| EOE Statement:|
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.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of School of Medicine Custodial. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Maintenance Technician will:
- Do repairs and preventive maintenance on all custodial equipment such as vacuum cleaners, commercial scrubber etc. Track life cycle of equipment. Provide training on equipment. Recommend new equipment. Schedule maintenance and do periodic inspections of equipment. Conduct training on operating and maintaining custodial equipment for custodial staff. Develop operating and maintaining process sheets for custodial staff to use.
- Make routine decisions include addressing downtime situations with equipment and quick judgment as to the direction and depth of repairs that ultimately lead to the acceptance or rejection of products per quality standards.
- Discuss with the supply room on the need to stock parts and with the custodial supervisors to improve the effectiveness of repair plans.
- Serve as the equipment representative in bi-weekly meetings and will give the custodial supervisors direction in how equipment is maintained and operated.
- Maintain the equipment in a safe manner by following safety rules and procedures and addressing safety hazards as they arise in the production and maintenance shop areas.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop and maintain Computerized Maintenance Management System for custodial equipment.
- Check for spare parts as needed.
- Update any equipment information that is not correct.
- Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM) for custodial equipment
- Complete Preventive Maintenance work orders prior to the completion due date.
- Periodically review PM frequency and adequacy.
- Review equipment maintenance work instructions and modify as needed.
- Develop standards for performing work.
- Review PM findings to determine trends and what can be implemented to prevent reoccurrence.
- Notify supervisor of any PM inadequacies or parts shortages.
- Complete preventive maintenance with no negative impact to services.
- Perform component rebuilds as time allows.
- Perform Corrective Maintenance for custodial equipment
- Follow proper procedures and techniques.
- Determine what tools are needed to effectively complete work orders.
- Work with the Supervisors to ensure the job is planned in the most efficient manner.
- Work with Supervisors and the custodians to develop process to eliminate repetitive breakdowns.
- Determine if the corrective maintenance job is one of a repetitive nature. If so, develop a PM to eliminate the reoccurrence.
- Quickly respond to line calls for machine repairs and adjustments.
- Maintain custodial equipment to run at required specifications.
- Predictive Maintenance
- Work CMMS to find and implement other means to determine when maintenance must be executed versus on a predetermined basis.
- Support the predictive maintenance program. Work on the areas assigned by your supervisor.
- Other Functions
- Assemble or modify equipment as warranted.
- Research new equipment to improve efficiency. Assist with cost benefit analysis. Install and set up new equipment.
- Relocate machinery for specialty jobs.
- Coordinate activities with Facilities Maintenance as required.
- Support safety activities such as safety audits and adherence of wearing personal protective equipment.
- Interface with the Supply Room. If a part is not stocked, but should be, inform the Storeroom Coordinator.
- Participate in root cause analysis,
- Be accessible to staff to discuss problems and ideas.
- Maintain good relationships with Vendors, Supervisors, Supply Room, and Facilities Maintenance.
- Review new technologies and maintenance practices that may enhance maintenance operations.
- High school degree or equivalent and two years of work related experience in the equipment repair and maintenance field. Knowledge of custodial equipment necessary.
- Degree or Certification in Industrial Technology.
- Missouri CDL/Class E driver license or Illinois Class D license.
- Knowledge of custodial cleaning equipment involving mechanical, electrical, repair and use of vacuums, buffers, burnishers, walk behinds and riders, etc.
- General mechanical knowledge and electrical aptitude.
- 1 to 3 years’ experience in troubleshooting and maintaining general custodial equipment.
- Knowledge of software systems for the planning and scheduling of preventive maintenance and routine servicing of equipment..
- Computer program functional knowledge including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Ability to move or lift 40 -75lbs (wood skid of pallet, company equipment and products.
- Ability to operate powered fork lifts and hydraulic lifts.
- Problem solving skills.
- Good organizational ability.
- Ability to work individually and within teams.
- Ability to analyze mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems.
- Willing to ask for help when needed.
- Good communication skills.
- Respected within the department and respect others.
- Follows up on assigned tasks in a timely manner.
- Able to read equipment drawings.
- Operation of manual and power driven tools and machine shop equipment.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
- High School Diploma, Technical training.
- Related past work experience in equipment repair and maintenance.
The hiring range for this position is $15.68 - $19.60 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan
-22 vacation days
-8 Paid Holidays
-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
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
Ability to move or lift 40 -75 lbs. move wood skid of pallet, company equipment and products. Ability to operate powered fork lifts and hydraulic lifts, extensive walking required.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G06.
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.