Laborer I - Facilities Management & Campus Services (FMCS)
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 2018069
Carnegie Mellon University's Facilities Management & Campus Services department (FMCS) is searching for a Laborer to join the team! This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in an exciting and challenging work environment. In this role you will perform minor routine and preventive maintenance tasks in support of all crafts.
The Laborer performs work of a semi-skilled nature in a variety of maintenance and construction trades, provides direct assistance to craftsperson's in a variety of crafts including plumbers, pipefitters, A/C mechanics, carpenters, electricians, painters, and masons, and performs other duties as assigned.
At Carnegie Mellon University, Facilities Management and Campus Services (FMCS) defines our core activities through stewardship of university facilities and happiness of our customers. To carry out these strategically important activities, we focus on the areas of technological enhancement, process improvement, quality assurance, and collaboration.
Core responsibilities will include:
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.
Other duties as assigned.
You must demonstrate:
Strong communication skills
Ability to work effectively with other craft employees, and professionally manage interactions with challenging customers
Must be able to work independently and make appropriate decisions as to when additional help is needed to correct issues
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within FMCS. Inclusion, collaboration, and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who can effectively interact with a varied 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.
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.
You must be a member of or agree to join Local #95 International Union of Operating Engineers bargaining unit.
Successful Background Check
Valid PA driver's license
Fitness for duty assessment and pre-employment medical exam
Pre-employment drug and alcohol screen
CMU's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated, including a booster when eligible, against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Those granted an exemption must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements. The most up-to-date information on CMU's COVID-19 mitigation requirements can be found here: Minimum Requirements to Return to Campus.
Non-Craft Trades (L95)
Staff - Regular
Full Time/Part time
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