Preventative Maintenance Trades Specialist I - Facilities & Services 16042
The Facilities Management unit of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for a Preventative Maintenance Trades Specialist I position. Under the direction of the Operations Manager or lead trades worker, the duties of this position require the individual to perform a variety of tasks related to preventative/predictive maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. These duties include, but are not limited to, inspecting pumps, inspecting valves, changing filters, lubricating bearings, changing oil, maintaining lubricant levels, inspecting motors, inspecting and changing drive belts, and documenting findings.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Performs preventative/predictive maintenance on equipment such a s but not limited to, air handling equipment, fan coils, and associated cooling equipment pumps, motors, electrical panels, in buildings per an established maintenance schedule to include filter changes, lubrication, replacement of belts, inspections, etc.
Required to operate and test generators to ensure safe and reliable operation during power outages. Required to complete preventive maintenance of generators such as oil changes, a fuel and oil filter changes, belts, hoses, etc.
When appropriate, individual will coordinate work and needs with building Supervisor, Facilities Management Supervisors, Unit 35, and other personnel as may be required by the situation.
Will be required to collect data to be entered into the TMA work order system.
Ensures that work areas, shop, and storage areas are clean and neatly maintained.
Operates electrical testing equipment and a variety of power tools such as drills, saws, pumps, pipe threaders, etc.
Will maintain safe standards and working conditions following all state, local, and federal requirements. Will be responsible for calling out support personnel when conditions warrant. This will include repair of equipment as well as safety issues.
Documents all activities in TMA and initiates corrective work requests for failed PM's. Shall develop and prepare logs with necessary data as may be required by the Supervisor or emergency personnel.
May be involved in repairs to electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and carpentry, as the situation requires. Also, may be required to assist other shop personnel with emergency repairs when necessary.
Required to perform general maintenance duties and responsibilities as necessary and to assist other trades with electrical connections, lighting, sheet metal fabrication, painting, carpentry, plumbing, millwright work, etc.
Will be required to move, load, and carry all materials and equipment necessary to complete all phases of assigned maintenance and construction projects. May be required to move any materials and equipment that interfere with the flow of the project. When project is completed, work site must be left in a clean and orderly fashion.
Assists Supervisor in development of preventive maintenance programs.
Operates man lifts or aerial lifts as may be required.
The Division of Facilities and Services encompasses two units that are integral to the University's success. Our units employ talented and skilled workers whose jobs range from maintaining, protecting and improving the University's buildings and grounds. Facilities and Services takes care of every aspect of WVU so that its employees, students and guests are safe and satisfied on campus.
Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Pay Grade: 13, WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
High school diploma and vocational training of up to 18 months beyond high school within the maintenance field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least two (2) years of experience in four or more of the following listed skilled trades: electrical, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, mechanical, carpentry, and building maintenance.
Working in tight areas in extreme temperatures and conditions daily.
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley -- the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Jul 23, 2021
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 218146
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.