The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe thegeneral content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.
To maintain, repair and install manual and automatic irrigated systems and related equipment including but not limited to hydraulic and electrically operated irrigation controllers. To inspect systems and repair and adjust controllers, automatic and manual valves and a variety of sprinkler heads. To perform a wide variety of major construction, demolition, groundskeeping and landscaping tasks and assists other team members with daily work and special projects.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS TO INCLUDE:
*Installs, maintains, and repairs a variety of irrigation systems and components. Installs smart irrigation controllers and associated flow-sensing equipment. Maintains and repairs timer clocks, sprinkler heads and various piping. Operates faultfinders and valve locators.
*Regularly inspects systems and components to ensure good working condition.Troubleshoots system issues and looks for ways to enhance existing systems to make them more efficient.
*Performs a wide variety of major construction, demolition, groundskeeping and landscaping tasks.
*Actively participates in ongoing department training.Pursues specialized training and certifications to stay abreast of industry changes and to advance expertise.Uses assigned communication device to read and respond to texts, emails and requests for service.
*Performs other duties as assigned
*Mechanical skills to include plumbing and electrical
*Demonstrated ability to repair, install and maintain irrigation systems
*Knowledge of manual and automatic irrigation systems
*Basic trades mathematics
*Ability to operate commonly used grounds equipment and tools
*Ability to read, write and understand basic instructions
*Ability to work in confined spaces
*Ability to independently
*Ability to work as part of a team
*Ability to troubleshoot/resolve issues
*Ability to operate heavy construction equipment
Work Schedule: Must be able to work a flexible schedule, between the hours, 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Shifts are subject to change to meet the needs of the University.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and four (4) years of experience working in landscape management and irrigation required. Experience with plumbing, pumps or electrical systems is preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
Driving record should meet University underwriting guidelines to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Current underwriting guidelines include possession a valid driver's license, issued in the United States; at least 21 years of age; at least three years of driving experience; maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of this position to include:
*Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds
*Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus.
*Working in confined spaces.
*Working within extreme temperature ranges.
Incomplete job profiles will not be processed.Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience, as it relates to the needs of this job announcement.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager):Onsite
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.