Building Engineer
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL

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Building Engineer

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Chicago Booth (formerly the Graduate School of Business)


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About the Unit
Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Singapore) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment.

Chicago Booth is proud to claim:
-an unmatched faculty.
-degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents.
-a global body of nearly 43,000 accomplished alumni.
-strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities.

As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the university's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Six of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment.

Unit Job Summary
Building Engineer: Operates, installs, maintains, and repairs building equipment and systems. Performs work in accordance with University standards and procedures for University buildings and properties.


-Inspects and tests building HVAC systems and mechanical equipment.

-Troubleshoots mechanical equipment, identifies and solves problems.

-Dismantles defective equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

-Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of equipment.

-Interprets building and equipment documentation to troubleshoot and make repairs.

-Installs, repairs, and verifies proper operation of building systems and equipment.

-Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related pneumatic equipment; repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.

-Uses appropriate tools and equipment. Keeps tools clean and stored in designated bins, cages, lockers,etc.

-Helps introduce new employees to shop protocol, procedures and campus applications and equipment.

-Requisitions materials and supplies using in-house procedures as needed.

-Keeps working area clean and safe.

-Wears and/or uses appropriate safety equipment.

-Uses computers to enter and access job related information.

-Undertakes training related to job duties as deemed necessary by the University.

-Performs related job duties as may be assigned. Apply any special skills such as painting, carpentry, etc.

-Assigned shift hours are Monday through Friday 2:30pm-11pm, however they may vary or change at manager's discretion or business needs.

High School diploma or GED required; completion of job-related apprenticeship program or completion of job-related associate's degree (AA) highly preferred; at least four years related experience or an equivalent combination of position-related education and experience required; coursework completion or certification in HVAC, basic electrical, plumbing, piping and fluid-handling systems, refrigeration, building automation systems or physical plant maintenance strongly preferred; demonstrated capability to use computers in the work setting required; ability to read and interpret instructions and documents required; ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing required; excellent customer service skills required; ability to perform basic mathematical functions relevant to the position and have strong problem-solving skills required; demonstrated mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity required; ability to lift, kneel, climb stairs, ladders, work at heights, work in tight spaces and withstand hot and cold temperatures required; a current valid driver's license required.

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Work Location
Campus - Hyde Park

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If other than regular hours (M-F, 8:30-5:00) please detail
M-F, 2:30pm-11:00pm

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Union (If applicable):
045-Local 73, S.E.I.U. Skilled Trades - Campus

Pay Grade
Local 73, S.E.I.U

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