Building Mechanic

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Park, MARYLAND
Deadline: 15 Dec 2021

Posting Details
Position Number: 112618
Title: MT Maintenance Mechanic
Functional Title: Building Mechanic
Category Status: 20-Nonexempt,Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: VPA-FM-O&M-IBBR Facilities Operations
Hiring Range Minimum: $33,772.00
Hiring Range Maximum: $40,526.00
Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. 
Background Checks

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.

Vaccine Protocol

The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
Under general supervision performs semi-skilled tasks assisting journeyman level tradesmen and technician personnel in performing a variety of building/facility support tasks utilizing knowledge of building operations and maintenance repair techniques, materials, tools, and equipment.
Minimum Qualifications:

Three years related work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
General knowledge of a variety of building construction or maintenance and repair practices and techniques used in the trade areas where assigned; of safety practices and procedures related to the assigned trade areas. Working knowledge and skill in the use of tools and equipment of the trade. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to communicate effectively; to complete logs, work order forms and prepare reports; to make adjustments, repairs and replacements to building fixtures and mechanical equipment; to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment or machinery; to work 
at heights up to 35 feet; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment. Candidate must possess strong communication skills both verbal and written, ability to work independently, and works as a team player with co-workers. 
Preferences: HS diploma or GED and experience working in a higher education setting is a plus
Additional Certifications:
Candidate must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class “C" driver’s license or equivalent with fewer than 6 points.
Additional Information:
Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position
Physical Demands
Must be able to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery; to work in confined spaces; to be exposed to extremes of temperature and weather; may be required to work at great heights and on ladders up to 35 feet. Must have the ability to stand and walk up to 8 hours per day and to lift and carry up to 30 lbs on a regular basis, 50 pounds occasionally, and exert force up to 70lbs; must be able to manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment. Must be able to wear and work in personal protective equipment.  The incumbent is required to wear Uniforms and Safety Footwear provided by the University. All tools are provided by the employer.
Work hours are Mon-Fri. 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (work schedule may be adjusted with notice by management to meet operational needs). However, this position is considered ESSENTIAL and is subject to a 24 hr/day, 7 day/wk span of operation.
Posting Date: 12/01/2021
Closing Date: 12/15/2021
Open Until Filled No
Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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