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Mechanical Trades Specialist (2 Available)

University of Missouri - St. Louis

July 12, 2018
Job location:
St. Louis, Missouri

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Perform skilled work on a journey level combining activities in various mechanical and building trade areas of endeavor such as installation, operation, maintenance, service and repair of electrical, refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, ventilating, and plumbing systems, equipment and fixtures. Work is distributed to take advantage of particular expertise; normally incumbents perform work at various times in each of the areas indicated. Work is subject to inspection for conformance to specifications and accepted standards of the trade, but is primarily reviewed through observation of results. Functional contacts include co-workers, other service department employees, administrative personnel at the job locations, university staff, students and building occupants
Key Responsibilities
   » Responsible for the basic repair and maintenance of one or more buildings or areas and all fixed and movable equipment and fixtures of such buildings or areas.
   » Notify manager of tasks requiring other trades staff.
   » Perform skilled tasks relating to the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical, refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, ventilating and plumbing systems, fixed and movable equipment, fixtures and units.
   » Utilize a variety of necessary tools and mechanical equipment for each trade incidental to operation, repair, maintenance and installation tasks.
   » May perform or assist in performance of any of the following: preparation of cost estimates, preparation of material orders, maintenance of records and preparation of reports.
   » Perform other tasks as assigned.
   » A high school diploma or equivalent; demonstrated capability may offset requirements.
   » Combined practice totaling 4 years in two or more skilled trades areas including the equivalent of apprenticeship or vocational training in a mechanical trade that would qualify an individual as a trade journey level.
   » capability to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, plumbing and electrical codes.
   » Skill in maintenance and use of tools, equipment and materials applicable trades.
   » Sufficient strength to execute some heavy lifting and work on ladders on an occasional basis.
   » A valid driver's license may be required for certain positions.
   » Certification may be required in some areas.
Minimum income
$18.20 per hour

August 8, 2018

Application Instructions

candidates must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
For questions about how candidates apply, please call (314) 516-5805, or if you are experiencing technical problems, please email .
UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and candidates for employment on the basis of their demonstrated capability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, discapability, or protected veteran status.

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About University of Missouri - St. Louis
The University of Missouri?St. Louis (UMSL, commonly pronounced ""uhm-suhl"") is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System. Established in 1963, Information technology is the newest university in the UM System, Information technology is the largest university by enrollment in the St. Louis area with 16,809 students. UMSL's campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, within the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College. UMSL is proud of its motivated, active student body, which consists of over 13,000 undergraduates and 3,500 graduate and professional degree seeing students. UMSL is home to 1,447 faculty members who deliver 54 bachelor's degree programs, 37 master's degree programs, 15 doctoral degree programs and the only professional degree in optometry in Missouri. UMSL provides 24 graduate certificate programs and two education specialist programs. Express Scripts, is the largest corporation in the country, has its headquarters located on a college campus. Express Scripts has 2,500 employees working on the UMSL campus.

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