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Distinguishing Characteristics: Facilities Mechanic Career Progression

Distinguishing Characteristics: FACILITIES MECHANIC Career Progression

MECHANIC
MECHANIC SENIOR
Nature of Work
  • Perform routine to general maintenance and mechanical repairs in support of University buildings maintenance
  • Use established guidelines and procedures
  • Perform general preventative maintenance and mechanical repairs in multiple trades areas in support of University buildings maintenance
  • Use judgment in problem solving and in applying mechanical techniques and solutions
Expertise
  • Assist higher skilled tradesperson and perform limited inspections, adjustments, installations, replacements, repairs and preventative equipment and systems
  • Use standard tools and equipment
  • Maintain area inventory
  • Use desktop applications
  • Use familiarity with University guidelines and regulatory requirements
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus
  • Perform inspections, adjustments, basic plumbing, electrical, automatic temperature control, heating and ventilating repairs and carpentry functions related to preventative maintenance of hardware, equipment, and mechanical systems
  • Perform building repairs, rebuild electrical motors and replace heating and ventilation unit shaft bearings, belts and filters.
  • Install and maintain plumbing, heating, electrical, pneumatic, motors and related components
  • Use desktop applications
  • Use general knowledge and understanding of University guidelines and regulatory requirements
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus
Interaction
  • Respond to work orders from higher level trades person
  • Participate in area safety training
  • May provide instruction and guidance to less skilled tradesperson
  • Participate in area safety training
Supervision
  • N/A
  • May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates
Conditions
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma and two years related experience required.
  • Vocational coursework and/or specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months may be required
  • Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver’s check may be required
  • High school diploma, vocational coursework and four years related experience required
  • Type S license and specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months required
  • Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required

Last modified May 08 2009 06:49 AM