Department: FM&P Building Systems Maintenance-1004
Description of Work:
Ranked as one of the Best Employers in the state of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska is committed to providing a work environment and culture that fosters personal and professional success and satisfaction. We invest in our staff by offering fantastic benefits like vacation, sick, and holiday pay, a variety of insurance options, retirement plans, and numerous others. By joining our team, you will be given opportunities to grow as an individual and contribute to the significant impact that we make within the University of Nebraska community and Nebraska's economy each year.
As a Building Systems Technician you will perform general maintenance, installation, repair, and replacement of a buildings HVAC, structural, electrical, and plumbing systems. This position completes tasks such as light bulb replacement or LED retrofit, assists licensed technicians, identifies and repairs potential concerns, and assists with campus project and urgent situations. Urgent situations occasionally require after-hours work. Additionally, a Building Systems Technician will be assigned to rotating on-call schedule.
Dependent upon a candidate's qualifications, a level 1,2, or 3 will be assigned. Higher levels may also be responsible for more complex duties such as using an EMCS to trend data, communicating with external third parties to coordinate repair and replacement of building components, generating activity and outage notifications, and training, mentoring, and verifying work of other departmental personnel.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
High school or equivalent experience is required. No prior experience is necessary for Level 1. Must have the ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions. Thinking and reasoning skills. Good communication skills. Thoroughness and attention to detail. Good time management and organizational skills. Familiar with tools and machinery. Able to lift 60 lbs. Able to work from a ladder. Available by cell phone to assist with campus emergencies. Available for regular rotations on the weekend and after-hours on-call schedule. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirement.
Associates degree in building trades, participation in an apprenticeship program, and/or equivalent experience. Building Systems Technicians levels 2 and 3 have additional minimum and/or preferred experience that include: 2-4+ years of prior successful work experience in general maintenance and/or building maintenance and systems such as residential or commercial construction and/or renovation, interior and/or exterior painting and staining, rough and/or finish carpentry, installation of floor coverings and/or wall coverings, plumbing, electrical, concrete and/or masonry work, HVAC and/or other systems requiring filter service, or demonstrated equivalent comprehension. Prior experience with building code review and compliance. Experience using an EMCS. Experience using a CMMS.
Building System Technician levels 2and 3 have additional minimum and/or preferred KSAs that include: Analytical thinking skills. Proficient in general maintenance and repair of electrical, HVAC, structural, and/or plumbing. Ability to comprehend and follow complex and technical information. Strong documentation skills. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Understanding of building and construction. Knowledgeable of and skilled in the processes, procedures, and codes required of the trade. Knowledge and experience using a variety of tools and machinery. Basic computer skills. Proficient using an EMCS for building preventative maintenance.
Proficient using an CMMS. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Trade-specific licenses including, but not limited to, plumber, electrician, HVAC, and refrigeration.
Posted Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.