Promotional priority for Teamster employees runs from 11/6/2019 through 11/13/2019
This position has many responsibilities in the custodial and caretaking of the building, grounds and detector at the NOvA Far Detector Laboratory in Ash River, MN. This includes a rotating shift of 24/7 on-call to come in when needed. Positions are responsible for a wide variety of specialized and complex maintenance, repair and replacement for buildings and equipment. Training will be provided. The employee in this position will work a ten hour/four day work week, Monday thru Thursday. This position at the NOvA Far Detector Laboratory will last four to five years. Positions are responsible for a wide variety of specialized and complex maintenance, repair and replacement for buildings and equipment. Training will be provided.
25%-Preventative and complex maintenance on general building systems and hardware.
Troubleshoots building equipment systems accessing a computerized equipment monitoring and automation system.
Daily inspection of complex fire mist system, roof top heating and cooling units, and low-pressure steam humidifiers.
Installation and repair of water discharge systems including seasonal shut down.
Replace bearings when needed to a variety of equipment including: water and air cooled compressors and water pumps.
Install and remove window air-conditioning units.
Inspects and adjusts controls of domestic heating and/or cooling systems.
30% Operate, maintains, troubleshoot and repair
Operates, maintains and repairs small motors and engines such as Bobcat machinery, plows, cleaning equipment, snow blowers, lawn mowers, brush cutters, power sprayers, back pack blowers, and compressors.
Operates pickup truck with power angle plow, man-lift, and powered pallet jack.
Troubleshooting and repair may include checking for blockage in water, sewer and air lines and repairing. Repair and adjusting air handler components such as dampers, motors, fans, sheaves and bearings, air cooled compressors and vacuum pumps. Troubleshoot septic systems for issues and contact outside agency for repair, if needed.
25% Other General Maintenance and custodial duties
Scrubs floors with heavy duty industrial scrubbing machine.
Dries floors with a heavy duty industrial wet or dry pick-up vacuum.
Cleans toilet room ceramic surfaces, walls, windows, mirrors, and fixtures.
Polishes chrome finishes.
Changes and cleans light bulbs and fixtures.
Collects waste paper.
Mops floors with heavy wet mops.
Applies floor seals and wax.
Sweeps floors with floor brush or treated dust mop.
20%- Assist with DUNE Trial Assembly work which includes operation of scissor lifts, material handling of large TPC components, working at heights and other mechanical tests.
Other duties of a similar scope as assigned.
Must be able to follow verbal and detailed written work orders, plans and drawings.
Technical education/training in mechanical maintenance and/or applicable work experience to total two years.
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job. Positions may require the ability to walk or stand for majority of day; bend, climb, reach, kneel; carry, lift, push and pull 50 lbs. or more.
Internal Number: 334184
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