Millwright II

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Job TitleMillwright IIDepartmentFE&P Plumbing Mechanical ElevatorFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeRequisition NumberS20120Open Date09/16/2019Close Date10/07/2019Salary Information

$17.84 – $23.66/hour

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Benefits EligibleYesEligible for OvertimeYesPosition Summary

The millwright II maintains and troubleshoots mechanical and electrical components that operate machinery. S/he is responsible for aligning equipment with laser or dial calipers so that machinery can operate at full-potential. S/he repairs and overhauls all mechanical equipment, such as centrifugal pumps, air compressors, rotating machinery, and various kitchen equipment. S/he installs and repairs campus signs when necessary, performs metal fabrications, and performs other similar duties as assigned.

Education RequiredHS Diploma or equivalentMajor/DisciplineSubstitution for Education Requirement

May substitute additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the education requirement.

Education PreferredExperience Required3 yearsType of Experience

Experience in institutional or industrial mechanical repair work.

Substitution for Experience Requirement

Education may not be substituted for the experience requirement.

Experience PreferredLicense/Certification Required

Must possess (or have the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license with no more than three moving violations and/or at fault accidents within the past 36 months, and no convictions or deferred dispositions for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) within the past five years.

License/Certification PreferredSkills Required

- Ability to communicate clearly both verbal and written
- Mechanical skills
- Ability to troubleshoot by observation and make appropriate repairs
- Ability to utilize technical equipment used in troubleshooting and repairs

Skills PreferredInternal / External Contacts

Internal Contacts:
- Works routinely with other departments, staff, and campus administrators, including engineers, project managers, building liaisons, faculty, academic deans, and department heads
- Coordinates work activity with the maintenance staff, facility support center, and impacted building occupants to minimize disruption
- Ensures good communication regarding planned work

External Contacts:
- Coordinates occasionally with contractors required to work on campus

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift loads no greater than 50 lbs. Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, scaffolding, and work around confined areas with piping and wiring obstructions, as needed, to access equipment. Requires moderate to heavy physical activity, including bending, stooping, climbing, balancing, standing, and walking up to eight hours per day. Occasionally required to enter utility tunnels and confined spaces.

Working Conditions

Physical Environment:
- Requires exposure to high-pressure boilers and steam piping, high voltage electricity, high noise levels, rotating and other potentially dangerous equipment
- Requires work in mechanical rooms, tunnels, labs, attics, crawl spaces, non-conditioned spaces, and dusty, dirty, and wet conditions
- Requires personal protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety shoes, and safety glasses

Work Hours and Travel:
- After hours work may be required or other work outside the regular schedule may be needed.
- This position is considered essential during a campus emergency. The incumbent in this position is expected to report to campus, provide the essential services designated and work under the overall direction of the Crisis Management Team for the duration of a campus emergency
- Available on a continuous “on call” basis for response to problems and emergencies that affect campus operations
- Requires periodic travel to classes, conferences, and vendor sites as needed

Security SensitiveYes Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Postinghttp://jobs.rice.edu/postings/21091 Job Duties

Job Duty NameEssential FunctionsDescription of Job Duty

- Troubleshoots & repairs the following: centrifugal pumps, such as sump pumps, hot water and chilled water pumps, and condensate pumps, including installation of mechanical shaft seals, air compressors, rotating machinery, such as fans, blowers, and air handlers, medical/lab air compressors and lab vacuum systems
- Ensures machinery operates to full potential
- Makes repairs to kitchen equipment such as; dishwashers, ovens, conveyors and laundry equipment
- Replaces or repairs valves such as gate, check, globe, etc. where needed
- Performs metal fabrication and makes weld repairs
- Installs and repairs campus signs
- Performs precision coupling alignment
- Supervises maintenance assistants and temporary personnel as needed
- Performs all other duties as assigned

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the education requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have three years of experience in institutional or industrial mechanical repair work?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess (or have ability to obtain within 30 days of hire) and maintain a valid Texas driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you had four or more moving violations and/or at fault accidents in the past three years?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have any convictions or deferred dispositions for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) within the past five years?
    • Yes
    • No

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/17/2019
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