This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. 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.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 6226
UW Job Family: 62
SOC Code: 51-4121
Pay Grade: 19
Date: April 08, 2005
Repairs, maintains, and rebuilds heavy equipment and/or gasoline/diesel-powered vehicles used in University construction projects or as part of the University fleet of vehicles. Welds a variety of equipment, vehicles, and/or structures necessary to meet established city, state, and federal standards for construction and/or safety.
Perform preventive maintenance and repairs to heavy equipment, buses, diesel engines, vans, and cars including major rebuilding and warranty work, using a variety of manual and power tools.
Operate and inspect maintenance and construction equipment or passenger vehicles to determine defects and analyze causes of malfunctions, as needed or required by law.
Examine parts for excessive wear using precision tools including micrometers and dial indicators.
Design and fabricate specialized attachments/replacements for vehicles/heavy equipment.
Specify and order specialized parts, as necessary, to repair and maintain equipment.
Perform routine roadside service and towing of disabled equipment when needed.
Operate heavy equipment or vehicles, as directed; train others in use, operation, and maintenance.
Read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, plans, and specifications for rebuild and/or repair of vehicles, equipment, structures.
Perform snow removal duties as required.
Interact with outside vendors as needed.
May perform repairs on handrails, fire escapes, snow removal equipment, sanitation trucks and containers, etc.
May assist other Physical Plant or Transportation welding personnel as required.
May perform routine maintenance, repairs, or rebuilds on specialized mechanical equipment throughout campus, as requested by supervisor.
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.