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Facilities Maintenance Specialist Sr. (Housing) 499554

Company: Lamar University
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: December 1, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Details Position Information Posting Number20111893Position TitleFacilities Maintenance Specialist Sr. (Housing) 499554FTE1.00Position TypeStaffDepartmentCardinal Village Operations Position Summary Information Job Summary/Basic Function Basic Function: Reporting to the Assistant Director for Housing Facilities in the Department of Housing and Residence Life, the Housing Facilities Maintenance Specialist is responsible for assisting in the maintenance, physical and mechanical upkeep of the university residence halls. As part of a housing facilities staff team, the position maintains, services and conducts minor repairs and performs various semi-skilled duties in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, electrical and painting. Job Summary: ---Perform basic carpentry repairs and painting such as dry wall repair, screen and glass replacement, doors and door hardware replacement, caulking, window blinds and vent installation, furniture, handrails, and flooring repairs. ---Install or repair lighting, light fixtures, electrical outlets, machinery, equipment and appliances. Replace batteries and devices. ---Diagnose, repair and perform minor maintenance associated with plumbing leaks, pipe systems and fixtures including repair of faucets, toilets, stoppers, and shower-heads. Inspect and clear drains. ---Document and maintain service records of work performed through use of a computerized maintenance management system. Submit work reports. Update supervisor and other department staff regarding repairs and issues. ---Perform preventative maintenance functions and conduct inspections of student rooms to complete necessary maintenance in a timely and accurate manner. ---Assist contractors and vendors with gaining access to student rooms, mechanical rooms and storage closets. ---Assist with ordering and pick up of necessary materials; maintain accurate inventory records. Install new appliances and equipment. ---Assist with housing facilities projects and renovations as needed. ---Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: ---3 years of facility maintenance experience working in the building trade industry ---Basic working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing and electrical systems ---Experience using hand and electrical tools ---Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills ---Ability to input notes and other data into computer system ---Ability to work independently and also be a team player ---Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing ---Physical stamina and dexterity; work may be performed both indoors and outdoors, and may require heavy lifting, stooping, ladder use, and the operations of power equipment ---High school diploma or equivalent ---Must have a valid Texas driver's license and acceptable driving record EEO Statement Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Veteran's Preference Statement Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003. Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications: ---Experience working in a university environment, in particular student housing ---Experience with HVAC system maintenance and repairs ---Licensure, certification or technical training in a maintenance related trade ---Familiar with Microsoft applications and Microsoft Outlook Security Sensitive Statement This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code -51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. SalaryCommensurateWork Hours Application Information Posting Date11/14/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial InstructionsPosting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to jobs4vetslamar.edu a Standard Form 15 located at to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE. Yes No What is the highest level of education have you obtained? Bachelor's Degree Associate's Degree Some College Credits High School Diploma or GED The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) maintains a list of Institutions Whose Degrees are illegal to Use in Texas. You can search for your institution on the THECB website at: Copy and paste this link into a web browser in order to search under "Fraudulent or Substandard Institutions" for your college/university attended for your degree. Please check your answer BEFORE you submit your application. HR is not responsible for checking your answer nor resubmitting your application back into the pool if you do not answer this question correctly.As part of your educational qualifications for this position, are you claiming a degree from any of the institutions listed on the THECB website referenced above? Yes, my institution IS on this list & IS Not accredited. No, my institution is NOT on this list & IS accredited. Please specify how many years of HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Systems do you have? Briefly specify the trade and years of experience. (Open Ended Question) How many years of basic working knowledge and experience in carpentry do you have? (Open Ended Question) Do you have a valid driver's license? No Yes If you have a valid drivers license, what is the state and expiration date? (Open Ended Question) Please rate your knowledge and experience of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook). None Beginner - Knowledge of MS Office Programs (Word & Excel) Intermediate - Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) Moderate - Knowledge & Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access) Expert - Knowledge & Experience using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)) Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Letter of Interest Unofficial Transcript 1 Miscellaneous

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