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Lead Skilled Maintenance Worker (Reg FT)

Community College of Allegheny County

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Lead Skilled Maintenance Worker (Reg FT)

Position Title: Lead Skilled Maintenance Worker (Reg FT)

Department: Physical Plant Admin

Campus: South Campus

Additional Information: REPOSTED. Seeking candidates with extensive HVAC knowledge and experience with operating and repair knowledge of cooling towers, chillers, hot water boilers, pumps, split-units, uni-vents, RTU. Knowledge of DDC and pneumatic controls, and plumbing skills. HVAC certification with a minimum of a two-year program required.

Performance Evaluation: The successful applicant for this position will be required to successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination and performance evaluation.

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Work Hours (for hourly positions): Monday - Friday; 6:30 am - 3:00 pm. Additional hours, including evening and weekend hours, may be needed to meet the needs of the department.

Salary Grade: SEIU H - $27.36

Job Category: Office Support Staff/Maintenance/Housekeeping

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 0262

Job Open Date: 1/8/2021

Job Close Date: 3/21/2022

General Summary: Coordinates and supervises activities related to maintaining and repairing of the physical systems of campus buildings and facilities. Plans major campus projects and coordinates the work of one or more individuals. Has knowledge of skilled trades such as painting, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning or carpentry.

Job Specifications:

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED and completion of vocational school certification and the upkeep of such certification in the areas of HVAC, plumbing or electrical with a minimum of 2 years' experience. Preferred stationary engineer certification and extensive knowledge in building automation and control. It is a requirement of this position to comply with all safety practices and annual training.

Certifications/Licensures: Must be a licensed electrician in the City of Pittsburgh for Allegheny Campus. Must be a licensed plumber for Allegheny County for all Campuses. *For HVAC, certification with a minimum of a two-year program required. A valid driver's license is required. Must possess an ASSE backflow tester certification or must obtain within the first year of employment.

Skills/Abilities Requirements: Demonstrated skills in painting, carpentry or mechanics. Must be able to read blue prints, drawings and schematics pertaining to area of specialization. Must be able to operate a variety of complex equipment in area of specialization. Ability to travel to perform work duties at any campus or center location within the CCAC system. Ability to operate basic office equipment, including computer and appropriate software packages, requires proficiency in College supportive software. Required to have regular and timely attendance.

Physical Requirements, If Applicable: Involves daily exposure to dirt, grease and electrical wires in both indoor and outdoor settings. Must be able to climb using various apparatus. Must be able to lift, carry and move heavy materials for extended periods. Performs duties of a physical nature that include: sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, squatting, reaching, and climbing stairs and ladders/step stools. Typically, lifts/pushes/pulls/carries items that weigh up to 50 lbs. (occasionally heavier) and may require up to 50 lbs. of push/pull force to varying distances. The ability to work in inclement weather, extreme hot and cold weather.

Job Duties:

1. Provides quality customer service to both internal and external customers.
2. May perform the following skilled-maintenance duties:
a. Cut grass, prune/plant trees and shrubs, and spray insecticide.
b. Asphalt driveways, cement walkways, repair fences, remove snow, and pick up trash.
c. Repair metal/wood furniture, replace/straighten parts, refinish wood, mend vinyl or upholstery material, and replace hinges, locks, and other parts.
d. Perform vehicle preventive maintenance, tune up engines, change oil, flush radiator, replace exhaust systems, change tires, make minor body repairs, and remove dents and scratches.
3. Performs one or more of the following Sr. Skilled maintenance duties:
Electricity (license): Plans, installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and performs preventative maintenance on electrical and related equipment, including but not limited to lighting and ballasts, power controls, outlets, switches, electrical components of equipment and other building operations,
Plumbing (license): Plans, installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and performs preventative maintenance on building plumbing systems. This work includes but is not limited to domestic water, closed loop-water, waste-water, air systems, gas pipe, specialized waste systems, hot water vessels, plumbing fixtures, and various piping materials.*Steam system experience preferred for Allegheny Campus.
HVAC (license) (license or certification): Troubleshoots and repairs, installs, and performs preventative maintenance on associated equipment. This includes but is not limited to chillers, boilers, AHU's, pneumatic controls, fan coil units, condensing units, ductless split systems, cool towers, economizers, dampers, exhaust fans, and thermostats.
4. Plans, oversees, inspects and approves projects from inception through completion; selects, orders and distributes project materials and supplies.
5. Provides for a safe work environment and ensures safety regulations are adhered to.
6. Performs chemical and other diagnostic tests and records and signs off on test results.
7. Reads and interprets architectural drawings, blue prints, and schematics.
8. Repairs drywall and prep surfaces for painting.
9. Trains other skilled maintenance workers.
10. Operates college vehicles and equipment to pick up and deliver supplies and for snow removal as necessary.
11. Perform all duties in accordance with applicable laws, collective bargaining agreements, board policies and administrative regulations and directives.
12. Performs general housekeeping, maintenance, grounds-keeping or other related duties as required or assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.

Vaccination: Effective November 1, 2021, as a condition of employment, all new employees of Community College of Allegheny County must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of their vaccination or have received an approved exemption to be an employee. Prospective employees who are offered a position can request an exemption from this vaccine requirement for religious or documented medical reasons. Exemption requests will be reviewed for approval on a case-by-case basis by the Office of Human Resources.

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The Community College of Allegheny County, located in Pittsburgh, is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania.

The college serves approximately 30,000 credit students through our four campuses, five centers and online programming. An additional 35,000 students per year enhance their knowledge and job skills through thousands of CCAC non-credit and workforce development courses.

Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in a changing global society.

The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce. Stakeholders have strong personal connections with CCAC and support it as a sound investment in community and economic vitality.

The Mission of the Community College of Allegheny County is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.

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