University of Maryland Baltimore currently has multiple openings for a Multi Trades Chief III position for Department of Facilities Management. Under general supervision, the selected candidate functions as a leader of a team(s) involved in multi tradeswork. Performs as a working member of the team with expertise in more than one trade,provides guidance and instruction or supervision to others, and has responsibility forproject completion. Work at this level is typically associated with leading journey levelwork in a combination of structural, higher graded mechanical, and electrical trades.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
1. Organizes, assigns, and coordinates the technical maintenance work and installation services rendered by skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled workers assigned to a multi trade work team. 2. Performs journey level work in the assigned trade; troubleshoots problems and performs maintenance and repairs. 3. Supervises and trains assigned personnel; assigns specific tasks and evaluates results. 4. Participates in performance evaluations and recommends areas for individual training and development. 5. Inspects completed job assignments for adherence to trade standards. 6. Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials; prepares bills of materials. Ensures that assigned projects adhere to time and cost estimates. Monitors work on site and notifies supervisor of problems, scheduling or deadline issues. 7. Prepares requisitions and obtains materials needed to complete assigned projects. Ensures cost effective use of materials allocated. 8. Prepares a variety of special and recurring reports reflecting daily operations and project status. 9. Operates standard equipment including power and hand tools. 10. Ensures operational readiness and safety of work areas, tools, and equipment; conducts routine inspections; performs routine repairs and maintenance on equipment and tools. 11. Assists higher level supervisors in administrative tasks such as scheduling, occupational safety, security, and other workplace standards.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High school/GED
EXPERIENCE: Six years progressively responsible experience in the trade(s) where assignedto include at least two years in a lead or supervisory capacity.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additionalrelated experience and formal education in which one has gained theknowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education orexperience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 collegecredits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the methods and techniques of the trade(s) whereassigned; of the OSHA regulations related to the trade(s) area. Thorough knowledge of andskill in the practical application of electronics, hydraulics, and mechanics as used inmaintenance work; of basic mathematics including area, volume, weights and the practicalapplication of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions; of the care and storage ofequipment and supplies used in the area where assigned. General knowledge of theprinciples of supervision in the maintenance trades. Skill in the use and maintenance ofthe tools and equipment of the trade(s) where assigned. Ability to read, interpret, andwork from blueprints, schematics, drawings, and specifications; to communicateeffectively both orally and in writing; to lead and train skilled and unskilled employeesin assigned trade(s) work; to prepare summaries and reports; to work in, on, around, overand under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from ladders and scaffolding; tomanipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; toconcurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work inhazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperatureconditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medicalexaminations to determine ability to perform the job. Valid Maryland Non-commercial ClassC or equivalent driver's license may be required. Employees in this job class may berequired to be trained to work with asbestos. Employees in this job class assigned towork with equipment containing CFC refrigerants must achieve and maintain validcertification in accordance with federal law.
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range: $46,712 - $60,000
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