Residential Life Facilities & Operations / Building Services
Open until filled
Full Time/Part Time
Full time TEMPORARY employee
7am - 3:30pm or 8am - 4:30pm Mon - Fri
40 hours / week
mid May - mid August
$12.06 / hour
BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
This is manual, semi-skilled work involving the performance of a variety of duties relating to maintenance, repair, construction, equipment operation and general laboring. Work is subject to spot checking for appearance and conformance with instructions and acceptable standards of workmanship. Functional contacts include co-workers, service department employees, and occasionally administrative personnel at the job location, with casual contact with other university staff and students.
Perform rough construction work such as setting forms, pouring and finishing concrete, setting bricks, spreading asphalt and other black-topping material, carrying and setting concrete blocks, laying drainage tile. Dig ditches, break out old concrete and masonry, and help prepare ground for foundations.
Assist skilled trades personnel as needed. Help measure and lay out work, carry materials and supplies, set up scaffolding and ladders, and perform semi-skilled work in accordance with specific instructions from skilled tradesman or supervisor.
Operate hand tools, power tools and mechanical equipment as necessary to accomplish work assigned. Clean, oil and make minor repairs to tools and equipment.
Move, assemble and deliver furniture (desks, filing cabinets, chairs and bookshelves); move, transport and assist in the installation of heavy equipment, electrical transformers, hot water heaters, air conditioners, food supplies, materials and various other items.
May drive any vehicle or equipment incidental to performance of duties.
May be assigned to work on special work crews for tasks such as erecting and dismantling portable bleachers; cleanup of stadium, field house, or other large area after special events; install temporary fixtures, route markers, etc.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Under direct supervision of Lead, Assistant Foreman or Foreman; receives oral and written instructions daily on work to be performed. Generally receives direction and guidance from skilled trades personnel.
Usually exercises no supervision over others but may occasionally guide and direct laborers of a lower level or helper personnel assisting in work.
Ability to read and write. Ability to comprehend and apply specific oral and written instructions.
One year experience in general construction or maintenance work.
General mechanical ability including operation of basic tools and equipment at a semi-skilled level.
Mechanical aptitude, above average strength and physical coordination. A person working in this classification will need to be able to grasp, lift, carry and set down heavy (50-75 lb) objects on a daily basis.
Ability to wear a respirator and / or self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as outlined in the
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