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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 4/10/19
Departmental Overview The COE provides oversight support for two independently managed recharge operations - the Nanofabrication Laboratory (NanoLab) and the Cory Hall Machine Shop. The Cory Hall Machine Shop provides custom mechanical and facilities support for the NanoLab and for faculty research laboratories and support spaces throughout the College of Engineering.
This position exists to provide professional technical, mechanical, and engineering development and maintenance support of the facilities, equipment, and processes of the NanoLab and for faculty research laboratories and support spaces within College of Engineering and for other campus and inter-campus departments. The NanoLab is a unique 15,000 sq. ft. ultra-clean, particle-free facility that houses over 170 pieces of micro/nanofabrication equipment, which serve the research needs of more than 500 researchers. The College of Engineering supports over 230 active faculty.
Responsibilities 50% Under direct supervision, assist Machine Shop with maintenance and installation work throughout the College of Engineering. Tasks are assigned and reviewed by NanoLab Equipment and Facilities Manager or Machine Shop Supervisor and defined by specific work order or department or unit blanket service work orders.
*General (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Screens, dry erase boards, chalk and bulletin boards, toilet paper dispensers, food service equipment and similar items.
*Carpentry (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Ceiling tile; molding and trim; furniture, fences, gates, door jambs, railings, and similar items. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
*Electrical (Test, reset, clean, change batteries, repair, replace and/or conduct installations of): Light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, ballasts and starters, breakers (reset only, as directed), timers, hard-wired smoke detectors, battery operated items including: door alarms, battery powered smoke detectors; bathroom ventilation fans, vacuum cleaners, appliances and related food service equipment. With the exception of ballasts and breaker resets, incumbent must not work with live electricity. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
*Plumbing (Repair, replace, adjust, unclog, clean-out and/or conduct installations of): Aerators, faucet washers, hoses and shower heads, drains in sinks/showers/floors (non-powered auger). Repair, adjust, unclog, clean-out, clean: Faucets and valve stems, garbage disposals, toilets, dish machines, showers, patios, floors. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
*Wall/ceiling treatment (prepare, clean): Walls for painting. For areas under 16 X 16: Patch and repair damages as necessary; texture, touch up/repaint surfaces. Paint and/or match existing paint using brushes, rollers, and spray cans. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
*Doors (Repair, clean, adjust, lubricate, or replace): Closers, latches, hinges, partitions, pilasters and similar items. Repair, clean, adjust, lubricate, crash (door exit) hardware. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.-
*Windows, mirrors, glass (board-up/tape): Broken windows and tape cracks for safety prior to replacement. Take accurate measurements. (Repair, replace, adjust and/or install): Sash Rollers and glass (not to exceed 9 sq. ft.) where appropriate. Install and replace residential mirrors. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
*Flooring (Repair, replace, adjust and/or conduct installations of): Tile (VC and ceramic), baseboard, linoleum, carpet, carpet squares, thresholds, safety strips, etc. Install carpet/linoleum under 9 square feet. Refer trades level work through supervisor in a timely manner.
*Furniture: Assemble/disassemble and move and store as needed.
30% Under direct supervision, support NanoLab and Machine Shop Operations:
*Maintain, clean, and organize the NanoLab and the Cory Hall Machine Shop, spare parts, and tools.
*Perform NanoLab trash and sharps disposal service, clean-up of leaks and spills, interface with campus EH&S for waste handling and pick up or response to larger clean up issues.
*Assist in maintaining lab utilities including the Process Cooling Water, Compressed Dry Air, Liquid Nitrogen, and Acid Waste Neutralization System. Integrate with Building Manager, Facilities Services work teams, and utility vendors to provide support and solutions to utility issues.
*Perform installation of NanoLab utilities such as vacuum wands and nitrogen blow off guns. Assist with moving, siting, and install of research equipment and utilities.
*Define and maintain spare parts inventory for frequently needed items balanced with just in time parts availability. Support the development and tracking of facility, department, or COE managed inventory lists such as vacuum pump database of the NanoLab or chemical database of Machine Shop.
*Assist other more senior engineers with troubleshooting and repair of research equipment in the NanoLab or in faculty labs throughout COE.
10% *As assigned, be responsible for pick-up and delivery of parts and equipment to vendors around the bay area.
*Responsible for: any citations relating to the operation of the vehicle, operating vehicle on UC business with valid CA driver's license while observing traffic laws, parking vehicle in proper locations, maintaining vehicles according to fleet services.
*Maintain records on mileage and upkeep of University assigned vehicle (if applicable).
*Coordinate ERSO shipping and receiving with NanoLab, Cory Hall Machine Shop, or other COE department or faculty lab for delivery or pick up of research supplies and equipment.
10% *Administer or complete work requests/orders, Machine Shop daily log sheets, departmental purchasing procedures and forms.
*Participate in process development and departmental committees as assigned.
*Perform other related duties as assigned
*Perform all work in conformance with EH&S health and safety policies, OSHA and other applicable federal, state and local fire, health, safety, emergency-preparedness, pollution-prevention policies, and NanoLab and Machine Shop Chemical Hygiene Plan.
*Maintain awareness of potential hazardous operations; take appropriate precautions. Immediately stops work in the event of danger to people or property. Proceed with work only after ensuring that appropriate safety procedures have been implemented. Report all accidents and/or incidents immediately to supervisor for resolution and record keeping.
At least one year of successful experience performing facilities/maintenance duties.
Demonstrated customer service skills and team-focused attitude working with University personnel, contractors, vendors, and others, including ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner with a can do' approach.
Willingness to pitch in and get hands dirtied in office, lab, or construction conditions that sometimes include use of hard-hat, gloves, or other protective equipment.
Ability to work safely and efficiently and to meet deadlines.
Ability to use power and hand tools appropriate to the task.
Ability to work on ladders up to 10 feet tall upon completion of all campus safety training requirements.
Ability to move up to 100 pounds safely; ability to obtain campus certification for fork-lift operation, and/or man-lift.
Ability to complete campus Q-brace training, and training for other duties, as needed.
Ability to learn basic computer skills including use of electronic mail and the Internet.
Accessibility by phone or pager during work hours.
Record of reliability including good attendance and punctuality.
Valid California Driver's License and clean driving record.
Ability to follow complex and precise instructions, with strong attention to detail.
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Driving Required A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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