experience, refrigeration, maintenance and repairs. Licensed by the State of Texas as a master or journey level Plumber mechanic. Currently licensed as a journey level HVAC or Electrician. More than five years of journey-level experience in a combination of trades performing installation, repairs, renovations of multiple types construction and systems. More than three years of journey level experience in one or more of the following trades: carpentry, HVAC and electrical. Commercial and residential renovation experience, experience in maintenance and repair of apartments or residential halls. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to receive, respond, and follow through with written and verbal work related instructions from supervisors, customers, and co-workers.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Pushing, Pulling and Moving a max force of 212 lbs and Lifting and Moving 80 lbs. Must successfully complete testing for strength and agility prior to employment. Must be able to work under stress and as a team member.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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