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Trades Assistant (Asst. AQT)

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Department: Utility Enterprise
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Custodial, Building Support, Grounds, Skilled Trades
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Trades Assistant (Asst. AQT)
Salary/Grade:

$14.65/F1

Job Summary:

 

Performs tasks related to assisting in routine to moderately complex repair or construction of university facilities or property which require specialized training in a skilled trade. This position will work primarily as a member of the HVAC retro commissioning team. The hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm.

 

Duties/Physical Demands:

Assists in the routine to moderately complex repair of University property and facilities using expertise acquired through specialized training in a skilled trade.
Performs moderately difficult repair and preventive maintenance on University property and facilities using expertise acquired through specialized training in a skilled trade.
Assists outside contractors as needed; assists craftspersons from other trades as needed.
Maintains and cleans tools and equipment.
Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires six months training beyond high school in a skilled trade and one year of experience in that trade, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Driver's license required.

 

Desired Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of HVAC systems, and HVAC control systems desired.
Basic knowledge and understanding of electrical theory and systems, basic control theory and systems, and pneumatics related to HVAC control desired.
Ability to maintain detailed and complete records of maintenance, repair, and testing activities.
Work may include walking, lifting (up to 75 pounds), bending, stooping, carrying, climbing (to include extension ladders).
Proficiency in the use of PCs, networking, and Windows-based applications is desired.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the procedures and equipment of a particular skilled trade
Mechanical aptitude
Knowledge of safety procedures

 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Frequent standing and walking with some climbing and lifting of materials weighing 50 to 75 pounds. Frequent operation of equipment. Somewhat unpleasant working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particular disagreeable. Some element of personal risk and exposure to accidents.

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

 

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

 

 

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

 

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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