Maintenance B - Sheet Metal/Welder
Salary: $64,188 - $73,680
Title: Maintenance B - Sheet Metal/Welder
Category: Campus Operations and Facilities
Department: Plant Services
Date Posted: 03/01/2017
Position Information: The Maintenance B-Sheet Metal/Welder performs the fabrication, assembly, installation and repair of sheet metal products and equipment. Fabricates and assembles metal products, such as framework or components for HVAC or environmental systems and metal parts for buildings according to job order, verbal instructions, and/or blueprints. Welds, solders, bolts, rivets, screws, clips, caulks, or bonds component parts to assemble products, using hand tools, power tools, and equipment. Performs custom metal fabrication through the skilled, journey-level operation of fabricating machines and welding methods. Performs various welding operations and for working in a safe manner at all times. May work on the regulated materials team as needed.
Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings, facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities.
**UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.**
Work schedule: Monday - Friday; 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM.
Minimum Requirements: Four years' journey-level experience in metal fabrication, welding, machining or other forms of metal work; or formal apprentice ship training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations. Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to record information accurately as is necessary to perform the job responsibilities.
Skill in reading and understanding documents such as complex technical procedures, instructions, manuals, specifications, and diagrams. Skill in estimating time, methods and materials needed from construction documents. Skill in producing project or shop drawings and specifications for projects, including layout and materials.
Knowledgeable in the use and maintenance of various hand and power tools, metal shop equipment and associated safety practices. Knowledge of the tools and equipment used for welding job such as shielded metal arc, gas metal arc or other welding equipment. Knowledge able in the safe operation of welding and fabrication equipment, personal protective equipment and safe work practices. Knowledge of common safety procedures, regulations, and applicable codes. Familiar with proper handling procedures of hazardous materials. Ability to communicate and understand safety regulations and hazards. Knowledge of the Uniform Building Code, Industrial Safety Standards, and code procedures.
Physical requirements: ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, man-lifts, and boom trucks or stages at varying heights of up to 25 feet above grade; ability to lift up to 70 pounds; ability to perform repetitive lifting, bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling and reaching. Ability to lift, load, carry, move and manipulate various building materials such as lumber, metal, counter tops, glass, concrete, fixtures, flooring, cabinetry or other materials. Ability to follow safe precautions and utilize appropriate safety devices, equipment and gear to safely perform physical requirements and duties.
Environmental requirements: ability to work in confined and dusty spaces and wear respirator or other required safety gear. Ability to work outdoors in extreme and inclement weather conditions ranging from high heat with humidity, to freezing, rainy, and windy conditions. Ability to work around and be exposed to unpleasant sights and smells, dangerous and/or hazardous substances. Ability to drive a van or pick-up truck and ability to safely work around moving vehicles, machinery and equipment. Ability to follow safe precautions and utilize appropriate safety devices, equipment and gear to safely perform duties with exposure to environmental requirements.
Ability to work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime and emergency call-back.
Hired candidate must obtain or possess a valid CA Driver License in accordance with California Department of Motor Vehicles; and must participate in the campus DMV Pull program.
Hired candidate must pass a background check through the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI; and must successfully complete a pre-employment, post offer physical.
Preferred Qualifications: American Welding Society Certification.
Certified forklift operator.
CPR and Basic First Aid Certifications.
Familiarity with UCR campus and UCR policies and procedures.
Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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