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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview