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The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Assistant Manager, Equipment Services
Reports to: Manager, General Labor
UW Job Code: 6248
UW Job Family: 3B
SOC Code: 47-1011
Pay Grade: 22
Date: October 11, 2006
Assists the Manager in the daily operations of the department within the Physical Plant, including scheduling of available resources, inspection of equipment, coordination of equipment maintenance and inspection of job performance.
Education: Vocational School, On-the-Job Experience, or Associate's Degree
Experience: 3 years work-related experience
Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:
- Valid commercial driver's license
- Journeyman-level in appropriate craft/trade
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Construction drawings, blueprints, sketches, diagrams, and specifications.
- Occupational hazards and safety precautions.
- Current trade methods, materials, and equipment.
- Applicable University, state, and federal regulations.
- Department of Transportation (DOT) and CDL regulations.
- Americans with Disabilities (ADA) requirements and regulations.
- MSDS safety information sheets.
- Training techniques and methods.
- Heavy equipment operation.
- Mechanical repair and welding.
Skills and Abilities to:
- Interpret and work from advanced sketches, blueprints, specifications, and construction drawings.
- Understand and enforce safety procedures.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Maintain effective supervisory relationships.
- Schedule work assignments, supervise and may perform journeyman-level work.
- Train employees in the current trade methods, techniques and procedures.
- Assist with personnel issues such as hiring, disciplinary issues, employee training and record keeping.
- Inspect work of staff, verifying work is done safely, professionally and in a timely manner.
- Assist with ordering and receiving of supplies and materials.
- Operate heavy equipment such as a front end loader, backhoe, skid loaders, and dump trucks.
- Operate mobile air compressors, diamond bitted core drill, hammer drills, hand tools, jackhammers, air drills, sawsall, demo saw, water cooled concrete saw and surveying equipment.
- Monthly may operate large loader, motor grader, welder and sanding truck.
- Discuss and contribute ideas to achieve an effective decision making process regarding planning and design, materials, staffing and scheduling of work.
- Foster an atmosphere of safety awareness and practices for all staff.
- Instruct staff in using safety gear and devices required for their safety and the safety of others in the area.
- Manage projects to meet multiple and potentially conflicting timelines.
- Perform work inspections.
- Safely and efficiently operate, repair and maintain associated tools, machinery, vehicles and equipment.
- Direct the removal of snow and ice and application of sand and salt on the sidewalks, parking lots and streets.
- Remove traffic control devices including signs, barricades, and security fences.
- Bore holes in concrete, demo concrete, and prepare areas for concrete pour.
- Supervise patching of pavement, removal of graffiti, and assist other departments, as directed.
- Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.
Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities
Supervises all departmental activity when Manager is absent.
Assists in planning, scheduling, staffing and coordinating work assignments; leads, advises, and trains all support staff in safe work methods, procedures, and techniques.
Checks equipment for proper service and repair.
Directs support staff on the completion of their duties; looks for opportunities to improve work flow with support staff, including equipment operators, master mechanic, and laborers.
Assists Manager with personnel issues including hiring, disciplinary issues, employee training, and record keeping; assists in the ordering and receiving of supplies and materials.
Inspects departmental work and report status of projects and quality of work performed.
Maintains safe work area to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Assist in the ordering and receiving of supplies and materials.
Inspects staff work habits and performance; verifies work is done safely, professionally and in a timely manner.
Meets with administrators, department heads, engineers, the other craft shops and contractors as needed to discuss and contribute ideas to achieve an effective decision making process regarding planning and design, materials, staffing and scheduling of work which requires effective communication and the ability to read and understand blueprints and construction drawings.
Foster an atmosphere of safety awareness and practices for all staff; instructs staff in using safety gear and devices required for their safety and the safety of the passerby.
Directs ice and snow removal, sanding of all sidewalks, streets and parking lots; installs and removes traffic control devices including signs, barricades, and security fences.
Performs campus-wide cleanup operations and generally provides any service needed to keep the grounds and facilities operational and presentable.
Bores holes in concrete, demos concrete and prepares areas for concrete pouring; supervises patching of pavement, removal of graffiti, and assists other departments when necessary.
Keep abreast of current technology, materials and techniques of the trade.
Shop and in/out door environment; exposed to hazards associated with power and hand tools, dust, fumes, high pressure steam, high temperatures and confined spaces; regularly subject to external environmental conditions such as cold, heat, dust, snow, or fumes from equipment or chemicals.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.