Maintenance Repair Worker 3

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Maintenance Repair Worker 3
Department Environmental Health & Safety
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type Classified
Comp Grade 27
Tenure Track No Response
Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Maintenance Repair Worker 3 for the Environmental Health & Safety department. The Maintenance Repair Worker 3 will be responsible for the inspection of health and safety infrastructure at the university to maintain regulatory compliance and ensure the safety of faculty, staff, students and visitors. Examples of inspected equipment include, but are not limited to emergency eyewash and safety showers, AEDs and emergency laboratory placards. Additional duties included are: act as the dangerous goods shipping main contact to assist faculty and staff on a guidance and advisory level; complete OSHA required facility assessments, including walkways, stairs, fences, etc.; document and file assessments and submit work orders as needed; cover emergency door card placard assessments and updates which includes maintaining inventory of all emergency door card placards and input into GIS database; and install or submit work orders for installation of placard holders.
Incumbent should be able to make choices, determinations or judgment calls on certain situations. Examples are deciding if an eyewash can still function in an emergency even if it does not meet all ANSI standards or determining if a subject matter expert is needed to better determine the appropriate methods for shipping a particular good or materials, e.g. a chemical or biological that is unfamiliar.
The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
Reno/Tahoe Area: Located just a 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, the Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country’s outdoor meccas. Within less than an hour drive you will find several famous winter sports resorts (such as Squaw Valley, the host of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games) and hundreds of mountain biking and hiking trails (including the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail) for your enjoyment during the winter and summer months. The region offers an array of festivals and cultural activities including museums and performing arts centers. Additionally, the area attracts world class entertainers.
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Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Required Qualifications

Two years of experience performing semi-skilled work in a relevant building and/or mechanical trade; OR one year of experience as a Maintenance Repair Worker II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Experience Requirements:
- This position requires having a valid drivers license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications
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Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following to your application.

1. Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

2. Cover Letter – Optional

3. Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

4. Transcripts – Optional – If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Job Open Date 08/11/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Search Number 72764
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
This job posting is specific to the Nevada System of Higher Education.
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