Job ID: 2019-10009 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Building Trades and Technicians Princeton University
The Mason helper provides helper level assistance in support of the Mason Shop. Follow all University safety rules and regulations at all times.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have a high school diploma or possess a GED.
Must be able to properly and safely use the tools of the trade and safely carry out all assigned tasks
Must be able to assist tradesperson as helper to make repairs, help with new construction and alterations.
Must be capable of carrying step ladders up or down several flights of stairs and be capable of working off step and extension ladders.
Must have a baseline level computer literacy or the ability to learn computer basics.
Must be capable of working with others on a team, yet be able to take on responsibility and function independently.
Must be an organized, self starter who is capable of working extended periods independently.
Must be able to read and interpret basic drawings and keep maintenance records.
Must have an excellent ability to work with other trades personnel and customers.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The following tasks and skills that would be necessary for any person to fulfill while working in any of the job classifications within the Mason Shop of the Grounds & Building Maintenance Department:
stand or walk up to 2 hours at one time, up to 8 hours per day;
sit for less than 2 hours during an 8 hour day;
operates motor vehicles or heavy equipment (e.g., forklift, high reach, cherry picker) occasionally (less than 33% of the workday)
lift or carry up to 35 pounds frequently (34 – 66% of the workday) and 100 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);
lift up to 100 pounds to waist height and up to 35 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead:
frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing or pulling (34 – 66% of the workday);
occasionally push or pull with forces up to 100 pounds, reach overhead, lift overhead, crawl, knee stand, lie down, pick or jack hammer (less than 33% of the work day);
frequently push or pull with forces up to 50 pounds, bend, squat, kneel, climb ladders or stairs, or reach overhead (34 – 66% of the work day);
work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions;
possess ability to work at heights, full range of body motions and physical agility, and ability to maintain balance;
Helpers and workers of all shops are also required to shovel snow.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 108235339
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