Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
One or more of the following:
Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program
OR an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in skilled trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services.
NYS Driver’s License
Duties Description Position Summary:
Campus Living invites applications for the Trades Generalist position. In this role, your contributions will support the proper functionality and maintenance of Campus Living’s equipment, facilities, and machinery.
Your responsibilities will include:
Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and install electrical systems and equipment.
Perform preventative maintenance on various HVAC equipment and regulate operating systems for buildings and individual room heat controls.
Troubleshoot problems with both the fire alarm system and the card access system for a large university complex
Perform a variety of installation and construction tasks in the mechanical, building, motor equipment and electrical trades
Plan and layout construction, repair and maintenance projects
May lead/supervise other staff members
At Campus Living, we are a community that welcomes and celebrates every student, staff and guest with all of their diverse identities, beliefs and ways of thinking.
Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.
About Campus Living
Campus Living, a unit within the division of Student Life, serves to provide the best residential living experience for students at the University at Buffalo. Campus Living offers quality, affordable and desirable campus housing in support of the university’s mission. Campus Living is comprised of 13 residence halls and five apartment complexes accommodating 8,000 residents on the North and South Campuses. Approximately 5,800 students reside in the residence halls and 2,200 students reside in the apartment complexes. Campus Living is comprised of 210 professional and classified staff with a total operating budget of $70m.
The university seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Buffalo, to maintain the excellence of the university and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Departmental Operating Needs:
Working knowledge of safety standards and procedures as well a knowledge of applicable codes and regulation is important
The ability to follow written and oral instructions.
This position requires traveling within the campus, between the campuses, and off campus, therefore, the candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability to meet this requirement.
The incumbent must be able to communicate well with others and possess and demonstrate positive customer service skills.
Since the activities of other employees depend on the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.