University ofMontana The Facilities Services department invites applications fortwo (2) Maintenance Tech III ’s to join their team. Theposition of Laborer Maintenance Tech III for the Labor Departmentwithin Facilities Services is responsible for general labor workincluding snow removal, sanding, and de-icing around campus driveand all parking lots. Other duties include various moves on campus,which will require furniture disassembly and reassembly, partitiondisassembly, and reassembly. Perform door removal andreinstallation, sidewalk demolition repair and replacement,concrete foundation repairs, as well as asphalt maintenance andinstallation. This role will replace fencing and operate heavyequipment including, but not limited to: Fork Lifts, Genie BoomLifts, JLG Lift, Backhoe, Front-End Loader, Scissor Lifts, Skidsteers, Plows on various equipment. Other power tools used, areDemolition saw, Jack Hammers, Hilti’s, cordless tools, and a largevariety of hand tools. This position may also learn Filter/Lube/Insulation Technician duties and may assist that shop whenneeded.The person assigned to this position may supervise & lead otherlaborer’s, temps, and student employees with daily tasks.Additionally, coordinate & lead others regarding events,(Concerts, Graduation, large moves). The incumbent must have goodcustomer services skills, and ability to handle multiplepriorities. This position requires incumbent to develop a workingknowledge of UM Campus, our safety policies and procedures, and howto properly document labor and materials utilizing timesheets,labor cards, and the work order system.Required SkillsMust be able to perform heavy lifting of equipment andfurniture for moves as well as capable of assembling anddisassembling of furniturePhysical ability to work long hard daysExperience installing fencingMust have experience operating heavy equipment (Backhoe,Skid-steer, Forklift)Proven ability to operate Genie liftsKnowledge and experience pouring concrete slabs, retainingwalls, foundations, and footingsProven leadership skillsCapable of assembling & disassembling partitionsExperience and ability to perform roofing inspections, andmaintenance of drainsKnowledge and ability to provide quality customer servicethrough effective and accepted quality methods and processes. Physical Screen will be administered prior to a final offer ofemployment .Minimum Required ExperienceHigh School diploma and three (3) of related work experienceincluding professional experience operating heavy equipment or anequivalent combination of education and experienceMust possess current driver’s license Preferred QualificationsKnowledge and experience installing and or replacing tileAsphalt repair and installation experienceExperience and knowledge of masonry tradeA CDL License is preferred for operating heavy equipmentweighing 26,000 G.V.W. or heavier (May be required within 12 monthsof hire date) How to ApplyPriority Application Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain openuntil filled. Candidates are required to submit the followingmaterials online.A complete application Includes: Physical Requirements(Qualified candidates must be able to meet minimum requirements andperform the primary functions of the position with or withoutreasonable accommodation.) Video: UM LifestylesUniversity Highlights Ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain a safe workenvironment; work effectively in a team environment; create andmaintain a work atmosphere of trust and respect with all teammembersDemonstrated ability to effectively work with a variety ofdiverse groups of individuals.Must be able to follow directions both written and verbalMust be able to work off of blueprints, maps, and workordersApplicant must have experience and knowledge to operate andmaintain a variety of tools and equipment including snow removalequipmentDemonstrated ability to read/ follow instructions, safetyinformation, policies, and procedures and apply critical thinkingskills; write instructions and proceduresStrong written and verbal communication skills with the provenability to interact effectively with many levels of personnel Lifting: Ground to 60 inches, up to 50 lbs. Ground to 30inches, 80 lbs.Carrying: Front carry up to 75 lbs. for 10 feet or less.Pushing and pulling forces required (pushing and pullingmaterials, and during the use of tools): 100 lbs. sustainedRepetitive squatting on both even and uneven surfaces3-minutes of overhead work from various positions (standing,crouching, or kneeling).Static forward bending from a standing, crouching or kneelingposition while using tools.Trunk rotation from a standing or kneeling position.Balancing when climbing and working on a ladder.Walking various distances, continuously, throughout the day oneven and uneven surfaces.Use of various grip circumferences and strengths as well asstatic grip positions during the use of various tools (4 1/2″ to 51/2″ circumference needing an average of 50 lbs. of grip force) andwhile manipulating various work materials (maximum 100 lbs.).Use of foot controls and hand controls to drive and operatelight and heavy machinery. Job LocationMissoula,Montana, United StatesPositionTypeFull-Time/Regular Position DetailsPosition Title: Maintenance Tech IIIPosition Number: 487600; 087800Department: Facilities Services – MaintenanceWork Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Mondaythrough Friday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, 12 months/year.Salary: $15.018/hrUnion Affiliation: LIUNA Local #1686Probationary Period: Six months minimumBenefits Include : Insurance package, mandatoryretirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness programCriminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer ofEmployment In accordance with University regulations, finalists forthis position will be subject to criminal backgroundinvestigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran’s Preference Reasonableaccommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons withdisabilities. For example, this material is available inalternative format upon request. As an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applicationsfrom minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates mayrequest veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance withstate law. References: References not listed on theapplication materials may be contacted; notice may be provided tothe applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UMmay elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant toessential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All NewEmployees must be eligible and show employment eligibilityverification by the first date of employment at UM, as legallyrequired (e.g., Form I-9). To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and theState of Montana, please visit the links below. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications andexperience related to the stated required skills for the position.A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or“Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.Detailed Resume – listing education and describing workexperienceProfessional References – names and contact informationfor three (3) professional references About Facilities Services and UMFacilities Services is charged with the efficient operation andmaintenance of the state-funded physical plant and assisting theAuxiliaries with these services when requested. Facilities Servicesalso supports the campus in enhancing and developing its physicalplant.The University of Montana is a unit of the Montana UniversitySystem with over 10,000 students. It is located in Missoula, aculturally vibrant community of about 72,000, surrounded bymountain grandeur which was recently ranked in the “ top 20 best college towns with a population of lessthan 250,000 ” by the American Institute for Economic Researchand ranked 9th in Outside Magazine’s “ The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America” in2014 . Many national publications recognize Missoula for itshigh quality of life . Abundant recreationalopportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearbyGlacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement athriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offerseligible employees a generous benefits package that positivelyseparates UM from other local employers and offers many programsand policies to support work-life balance for its employees.The University of Montana provides a culture that values hard work,intellectual curiosity, diversity, collegiality, innovativethinking, and teamwork, making it a great place to grow and developprofessionally. The University of Montana is an AffirmativeAction/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutionalcommitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In thatspirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applicationsfrom a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist theUniversity in demonstrating its essential values of innovation andcreativity, impact, openness, and partnership.
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