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Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, is one of the worlds leading teaching and research universities. Since opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for success.
Supporting this mission is a staff of more than 11,000 that is rooted in a culture of excellence, innovation, collaboration and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.
Stanford University, Department of Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is committed to the preservation and enhancement of Stanfords campus and adjoining lands and constructs and maintains the facilities in which advancements across the academic spectrum are made possible. LBRE takes pride in the care and stewardship of the 8,100 acres that make Stanford the special place that it is.
LBRE is seeking qualified applicants for the Maintenance Person II position. This is a full-time continuing position.
Employees at this level work under general supervision and perform building maintenance duties of moderate complexity. The skill level associated with this classification is that which enables incumbents to perform routine building maintenance tasks in one trade area efficiently and safely with a minimum of supervision. Employees in this classification typically work within prescribed sets of procedures, but may make independent choices between predefined options. Work may be spot checked while in progress or inspected upon completion. The employee may work alone, as a member of a crew (with or without lead responsibility) or under general supervision or a journey level worker or a supervisor.
Carpentry related repair and/or maintenance
Candidate will possess a variety of skills in building maintenance, installation and repair of all types of acoustic ceilings, assembly of pre-fabricated furniture.
Make basic repairs on furniture
Repair door jams and door hardware
Remove and plane doors to fit
Replace door locks
Patch holes in walls and ceilings
Repair or replace chalkboards
Patch interior walls, partitions as needed
Build basic utility shelving
Replace broken windows or window hardware; install new windows with guidance from others.
Ability and knowledge necessary to safely and expeditiously perform maintenance duties of moderate complexity in at least one trade area. Must be skilled in the safe use of tools, materials and equipment common to the Carpentry trade. Required to follow verbal and written instruction and communicate with others. Must be able to lift up to 75 lb., climb ladders, bend and stoop intermittently, and work in elevated temperature zones Must be able to recognize and report asbestos hazards. This level of skill would generally be
associated with two years of actual work experience in the trade. This may include time spent as an apprentice or in vocational training. A valid California driver's license is required.
Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.