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Boiler Operator

Facilities Services supports KU’s mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University’s physical plant and grounds. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles. The incumbent will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of low or high-pressure steam boilers and related mechanical equipment and systems in an institutional Power Plant. Work involves operating and maintaining low or stationary high-pressure boilers, water softeners, chillers, compressors, generators and other equipment in a central heating and power plant. Work includes maintaining constant surveillance over equipment operation by reading gauges, meters and charts and by testing water and recording this information in ensure efficiency and safety. Work also includes assisting in minor maintenance and repair work in the power plant. Work is performed in accordance with established procedures and is subject to inspection by the shift supervisor.

In addition to a competitive salary, 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!
Job Description
Work Schedule: Su,M 4pm-12am, W,TH 12am-8am, SA 12am-8am with overtime and after hours call back as needed.

30% – Operation and Inspection: Operates boilers, dearators, valves, automatic and manual controls. Maintains water level, temperature and steam pressure. Checks for proper operation of safety alarms, pumps, valves and piping systems. Reads gauges, thermometers and charts and records information. Assists with or performs personally Inspections of boilers, pumps, valves, piping systems and associated auxiliary equipment for proper operation to determine repair or preventive maintenance scheduling and does water testing. This requires working from inside the boilers accessible through openings approximately 12” by 16”. Notifies proper personnel to correct malfunction with any of the services provided by the power plant. For instance, steam, water, safety alarms, electrical feeders when non-standard readings are found. Maintains daily operational records of boilers, pumps, dearators and air compressors. Requires the ability to perform basic mathematical computations and the ability to read and comprehend controlling instruments.

30% – Piping Systems: Assists in Fabrication, assembling, installation and maintaining piping systems, valves and equipment for boilers, pumps, steam, condensate, feed-water, cooling water, pneumatics and lubricating systems in accordance with National Plumbing, ASTM and ASTE Codes, on the basis of knowledge of piping and specific power plant operations. Selects materials specified in blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and drawings and plans the sequence of installation or repair, using appropriate pipe cutters, threaders and fittings, joins piping by means of flanging, threading, soldering or fusing.

25% – Equipment Maintenance: Assists in the cleaning, replacement, installation, lubrication and repacking of filters, pipes, pumps, valves, heat exchangers and auxiliary equipment in order to maintain the power plant in good operating condition and to make emergency repairs on boilers and to prepare boilers for inspection. Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in overhauling pumps on steam generating and heating equipment by replacing defective bearings, seals, packing, shafts and other pump parts. Performs routine cleanliness tasks to keep power plant and equipment in compliance with national fire and safety codes.

10% – Related Duties: Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in correcting problems in the case of water breaks, steam distribution irregularity or problems with electrical feeders until boilers, feed lines, etc. and ensures lines are stable. May assist with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other related work as assigned.
Required Qualifications
1. Must have a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout the term of employment.
2. High school diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
3. One year of experience in steam generation and/or boiler work. Associate’s degree or vocational school certification may be substituted for the required experience.
Position Requirements:
1. Work in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
2. Exposure to constant loud noise.
3. Work in confined spaces.
4. Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently, and heavy loads up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
5. Work overtime as needed.
6. Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
7. Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
Preferred Qualifications
1. Knowledge and experience in the theory and mechanics of boiler operation and steam generation.
2. Ability to use equipment manuals, read measuring instruments and maintain up-to-date and accurate records.
3. Knowledge of safe operating codes.
4. More than one year of experience in steam generation and/or boiler work.
Contact Information to Applicants
Kiley Santee, kileysantee@ku.edu

Additional Candidate Instruction
Review of applications begins May 29, 2019. To ensure consideration, apply by May 28, 2019.

Complete the online application at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14547BR, include a resume/cover letter addressing how you meet the required qualifications including the names and contact information to three references.

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:

Review of applications begins May 29, 2019. To ensure consideration, apply by May 28, 2019. Complete the online application at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14547BR, include a resume/cover letter addressing how you meet the required qualifications including the names and contact information to three references.

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05/28/2019

Digital Press Operator

Key Staffing and Premier Employment Solutions is seeking a candidate with experience using Konica Minolta, or Xerox press / AB Dick Press to fill a Digital Press Operator position! The Digital Press Operator will be working M-F, 7am-2pm. Temp-to-Hire opportunity for the right candidate. $13/hr!

Digital Press Operator Job Responsibilities:
-Will be responsible for manipulating files.

