Required Qualifications: As per Civil Service Standards and specifications. The position requires two (2) years of experience in maintenance or mechanical building trades work (such as locksmith, plumbing, painting, carpentry, electrical, masonry, and or HVAC/Refrigeration) under the supervision of a skilled trades worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services, such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership (NYS CSEA-P) Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program * ; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of appropriate technical courses at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services. Candidate must be able to perform the physical tasks of the position such as bending, lifting, stretching and climbing. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's license; have a motor vehicle record that is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes").
*Successful completion of the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Certificate Program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. It does not include 4,000 hours of on-the-job training, as required for the NYS CSEA-P Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship.
Brief Description of Duties: This position will be responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of all animal related equipment.
Operates machine tools, including but not limited to lathes, saws, presses, planers, drills and grinders.
Performs routine maintenance and repair of plumbing equipment and installation of new equipment by cutting, fitting and threading pipe, removing existing piping and fixtures. Locating and unclogging stoppages. Repair domestic equipment such as laundry equipment and leaks in water lines.
Performs semiskilled carpentry activities including but not limited to railings, doors, locks.
Operates shop machinery to make and assemble shelves, bookcases, tables, signs and modular furniture.
Performs semiskilled masonry repairs such as patching plaster walls and rooms.
Assist in painting and decorating work by performing interior painting of walls and rooms.
Perform routine tasks of the electrical trade, including repairing electrical equipment such as electric motors and vacuum cleaners. Install and maintain light fixtures, outlets and switches.
Cuts, welds, and brazes a variety of metal materials and equipment, manufactures standard items of sheet metal ware such as racks, carts, caging and tables.
Repairs and lubricates casters on racks and carts using appropriate grease guns and can lubricants.
Transport equipment and supplies to other buildings.
Make repairs and maintain departmental vehicles.
Autoclave equipment in accordance with DLAR protocol.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Seniority for promotion is the length of service in the Operational Services Bargaining Unit. Seniority applies only to those who meet the posted qualifications/job requirements for vacant non-competitive class positions in salary grades higher than the applicants grade.
You must show how your training and experience meets the qualifications and requirements specified on the vacancy announcement. Applications failing to show the necessary qualifications will not be considered. The requirement to prove qualifications rest with the applicant.
Upon conditional offer, the State Classified Appointments Unit will ask for proof of experience. The State Classified Appointments Unit will accept only DD-214 discharge papers for a branch of the Armed Forces; and W-2 or 1040's - federal documents which give legal/taxable information about employment. Official letterhead documentation regarding length of time worked, detailed description of job duties, title, etc. will be accepted.
Time and attendance, past evaluations, disciplinary history and the ability to perform the physical and supervisory aspects of this position will be considered as part of the selection process. Verifiable proof of credentials as states above are the responsibility of the applicant. Please be prepared to document proof of qualifications with application.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Patient Contact: Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), clear a background investigation, submit (3) written reference, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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Official Job Title: Maintenance Assistant
Job Field: Support Services
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Division of Laboratory Animal Resources-Stony Brook University
Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Shift Shift Hours : Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Posting Start Date: Jun 4, 2021
Posting End Date: Jun 19, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG9
Appointment Type: Permanent
Internal Number: 2100453
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