Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Operations and Facilities Management Department (OFMD), Building Services. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is responsible for performing maintenance and repairs to all of the lighting systems utilized at the School of Medicine. Replaces bulbs, ballasts and diagnoses other lighting problems throughout the University Complex. Repairs requiring a more highly skilled craftsperson should be reported to immediate supervisor.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs repairs to exit lights, emergency lights and exterior lighting systems.
Performs repairs such as: replacement of bulbs, ballasts and lamp holders for a variety of multi-voltage (120 volt to 277 volt) lighting systems which include fluorescent, incandescent, mercury vapor and high pressure sodium lamps.
Adjusts timers as needed on various lighting systems.
Inspects equipment to assure proper functioning.
Performs minor repairs as requested by the supervisor.
Prepares inventory of equipment and attaches labels to record relevant data.
Assists in setting up preventive maintenance schedules and data forms. Documents work performed in computerized maintenance system.
Cleans equipment as needed during repairs. Checks equipment storage areas and reports conditions to supervisor.
Performs tasks outside of job description in support of the Department and the School’s mission.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of high school diploma required with good mechanical aptitude.
Technical certificate or degree is helpful.
Position requires a valid Missouri Class E driver’s license or Illinois Class D license.
Two year technical certificate or degree with two years of field related experience.
Must be able to lift and carry tools and materials weighing in excess of 50 pounds and be able to raise and carry with assistance items weighing 200 pounds.
Position requires a considerable amount of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling and crouching to gain access to lights and equipment.
Must have good depth perception, field of vision and color vision needed for color coded wiring.
Ability to read and understand simple wiring diagrams is desirable.
The hiring range for this position is $14.03 - $17.53 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
Works inside and outside, in dusty and dirty places.
Periodically exposed to wet and cold conditions.
Must be able to work in morgues, gross anatomy and pathology laboratories where human or animal bodies or parts may be within view of the worker.
Employee may be required to work in the vicinity of labs containing biohazard and /or radioactive substances.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G05.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.