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Electrician

Employer
Kansas City University
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Type:Staff

Job Description:

Summary: The Maintenance Engineer manages campus buildings by diagnose, repair, operate, and maintain electrical switch gear, and electrical systems and emergency systems, as well as maintaining, operating, and repairing HVAC, plumbing systems, and performing general building maintenance to optimize equipment performance, maintain the building’s operability, and ensure the comfort and safety of occupants.

Shift is Monday-Friday (on-call when needed)

Essential Duties:

Level I

Strength in at least two of the areas below, as well as the skills and ability to operate all tools, equipment and computer programs required to fulfill duties of the job.

  • Operate HVAC systems: Collect data, analyze performance, check efficiencies of Building Automation Systems (BAS)
  • Maintain HVAC systems: Maintain air filters, coils, condensers, cooling towers, pumps, boilers, compressors
  • Repair HVAC systems: Calibrate equipment, recover refrigerant, troubleshoot and repair air dampers, pumps, fan coil units, VAV boxes.
  • Oversee Life Safety Systems: Operate and test fire alarm panels, emergency generators, fire pumps, sprinkler systems, smoke and heat sensors
  • Maintain Electrical Systems: Troubleshoot, adjust and repair/replace lighting systems, change electrical fuses, control boards, electrical fixtures.
  • Maintain Plumbing Systems: Maintain plumbing fixtures, water heaters, drains, water filters.
  • Provide General Building Maintenance: Maintain door hardware, roof systems, ceiling tiles, flooring, window systems and minor wall repairs


Level II

Fully meets the responsibility of Level I, plus proficient in one of the following:

  • Diagnose, repair, operate, and maintain HVAC systems
  • Diagnose, repair, operate, and maintain electrical switch gear, and electrical systems and emergency systems.
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain Building Automation Systems, including lighting and fire systems.
  • Diagnose, repair, operate, and maintain Plumbing Systems, including backflow certification
  • Design, construct, and maintain buildings, including masonry, finish carpentry, being adept at reading blueprints.


Qualifications:

Level I

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Requires formal training in repair of mechanical or electrical equipment
  • Three years’ experience as a skilled maintenance mechanic is required
  • Willingness and availability to work alternative shifts is essential
  • Willingness and availability for snow/ice removal, required
  • EPA certification, preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license


Level II

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Requires formal training in repair of mechanical or electrical equipment
  • Six years’ experience as a skilled maintenance mechanic is required
  • Willingness and availability to work alternative shifts is essential
  • Willingness and availability for snow/ice removal, required
  • EPA certification, preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license


Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to work from ladders, scaffolds and rooftops of buildings as well as the ability to work in tight spaces such as tunnels and attic spaces. Requires the ability to bend, stoop, lift 50 pounds, carry objects 50 pounds and less, and lift objects from ground to waist or overhead level.
  • Must be able to detect abnormal noises, feel size, shape and temperature or texture of objects with the hands, handle hot or cold objects, judge depth, see and discriminate colors, stand much of the time, work while wearing protective equipment (respirators, arc flash, hoods, etc.), work in dust, oils, fumes, or smells, work in both high and low temperatures.
  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead
  • Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting
  • Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for extended periods of time (4 or more hours)
  • Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions


The essential physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

Annual Security Report

KCU is committed to providing a safe campus for students, faculty, and staff. Our annual campus security report lists campus crimes and statistics for the campus and public areas around campus for the last three years, in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

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