Digital Press Operator Job Qualifications:
-Must have experience using Konica Minolta, or Xerox press / AB Dick Press.
-1-2 years’ experience using machines listed above, preferred.
-MUST be able to lift 20-50lbs.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$13/hr

How to Apply:

----------------------------------------------------- -Send resumes to: kim.janice@keystaffing.com -Call Kim for more info: 785-272-9999 -Apply in office at Key Staffing: 5840 SW Huntoon Street Topeka, KS 66604 -Additional Info: https://jobs.keystaffing.com/WL52BaseP12/main.aspx?action=SearchOpportunitiesDetail&mode=initial&id=28520&index=1

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06/30/2019

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

General Labor

Key Staffing & Premier Employment Solutions are seeking General Laborers! Seeking multiple candidates to fill full-time 1st & 2nd shift General Labor positions at a metal manufacturing company! $15-15.50/hr!

General Labor Job Responsibilities:
Responsibilities contingent upon position.

General Labor Job Qualifications:
Must be able to push, pull, lift, stack and carry materials weighing up to 35 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Stand/walk for entire shift, reach/grasp/stretch/bend constantly.
Work in confined spaces and from ladders.

Number of openings:

5

Compensation:

$15-15.50/hr!

How to Apply:

----------------------------------------------------- ● Send resumes to- tayler@keystaffing.com ● Call Tayler for more info- 785-272-9999 ● Apply in office at- 5840 SW Huntoon Street Topeka, KS 66604 ● Additional Infohttps://jobs.keystaffing.com/WL52BaseP12/main.aspx?action=SearchOpportunitiesDetail&mode=initial&id=27941&index=1

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05/31/2019

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

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05/07/2019

Electronic Technician I

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Job Description
The Electronic Technician I works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS.The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples:repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level.The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.
Our Electronic Technicians apply working technical knowledge to perform simple or routine tasks in working on various types of equipment to the component level, following instructions which cover virtually all procedures. Knowledge may be acquired through assignments designed to increase competence (including classroom training) so that worker can advance to a higher level technician. Receives technical guidance as required from supervisor or higher level technicians. Work is given detailed review when new or advanced assignments are involved. Performs testing and repair of simple
electronic and electromechanical equipment using common hand tools and test equipment (e.g., multimeters, power supplies, signal generators, frequency counters, and oscilloscopes). Work typically involves such tasks as testing,
troubleshooting, and replacement of components and wiring circuits. Completion of two years formal training or military training, with a strong emphasis in solid state and digital circuitry, required. Assignments may include all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
• High school graduate or equivalent. Formal technical training and/or
experience.
• Completion of two years formal training or military training, with a strong
emphasis in solid state and digital circuitry, required.
• Knowledge of logic truth tables to identify outputs when given input levels.
• Understanding of general test equipment.
• Knowledge of schematic symbols, values and their meaning.
• Understanding of basic troubleshooting techniques.
• Must be able to read, write and understand the English language well enough
to perform one’s duties without undue degradation of one’s abilities.
• Must have knowledge and ability to perform component level repairs on simple
to medium complexity electronic/electromechanical items.
• Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
None

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Number of openings:

4

Compensation:

19.48/hr

How to Apply:

Direct application link: https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?job=19010245 or search www.northropgrumman.com/careers by posting #: 19010245

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06/30/2019

Assembly Screening Technician I

Description

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Job Description
The Assembly Screening Technician works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts.
Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.

Our Assembly Technicians perform a variety of non-complex assembly and disassembly tasks to perform functional tests for quality of product according to specifications. Will operate and test equipment to determine whether it is working properly per diagram, written or verbal instruction and will identify issue (where applicable) by selecting, verifying and identifying needed material. They perform non-complex modifications or repair of electronic, mechanical, and electromechanical assemblies. Direct supervision is provided and refers questions to higher levels. Close supervision involving detailed instructions and constant checking on work performance. Disassembles, assembles and/or installs equipment or parts requiring non-complex wiring or connecting. Screening may include identifying need for repair of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical assemblies. Ability needed to: rotate through tasks per instruction, be detail and safety oriented, meet schedules and move items to staged areas. Assembles and labels component kits from drawings or parts list. Work is checked in progress or on completion. There is close supervision involving detailed instruction and continuous checking on work performance. Performs other related tasks, as required.

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
• High School graduate or equivalent.
• Experience with various hand and power tools.
• Experience with reading and interpreting diagrams
• Must be able to read, write and understand the English language well enough to perform one’s duties without undue
degradation of one’s abilities.
• Ability to read and interpret exploded view assembly drawings.
• Ability to utilize hand, power and pneumatic tools to assemble/disassemble structural or mechanical components
• Apply Safety Awareness to tasks
• Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
• Ability to stand on feet for long durations throughout an 8 hour shift.
• Ability to perform a variety of assembly tasks requiring dexterity and fine motor skills.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a government Public Trust security clearance, US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:
None

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:

17.86/hour

How to Apply:

Apply via the link below or search by requisition # 19010252 on www.northropgrumman.com/careers Direct Link: https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_int/jobdetail.ftl?job=19010252

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05/31/2019