This is a PART-TIME, TEMPORARY/HOURLY position. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through September of 2019.
The University of Washington Tacoma is a growing metropolitan university that is deeply invested in its local communities. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity is central to an environment where students, staff, faculty, and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth.
Our UW Tacoma campus has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary, Part-Time Utility Worker 2. This individual, under general supervision, performs various semi-skilled manual work in the maintenance, repair, remodeling, and construction of buildings, facilities, utility and sewer systems, equipment, and grounds as part of a work crew or as an assistant to a journey level worker. This position will be supporting projects to refresh classrooms and office spaces, rear waterproofing, in addition to providing support to trades staff and Court 17.
Performs semi-skilled maintenance and construction work on buildings, window maintenance, fixtures, equipment, grounds, walkways, streets, and driveways; such as repairing and installing sanitary storm drains, irrigation systems, and sewers; building and repairing parking lots and sidewalks; cleaning roofs and gutters; maintaining tunnel passages, sumps, and utility access holes;
Cleans, services, adjusts, and makes repairs on tools and equipment; Operates power tools and equipment, such as electric and gas engine driven compressors, large mowers, aerators, herbicide/pesticide sprayers, pneumatic tamper, jackhammer, snow plows and portable pumps;
Operates motorized equipment such as automobiles, trucks, including dump trucks, forklifts, trailers, small tractors and front-end loaders;
Loads and unloads trucks and move furniture, equipment, supplies and materials; assembles new furniture;
Assists heavy equipment operators in activities such as removing material from job site or digging ditches to place pipes;
Does layout and job planning on routine maintenance or construction projects; reads and interprets on-line drawings;
Sets up for events and returns venue to original condition;
Performs other duties as required.
Physical strength to do required work AND two years of experience as a Utility Worker I OR equivalent education/experience.
Ability to: read and write; understand and carry out instructions; perform heavy manual labor and work outside in all types of weather. Basic computers skills.