This position serves as a lead Building Mechanic and assists the Supervisor of Building Trades in all infrastructure matters outside of mechanicals. Projects range in scope and complexity from simple furniture repairs to completing entire interior renovations. This is a full time, benefits eligible position.
Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of:
Building interior finishes; wall and ceiling systems; locks and door systems; and all flooring types.
Building envelope systems; roof, drains and gutter systems, masonry, metal, wood, and plastic exterior as well as hard and soft joint systems; exterior concrete and railing systems; building penetrations including exterior window/door systems and locks.
Building furniture systems and moveable equipment; furniture, fixtures and equipment in residence halls, academic, administrative and athletic buildings.
Assist plumbers, electricians, and HVAC staff on minor installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.
Provide technical expertise as it relates to carpentry.
Work with the Supervisor of Building Trades in researching parts, projects, and equipment.
Carpentry apprenticeship required
Minimum of 8 years experience in building interior, building envelope, furniture, fixtures and equipment construction preferred
Participate in 24/7 on-call roster for service to faculty, staff, and students
Participate in the snow removal on-call roster
Participate in department safety training
Valid driver’s license
Physical demands: Occasionally requires ability to lift up to 100 lbs.; Frequently requires twisting, turning, repetitive hand/wrist motion and forearm rotation, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, squatting, crawling, kneeling, climbing stairs and ladders, balancing and reaching above shoulder and down to floor and lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs.; Constantly requires standing, walking, traveling from building to building multiple times a day and lifting/carrying up to 25lbs.
Illinois Wesleyan University Human Resources, Holmes 209 1312 N. Park Street Bloomington, IL 61701 Fax: 309-556-1710
The final candidate will pass a pre-employment physical and background investigation. Per the Governor's August 26, 2021 Executive Order regarding COVID-19 vaccination, personnel in the higher education setting will need to either provide proof of vaccination, or apply for a medical/disability or religious exemption. All those not fully vaccinated will be required to participate in weekly COVID testing on our campus.
Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.
Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer. Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconductPolicy.html. Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.