Preventive Maintenance Worker
Company: Indiana University
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
- 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
- Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
- Highly thorough and dependable.
- Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to represent the company with external
- Ability to drive multiple projects to successful
- 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
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