General Maintenance Mechanic
General Maintenance Mechanic
Department: Campus Planning & Facilities
Management - Facilities Services
Classification: General Maintenance Mechanic
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $19.51 - $24.61 Hourly
2 positions available
Review of Applications Begins
Posting closes May 6, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application. Complete applications must include an online application, a cover letter, resume and answers to the following supplemental questions:
1. A major percentage of this job is Mechanical Systems Preventive Maintenance of Physical Plant operating equipment and systems. In detail, please describe your experience performing routine maintenance on air handling and building mechanical equipment.
2. Please describe your experience in repair and replacement of pumps, seals motors and valves.
3. Please provide a list of all special training certificates that pertain to this job opening. Specifically, do you have a valid Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician License?
Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. The units of CPFM strive to provide excellent customer service to the University of Oregon campus and operate with the highest professional standards, communicating and collaborating with customers to support the stewardship of the campus.
Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for the management of human, financial and material resources, the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the operation, maintenance, repair and minor renovation of university buildings, grounds and infrastructure systems. These services provide the University of Oregon community with a safe, efficient, reliable, functional and aesthetically pleasing learning environment in support of the University's mission and vision.
The purpose of this position is to provide the technical skills necessary to facilitate successful mechanical system preventive maintenance, repair, or remodel tasks as part of Facilities Services role in providing the campus community with a quality physical environment in which to work and study. The position will be working on building heating, cooling, and ventilation systems for the entire University of Oregon Campus.
Interactions/contacts occur daily with the campus community in the course of performing work and responding to emergencies.
Position works as a member of a team. Position will work independently or collaboratively depending on needs identified by supervisor or lead worker. The incumbent makes decisions on work priorities, scheduling, necessary material and equipment, the means of accomplishing duties, and personal and public safety. These decisions affect work productivity and protection of the aesthetic quality and monetary investment of the campus buildings.
Work is reviewed directly by the Mechanical Shop supervisor and/or lead worker to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal is conducted annually.
Shift time may vary within a Monday thru Friday daytime schedule, typically between 7am and 5pm.
It is an essential requirement of this position to qualify for and maintain UO driver's certification eligibility, which includes maintaining an Oregon driver's license throughout employment in this position.
This unit may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.
This position may be required to serve on-call duties on a rotational basis. This may include responding to emergencies during off hours, including weekends and holidays. On site, response to campus is expected within 45 minutes from the time of the call, if needed. Communication is via a cellular phone.
- Four years of experience maintaining, repairing, and
fabricating parts for machinery, tools, and equipment such as
automobiles, trucks, hydraulic systems, lift trucks, etc.; OR
- Completion of an approved Mechanical Maintenance Apprenticeship Program.
- Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission
of the department and university.
- Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create
effective relationships for problem solving and positive
- Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing
- Pay close attention to detail.
- Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
- Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and
- Model the highest ethical standards.
- Provide superior customer service.
- State of Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician License
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union. The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits. The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at email@example.com or 541-346-5112. UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination. In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527350/general-maintenance-mechanic