West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a location of the West Virginia University system, invites applications for the position of Maintenance Worker II. This position provides a leadership role for a variety of support services in order to maintain the interior appearance of institutional buildings and the surrounding exterior appearance of the grounds. This work involves adhering to established standard procedures, techniques, and safety requirements with some judgment required to interpret instructions.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Clean and maintain the surrounding exterior appearance of all institutional buildings by raking and removing/disposing of leaves and debris; cleaning gutters, culverts, and other drainage areas; sweeping, shoveling, and removing snow, ice, slush, and mud from entryways and sidewalks; spreading salt and cinders on public passageways; washing graffiti from exterior walls and sidewalks; and performing other related external cleaning activities.
Operate various hand and power tools in the performance of duties, such as rakes, shovels, lawn mowers, weed-eaters, etc. as needed.
Relocate offices and classrooms within buildings and throughout campus by lifting and loading/unloading furniture, file cabinets, boxes, etc. onto hand trucks, dollies, and box vans for transportation.
Remove desk components, doors, and shelves to ease in relocations as needed.
Move, set-up, rearrange, and erect tables, chairs, platforms, bleachers, tents, displays, etc. for concerts, registration, commencement, and other special events.
Clean and maintain the interior appearance of all buildings, including classrooms, offices, laboratories, student housing, public areas, etc.
Drive state vehicles throughout campus.
Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; May be required to work weekend shifts, and scheduling may be subject to frequent change
Number of Positions Available: 3
Pay Grade: 11
High school diploma or GED and up to 18 months of training
An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered
At least one (1) year of experience in general building maintenance
Valid driver's license
Physical requirements include the ability to:
Bend, stoop, walk, crawl, etc.
Climb stairs and ladders, working at varying heights
Carry, drag, and lift materials over 75 lbs. as needed
Work in adverser weather conditions and varying temperatures
Work with hazardous chemicals or waste
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/ .
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Oct 6, 2017
Posting Classification: Classified
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 115020
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.