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Job ID: 231680

Trades Generalist, Campus Operations
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 4, 2024
Title Trades Generalist, Campus Operations
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
In this position the candidate should expect to spend a majority of their time in the field responding to daily service requests (work orders) and scheduled preventative maintenance in support of the University’s energy management equipment. This equipment consist of the building automation direct digital controllers, air handlers, VAV boxes, fin radiation, fan coils, exhaust fans, heat pumps, humidifiers, heat recovery units, and other heating, cooling and ventilation systems on campus.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Respond to daily service requests (work orders) and scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Perform a variety of trouble shooting, installation, repair, and maintenance tasks.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and service building automation systems (BAS) and electrical/mechanical equipment of all types found on campus. These are mechanical, electrical and computerized equipment used to perform energy management and climate control.
  • Use computer to document service work performed
  • Operate computers used in the field of direct digital controls (D.D.C.)
  • Perform the removal or installation of electrical/mechanical building control equipment and systems
  • Involved in all facets of small mechanical equipment and building control system (BCS) projects
  • Provide high level of customer service
  • Expected to perform emergency service promptly when-notified
  • Read and understand prints and schematics
  • Work with and direct outside contractors when necessary

In some cases the Trade Generalist will be responsible for directing a Maintenance Assistant who will assist in the field tasks.

The candidate must detail their qualifications and submit appropriate documentation with their application to clearly explain and demonstrates their skills and competency for this position

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. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefits website.

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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