MSW4 Maintenance Technician

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Classification:Maintenance Service Worker IV
Grade:Facilities Maintenance M4
Work type:Crafts and Trades
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

Facilities Services is seeking applicants for an MSW4 Building Maintenance Worker. Typical work schedule will be M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm. Successful applicant will demonstrate at least one year in a field related to this position (building or equipment maintenance), and be a high school graduate or equivalent.

Duties:

100This position will perform regular maintenance in a variety of settings and conditions. Work may be performed under less close supervision, concentrated on one-well developed area or be a range of semi-skilled duties in one or more skilled trades. Additionally, this position may be required to ensure that hazards, trash and building material are removed from buildings and grounds. These materials to include snow, ice, construction debris and excess building materials. Duties may include: • Reading blueprints • Measuring, cutting, and assembling materials together • Mounting, repairing, or removing fixed equipment from a variety of wall materials –i.e. TVs, wall hangings, restroom hardware, shelving, blinds, etc. • Familiarity and use of construction tools like tape measures, squares, levels, vacuums, power and hand tools • Cabinet, flooring, wall, and hardware repair • Reviewing and completing Facilities Services work orders • Learning and following building construction codes • Experience and/or familiarity with a range of construction repairs and production processes. • Assisting in the installation of floors, walls, stairways, doorways, roofs, ceilings (solid and drop-grid), and windows and trim • Assisting in painting, floor laying, door and lock installation and sign fabrication. • Ability to take instructions and perform tasks with minimal supervision • Clean up of shop and work areas. Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description: https://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/job-classification-descri/Essential

**This is a union represented position within the Electric and Trades Maintenance Shop under the Division of Maintenance, UAF Facilities Services**

This position will perform regular maintenance in a variety of settings and conditions. Work may be performed under less close supervision, concentrated on one-well developed area or be a range of semi-skilled duties in one or more skilled trades. Additionally, this position may be required to ensure that hazards, trash and building material are removed from buildings and grounds. These materials to include snow, ice, construction debris and excess building materials.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to interact and communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and customers Must be able to lift seventy pounds.
Ability to work safely and to ensure the safety of others
Ability to prioritize and consistently complete assigned work in a reasonable amount of time Effective problem solving skills and attention to detail
Knowledge of tools, equipment, and resources used in construction maintenance and repair
Knowledge of standard trade regulations and safety precautions
General knowledge of building mechanical systems in a commercial environment
General knowledge of equipment operation and repair and the ability to use hand and power tools Ability to keep accurate maintenance records for various pieces of equipment
General knowledge of basic construction techniques to include concrete form building, floor construction, wall construction, thermal envelopes and roof construction.

Language Skills: *Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and technical procedures. *Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. *Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management.

Interpersonal Skills: *Ability to work independently and in a group setting including following, interpreting, and communicating instructions given by management; relating to management and other employees in a positive manner; making efforts to solve crew conflicts; and assisting in providing a productive and safe work environment.

Mathematical Skills:  *Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as pressures, frequency, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability: *Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Successful applicant will demonstrate at least one year in a field related to this position (building or equipment maintenance).

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

High School graduate or equivalent.
Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record.

Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description: https://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/job-classification-descri/

**All APPLICANTS **

Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date.  However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Member in order to apply.  

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 11/14/2019 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

 Salary Information: MSW4/Step 7 $19.85/hr.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - http://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ .   This is a full-time, benefited position with a UA employee benefits package. . Union represented.

Driver license info :  Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain an Alaska Driver’s License upon hire.

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

L6070- At-will:  Pursuant to Article 1.7 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. 

Union Representation:  This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:  www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace. University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UA.

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this position please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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