University Staff, Permanent - Facilities Maintenance Specialist-Advanced (Public May Apply) Extended Deadline

University Staff, Permanent - Facilities Maintenance Specialist-Advanced (Public May Apply) Extended Deadline

Code: 76102 Posted: 06/15/2016

POSITION SUMMARY

This is advanced level mechanical maintenance and repair work. Employees in this class operate, maintain and make repairs on electrical, plumbing, heating and refrigeration, air conditioning and other mechanical systems and apparatus commonly used in office and institutional buildings and building complexes. In addition, employees perform preventative maintenance, make repairs and perform minor installations to HVAC equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

45% A. Accomplish maintenance, inspection and repair of Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning and associated equipment.
  1. Perform necessary repairs to air handling drive systems, traps, strainers, valves, water pumps, heating and chilling coils, filters, belt, and pneumatic and electric control systems including upgrades, replacement and retrofits.
  2. Adjust and set Pneumatic and DDC controls for proper operation of temperature, humidity and air flow.
  3. Perform minor electrical repairs to motors, switches, starters and piping.
  4. Set, calibrate and repair thermostats to maintain required temperatures.
  5. Identify and report on building systems malfunctions and deficiencies found during daily inspection rounds.
  6. Repairs and rebuilds steam and hot water heating systems components. Disassemble and reassemble using the new replacement parts such as bearings, shafts, impellers, fans, pumps, valve seats and other parts used in heating systems.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

30% B. Performance of miscellaneous mechanical, system repairs and other duties as directed by supervisor.
  1. Perform necessary plumbing repairs and emphasis on regular preventative maintenance.
  2. Check elevator systems and controls as required. Monitor and report elevator operational status.
  3. Maintain repairs and operation of air compressors and associated equipment.
  4. Fabricate or repair metal parts, guards, rails and small metal structural projects.
  5. Perform maintenance of swimming pool and associated equipment. Conduct chemical analysis of treatment of swimming pool water and filters. Maintain chemical supplies and logs.
  6. Perform chemical analysis and treatment to small boilers and chilled water systems.
  7. Perform housekeeping requirements to keep mechanical rooms and equipment in clean, orderly condition.
  8. Perform maintenance and repairs to Food Service equipment as required.
  9. Maintain shop and hand tools, keeping work areas neat and orderly, putting tools away and making repairs to tools as needed.
  10. Maintain records and reports as requested.
  11. Assist in ordering and maintaining inventory of tools and spare parts.
  12. Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

15% C. Perform inspection, cleaning and adjustment of equipment in conjunction with the preventative maintenance program.
  1. Perform preventative maintenance inspection (monthly, semi-annually, and annually) on all mechanical equipment and distribution systems, air handling units, fan coil units, cabinet unit heaters, humidifiers, pumps, pressure reducing stations, pre-heat coils, air compressors and roof exhaust fans.
  2. Clean and/or replace air filters, air handling equipment, pneumatic controls and vari-drives.
  3. Check, adjust and/or replace drive belts.
  4. Grease and/or oil motor bearings and drive bearings.
  5. Check dampers, settings and linkage.
  6. Check strainers, traps, valves, couplings and controls.
  7. Check/clean air intake screens annually or as needed.
  8. Make out inspection and data forms and report pertinent items to supervisor's attention.
  9. Use computer to log data and create new forms for record keeping.

10% D. Tool utilization and skill application.
  1. Apply knowledge and skills to select proper tools for efficient use. Select power tools necessary for efficient job performance.
  2. Perform necessary paperwork to accurately reflect tasks completed and parts used in the completion of the assigned work orders.
  3. Make repairs as needed and perform preventative maintenance. Use personal initiative without constant supervision.
  4. Equipment to be used on the job: (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, R = Rarely)
a. Tools:
F – wrench, sockets, pliers, hammer, drill, ladder, propane torch, tape measure
O – sewer drain cleaner, Sawzall, power saw, oxygen/acet torch, soldering iron, bench grinder
R - micrometers

b. Large Machinery:
F – operate vehicles
O – portable generator, drill press, port air comp
R – pressure washer, lathe, electrical welder, building scaffold, large sewer machine

c. Electrical Equipment:
O – pipe threading machine, lathe, drill press, power shear
d. Chemicals:
R – Diatomaceous earth, Ph Plus, sodium bicarbonate, muriatic acid, sodium hypochlorite, drain cleaner


ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Possess skills necessary to perform proper arrangement for heating and cooling system devices. 
  • Perform design layout for piping systems.
  • Possess knowledge and trouble-shooting skills necessary to identify repair requirements.
  • Experience working with DDC and pneumatic controls.
  • Familiar with HVAC and Building codes.

Ergonomic Requirements:
  • Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolding and rooftop access stairs.
  • Required to carry tools and parts often weighing 50 pounds or more.
  • Uses ropes and pulleys to hoist tools and parts to installation elevations.
  • Service work involves crawling on, under and inside of air handling ducts which are often dirty and dusty.
  • Worker must be able to utilize hand tools, power tools and equipment while maintaining a safe environment for themselves and others in the area.
  • Proper and safe tool utilization requires dexterity and mobility of hands and arms.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Four years work experience in maintenance field
  • Experience working on heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems
  • Must be 18 years old
Preferred:
  • Experience working with DDC and pneumatic controls
  • Familiar with HVAC and Building codes
  • Technical degree or apprenticeship in HVAC technical trade
  • Acquire and maintain a valid Wisconsin Driver's License within 3 months of hire date

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested candidates should submit the following:
  • Resume
  • Three (3) professional references

STEP 1: Select the applicable link below:
(a) Applicants not currently employed by the UW System, please click on link https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu
You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login". If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

Under "Basic Job Search" enter the Keyword "Parkside" and click the Search button. Select applicable job opening. Click "Apply Now".
Please submit the application materials online as required by the job posting.

Select "Submit". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
(b) Applicants currently employed by the UW System, please click on link https://www.hrs.wisconsin.edu
You must login into your UW Portal to apply.
Go to the Time and Absence section. Click on "Enter Absence" which is located at the top of the Time and Absence section. This will log you into HRS.
Once logged into HRS, on the Menu Tab, on the left side of screen, click on Self Service
After entering the self-service page click on Careers link.

Browse Job Openings and click on the applicable job opening to apply.
Please submit the application materials online as required by the job posting.
Select "Submit". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Deadline to apply is 11:59 pm August 12, 2016.


LEGAL NOTICES 

A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.


THE UNIVERSITY

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.

The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.

Contact Name: Jennifer Wagner

Contact Phone: 262-595-2576

Contact Email: wagnerj@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345