Under the general supervision of the Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor, incumbent has operational responsibility for the maintenance and repair of all buildings within the Middle Earth Housing complex. The incumbent has assigned duties in multiple semi-skilled areas within the building trades to include: plumbing, patching, carpentry, preventative maintenance, screen repair, painting, lock repair and other general maintenance projects as assigned. Must demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team. Actively participate in the development, review and implementation of the Disaster Preparation, Emergency Response and Business Continuity Plans; including drills and exercises meant to determine best practices. The initial assignment is In Middle Earth but can be changed at any time to meet the business need of the department May be required to participate in the department's on-call rotation as stated in the current contract.
Must have two or more years' experience work in building maintenance or related position.
Ability to troubleshoot and repair all basic interior and exterior plumbing problems within the community. Must have skill to operate a power and hand snake. Must have sufficient skills to advise supervisor in order to refer major repair problems to Facilities Management.
Experience to troubleshoot and repair basic electrical problems. Must have working knowledge of Inverter Systems, breaker systems and time clocks. Must have the skills to replace/ repair or install the following: switches, garbage disposals, electrical heating systems and bathroom fans. Must be able to determine and advise supervisor if repair problems needs to be referred to Facilities Management.
Skill to prepare surfaces for painting. Knowledge and ability to properly apply paint materials to multiple surfaces.
Skill to use related tools in the performance of carpentry projects. Must have experience in furniture repair, basic cabinetry, light framing, installation of dry wall and other wall materials, wall repair, acoustical ceiling repair, door repair and installation (use of mortising jig), wall and floor tiling.
Must have experience in and a strong working knowledge of the troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of the current electronic lock system. Must possess the skill to dismantle, repair, reassemble, program and test card and hard key locks.
Must possess sufficient written and verbal skills to effectively communicate in English with Supervisor, residents and staff.
Perform set up of table and chairs and equipment setup as requested by students and staff.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle and electric cart.
Maintain fire safety equipment.
Skill to organize many tasks and determine priority.
Demonstrated ability to independently complete detailed tasks.
Demonstrated ability to maintain diplomacy in difficult situations, to maintain confidentiality, and to conduct one's self in a professional manner.
Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Respond and report all emergencies
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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