Employment

Facilities Maintenance Specialist - Advanced

Cert #: 4182

There is a Facilities Maintenance Specialist - Advanced transfer opportunity available in Facilities Planning & Management for current state employees. The work schedule for this full-time, year-round position is Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The position description is available below.

If you are interested in transferring as a permissive transfer candidate (current state employees in pay range 03-13 or counterpart) submit a resume with three supervisory references to Rebecca Rupnow, HR&D, 800 W. Main St., Hyer 330, Whitewater, WI 53190; email RupnowRD02@uww.edu fax 262-472-5668.

DEADLINE TO NOTIFY YOUR INTEREST OF PERMISSIVE TRANSFER INTO THIS POSITION IS 4:30 P.M. ON: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012

Position Description
FACILITIES MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST ADVANCED -FP&M

Position Summary:This position provides advanced maintenance and repair work for facilities within the Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) Academic Zone.  This position performs preventive maintenance services and repairs on building heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, and electrical systems and associated components.  In addition, the position performs services and repairs to a variety of other equipment and devices used in the academic buildings, and acts as first responder to a wide variety of customer calls.

The position works independently, under the general supervision of the Academic Zone Facilities Manager.  All duties are performed in accordance with organizational goals, beliefs, and values.  The person holding this position must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and qualify for state vehicle operation.  This position is designated at Level 1 risk for exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

TIME % GOALS AND WORKER ACTIVITIES

35%  A. Perform preventive maintenance services and inspections,corrective repairs, and minor installations to zone building HVAC and refrigeration systems.
A1. Act as primary operator of HVAC/R equipment in academic buildings.  Responsible for maintaining the equipment in good operating condition at all times.
A2. Perform preventive maintenance inspections and services on building HVAC/R systems as generated by departmental Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
A3. Act as first responder to customer calls or various types of alarms.  Diagnose problem, and formulate a response.
A4. Make emergency repairs when needed to resolve maintenance problems.  Coordinate any required follow up through a zone maintenance supervisor.
A5. Perform corrective and reactive repairs on heating systems to include air handling units, convection and radiant heaters, coils, motors, pumps, ducts, booster coils, valves, belts and sheaves, etc.
A6. Perform corrective and reactive repairs on ventilation systems and components to include exhaust fans, ducts, dampers, etc.
A7. Maintain, adjust and calibrate pneumatic controls, to include thermostats, dampers, damper operators, valves.
A8. Inspect, maintain and repair low pressure steam valves, traps and condensate pumps.
A9. Specify, install and repair air conditioners and other climate control devices.
A10.Alert Zone Facilities Manager to problems requiring attention of department craftworkers or outside contractors.  Assist them as needed.
A11.Recommend changes to computerized building control system to improve operation of equipment.

15%  B. Perform preventive maintenance services and inspections,corrective repairs, and minor installations to zone building plumbing systems.
B1. Perform preventive inspections and services on building plumbing systems as generated by departmental CMMS.
B2. Designated first responder for all academic buildings for plumbing service calls.
B3. Receive plumbing work orders from other zone maintenance personnel when they are unable to complete the work.
B4. Perform all plumbing repairs in conformance with building code requirements and current local labor agreements.
B5. Inspect, maintain and repair plumbing systems and components such as pumps, valves, drains, water softeners, water coolers, faucets, etc. 
B6. Alert Zone Facilities Manager to problems requiring attention of department craftworkers or outside contractors.  Assist them as needed.

25%  C. Perform preventive maintenance services and inspections, corrective repairs, and minor installations to zone building mechanical and electrical systems.
C1. Perform preventive inspections and services on buildings, building mechanical and electrical systems, and miscellaneous building equipment as generated by departmental CMMS.
C2. Act as first responder to customer calls or various types of alarms.  Diagnose problem, and formulate a response.
C3. Make emergency repairs when needed to resolve maintenance problems.  Coordinate any required follow up through a zone maintenance supervisor.
C4. Inspect and maintain related mechanical system electrical equipment including motors, variable speed drives and emergency generators.
C5. Maintain and repair compressors, filters, and air lines.
C6. Replace and rebuild pumps and compressors.
C7. Maintain and replace electrical units such as motors, thermostats, and switches.
C8. Perform maintenance and repair on miscellaneous equipment used in the zone buildings.

25%  D. Perform related duties as required.  Include all activity not charged to specific work orders.
D1. Maintain mechanical rooms and shop spaces in a clean and safe condition.
D2. Maintain power and hand tools in safe working condition.
D3. Requisition necessary shop supplies and maintenance and repair parts through zone supervisor.  Maintain parts in an orderly fashion, and keep records of their cost.
D4. Complete work orders and job tickets promptly and completely, to include cost information on parts used.  Turn in to zone supervisor daily.
D5. Perform work in other areas when necessary to cover absences or manpower shortages.
D6. Work with other zone maintenance personnel when needed.
D7. Work with zone supervisor to establish and modify PM service frequencies and routines.
D8. Read building utility meters such as water, electrical, and natural gas.
D9. Attend training seminars to maintain and improve job-related knowledge and skills.
D10.Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge and Abilities required:

Knowledge of cooling, heating, and venting equipment and controls.
Ability to work collarboratively with co-workers, staff and supervisors.
Ability to be on-call and perform emergency duties.
Knowledge of utility meters (water, electrical, and natural gas).
Knowledge of proper tools to be used for troubleshooting, maintenance, modifications, repairs, and preventive maintenance of valve operators, damper operators, solenoid, motor, thermostats, compressors, heating and cooling systems, etc.
Ability to read computer print outs and formulate a solution.
Skilled in interpreting blueprints and complex schematic diagrams to devise proper repairs or adjustments to systems.

Special Requirements:
A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License required
A current EPA Certificate for Refrigerant Handling
A current Certification in Pool Operations (CPO) License.