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GENERAL MECHANIC (6)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023
GENERAL MECHANIC (6) - (T209080)

Description

The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

Reads, understands and interprets blueprints drawings, floor plans, schedules and manufacturers’ operating and/or maintenance specifications as related to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and special equipment, building structures and finishes. Performs minor, routine and preventive maintenance including operating, cleaning, inspecting, adjusting, tightening, replacing, lubricating, reporting problems, etc., on electrical and mechanical equipment, plumbing systems and fixtures, and building structures and furnishings. May be called upon to assist other maintenance personnel in completion of work tasks including but not limited to electricians, HVAC mechanics, plumbers, carpenters, masons, painters, sheet metal workers, etc. Responds to emergency as well as routine requests for service from building occupants.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm (Must be able to work a flexible work schedule) (Subject to change to meet the needs of the University and department).

Hourly Pay Range: $17.00 - $21.87 (Commensurate with experience & qualifications).

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and two (2) years of related experience.

Driving record should meet University underwriting guidelines to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Current underwriting guidelines include possession a valid driver’s license, issued in the United States; at least 21 years of age; at least three years of driving experience; maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

Essential Accountabilities:

· Reads, understands and interprets blueprints drawings, floor plans, schedules and manufacturer’s operating and/or maintenance specifications as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and special equipment, building structures and finishes.

· Performs minor, routine and preventive maintenance to include operating, cleaning, inspecting, adjusting, tightening, replacing, lubricating, reporting problems, etc., on electrical and mechanical equipment, plumbing systems and fixtures, and building structures and furnishings.

· Assists other maintenance personnel in the completion of their work to include Electricians, HVAC Mechanics, Plumbers, Carpenters, Masons, Painters, Sheet Metal Workers, etc.

· Responds to requests for service from building occupants to include emergencies, hot and cold calls, lighting problems, plumbing problems, minor installations, repairs, adjustments, etc.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· Proven ability to perform General Mechanic job duties

· Attention to detail

· Troubleshooting and problem solving

· Skilled in the use of hand and power tools

· Ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with guest, management, and staff

· Ability to follow and complete work orders and preventative maintenance duties, and provide updates on the work order status

· Ability to work alone efficiently, productively, and with minimal supervision

· Ability to maintain a clean work site and area, that minimally interferes with University’s operations

Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of this position to include:

· Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds

· Climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet

· Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus

· Working in confined spaces

· Working within extreme temperature ranges

Incomplete job profiles will not be processed. Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience, as it relates to the needs of this job announcement.

For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: http://www.uab.edu/facilities/.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Facilities

Organization

: 112302000 Campus Maintenance

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite