The Student Worker position, under the direct supervision of the Trades/Maintenance Coordinators and the Facilities Manager, assists the Facilities Technicians and Coordinators by performing labor-level duties. These duties include, but are not limited to, changing light bulbs, changing ceiling tiles, running errands on foot, and cleaning of mechanical spaces. Other duties may include work on plumbing and electrical systems, doors, windows, roofs, fire equipment, HVAC components, as well as general labor duties.
1 Plumbing Activities — Assists in the installation of new plumbing including pipes, drains tubs, faucets, and other plumbing fixtures and equipment; cleans and opens drains, toilets and other water lines.
2 Lighting Maintenance— Replaces incandescent, florescent, and HID lamps; cleans light fixtures and luminaries; uses lifts, ladders and extension ladders as required.
3 Miscellaneous Activities— Assists various other journey- and apprentice-level trades people. Duties include sweeping, mopping, removing trash and snow, digging ditches, and replacing ceiling tiles.
4 Professional Development and Training—Requires continuous learning and developing of technical skills and knowledge to keep pace with changes in technology. The attendance of training is expected as often as needed to keep knowledge current and to advance in the field.
5 Administrative Duties—Attend all required meetings and training classes and sucessfully complete any proficiency evaluation (verbal or written ) which may be required to demonstrate adequate comprehension. These evaluations may also be administered to satisfy the requirements of OSHA, JCAHO, and other agencies upon which OHSU depends for accreditation.
6 Functional Duties—Accurately complete all paperwork as required (daily labor reports, job plans, work orders, etc.) and turn in all paperwork in time Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of immediate work area and maintain security of personal hand tools, common shop tools, supplies, and vehicles. Perform emergency duties or other duties as assigned by the Associate Vice President of Facilities and Logistics or designee.
7 Other Duties—Assisting in the repair of small plant or specialty equipment; fabricate tools, machinery and machine parts from metal, wood, plastic, and sheet metal using some machine tools and other forming tools and equipment. This may include forging, tempering, straightening, bending and welding iron and steel, and soldering or brazing other non-ferrous metals.
Working conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, crawling in small cramped spaces, working from ladders, scaffolds and other above ground locations including high sloping roofs; working in extreme temperatures, around moving machinery, and in confined spaces containing high levels of of noise, dust, and odors could be expected. Some risk of exposure to dirt, biological, chemical and radiological materials, some danger of steam or hot water burns, electric shock, infection or minor injuries that could require the use of OSHA approved Personal Protective Equipment.