Perform routine and emergency maintenance as assigned by supervisor and work orders turned in by building occupants. Will be responsible for all building components including electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, and all general maintenance duties. Based on staffing needs, specific trade experience may be required as a primary focus.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Service Calls & Emergency Response â“ This position is oriented towards customer service. The candidate must be able to prioritize workloads for appropriate response times to service requests. The candidate must be able to recognize when additional resources are needed, and how to request additional support
Plumbing-must have the ability to perform basic plumbing repairs inside a complex. this includes reading and comprehending as built drawings. Must be capable of locating isolation valves and performing the follow: sweating of copper lines, replacement of faucets, stems and washers. Must be proficient in PVC repair as well as opening stopped waste lines.
HVAC-must have the ability to troubleshoot and repair the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning systems within a multi-building complex. Duties include an in depth understanding of the principles and operation of the heating and cooling systems. Must be able to make repairs (brazing), reclaim refrigerants, and recharge units as needed
Electrical-This position requires a basic understanding of the principles of electricity. Candidate must have the ability of identifying high and low voltage systems and know the proper safety procedures for each. Candidate should be able of bending conduit, replacing ballasts, switches, and ability to troubleshoot using a meter
Carpentry and Painting-Candidate must have ability to perform small wall construction, patching, drywall repairs, and application of paint to blend the repair into existing finishes.
Hours differ dependent upon position.
This position requires physical work including bending and standing for long periods of time, ladders, and heights, lifting up to 75 pounds, using heavy equipment and traveling to on- and off-campus locations.
This position may be exposed to labs, animal areas, loud noise, chemicals, and temperatures based on weather.
***Benefits for this position are in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement with IUOE Local 148. Union employees receive health, retirement, and tuition benefits, as well as sick time and paid vacation.
***Hourly Rate: $31.60
Education and experience equivalent to:
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Must have a State of Missouri Class E or above drivers license or the equivalent from another state prior to employment.
24-hour availability for emergencies and willingness to work overtime.
Â Preferred Qualifications
Technical school training in maintenance/trade related courses strongly preferred.
Two years of experience within a facilities environment or contractor
Pre-Employment Screening -All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position such as a background check. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.