Energy & Facilities (E&F) operates and manages Harvard's energy supplies, district energy plants, and utility infrastructures on the Cambridge/Allston campuses, as well as 24/7 facilities -related call, alarm monitoring and dispatch center. E&F provides a broad portfolio of labor-based services, including building maintenance, landscaping and custodial to a large portion of the University, as well as engineering, technical, and sustainability services. Facilities Maintenance Operations (FMO) a department within E&F, offers primary building maintenance, landscape, fire safety, custodial and event support services to Harvard schools and departments on a fee-for-service basis. All services are provided in strict accordance with regulatory requirements and customer-determined standards.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
Technology Skills Required:
Basic keyboard proficiency and understanding of Windows® based software.
Special Requirements (and ongoing conditions of employment):
Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Electrician license for minimum period of five years.
Valid State driver's license and driving history satisfactory to meet Campus Services standards.
Required to supply a complete set of hand tools.
Must be willing to work in research laboratory environments and around hazardous materials.
Must be willing to accept a reasonable amount of overtime in support of group business needs.
Required to wear a clean, neat uniform and maintain a professional image at all times.
Required to wear safety equipment and clothing when appropriate and/or required.
Must provide Campus Services with your current home address and telephone number at all times.
Certificates and Licenses
Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Electrician license
Valid State driver's license
Must be able to stoop and bend repeatedly and work on hands and knees and other awkward positions for extended periods.
Must be able to lift up a minimum of 50 lbs. and to push, pull and transport piping and equipment in excess of 200 lbs. with others (may use chain falls and come alongs for heavier lifting).
Must be able to routinely walk to and from various buildings or work sites carrying tools, equipment and other essentials.
Must be able to work alone, in confined spaces and extreme temperatures, climb multiple sets of stairs, work off ladders, staging, lifts or other elevated platforms.
Emergency Status Designation:Critical Operations Personnel (required to provide on-site support during emergency situations as determined by management).
Harvard University continues to place the highest priority on the health, safety and wellbeing of its faculty, staff, and students, as well as the wider community. Please note that all new employees will be required to provide confirmation of primary series COVID-19 vaccination upon hire, as detailed on our COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Webpage. Harvard University Health Services employees and other health care individuals are also required to be up to date on vaccination as described by the CDC. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. Additional information regarding this requirement, exemptions, verification of vaccination status, and other related policies and resources may be found on the University's COVID-19 Information Website.
Salary Grade: 000
Union: 41 - Int Br Electrical Wkrs Loc 103
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