A leader in academe, the University of South Carolina holds the Carnegie Foundation's highest research designation and is known for its pioneering First-Year Student Experience. Campus settings include the coast, mountains and capital city.
Job Description Provides skilled planned and corrective cross-functional maintenance and repair services including carpentry, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing for designated facilities on the Columbia campus of the University of South Carolina. 1. Under limited supervision, maintains and follows a safe, productive, cost effective, and comprehensive planned and corrective maintenance program for constant reliable operations relating to all carpentry, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing needs with in assigned buildings by receiving work orders; communicating with the Call Center and the supervisor; planning, inspecting, verifying, communicating, and problem solving assigned maintenance issues; ensuring that all work performed follows the departmental and OSHA safety guidelines, policies, and regulations; and ensuring that all facility systems are in safe working order and compliant with national and local codes and regulations while exhibiting professionalism in conduct, appearance, and work practices.
2. Assists with the coordination of the installation of new and modified maintenance related systems in the supervisor's absence or at the supervisor's direction to include but not limited to reading blueprints, schematics, or drawings; consulting with University Project Managers, contractors, and sub-contractors to provide information on existing systems that may be affected during a project and advice on requirements for future construction projects; reviewing construction areas for maintenance requirements; estimating costs for project work based on length, scope, manpower, and equipment requirements; actual installation or modification of maintenance related systems; communication of expected installation or modification work with supervisory personnel; and troubleshooting new or newly modified systems to assure proper functioning of the system. 3. Supports the department's customer service and productivity programs by taking personal initiative to identify and provide corrective assistance for maintenance related problems; developing strong customer service practices; ensuring facility systems and customer needs are met whenever possible; only referring higher level, problematic situations to the crew leader, supervisor, manager, or assistant director; and gaining knowledge and skills of the Facilities Accounting Management Information System (FAMIS), project and work order processes, computer usage, the work of other departments and service units, more complex assignments, cost and time estimating, and project management needs when possible.
4. Performs administrative tasks including maintaining and completing accurate daily time sheets, records on all scheduled and emergency repairs performed on various related systems, assists with the Facilities inventory control by requesting, receiving and monitoring maintenance supplies, materials, and tools from Consolidated Supplies and outside vendors following established procurement policies and procedures; and attending meetings and training events related to customer service, safety, and continuous improvement. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma and 5 years related work experience. Preferred Qualifications Preferred qualifications: Same as minimum with journeyman certification in HVAC, plumbing, or electrical. KSA: Ability to develop and maintain strong customer service skills, maintain harmonious working relationship with departmental staff, work independently, maintain functional awareness of typical hazards with in the work place, work within established resources, communicate both orally and in writing, maintain accurate records relating to time, materials and services provided, organize, plan and prioritize work.