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Trades Specialist (Mason Plasterer), Campus Operations
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 29, 2024
Title Trades Specialist (Mason Plasterer), 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
The Trades Specialist (Mason Plasterer) position is located within the Facilities Department at the University. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for:

  • Constructing forms.
  • Laying building materials such as stone, brick, concrete cinder block to construct or repair walls, partitions, utility manholes, walkways and stairs, firebrick linings in furnaces and chimneys.
  • Following blueprints and specifications by measuring distance from reference points and marking guidelines on working surfaces.
  • Mixing mortar; spreading on working surfaces.
  • Smoothing and finishing surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls and sidewalks to specified texture.
  • Applying ceramic tiles to walls, floors and ceilings.
  • Applying plaster to walls and ceilings. 
  • Repairs broken or loose plaster and other masonry surfaces.
  • Erecting scaffolding and ladders and work from them as needed.
  • Observing and inspecting the work in progress to insure job quality.
  • Overseeing a small work crew of semiskilled workers.
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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