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.
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.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G08.
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.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -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 -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Operations and Facilities Management Department (OFMD), Facilities Engineering, In-house Construction. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position requires the individual to be the facilities painter/carpenter, prioritizing and accomplishing a variety interior and exterior finishes, as well small structural and architectural repairs, and furnishing maintenance etc. at Washington University School of Medicine.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Acts as primary Facilities Painter/Carpenter for assigned area, prioritizing work and making initial assessment of conditions and service needs.
Maintenance/Repair: Repair drywall and plaster, Patch and paint surfaces, Repair wall framing replace studs if necessary, Match paint and stain colors, Prep stain and finish doors and counter tops, Replaces damaged ceiling grid and tile. Replaces window glass, caulks and glazes windows.
Installations: Installs drywall and studs, Tape and mud drywall, Installs door hardware (hinges, stops, etc.). Installs cove base. Hangs pictures, coat hooks and mirrors, etc. Installs gas cylinder restraints. Installs shelving and hardware.
Relocation: Moving of lab equipment, refrigerators, and freezers. Relocating office furniture, and wall cabinets.
Support person for large and small construction projects, demolition, trash removal, getting material and equipment to and from job site.
Responds to off-hour/weekend/holiday emergency pages/phone call-ins as needed.
Follows through on completed work to verify proper facility conditions are restored.
Keeps Facilities Engineering supervisors aware of facility conditions, problems, and needs.
Maintains effective communication with other Facility Maintenance Technicians and maintenance support staff.
Performs tasks outside of job description in support of the Department and the School’s mission.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Works inside and outside, in dusty and dirty places such as pits and equipment spaces where temperatures may exceed 100 degrees and equipment may be oily and greasy.
Exposed to wet and cold conditions as well as noise and vibration from operating equipment.
Must be able to work in morgues, gross anatomy and pathology laboratories.
Employee may be required to work in the vicinity of labs containing bio hazardous and/or radioactive substances.
High School diploma or equivalent.
The equivalent of 2-4 years of related experience in skilled trade functions, along with demonstrated ability to perform varied maintenance tasks, is desired.
Must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of people.
In order to advance from a lower level position at Washington University, the individual must demonstrate the ability to perform proficiently in the position being filled.
Experience in carpentry and painting.
Vocational training is preferred.
Missouri Class E driver’s license or Illinois Class D license.
The hiring range for this position is $18.44 - $23.52 per hour.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.