Trades Maintenance Coordinator
UO Portland Office of the Vice
Appointment Type and Duration:
$24.55 - $31.07 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
December 5, 2022; position open until filled (updated)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a current resume with your application.
The University of Oregon Portland provides a range of academic and
student support programs at its campus in Portland. Students at UO
Portland are enrolled in professional master's degree programs
offered by the College of Design, School of Journalism and
Communication, and the Lundquist College of Business. Law students
can complete their 3rd year of law school on the Portland campus,
and a fifth-year undergraduate program is offered in Product
Design. The Ballmer Institute for Children's Behavioral Health will
offer an undergraduate degree, and a certificate program, and serve
as the home for a robust research portfolio. There are also
programs offering professional education and several research
centers. UO Portland provides a range of support services for
students including advising, counseling, and internship
opportunities, as well as housing, dining, and recreational
opportunities beginning fall of 2023 at the new NE Portland
The purpose of this position is to function as the lead person to
the supervisor responsible for directing the work of the Trade
Maintenance Worker (TMW) crew at UO Portland. This position
coordinates the work of contractors, in-house trades personnel, and
up to two student workers.
The primary responsibilities of this position are the coordination
of the TMW crew and making and coordinating repairs at the
University of Oregon in Portland NE Campus.
This position must apply knowledge of the construction field
including masonry, carpentry, and good knowledge of skilled trades
(HVAC, Plumbing, etc.). This position must be able to interact with
and direct people with diverse trade skills in person and over the
phone, including students, staff, contractors, local government
staff, and the public.
This position is responsible for making maintenance decisions for
the campus, and making recommendations to the supervisor regarding
work priorities. This position is responsible for work assignments,
quality assurance, scheduling, performance standards, necessary
materials and equipment, accomplishing duties for the TMW group,
and the campus community's personal and public safety. These
decisions affect the safety of campus patrons, work productivity,
and the protection of the quality and monetary investments in the
Requires work both indoors and outdoors, and may on occasion work
around increased noise, chemicals, and with variable air quality
and lighting. Physical ability to walk, lift up to 50 pounds,
stoop, or perform repetitious movements is required. This position
requires a valid driver's license.
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 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.
- Three years of experience in the operation, maintenance, or
repair of facilities in one or more physical plant or building
- One additional year of experience with responsibility for
coordination of maintenance work or projects.
- 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.
- Two years lead work or supervisory experience.
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.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:
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
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
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/530720/trades-maintenance-coordinator