This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time General Maintenance Mechanic position for the Facilities Operations & Maintenance department at Oregon State University (OSU).
Oregon State University Facilities Services is committed to providing OSU campus departments and programs with responsive, quality and professional building maintenance and operations services in pursuit of accomplishing the mission of OSU. In support of this objective, we recognize the importance of a strong partnership with our customers.
This position will adhere to all OSU and Departmental policies and procedures.
The focus of the Facilities Maintenance unit is quality, efficiency, and customer service oriented Operational Maintenance, Repair, and Construction.
The purpose of this position is to provide quality, courteous, and timely facilities maintenance services to all internal and external customers; to directly support operations and maintenance; to operate, maintain, repair, and modernize equipment and systems in all facilities to provide continuous, reliable and efficient service; to answer after hours calls; provide quality work; to perform equipment preventive maintenance; to estimate time, material, and resource needs; to coordinate work with supported units; and to provide professional quality services to all campus customers.
Employee shall conduct themselves in accordance with the mission vision values of the organization and per the Expectations of a Professional Work Environment.
Four years of experience maintaining, repairing, and fabricating parts for machinery, tools, and equipment such as automobiles, trucks, hydraulic systems, lift trucks, etc.; OR completion of an approved Mechanical Maintenance Apprenticeship Program.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.
This position generally works a 4 day 10 hour schedule per week. May be required to report to duty on weekends or be on call.
The employee in this position will often be required to lift or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds, and pushing or pulling carts weighing up to 50 pounds.
Exposure to inclement weather, mechanical equipment and noise, and working at heights or in confined spaces may be necessary.
This position uses a University vehicle in the performance of duties.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent is expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.