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Facilities Management (FM) provides maintenance, grounds, and custodial services to the entire campus. FM serves as a partner within the zone structure for the Contract Colleges (CC), Endowed (EN), and Student and Campus Life (SCL) zones.
As a key steward of the University's facilities, FM is responsible for facility assessments, skilled trades, general construction, building care, grounds, recycling, asbestos, and the management of planned, corrective, and preventive maintenance.
The Sheet Metal Worker Journeyperson performs a wide variety of duties associated with the sheet metal trade, including architectural duties (for example, roofing work). The individual must have a strong knowledge of sheet metal trade and an ability to read shop and field drawings.
All employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity; and supporting inclusive and sustainable practices in carrying out everyday responsibilities.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. At least 5 years of experience in the sheet metal field or related field. Apprentice certification desirable. Must possess relevant math skills and be able to read and interpret blueprints. Position requires an understanding of layout and general shop practices including familiarity of shop equipment and safety procedures. Must be a member of the sheet metal union, or be willing to join the union within 30 days after starting employment at Cornell.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license. May be required to use own vehicle on the job. Good customer relations, interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills. Required to inspect and work in crawl spaces, attics, laboratories, ventilation equipment, mechanical rooms, mechanical shafts, sub basements and confined, isolated areas. Access to these may be by ladder or scaffold tower on platforms up to 100' high. Risk exposure to asbestos, toxic vapors, heat, cold, height and accumulated dirt. Use of employer provided safety equipment, including a respirator, is required. Must be available to work overtime as duties require, including weekends. Possibility of shift work. Delivers heavy material to job sites. Must have ability to ascend and descend heights, have agility and freedom of movement, ability to climb stairs, ladders and scaffold, and ability to move easily in confined spaces.
When applying, please note the following: Remember to attach your application materials (Resume/Cover Letter/CV) in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the Experience section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the 'Drop Files Here' box to manually drag document(s) into your application. For a more detailed description and instructions on how to apply online please visit https://hr.cornell.edu/jobs/how-we-hire
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Please note, this job posting will close on March 17, 2017, at 11:59 PM.
University Job Title:Sheet Metal Worker
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Roberta Dillon
Number of Openings:2
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