Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 297343
FACILITY OPERATIONS-IUB (BL-PHYP-IUBLA)
The mission of the IU Bloomington Facility Operations is to operate and maintain a high-quality physical environment to enhance student learning, faculty teaching and research. We serve other non-academic departments, and we support the University's service to the community and citizens of Indiana.
We are a service organization dedicated to the success and satisfaction of Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) faculty, staff, students and campus visitors. Our responsibilities include maintenance, operation and improvement of buildings, grounds and utility systems, custodial care, and engineering support.
Our staff members are our most valuable asset. Each individual is a team member who contributes to the decision-making process. We seek creative and innovative solutions to meet our customers' needs. We set high service standards, and we reward superior effort and results. We promote the personal growth of our staff through education and training.
Our goal is to provide reliable and timely service at a competitive cost. We use proven technology to increase our capabilities. We solicit feedback to help determine the quality of our services. We maintain a safe campus environment, and we attempt to exceed governmental regulations. We conduct planning activities to achieve the most desirable future for our customers and our organization.
Facility Operations is a division of Capital Planning and Facilities (CPF), at CPF we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion are inseparable from our mission to create campuses and communities that keep our faculty, staff and students feeling safe, supported and included. CPF Cares about each individual and the unique background and capabilities they bring to our team. It is through these diverse experiences and perspectives that we will thrive in the future as a team that actively represents Indiana University's commitment to diversity and equity.
Diagnoses, tests, adjusts, and repairs mechanical systems of gas, electric and diesel powered engines and equipment, such as lawn movers, utility vehicles, tillers, sod cutters, blowers, string trimmers, compressors, chain saws, sweepers, snow broom units, and tree spades.
Repairs or replaces defective parts, such as water pump, fuel pump, steering components, hydraulic systems, brakes, exhaust system, cooling system, carburetor, thermostat, gears, solenoid, pistons, valves, crankshaft, PTO (power take off) systems, differentials, and transmission.
Adjusts points, valves, carburetor, distributor, and spark plug gaps using feeler gauges.
Grinds, reams, re-bores, and re-taps parts to obtain specified clearances using grinders, lathes, taps, reamers, boring machines, and micrometer.
Installs batteries and tires. Performs grinding and sharpening of blades. Performs preventative maintenance: change oil and filters, grease, and lubricate moving parts.
Maintains inventory of parts and prepares purchase requisitions. Maintains records of repairs and preventive maintenance.
High school diploma or GED.
5 years of experience maintaining and repairing mechanical systems of both small and large motorized electric, gas, and diesel equipment.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to represent the company with external constituents.
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
Ability to build strong customer relationships.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Friendly and service-oriented.
Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems.
Proactively approaches responsibilities.
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
Knowledge of tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of engine repair, mechanical systems and maintenance.
Ability to use and operate lathe, grinder, drill press, impact tools, tire changer, compressor, hoist, welder,and hand tools ordinarily used by an engine mechanic.
Ability to read and understand equipment specifications and schematics.
Ability to work in safe and efficient manner.
Ability to work with wide variety of cultures and backgrounds.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including general building maintenance duties. Drive University vehicles as needed. Work any shift as needed. 24-hour a day emergency response as needed. Assist with snow removal activities as necessary. Must be available to work during inclement weather (i.e. snow and ice) when weather emergencies dictate that the department is needed to take care of the campus.
May be required to acquire and maintain position-required certifications.
Ability to read blueprints, drawings, and sketches.
Knowledge of applicable building codes, campus standards, and ordinances.
Ability to use a computer.
Ability to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to handle equipment. This role frequently requires the ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. This role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The role requires the ability to detect items in close proximity as well as far away; discern between colors; detect objects in peripheral space of self; discern items in detail; and to have good depth perception. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page .
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
Campus Safety and Security
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.