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Under general supervision of the Zone Manager, the Basic Mechanic performs multi-craft maintenance, operation, and repair of commercial/academic building systems as needed including but not limited to various heating and cooling systems, plumbing, electrical work, paint and carpentry. Employee in this position will be required to do all mechanical and operational duties and to assist other Mechanics as needed.
Maintenance Mechanic (Utilities)
The Maintenance Mechanic (Utilities) performs skilled work in the maintenance, operation, and repair of all utility operations systems at the Danforth Campus and all remote university owned locations (excluding quadrangle management leased retail spaces and quadrangle housing managed properties). Employee in this position will be required to do daily operational rounds, perform scheduled maintenance and repairs, and respond to alarms and calls for service as needed, in a multi-craft role. Employee in this position will also assist the night mechanic(s) in emergencies when working evening/night shifts.
With direction from the Zone Manager and Working Supervisor, the Mechanic works with a team of 10-12 multi-craft mechanics to provide routine and emergency HVAC and multi-craft maintenance for campus buildings. Additionally, the mechanic works closely with internal customers including students, faculty and staff to resolve maintenance issues and work orders. Typical craft-specific work includes, but is not limited to the inspection, troubleshooting, and repair of HVAC equipment and systems using a variety of diagnostic tools such as DDC (Johnson Controls, multimeter, drawings, etc.).
The Department of Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) is seeking two interns for the
summer. In this role, students will have the opportunity to participate in projects in all stages
of the building process across the Danforth Campus.