Maintenance General Mechanic
Missouri State University - Springfield, MO

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GENERAL FUNCTION

The Maintenance General Mechanic performs skilled work in the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of mechanical, electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and structural systems. The Maintenance General Mechanic monitors the performance of heating, cooling, and related systems by interpreting the energy management system alarms and temperature and pressure differentials, troubleshoots problems, and makes adjustments, when necessary. The Maintenance General Mechanic also performs routine carpentry work using hand and power tools and precision measuring and testing devices to repair or remodel existing structures according to work orders or verbal instructions.

Description of Primary Duties

First Shift

Monday – Friday

8 AM to 4:30 PM

The Maintenance General Mechanic performs skilled work in the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of mechanical, electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and structural systems. The Maintenance General Mechanic monitors the performance of heating, cooling, and related systems by interpreting the energy management system alarms and temperature and pressure differentials, troubleshoots problems, and makes adjustments, when necessary. The Maintenance General Mechanic also performs routine carpentry work using hand and power tools and precision measuring and testing devices to repair or remodel existing structures according to work orders or verbal instructions.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A high school diploma or the equivalent plus completion of a maintenance vocational/technical school or a recognized apprenticeship program in general mechanical maintenance is required. However, significant mechanical maintenance experience beyond that required for the position and a demonstrated ability in one of the mechanical trades may be substituted for the required vocational/technical school or apprenticeship.

Experience: At least four years of successful experience in one of the mechanical trades is required.

Skills: Requires general mechanical ability which includes skills in the use of electrical test equipment, and small hand and power tools, mechanical equipment and materials applicable to the mechanical trades. Ability to interpret wiring diagrams, blueprints, and schematics is required. Computer literacy is required.

Effort: Must be able to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis; prolonged standing and frequent bending, stooping, and reaching on a daily basis; and working in confined spaces. Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electrically-powered tools and electrical test equipment, to move throughout campus, including climbing stairs in all University buildings, and to work at heights. Work is performed indoors and out-of-doors, occasionally in environments that are dusty, noisy, or which could have work hazards.

License: A valid Missouri driver’s license is required.

Other: Scope of the position requires exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, cleaners, and lubricants common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followed.

Additional Qualifications

Link to Job Description
http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/21848.htm

Open Date
02/01/2013

Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)
02/15/2013

Special Instructions to Applicants

First Shift

Monday – Friday

8 AM to 4:30 PM

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