Perform skilled work involving the installation, maintenance and repair of masonry structures and road surfaces.
Construct, maintain and repair structures using masonry materials.
Plan layout, mix bonding material, shape and lay stone, brick, tile and other masonry material using appropriate bonding agents.
Repair and finish joints between stones or bricks of masonry structure.
Plan layout, remove existing bonding material, mix and apply fresh bonding agent.
Set forms, embed necessary reinforcing materials, pour and finish concrete, asphalt or other surfaces to specified textures.
Break up existing masonry structure using power and hand tools.
Install tile on floors and other areas following design specifications.
Prepare surface for tiling by cleaning, filling holes with appropriate material and spreading adhesive base.
Set up and dismantle scaffolding and staging, install drain tiles, waterproofs underground masonry surfaces, apply sealants, cut openings and utility access holes in masonry surface as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A high school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.
Experience sufficient to qualify as a journey level, with a minimum of four years of actual work in the trade, including apprentice or vocational training.
A valid driver's license may be required.
Ability on a daily basis to grasp, lift, carry and set down heavy (50-75 lbs.), climb and work from ladders, scaffolding and staging.
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, benefit eligible position.
UMKC offers competitive salaries, affordable medical and dental plans (no waiting periods), 403(b) savings plan, paid time off, tuition assistance (75% of educational fees paid) and university paid long-term disability and life insurance benefits.
Open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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