Tag Archives: Building Technology

carpenter

All types of residential and light commercial projects. New Construction and remodels.
Employee will be expected to complete a project from demolition thru completion or footings to finish. General carpentry, drywall, finishing, experience with Onyx is a plus.
Must have basic set of tools
dependable transportation a must

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

Compensation will vary based on experience

How to Apply:

Call 785 230-2244 Marc

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06/29/2019

Office Maintenance

What Will You Do:
•Trouble shoots building systems problems and performs and/or recommends appropriate action to resolve, such as HVAC, lighting circuits, and plumbing.
•Performs, recommends and coordinates preventative maintenance activities for assigned area.
•Completes work order backlog and prioritizes work.
•Obtains quotes from vendors and recommends appropriate action when appropriate.
•Coordinates work with outside vendors. Provides technical assistance and information to various individuals involved in the office environment.
•Coordination and monitoring of outside contractors such as: Janitorial, Security, and grounds upkeep personnel.
•Ensures all contractors comply with all safety policies and work practices, such as LOTO, elevated heights, and confined space requirement
•Provides technical assistance and information to various individuals involved in the office environment.
•Communicate effectively with personnel, as the job requires, in a professional manner that facilitates teamwork.
•Keep abreast of new development pertinent to one’s job responsibilities through contacts with professional societies, educational centers, tool and machine manufacturers, technical papers, journals, periodicals and other sources.
•Organizes spare parts inventory and ordering for assigned area.
•Responsible for CMMS work order system, including asset management, PM creation, and recordkeeping in assigned area.
•5S responsibility for respective areas.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Require Qualifications:
•2+ years knowledge and experience in professional maintenance structure required.
•Certificate in electrical trade
•Certificate in plumbing trade
•HVAC trained and certificate
•High School degree or equivalent required.

Preferred Qualifications:
•2 year degree preferred.
•3-5 Years knowledge and experience in maintenance structure preferred.
•Ability to work under pressure of time and resource constraints.
•Problem solving skills such as root cause investigation.

Building Operator Certificate

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

DOE

How to Apply:

Online applications only

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06/29/2019

Plumber

Facilities Services supports KU’s mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University’s physical plant and grounds. This is highly skilled plumbing work in both construction and maintenance activities. Work requires the operation of work issued vehicles to perform lay outs, fabrication, assembling, installation and maintenance of piping and piping systems, fixtures and equipment for heating, cooling, hot water, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial systems, installation and maintenance of gas heating equipment, drinking fountains, lavatories, commodes, and distilled water stills. Tests plumbing materials and equipment. May act as lead worker to less skilled maintenance employees. Considerable judgment is required of the incumbent in completion of work. Work is reviewed on completion for compliance with pre-set specifications, with instructions being general in nature.

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:
7:30am-4:00pm, M-F with overtime and after hours call back as needed.
Job Description
60% – Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers, mending burst pipes and opening clogged drains. Lays Out, fabricates, assembles, installs and maintains piping and piping systems, fixtures and equipment for heating, cooling, hot water, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial systems. On the basis of knowledge of general piping and specific building system operations, selects type and size of pipes and related materials to meet job specifications as detailed in blueprint, specification sheet, etc. Plans sequence of installation or repair to avoid obstruction and/or other misplacement of piping. Cuts, threads, and bends pipes using a variety of appropriate tools and methods. Assembles and installs a variety of metal and non-metal piping and pipe fittings for sewer, water, natural gas and compressed air pipes, couplings, traps, etc.plings, traps etcing and pipe fittings, including , including those made of brass, copper, lead and plastic. Joins piping by means of threaded, calked, wiped, soldered, brazed, fused, O cemented joint. Secures pipes to structure with clamps, brackets and hangers, using hand and power tools. Maintains water softeners. Performs all work in accordance with local building codes and KU standards.

25% – Installs and maintains gas heating equipment, drinking fountains, lavatories, commodes, distilled water stills, etc. Tests piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gages. Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings and pipe composed of metals such as iron, steel, brass and leave and non-metals such as glass, vitrified clay and plastic, using hand and power tools. Test water for hardness, PH and other concerns in water stills, building boiler systems, and other areas.

