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General Maintenance Mechanic

Employer
University of Oregon
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 17, 2024


General Maintenance Mechanic

Job no: 533681

Work type: Classified Staff

Location: Portland, OR

Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Department: Campus Planning & Facilities Management
Classification: General Maintenance Mechanic
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $21.96 - $27.69 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

Position Closes April 30, 2024

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application, including an online application and a resume that address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.

We are interested in finding the best candidate for the position. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't think you meet the preferred qualifications--use your application to let us know what is meaningful to you about the role and what transferable skills or other qualities you would bring.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon Portland provides a range of academic and student support programs at its campus in Portland consisting of almost 400,000 square feet in 22 buildings on 20 manicured acres. 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 third year of law school on the Portland campus, and a fifth-year undergraduate program is available in Product Design. The Ballmer Institute for Children's Behavioral Health offers an undergraduate degree and certificate program and serves as the home for a robust research portfolio. The new NE Portland campus also offers professional education programs, several research centers, and a range of support services for students, including advising, counseling, and internship opportunities, as well as housing, dining, and recreational opportunities.

Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vital department, comprised of five units and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. We plan, build, maintain, and operate the infrastructure that supports the University of Oregon's mission of exceptional teaching, discovery, and public service. As stewards of a physical legacy, we enable the university community to achieve its potential by providing a campus that is safe, clean, beautiful, inspiring, and environmentally responsible.

Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for managing human, financial and material resources to develop and implement 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.

Position Summary

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.

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.

Driving Requirement:
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.

On Call Rotation:
This position will be required to participate in an on call rotation. Being on call requires the participant to live in an area with cell phone reception or to be within cell phone reception for the entire duration of the on call period. On call also requires the participant to be within a 1 hour drive of the UO campus for the entire duration of the on call period to be able to respond to issues if needed. On call periods are typically 1-4 weeks in duration.

Essential Personnel:
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.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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.

    Professional Competencies

  • 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 interactions.
  • Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it.
  • Pay close attention to detail.
  • Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
  • Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
  • Model the highest ethical standards.
  • Provide superior customer service.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • State of Oregon Asbestos Workers card or Supervisors card.

    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 uocareers@uoregon.edu 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 https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.



    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533681/general-maintenance-mechanic



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