Mechanic Aide, Plumbing

Location
California, United States
Posted
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2020
Ref
5415
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Summary

Under minimum supervision, perform a variety of tasks assisting journeyman mechanics or lead persons in maintaining and repairing a variety of facilities plumbing and HVAC machinery and equipment. Will also participate in work involving rehabilitation and alterations to rooms, laboratories and offices.

Job Duties

  • Perform minor repairs and routine maintenance on plumbing systems and components such as emergency showers and eyewash stations
  • Assist in the installation of plumbing fixtures and equipment
  • Provide written and oral reports effectively
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Minimum of five year’s work experience in maintenance or construction
  • Must possess some general knowledge of carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, and air conditioning crafts
  • Ability to read, interprets, and understands technical language in wiring and control diagrams. Ability to modify and/or adapt designs, procedures, or methods to make necessary alterations and modifications
  • Communicate professionally with the members of the Caltech community in all situations. Must maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments
  • Skill in estimating material and labor requirements to accomplish task
  • Ability to work various shifts as well as overtime and weekends
  • Maintain a valid California driver’s license throughout the course of employment
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills are required. Use correct punctuation, vocabulary, spelling, and sentence structure. Follow written instructios
  • Requires a background investigation and physical examination prior to an offer of employment|
  • Must maintain a valid California driver’s license throughout the course of employment

Physical Requirements

  • Must be in good health with the physical strength and agility to lift up to 50 pounds on a daily basis, bend in all directions, climb stairs, squeeze with arms and hands, operate machinery using hands, and work outdoors in all kinds of weather
  • Ability to distinguish among colors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Asset Works and Kronos or similar preventive maintenance and timekeeping software would be a plus
  • Strong teamwork, project management and problem resolution skills
  • Software proficiency in MS Word, Excel, MS Project, E-Builder and Outlook

Required Documents

  • Resume

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