10% – Previews, assists in ordering and otherwise obtains plumbing materials and equipment. Digitally complete work orders and other communications associated with work. Trains, instructs and acts as lead worker to less skilled positions. Cleans and maintains work sites and equipment. Performs other related work as assigned. Assists with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
1. High School diploma or completion of GED equivalency.
2. One year of professional plumbing experience. Certification of completion from a vocational school or an associate’s degree in plumbing may be substituted for the required experience.
3. Must be backflow certified or become certified within the 6 month probationary period.
4. Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and throughout the term of employment.
Position Requirements:
1. Lift and carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
2. Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently, and heavy loads occasionally with or without accommodation.
3. Work under a variety of temperature and weather extremes, both inside and outdoors.
4. Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
5. Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
6. Work overtime as needed.
7. Must work a rotational on-call/stand-by schedule.
8. Must have a valid driver’s license at the time of hire and throughout the term of employment.
9. Must enter work order information digitally.
Preferred Qualifications
1. Ability to read, interpret, and work from sketches, blueprints, and specifications.
2. Experience working in a college, university or large commercial setting
3. Experience interacting directly with customers.
4. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety practices of the plumbing trade.
Contact Information to Applicants
Josie Hyde, jhyde@ku.edu
Additional Candidate Instruction
In addition to completing the online application, please include a resume addressing how you meet the required qualifications and include the names and contact information to three references.

Review of applications begins Monday, June 10, 2019. To ensure consideration, apply by Sunday June 9, 2019.
Application Review Begins
06/10/2019
Anticipated Start Date
06/24/2019
Position Number
00062891
Work Location
University of Kansas – Lawrence
FTE
1.0
Reg/Temp
Regular
Advertised Salary Range
$17.64 per hour
Employee Class
B-University Support Staff

KU’s Facilities Services seeks a Plumber. Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14589BR Review of applications begins Monday, June 10, 2019. To ensure consideration, apply by Sunday June 9, 2019. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$17.64 per hour

How to Apply:

KU’s Facilities Services seeks a Plumber. Apply online at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14589BR Review of applications begins Monday, June 10, 2019. To ensure consideration, apply by Sunday June 9, 2019. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

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06/09/2019

Loader Operator/Delivery Driver

Seeking a positive employee with a can-do attitude, strong work ethic to work full-time (6 day work-week) in a family-owned landscape supply business. Must enjoy the outdoors and be capable of self-directed tasks as well as team-oriented projects. Must be able to handle a fast-paced environment and be able to multi-task. Strong communication skills necessary to work with co-workers and customers. Tasks include but not limited to loading products, delivering products, processing products, equipment maintenance, facility upkeep. Handyman skills helpful (mechanical, electrical, carpentry, welding)

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$20/hour

How to Apply:

Email resumes to info@pinelandscapecenter.com Questions call Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949.

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06/15/2019

Bridge Designer – Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Position Summary:
Kiewit Engineering Group is seeking an Early Career Bridge Designer for bridge and infrastructure construction projects in the Englewood, Colorado office. We are looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of design and detailing tasks related to concrete and steel bridges, construction methods, and CADD production of conceptual and final design plans. The Structural Designer should be technically competent, and familiar with current tools/programs/software.

Responsibilities:
• Working with engineering team to develop preliminary and final design bridge plans and details.
• Detailing of structural elements, including concrete reinforcement and steel connections.
• Using MicroStation, AutoCAD, and 3D modeling software to develop bridge plans.
• Producing reinforcement barlists, engineering reports, models, exhibits, etc.
• Meeting project schedule requirements and deadlines; communicating progress with task lead.
• Ensuring all work is performed in compliance with Kiewit and/or project-specific standards and Quality Management plans.

Qualifications:
• 0-4 years’ experience in CAD production of structural designs and plan sets.
• Associate Degree or better preferred.
• General knowledge of engineering principles and structural materials.
• Ability to understand construction documents and design standards.
• Background in bridge design and construction preferred.
• Must be proficient with MicroStation or AutoCAD; both preferred.
• Basic skills in Microsoft Office products, Bluebeam and ProjectWise.
• Knowledge of 3D modeling preferred.
• The ability to clearly communicate and collaborate well with engineers and designers.
• Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize.
• Capable of recognizing discrepancies with strong attention to detail.

Number of openings:

3

Compensation:

20-25/ hour depending on experience

How to Apply:

Please apply online at the provided link

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08/31/2019

Process Controls Electrical Assembler

Build, assemble, and test process controls electrical panels.
Lay out back panel and enclosure door according to electrical schematics. Pre-wiring, electrical component troubleshooting.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:



How to Apply:

Stop by our plant in Sabetha Kansas and pick up an application or email Human Resources at c.mcelroy@schenckprocess.com

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08/30/2019

Custodian

Position Summary:
The KBI is accepting applications to fill a Custodian Position in our Forensic Science Center. As a Custodian you will perform a variety of tasks to maintain a clean and safe laboratory facility in the Kansas Bureau of Investigation Forensic Science Center on the Washburn University Campus.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

• Use chemicals, cleaning supplies and equipment according to the manufacturer’s specifications comply with KBI policies and procedures on safety and chemical hygiene.
• Set up rooms according to written instructions, move furniture, and replace furniture at completion of events.
• Polish terrazzo floors using the proper cleaning material and equipment.
• Cleaning windows, both interior and exterior on established schedules.
• Dust furniture, clean woodwork, sweep, mop, dust mop; clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish toiletry supplies, maintain sinks and toilets as needed.
• Clean offices: vacuum carpet, remove trash, clean lighting fixtures, replace light bulbs, empty trash and recycle bins according to established schedules.
• Maintain security of the building to include unlocking and locking doors.
• Respond immediately to requests to clean up spills and emergencies related to weather or building systems.
• Performs all additional duties as required by the KBI Facility Manager.

