Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Equivalent of high school diploma required.
Technical certificate or degree is preferred.
Minimum of two years experience in carpentry, plumbing and/or energy management required
Experience with maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments.
Must have a good mechanical aptitude.
Must be able to lift and carry tools and materials.
The hiring range for this position is $18.44 - $23.52 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
Considerable amount of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling and crouching to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment.
Lift up to 50 lbs.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G08.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Position is responsible for performing plumbing, carpentry, and energy management duties for Washington University School of Medicine. May provide emergency response for emergencies occurring during his/her shift and repair items with capability to all phases of mechanical systems such as electrical, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, etc. Repairs requiring a more highly skilled craftsperson should be reported to immediate supervisor.
This position also has considerable responsibility to liaise between Vendor Service engineers and Lab Managers as needed for instrument services and to review site preps for new instrumentation.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs plumbing, carpentry and energy management duties on an as-needed basis.
Inspects laboratory instrumentation to assure proper functioning.
Performs repairs as requested by the supervisor.
Prepares inventory of equipment and attaches labels to record relevant data.
Assists in setting up maintenance schedules and data forms. Documents work performed in computerized maintenance system.
Cleans equipment used and equipment spaces. Changes filters, belts, air-handling units, compressed air system and exhaust fans. Changes other instrumentation parts as training provides.
Lubricates compressors, dampers, motors, fans and pumps.
Responds to environmental alerts including freezer responses.
Liaise between Vendor Service engineers and Lab Managers as needed for instrument services. This as times may include University resources.
Review site preps for new instrumentation.
Work with equipment and furniture moves around the Institute.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is for the McDonnell Genome Institute in the School of Medicine.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplin...ary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.