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Facilities Mechanic III - Ames Laboratory

Company: Iowa State University
Location: Ames
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Position Information:Position Title:Facilities Mechanic III - Ames LaboratoryJob Group:MeritRequired Minimum Qualifications:--- Must possess a basic knowledge of plumbing, electricity, maintenance of steam and mechanical equipment. --- Must have four years of work experience in the listed crafts, including apprenticeship or technical training. --- At least two years of that experience must be in the same craft.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with the service, repair, maintenance, and testing of steam, hot water heat, RO/DI water systems, pumps, and HVAC equipment.Demonstrated knowledge of reading system schematics, blueprint development, and electrical principles.Experience with repair and installation of plumbing fixtures, water distribution systems, and sewer systems.Demonstrated construction and mechanical knowledge to support repairs in other trades.Experience with the layout, fabrication and installation of sheet metal projectsJob Description:Would you like to work for a National Laboratory that conducts world-renowned research? Would you enjoy working on a diverse, beautiful, university campus? Can you imagine yourself in a mid-sized location that regularly ranks as one of the U.S. Best Places to Live? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider a career with Ames Laboratory!Ames Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy federally contracted National Laboratory located in Ames, Iowa, on the campus of Iowa State University. We are dedicated to translating foundational science through applied research to create technological innovations. We create materials, inspire minds to solve problems, and address some of the most challenging issues facing our world today. We promote and believe in a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, civility, and shared ownership in support of the Laboratory's collective success. We offer an exceptional benefits package including:Medical, dental and vision insurance, Wellbeing program, Employee Assistance Program;Retirement benefits including defined benefit or defined contribution plans;Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans;Onsite childcare;Life insurance and long-term disability;Flexible Spending Accounts.Ames Laboratory is seeking candidates for the position of Facilities Mechanic III within Facilities and Engineering Services. This position maintains and troubleshoots HVAC and plumbing systems. Performs work in the repair, service, and maintenance of Laboratory buildings, mechanical equipment and other facilities systems. Installs utilities to scientific research equipment.The duties of this position require the ability to lift, carry and/or move 50-100 lbs. occasionally, and 25-50 lbs. frequently. Frequent bending, squatting, and stooping is also required. The ability to attend required courses regarding personal protective equipment (PPE), wear and maintain PPE, and fully adhere to the requirements set forth in the Personal Protective Equipment Program are required by the duties of this position.The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, scientists, students, and the public in order to provide excellent customer service. Must have knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, and gas powered equipment and possess an ability to be trained on new equipment and the ability to apply training to new equipment. Must have a strong mechanical aptitude. Ability to read and understand equipment schematics, diagrams and manuals. This job warrants knowledge of several different skilled trades..(To meet the requirements of the Department of Energy's COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Reentry Framework, Ames Laboratory is implementing a vaccine attestation program when the COVID-19 community level is medium or high, as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). When the community level is medium or high, upon hire, all new employees must attest to their COVID-19 vaccination status, and those who are not fully vaccinated or who decline to report their status will undergo recurring COVID-19 testing. The Lab s COVID Recovery team will monitor the COVID-19 community status level on a weekly basis and will communicate that status. )Appointment Type:RegularNumber of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work PeriodTime Type:Full timePay Grade:5311aApplication Instructions:To apply for this position, please click on "Apply" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call or Toll Free: 1-.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:--- Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans--- Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans--- Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa)--- Life insurance and long-term disability--- Flexible Spending Accounts--- Various voluntary benefits and discounts--- Employee Assistance Program--- Wellbeing program--- This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.Original Posting Date:June 14, 2022Posting Close Date:August 7, 2022Job Requisition Number:R8753

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