At Carnegie Mellon University, Facilities Management and Campus Services (FMCS) defines our core activities through stewardship of university facilities and happiness of our customers. In order to carry out these strategically important activities, we focus on the areas of technological enhancement, process improvement, quality assurance, and collaboration.
Carnegie Mellon University's department of Facilities Management is searching for a Laborer I to join our FMCS team. In this role you will perform minor routine and preventive maintenance tasks in support of all crafts. Perform work of a semi-skilled nature in a variety of maintenance and construction trades. Provide direct assistance to craftsperson's in a variety of crafts including plumbers, pipefitters, A/C mechanics, carpenters, electricians, painters and masons. Perform other duties as assigned including those of laborer. Operates on and off-road utility vehicles and light trucks in support of assigned work. Requisition job parts and supplies.
Ability to identify and effectively use hand tools including hammers, screwdrivers and wrenches. Basic knowledge of electricity and mechanical principles.
Ability to move and work in confined spaces, up and down ladders and to work from ladders and scaffolding. Travel to jobs over a 100+ 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.
Ability to work first, second, or third shift.
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, two + years preferred, sub journeyman-level experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC and/or structural trades. Some documented on the job experience in the use of hand tools.
Formal training in electrical/mechanical/structural systems preferred.
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.
Other craft licenses or certifications (e.g. electrician, plumber, operating engineer) preferred.
Maintenance experience in an institutional (college, university, hospital, etc.) setting preferred.
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.
Must pass a pre-employment physical exam for clearance to wear a respirator when working near hazards and to meet minimum job requirements.
Flexibility, perfection, and passion are vital qualities within Facilities Management Services. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, you should be able to effectively interact with a dynamic population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
Internal Number: 2011436
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.