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:

$13.61 per hour + $.30 Building Trades Differential Hourly

How to Apply:

Visit www.jobs.ks.gov, click on the 'Careers' link and search KBI positions. Once you find the position, click on the 'Apply for Job' link.

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05/09/2019

Upholstery Department

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for our Upholstery Department
Jakobe Furniture is currently seeking individuals to work in our upholstery department as Machine Operators and Fabricators.

Primary Duties:
• Study work orders to determine the amount and type of materials required to cover work pieces.
• Follow sketches, patterns or blueprints to achieve the look and construction required by our customers.
• Measure and cut materials using manual or automated cutting instruments.
• Communicate with design engineers and sales prior to upholstering to determine correct color, style, and fabric preference.
• Examine furniture frames, springs, and webbings to identify defects.
• Build and/or repair upholstered furniture using a variety of hand and power tools.
• Ensure projects are completed on budget and delivered before set deadline.
• Cover wooden frame with soft materials such as cotton, felt pad, fiber or foam to improve texture and appearance.
• Work with tools and materials such as glue, staples, saw, cement, tacks and nail guns.
• Secure work pieces and materials onto production equipment.
• Conduct routine maintenance on work tools and upholstery machine.
• Finish upholstered furniture by attaching ornament trims, buttons, buckles, and grommets.
• Operate sewing machine to sew upholstery and join various sections of covering fabric.
Skills:
• Communication skills: ability to communicate with engineers.
• Dexterity: ability to manually strip and re-cover furniture with little to no implements.
• Creative: well versed in repairing and finishing furniture to improve appearance.

Education:

• High School Diploma or equivalent education level as a minimum requirement.
• Training from a vocational school in upholstery courses desired, but not mandatory.
• Apprenticeship as an upholsterer for 3-4 years to gain work knowledge and experience.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and hold a valid driver’s license. Jakobe Furniture is an equal opportunity employer.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Wood Shop

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for all levels in our in our Wood Shop

Jakobe Furniture is currently seeking individuals to work in our wood shop. Current positions that are available are: General Laborer, Machine Operator, and Fabricator.

Primary Duties:
• Prepare and stage wood materials
• Understand and operate machinery such as a CNC machine, planers, routers, and sanders
• Follow all policies and company practices to ensure a safe and quality working environment
• Operate within standard operating procedures and quality control processes
• Complete and process repetitive tasks with efficiency and accuracy
Skills:
• Required 1–2 years of related experience working in a similar industry
• Experience necessary running equipment such as a table saw and planer/sander
• Experience with a joiner preferred
• Advanced woodworking skills
• Ability to use hands or fingers to lift, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and to stand, walk, sit and reach
• Must be able to lift and/or move 50 pounds

Education:

Candidates for Wood Shop jobs need to have a High School Diploma or equivalent education level as a minimum requirement.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and hold a valid driver’s license. Jakobe Furniture is an equal opportunity employer.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Facilities Maintenance Tech

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for a Facilities Maintenance Technician!

Jakobe offers an incredible opportunity to be deeply involved in a company that is productive, efficient, and goal driven. We are currently seeking a facilities maintenance coordinator to help with all building repairs and maintenance as well as assist with equipment repairs as needed.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Manage and maintain the facility, including HVAC system, plumbing, electrical, and roof as well as coordinating lawn maintenance and snow removal.
• Schedule and manage all facilities work orders.
• Maintain Preventive maintenance program.
• Maintain Emergency preparedness program.
• Assess and repair maintenance issues.
• Assist with equipment repairs as needed.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 5 years of facilities/building maintenance experience
• Experience handling facility maintenance.
• Ability to make quick & important facilities related decisions
• Ability to work independently on assigned tasks
• Ability to think critically
• Ability to implement and adjust procedures
• Be adaptable to change
• Ability to lift 25 – 50lbs
• Be able to manage projects and meet deadlines
• Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrate problem solving ability
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time inside and outside of the building

Preferred Qualifications:
• Together with a high level of personal responsibility and optimism, a successful applicant will thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.

Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on experience. Jakobe offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

Apply online here

Apply before this date:

05/07/2019