Mechanic (Carpenter) - Maintenance Operations - 49961 | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.  Position hours are Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Maintenance Operations.  This position is for the Danforth Campus. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: The Mechanic provides routine and emergency maintenance, primarily carpentry and plumbing in the Yellow Zone.? This position is a member of the collective bargaining unit, Local #148 International Union of Operating Engineers, AFL-CIO. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs carpentry maintenance to maintain the campus facilities in order to support the teaching and research mission of the University. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:. Performing rough and finished carpentry in a commercial/institutional setting. Fulfilling basic plumbing needs as needed. Pro-actively identifying, communicating and addressing needs without direction when appropriate. Responding to work orders in and other requests in a timely, efficient, competent, knowledgeable and friendly manner. Maintain data per departmental policy. Utilizing materials, supplies, tools and other University property in a safe, productive manner. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: A degree from a technical school is required. A journeyman level carpenter with a strong multi-craft background and a minimum of 5 years’ experience.  Preferred Qualifications: Mastery of carpentry skills including drywall repair, door/frame adjustments, door closers installation/repair, prep/paint room finishes, chalkboard installation/repair, and modular furniture repair. In addition to carpentry abilities, the ideal candidate will possess fundamental plumbing skills. These skills include, but is not limited to, a working knowledge of fixtures such as toilets, faucets, and showers, as well as basic building infrastructure systems. Applicant Special Instructions: WORKING CONDITIONS / EQUIPMENT:   This position requires physical work including bending, sitting and standing for long periods of time, lifting up to 50 pounds, using heavy equipment and traveling to on- and off-campus locations. This position may be exposed to loud noises and chemicals.  Salary Range: The salary for this title is $31.04 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits: This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: . Internal Applicant Instruction: Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.  If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.  To attach these documents, go to:  My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.