Brick Mason - 502222

Employer
University of Richmond
Location
Richmond, VA
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

Job Details

Brick Mason - 502222

SUMMARY:

Performs all the duties particular to, and normally required, in the work performed by the trade of Brick Mason, using recognized procedures and techniques for such work. This includes but not limited to both vertical and horizontal surfaces.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Responsibilities

  • Repairs and maintains masonry systems and finishes as in tuckpointing exterior surfaces.
  • Repairs brick sidewalks as needed to include both sand and mortar bases.
  • Ability to match mortar color for replacement.
  • Ability to operate forklift to move materials.
  • Repairing of stone and cast block elements.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Will be exposed to loud noise (equipment) and product fumes (stains, paints, etc.) in the shop or on work sites.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Physical capable of working while bending, stooping, kneeling.
  • Capability of working with ladders and lifts i.e. heights.
  • Capable of working in all types of weather conditions such as rain, flooding, snow, ice, hot and cold temperatures.
  • All Facilities employees are expected to exercise behavior in accordance with the University policies as well as with the Facilities Mission and Statement of Core Values.
  • All Facilities employees are expected to comply with safety standards and demonstrate safe work habits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Required knowledge of principals of masonry construction including brick, cement block and limestone.
  • Required knowledge of materials utilized in the repair, preservation and renovation of masonry systems, such as waterproofing, caulking, joint compound etc.
  • Preferred skill in the interpretation of drawings, specifications and related regulatory codes and requirements.
  • Preferred skill and knowledge attributed to a brick mason who has completed a recognized apprenticeship or vocational program.
  • Required knowledge of the safe use and operation of hand and power tools used in masonry work.
  • REQUIRED: Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to produce a driving record with a minimum of 3 years of driving history in good standing.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of three or more years of demonstrated ability as a Brick Mason in a maintenance services organization.

Work Hours:

  • Full-time, non-exempt position
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; 8 hours a day; 40 hours per week; flexibility required.
  • All Facilities employees are designated as essential personnel, and are also subject to work outside the normal work schedule on an emergency basis, and are also subject to planned overtime work as required by the supervisor.

SALARY STRUCTURE:
Pay Grade 5 (Hiring Range $18.24 to $24.17 per hour)

ABOUT UR:

At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

Organization

Working at University of Richmond

Founded in 1830, the University of Richmond is one of America's premier private universities. The University blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. A nationally ranked liberal arts university, Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs through its schools of arts and sciencesbusinessleadership studieslaw, and continuing studies. The 350-acre suburban campus, including a 10-acre lake, is consistently cited by The Princeton Review as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation.

With approximately 3,000 undergraduate students, Richmond offers 55 majors, 42 minors, and 12 concentrations at the bachelor's level. Graduate students can choose from six master's degrees programs, an MBA program, a juris doctorate, and six dual-degree programs in law. Continuing studies options include programs at the associate, bachelor, and master levels, in addition to numerous non-credit offerings.

Richmond faculty members are outstanding leaders in their fields. Of the 312 full-time faculty at the University, 98 percent hold doctorate or terminal degrees. Richmond has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1, with zero classes taught by teaching assistants. Our faculty members are in the classrooms and the labs, working closely with students to maximize their educational experiences.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Richmond one of the best liberal arts universities in the nation and in the top 35 for undergraduate research. BusinessWeek ranked The Robins School of Business in the top 20 nationally and fourth for academic quality, as well as among the top 15 part-time MBA programs. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named Richmond in the top 25 for best value among private colleges and universities

As locals like to say, Richmond is "easy to love" because of its rich history, stunning architecture, natural beauty and quality of life. It's been named one of the top cities in which to live and work by numerous national sources, including Forbes magazine. As the capital of Virginia, Richmond is home to the state legislature, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies and industries ranging from finance to agriculture. In fact, Forbes also recently ranked Richmond as the sixth best city to get a job in the U.S. Nearly one million people live in the Greater Richmond region and enjoy an array of cultural opportunities including 35 museums; numerous theatre companies; a symphony, a ballet and an opera; a thriving public forum; three professional, minor-league sports teams; a coliseum for major concerts and sporting events; and much more. Located just 100 miles south of Washington, D.C., Richmond is only 90 minutes from Virginia's beaches and 90 minutes from the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success.  In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

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