Maintenance Technician

first_img* Do you have the ability to move and maneuver objects weighingas much as 50 pounds?YesNo * Do you have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent?YesNo * Do you have a valid driver’s license? (A valid license isrequired for this position and a motor vehicle report will beconducted to verify the validity of your license.)YesNo * Do you have at least 1 year of Building Maintenanceexperience?YesNo * Do you have any prior building maintenance experience?NoYes less than 1 yearYes 1-2 yearsYes 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 yearsYes more than 4 years Position DetailsPosition TitleMaintenance TechnicianPosition Number000911Position SummaryThis position performs the duties of a MaintenanceTechnician.Essential Job Functions of PositionWork assignments for this position may include any or all of thefollowing plus other duties as assigned.Employees are expected to use equipment to manufacturer andUniversity standards, operate tractors and hand tools safely and tocomply with University and OSHA policies and regulations.New employees are required to complete safety training within 6months of employment.Operate heating and boiler systems, monitoring steam boilers onsite for scheduled operations. Make needed repairs to all boilers,pumps and support equipment.Work with and assist engineers, contractors and consultants whoevaluate safety controls and building systems operations formaintenance, expansion and/or repair by explaining Universitypractices and/or providing information regarding Universityprocedures.Inspect buildings; plumbing, electrical and HVAC equipment andsystems and report identified deficiencies.Perform maintenance and repair work on buildings and mechanicalsystems as assigned from inspections or Computerized MaintenanceManagement System work orders. Work may include but is not limitedto tasks such as the following:Inspecting and testing air compressor, fire sprinkler pipingsystems, grease traps, sewer pumps and other systems andequipment.Repairing and/or replacing ceiling tiles, floor tile, covebases,lamps, ballasts, doors, locks and other building materials.Patching and painting interior walls and surfaces.Clearing sewage blockages and drain lines.Clean roof drains.Troubleshooting systems and equipment.Locate underground utilities such as natural gas, water, sewer,etc., for dig permits.Basic general maintenance of HVAC equipment.Maintain and repair custodial equipment such as buffers, vacuumsand other electrical equipment.Mix and apply chemicals to swimming pool and/or whirlpoolsaccording to information provided by water analyzers.Record completed repairs using Computerized Maintenance ManagementSystem or other University software.Recommend work process improvements to Facilities supervisors andadministrators.Check space temperatures and equipment operation via buildingautomation systems ( BAS ).Maintain a professional, safe and clean work area.Provide service support for campus events.Snow removal duties as assigned.Non-Essential Job Functions of PositionEducation and ExperienceHigh school diploma or GED equivalent.Training in Building Maintenance.Stable/continuous work history.One year of experience in Building Trades.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesAbility to operate HVAC and steam boiler systems.Ability to communicate effectively.Ability to move and/or maneuver equipment and materials weighing asmuch as 50 pounds.Ability to work from a ladder or lift.Ability to respond to emergency service calls outside regularlyscheduled work hours.Ability to work various shifts as assigned.Preferred: Demonstrated expertise in at least 2 skill setsassociated with Building Trades.Experience in HVAC and steam boiler operations.Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System.Experience with a Building Automation System ( BAS ).Safety or Chemical Management training.Licenses, Certifications & RegistrationsValid driver’s license with acceptable driving record underUniversity standards.Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)The necessity to move and/or maneuver materials weighing as much as50 pounds as well as other hazards associated with physical work tomaintain and repair buildings and equipment.Campus Security AuthorityNoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantReview of applications will begin immediatelyAdvertised Pay$14.00 per hourWork ScheduleRegular Business Hours, Monday – 8am-4:30pm, Tuesday – 8am-4:30pm,Wednesday – 8am-4:30pm, Thursday – 8am-4:30pm, Friday -8am-4:30pmFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeAverage Hours per Week40Months per Year12FLSANon-ExemptFTE1EEO StatementWashburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teachingfocused academic environment and a curriculum that engages thediversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidateswho are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate thatfosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, andwe encourage applications from members of groups that have beenhistorically underrepresented in higher education. Applicationmaterials should clearly articulate how the candidate willcontribute to the University’s commitment to diversity andinclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equalaccess to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, andemployment without regard to race, color, religion, age, nationalorigin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital orparental status.Posting NumberS0141PBackground Check Required?YesDriving History Checked?YesDrug Screen Required?YesAnticipated Start DatePosition End Date (if temporary)For earliest consideration apply byPosting Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesQuick Link for Direct Access to Postinghttps://washburn.peopleadmin.com/postings/2590Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have the ability to work from a ladder and/or a lift?YesNo * Do you have experience with steam boiler operations?YesNo Documents Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsOptional DocumentsResumeCover Letterlast_img read more

Veterans Hired by the FAA Will Now Receive New Paid Sick Leave Benefits under…

first_imgPictured: Congressman Frank LoBiondo, center, joined veterans J.R. Robinson and Chester DeFelice at the 2016 Walk for the Wounded. Bipartisan FAA Veteran Transition Improvement Act heads to President’s DeskWASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) today announced that their bipartisan bill – which aims to expand paid sick leave benefits recently made available by the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 to veterans hired by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – is now headed to President Obama’s desk for signature.“I am proud to work across the aisle – but especially when it means expanding healthcare for veterans,” said Larsen, Ranking Member of the House Aviation Subcommittee and a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee. “The FAA Veteran Transition Improvement Act will help ensure that no newly hired veteran FAA employee who has sustained an injury due to military service will have to choose between earning a paycheck and receiving healthcare – and that is great news.”“I applaud my colleagues for quickly remedying the injustice veterans working at the FAA were subjected to in terms of choosing between their jobs and their medical appointments. Common-sense solutions do exist and can be achieved when a bipartisan approach is taken. I appreciate Rep. Larsen’s continued partnership in finding solutions to issues affecting our constituents and communities,” said LoBiondo, Chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee and member of the House Armed Services Committee.The bill, which Larsen and LoBiondo introduced earlier this month, was unanimously approved by the full House last week.The Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 makes up to 104 hours of paid sick leave available to most newly hired veteran federal employees with service-connected conditions rated as 30 percent or more disabled for the purposes of attending medical treatment related to these conditions. However, veterans hired by the FAA were ineligible for these new benefits.Larsen and LoBiondo’s bill requires the FAA to prescribe policy and procedures that ensure disabled veterans have access to the new disabled veteran sick leave benefits that their counterparts in other agencies receive. Senators Hirono (D-HI) and Fischer (R-Neb.) sponsored identical legislation in the Senate.Between 2012 and 2016, the FAA hired between 150-350 veterans with a 30 percent or more disability rating each year. Currently, there are more than 650 veterans in Washington state, 245 veterans in New Jersey and 15,500 veterans nationally who work for the FAA.Veterans of Foreign Wars, Federal Managers Association, FAA Managers Association, General Aviation Manufacturers Association, American Federation of Government Employees, American Legion, Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, National Air Traffic Controllers Association and Paralyzed Veterans of America all support this legislation.last_img read more