Carnegie Mellon University's Facilities Management and Campus Services department is searching for a Laborer I. The Laborer I performs minor routine and preventive maintenance tasks in support of all crafts. You will perform work of a semi-skilled nature in a variety of maintenance and construction trades. You will provide direct assistance to craftspersons in a variety of crafts including plumbers, pipefitters, A/C mechanics, carpenters, electricians, painters and masons. You will operate on and off-road utility vehicles and light trucks in support of assigned work, as well as requisition job parts and supplies.
This role has three shifts:
7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Ability to identify and effectively use hand tools including hammers, screwdrivers and wrenches. Basic knowledge of electricity and mechanical principles. Pass written and performance tests demonstrating abilities
Ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders and scaffolding. Travel to jobs over a 93-acre campus with many hills and stairs. Ability to lift 40 pounds from ground to overhead. Operate on and off road vehicles in support of assigned work
Ability to occasionally work outside during inclement conditions
Must be able to work effectively both as an assistant to others and able to perform clearly defined tasks with minimal supervision. Must be able to deal with difficult people effectively
Must be a member of, or agree to join Local #95 International Union of Operating Engineers bargaining unit. Willingness to work shifts, overtime and call-out work.
Must pass a pre-employment physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when working near hazards and to meet minimum job requirements.
Pre and post employment drug and alcohol testing will be required. A driver's license and criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment being made
The successful candidate must obtain all background clearances as may be required by Pennsylvania Act 153 and pass OSHA Hazardous Materials Safety Training.
High School diploma or equivalent evidence of ability to read and comprehend basic technical instructions and legibly and clearly record findings and tasks performed
Valid Pennsylvania driver's license (or equivalent for out-of-state applicants)
Two years of full-time experience, demonstrating experience in working as part of a team with at least occasional requirements for independent decision-making required. Minimum, one-year subjourneyman-level experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC and/or structural trades. Some documented on the job experience in the use of hand tools
Two or more years subjourneyman-level experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC and/or structural trades preferred
Formal training in electrical/mechanical/structural systems preferred
Other craft licenses or certifications ( e.g. electrician, plumber, operating engineer) preferred
Maintenance experience in an institutional (college, university, hospital, etc.) setting preferred
Internal Number: 2009891
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.