Overview: Facilities Services supports KU’s mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University’s physical plant and grounds. The incumbent is responsible for performing a wide variety of maintenance and emergency repair tasks to University buildings (physical structure, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems), with the employee being involved in a regular program of inspection and repair at a journeyman level using more than one skilled trade. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles.
KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 72 hours of sick leave earned per year, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. KU is a great place to work!
Work schedule: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 4 PM
Job Description :
50% – Follows an established inspection routine in an assigned group of buildings or equipment. Performs repairs to various mechanical, electrical, generator, plumbing and structural equipment. Performs lubrication, cleaning inspection, changes belts and filters in equipment. Performs repairs on heating ventilating and air conditioning units, electric motors, gear reducer, air compressors, various electrical and pneumatic control components.
40% – Responds to emergency calls involving loss of utilities or equipment failure. Resets breakers, helps repair leaks in water or air lines. Repairs are performed as time and expertise permits. May assist Central Shop staff with more complex repairs.
5% – Other Related Work as Assigned: Maintains an adequate supply of tools, parts, and supplies for jobs. Responds to after-hours emergency calls as needed. Assists with other maintenance areas and in other work areas as assigned. Assists with snow removal and surface treatment.
5% – Performs other related work as assigned.
To apply, go to http://employment.ku.edu/staff/16628. Please include a resume addressing how you meet the required qualifications, cover letter, and the names and contact information to three references along with your online application. Please submit a complete application by Sunday March 1st, 2020. Review of applications will begin Monday, March 2nd, 2020.
Listing expires on Saturday March 21st, 2020