General Maintenance Worker - 19373BR

General Maintenance Worker

Department: 
FS Maintenance Services
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment: 
On-Site
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
B-University Support Staff

Position Overview

Facilities Services supports KU's mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University's physical plant and grounds. Job duties for this position include moving, delivery, and set-up of a variety of items throughout the campus, trash removal, fire extinguishers, and furniture repair. Job duties also include assisting skilled tradespersons from other shops as needed. Work involves performance of manual tasks of more than ordinary difficulty, requiring special knowledge acquired through on-the-job training or experience. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career look no farther than the University of Kansas. KU offers great benefits to employees with 176 hours paid vacation a year & 8 hours of sick leave a month, 9+ paid holidays a year, a great retirement program, medical & dental insurance as well as life insurance. KU also offers educational opportunities for employees. KU is a great place to work!

Work Schedule is 7:30am-4pm Monday to Friday

Job Description

70% - Moving/Set up: Loads and unloads trucks, moves equipment and furniture. Sets up and tears down tables, chairs, and heavy risers and moves percussion equipment and other band instruments for the University bands for special events approved through the University Events Committee. Complete stage set ups for commencement, spring, summer, and fall enrollments and other academic events. Delivers, sets up and picks up table arm chairs for classrooms or for repair.

Transports materials, supplies, and equipment to work sites. Moving of pianos, lab equipment, Geni Lift and scaffolding. Works from diagrams, job specifications or blue prints.

10% - Skilled Trades Assistance: Assists HVAC Technicians in performing seasonal maintenance on large chillers, rodding machines and changing end belts, using various hand tools, drills. Assists the Instrumentation Technicians, performing monthly fire alarm checks, documenting the information and reporting back to the Supervisor. Removes bulletin boards, chalkboards, and whiteboards.

10% - Equipment & Furniture Repair/Maintenance: Performs maintenance on equipment such as two wheelers, four wheelers, pallet jacks and lifts on the moving truck. Removes broken or obsolete furniture or equipment such as computers, desks, chairs, etc. Installs, repairs, and other maintains large tables, tablet arm chairs, table tops and desks. Repairs/assembles, office equipment and furniture such as file cabinets, desks, Herman Miller and other wall partitions, chairs and computer work stations, using hand/power tools. Delivery of janitorial supplies to all residence and scholarship halls. Delivery of filters, such as High Efficiency, to various buildings throughout campus, using preset maintenance schedule.
Work involves operation of light trucks, 17’ diesel crew cab box trucks and fork lifts.

5% - Miscellaneous Duties: Removes trash/recyclables from campus by collecting from trash receptacles. Repairs trash receptacles using and power tools. Removes snow and ice as well as surface treatment at assigned areas across campus. Cleans work sites and tools. Completes necessary paperwork associated with assigned projects.

5% - Perform other related work as assigned.

Position Requirements

  1. Reach, grasp, lift, carry and place moderately heavy loads frequently and heavy loads occasionally (75 lbs) with or without accommodation.
  2. Perform work above normal heights, in confined spaces, and in extreme temperatures – both hot and cold, inside and outdoors.
  3. Operate vehicles in transporting self and materials to job sites.
  4. Work overtime and respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
  5. Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
  6. Must digitally enter work order information and perform other electronic communications as required.

Required Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalency.
  2. Six months of experience in any trades area OR an associate's degree or vocational school certificate.
  3. Must have a valid driver’s license by time of hire and maintain the license throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in any or all of the following trades: HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Paint, Carpentry, and Masonry.
  2. Experience working on a relocation or event set up team.
  3. Experience working in a university, college or other multi-building campus environment.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include your current contact information including email, phone number and your previous work experience including dates of employment.

Review of applications will begin Thursday, June 24 , 2021 and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Laura Sellers, lsellers@ku.edu, 785-864-4980

Advertised Salary Range

starting $30,534.40

Work Schedule

Work Schedule is 7:30am-4pm Monday to Friday

Application Review Begins

24-Jun-2021

Anticipated Start Date

25-Oct-2021

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
19373BR
Department:
FS Maintenance Services
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment:
On-Site
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
B-University Support Staff
Application Review Begins:
24-Jun-2021