Request/Posting Number 0711883
Classification Title Building Mechanic
Job Class # 002576
Type of Position Civil Service
Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) 100
Representation: Operating Engineers Local 399
Department Building Maintenance - 09040000
Job Category Staff
General Summary A Building Mechanic is expected to assist in complex renovation processes. A Building Mechanic is responsible for a variety of job duties that may vary based on new technology, changing methods, and new procedures.
A. Supervisory Expectations
Daily contact in some form: in person, telephone, or radio. Contact must be courteous and professional using radio etiquette if communication is in form of radio communication. Must observe departmental reporting structure, taking into account confidentiality. Must read, understand, and practice workplace safety.
Work with the established procedures involving the work order system, ordering of parts, materials, and maintaining references such as equipment manuals, drawing and parts ordering files. Follow policies and procedures provided by University Housing Services. Employee will acknowledge understanding of all policies by signing off on all documents. Building Mechanic must comply with University guidelines, attendance and procedures.
C. Productivity/Volume/ Quality of Work
Receives numerous work orders on a daily basis. Must meet schedules, complete assignments and work orders in a timely service oriented manner. Work produced must meet quality requirements of accuracy, thoroughness and effectiveness. Must be efficient in us of time and resources.
The department will offer both developmental and technical training on an ongoing and annual basis. It will be necessary for some of the training to be mandatory. It is however, the department expectation that all training is attended.
Required Qualifications 1. Three (3) years of mechanical and/or electrical work experience. (This experience refers to building mechanical maintenance such as light carpentry and plumbing. It does not include machinery or farm implement maintenance.)
2. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
3. A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.
Desired Qualifications: 1. Basic knowledge of mechanical/electrical equipment and devices.
2. Working knowledge of construction principles, materials and methods as well as the ability to learn and apply crafts' techniques, processes, and principles.
3. Ability to use independent judgment in planning sequence of operations
4. Ability to organize, determine priorities and take initiative.
5. Ability to communicate with UHS/CDS administrators, staff and other Building Mechanics.
6. Ability to process work orders and submit closed when work is completed in a timely fashion.
7. Ability to work well with other ISU crafts and trades personnel and outside contractors.
8. Sensitive to individuals of different races, creeds, sex, and religions.
9. Responsive to the needs of "customers" of the unit and follow through on customer interactions in a timely, service-oriented manner.
Hiring Rate/Range $21.10 per hour
Work Hours 8am-4pm/4pm-12am M-F (2 weeks) during probation; Following probation, shifts are assigned based on seniority.
Proposed Starting Date: June 2019
Posting date 04-12-2019
Closing date 05-01-2019
Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail, or mail will not be accepted.
Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. Please complete the entire employment application including the Education and Work History background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. Only the employment application will be reviewed to determine if an applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.
Please prepare a reference list and resume including contact information (phone/email) to attach to this application.
A Civil Service examination will be required. You will be notified by e-mail if you meet the qualifications for the examination. Please monitor your e-mail for changes to your application status.
If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, this offer is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources
A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
Contact Information Trish Trainor
Required Applicant Documents PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply For This Posting". Resume/C.V.
Optional Applicant Documents Certification of Retirement Annuity (required for SURS annuitants only)
Civil Service Test 2576-Building Mechanic
Physical Requirements: Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
Must have the manual dexterity and motor skills needed to perform mechanical repairs and work on a variety of machinery, appliances, hardware and structures. Heavy physical exertion and activity will be required at times. Examples are: lifting large bulky items weighing up to 80 pounds while going up or down stairs or ramps, unloading furnishings such as mattresses, desks, beds, or appliances from trucks; ability to push/pull up to 60 lbs.