Maintenance Craftsman, Senior

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Work type: Classified
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Facilities Maintenance, Student Services

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To perform skilled trade duties in the operation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and related facilities and systems; perform related work.

Level Scope:

Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.

Essential Functions:

60% of the time the Maintenance Craftsman, Senior must:

  • Electrical. Maintains and repairs panels, circuits, wiring, and related systems; replaces switches, receptacles, ballast, fuse boxes, heat systems, motors, fans and lights; repairs electric motors; installs communication cable and telephone lines; assists journeyman electricians. Plumbing. Maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures; installs domestic, irrigation, and sprinkler systems; cuts and threads or sweats pipe; repairs steam traps; conducts preventive maintenance of plumbing and steam systems; assists journeyman plumbers. Carpentry. Installs ceramic floor and wall tile, linoleum, plastic laminate and similar products; repairs built-up, shake, shingle, and other roofs; patches holes in walls; reglazes windows; sketches from oral instructions and works from drawings to design and build specialty items; builds and sets forms and pours and finishes concrete. HVAC. maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment such as air compressors, dryers, strainers, pneumatic and electronic controls and piping systems; insures water and steam coils, motors, belts, pulleys, condenser pans, ductwork, dampers, and related systems are working properly; repairs fire alarm and pumping systems.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance on building devices and systems; operates equipment; performs machinist work; welds and repairs; rebuilds motors and performs mechanical and preventive maintenance work on equipment; repairs appliances; responds to emergency call-backs.
  • Functions as lead worker over other maintenance staff and assists with general related trade duties.

35% of the time the Maintenance Craftsman, Senior must:

  • Create, View, and Update work orders submitted by Residence Life Staff/Students/Custodial etc.
  • Escort approved Vendors/Contractors across campus to repair/maintain Housing Residence Halls.
  • Responsible for maintaining clean workspace and warehouse organization.
  • Maintain safety protocols for Automobiles and power tools needed to perform job functions.
  • Participate in the Maintenance on Call function on a rotating basis after hours and on weekends.

5% Duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
● Ability to inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

Minimum Qualifications:

Good knowledge of: carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance.

Some knowledge of: HVAC and mechanical systems maintenance; building codes.

Experience: performing skilled carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and building maintenance repair; using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work; reading blueprints and schematics.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is $16.50 to $19.19 an hour  commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

  • Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho: 
    • Employee contributions: 7.16% University contributions: 11.94% 
  • Tuition Fee Waiver: for self, spouse, and dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance 
  • Time Off
    • Holidays
    • Sick Leave
    • Vacation Leave
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Required Application Materials:

Please provide a resume and contact information for 3 references. 

 

 

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