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Taft Center Maintenance Specialist

University of Utah
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Taft Center Maintenance Specialist

Job Summary

Landscape and maintenance seasonal employee at the Taft Nicholson Center in Lima, Montana. Services will only be required starting May 5th and ending October 15 2024.
Uses advanced level trade skills for repairing and maintaining building components and structure. Maintain a safe working environment. Follow written and verbal instructions to the satisfaction of building occupants and supervisor. Must be comfortable in extremely remote setting, and able to spend the season in Montana.
 This position is benefited but is only temporarily funded through October 15th, 2024.

Job Responsibilities:

-Performs carpentry work in constructing repairing or installing countertops, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, building frames and trim.

-Performs painting work by preparing the walls, doors, and exposed surfaces for painting and by painting those areas using any combination of brushes, rollers or spray guns.

-Repairs and maintains various parts of buildings by applying the necessary procedures and construction specialties in fixing floors, windows, ceilings, etc.

-Accomplishes a variety of finishing work by trimming, fitting and repairing windows, doors, sheet rock, moldings, baseboards, paneling; finishing surfaces and joints with sandpaper, attaching hinges, catches and locks;

-Perform plumbing and electrical duties by removing p traps to unclog drains, install switch and outlet covers, etc.

-May create work assignments for maintenance mechanics and maintenance workers and follows up on assignment to ensure that work was completed properly and on time.

-Basic wiring, sheetrock, finishing

-Basic mechanical skills This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications
Four years relevant work experience in the applicable trades areas or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); demonstrated knowledge of national, state and local building codes and standards; ability to read wiring diagrams, blueprints, and be able to make mechanical sketches and drawings; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. Requires lifting and transporting heavy objects. A valid Utah Driver’s license may be required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

One-year relevant work experience in the applicable trade areas and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

Self-starter able to schedule time efficiently and follow detailed instructions, generally computer literate.Familiar with landscaping, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, and general building maintenance.One year’s verifiable experience in the building maintenance field.

Special Instructions

Requisition Number: PRN38234B
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary: Five days a week, including one weekend day, 7:30am - 4:00pm  This is a seasonal position that will end 10/15/2024 
Department: 01744 - Workplace Services
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: $40.00/Hr
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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