Under the general direction of the supervisor, performs complex tasks related to day-to-day inspections, preventive maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to: daily inspections, installations, general maintenance (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC) and repairs. Identifies, communicates, coordinates and completes projects and work performed in the assigned area(s). Responds to emergency situations and evaluates and corrects defects. Leads team of facilities maintenance technicians. Mentors, trains and provides technical expertise to other staff. Distributes work orders. Assists other trades as needed; adheres to all safety practices and procedures; cleans and maintains work areas and equipment; attends meetings; properly completes documentation; provides a high level of customer service; communicates to customers, coworkers and supervision via written, electronic and verbal methods and devices; operates department vehicle; performs other duties as assigned. Actively supports our commitment to the university value of acting with integrity and personal accountability to establish a culture of professionalism in the workplace. Works primarily third shift, but shift, hours, days, and/or location are subject to change based on operational need in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement; may work overtime; subject to 24 hour emergency call.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience; eight years' general maintenance experience or equivalent combination of education and experience with three years in a team-oriented, multi-function setting. Candidate must have at least one year of experience equivalent to a senior level within the skilled trades series for consideration. Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this classified civil service position, however current Ohio State University employees in a CWA role will be given preference. Obtain the following during the probationary period: valid OSHA 30-hour General Industry Safety and Health card, demonstrated understanding of university building design standards (BDS) related to maintenance and repair of building systems and equipment, and demonstrated understanding of the project process as managed by FOD Design and Construction (FDC); successful completion of probationary period includes demonstrated competence in each of the identified technical specialties as required for this position, level of responsibility: carpentry, electrical, plumbing and HVAC/R. Requires valid State of Ohio driver license.
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