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Maintenance Assistant, Campus Operations (Plumbing Shop)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 11, 2023
Title Maintenance Assistant, Campus Operations (Plumbing Shop)
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Campus Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
This position is located within the Plumbing and Sheet metal Shop of the Facilities Operations Department at the University. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for assisting journey level staff in performing routine installation and repair tasks, repetitive semi-skilled maintenance, installation and repair tasks in one or in a combination of: plumbing/steamfitting, mechanical, building construction, motor equipment, carpentry and electrical trades. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform various plumbing tasks from unplugging stoppages, repairing faucets, cutting, fitting and threading pipe, soldering copper pipe and repairing plumbing fixtures
  • Function as a lead worker over Facilities Operations Assistant 1 personnel
  • Perform ongoing maintenance, small repairs and improvement projects
  • Perform semi-skilled carpentry duties, including the installation and maintenance of walls, ceilings, cabinets, doors, windows, flooring and insulation
  • Have a working knowledge of maintenance and repair methods, materials and tools
  • Safely use hand and power tools
  • Working from ladders, scaffolds and in confined spaces
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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.

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