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Preventive Maintenance Worker

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DepartmentFACILITY OPERATIONS-IUB (BL-PHYP-IUBLA)Department InformationThe mission of the IU Bloomington Facility Operations is to operate and maintain a high-quality physical environment to enhance student learning, faculty teaching and research. We serve other non-academic departments, and we support the University's service to the community and citizens of Indiana. We are a service organization dedicated to the success and satisfaction of IUB faculty, staff, students and campus visitors. Our responsibilities include maintenance, operation and improvement of buildings, grounds and utility systems, custodial care, and engineering support. Our staff members are our most valuable asset. Each individual is a team member who contributes to the decision-making process. We seek creative and innovative solutions to meet our customers' needs. We set high service standards, and we reward superior effort and results. We promote the personal growth of our staff through education and training. Our goal is to provide reliable and timely service at a competitive cost. We use proven technology to increase our capabilities. We solicit feedback to help determine the quality of our services. We maintain a safe campus environment, and we attempt to exceed governmental regulations. We conduct planning activities to achieve the most desirable future for our customers and our organization.Facility Operations is a division of Capital Planning and Facilities (CPF), at CPF we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion are inseparable from our mission to create campuses and communities that keep our faculty, staff and students feeling safe, supported and included. CPF Cares about each individual and the unique background and capabilities they bring to our team. It is through these diverse experiences and perspectives that we will thrive in the future as a team that actively represents Indiana University's commitment to diversity and equity. Job Summary

  • Uses precision testing equipment to perform preventive maintenance activities. Performs servicing, testing, inspections and repairs on a variety of equipment including HVAC components, electrical equipment, air compressors, cooling towers, hot and cold loops, humidifiers, boilers and chillers. Changes belts and filters, greases motors, visually checks compressors, pumps, other HVAC equipment, and building systems.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery. Cleans air handling units, checks fan/blower CFM, checks temperature of bearings, test motors for amperage, voltage and RPMs. Tests emergency generators; inspect components for abnormal wear, check battery level, fuel level, oil level and temperature, run hours, amps, volts and HZ on each phase, battery charger reading and block heater.
  • May diagnose and remedy heating and cooling problems and malfunctions; troubleshoot supply line and drain problems; uses power auger to clear lines. May perform water treatments; treats closed loop water systems, cooling towers, chilled water and heating systems by collecting and testing water samples; adds appropriate chemicals to maintain correct levels and balances.
  • May collect and test water and sewage samples using chemical test equipment; adds chemicals such as ammonia, chlorine, and lime to disinfect and deodorize water and other liquids to condenser system, chilled water system, and heating system.
  • Maintains accurate records of maintenance activities. Performs other general building maintenance as assigned. Drives vehicle as needed. QualificationsEDUCATION Required
    • High school diploma or GED. WORK EXPERIENCE Required
      • 2 years of experience In building/facility maintenance and repair or chemical water treatment. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES Required
        • Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University. SKILLS
          • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
          • Proficient communication skills.
          • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
          • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
          • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
          • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
          • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
          • Highly thorough and dependable.
          • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
          • Excellent organizational skills.
          • Ability to represent the company with external constituents.
          • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
          • Ability to build strong customer relationships.
          • Ability to use basic hand tools, lubrication equipment, meters, electric hand tools, water tester, pool vacuum, power washer, and water/chemical test kits.
          • Knowledge of chemical usage and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques and disposal methods.
          • Ability to use a computer.
          • Ability to work with wide variety of cultures and backgrounds. Working Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Ability to move objects weighing up to 50 pounds multiple times per shift. There may be visual strain working in dimly lit areas. Working conditions include below-freezing and very hot temperatures, with the risk of bodily injury from mechanical parts, electricity, and noise. Possible exposure to fumes, odors, etc. that may affect respiration and skin. Works primarily indoors and closely with other trade persons. Equipment utilized: Basic hand tools, lubrication equipment, meters and electric hand tools. Work LocationBloomington, IndianaJob ClassificationCareer Level: IntermediateFLSA: NonexemptJob Function: Engineering, Trades & FacilityJob Family: Licensed & Skilled TradesClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time. This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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