Facilities Mechanic-Plumber

Job Description

Perform routine and semi-skilled tasks related to the plumbing trade in the maintenance, alteration and repair of building systems and related facilities equipment for properties managed by UCLA Housing & Hospitality Services. Under the direction of the Department Manager and the Supervisor/Lead, run the sewer jet to machine clean sewer storm drains, clean out sediment traps in waste system, and appropriately use and maintain sewer jet equipment. Install and maintain piping systems and fixtures as instructed. Perform various other routine or semi-skilled duties related to construction trades including those tasks normally performed by a Facilities Mechanic. Responsible for contacting supervisor for resources required on job, monitoring job progress, and for communicating job-related situations to the area supervisor and /or resolve on-site job problems. Works independently or as part of a maintenance team. Identify and select the proper materials and tools for a particular job. Recognize malfunctions and make necessary repairs and adjustments on tools and equipment. Use prescribed safety measures and equipment. Interact with various department contacts and University personnel while performing duties and expected to maintain a courteous and professional manner at all times. Complete other duties as assigned.