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Multi-Trade Technician II-Travel Team

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Switzerland  Geneva, Switzerland
Travel/Tourism, English

Job Description:

(COMPANY NAME) embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

As a university founded to be a place where "…any person can find instruction in any study," diversity and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission. We strive to be a welcoming, caring, healthy, and equitable community where students, faculty, and staff with different backgrounds, perspectives, abilities, and experiences can learn, innovate, and work in an environment of respect, and feel empowered to engage in any community conversation. As a member of the (COMPANY NAME) community, it is important to recognize our shared responsibility to each other to cultivate a culture of inclusion for all. Cornell Core values

As an individual contributor you will model and support a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and wellbeing and continually seek to understand how your role, behaviors, and actions impact the success of this culture.

While position responsibilities vary greatly, the Skills for Success and Leadership Skills for Success are foundational to what is expected of every employee and leader working at Cornell. These skills are essential for individual and organizational success. Staff Skills for Success; Leadership Skills for Success

As a service and maintenance department at Cornell AgriTech, the responsibility of the Buildings and Properties Unit (B & P) is to provide responsive maintenance, engineering and special services in support of our institution's vital research. The mission is to maintain and expand the campus and its facilities to the highest possible standards, while providing dependable and cost effective support services to those carrying out the research. B & P is a service organization dedicated to the success and satisfaction of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station's faculty, academics, staff, students and campus visitors.

Competitive compensation, generous time-off, and great benefits …More on Cornell Benefits

While position responsibilities vary, every member of our community is expected to foster a culture of belonging and a psychologically healthy work environment by communicating across differences; being cooperative, collaborative, open, and welcoming; showing respect, compassion, and empathy; engaging and supporting others regardless of background or perspective; speaking up when others are being excluded or treated inappropriately; and supporting work/life integration of oneself and others.

Under general supervision, working as a member of the Buildings and Properties Unit tasked with maintenance of the physical plant at Cornell AgriTech, support Lead Maintenance Mechanic in the performance of a variety of routine and non-routine maintenance tasks, modifications and projects for (COMPANY NAME)'s off campus research facilities located across the State of New York. Perform multi-discipline maintenance activities which will include carpentry, masonry, electric, plumbing, painting and other general building and facility related maintenance. Purchase materials and supplies as needed to accomplish duties. Interface with staff, faculty and vendors regarding areas of responsibility. Maintain work orders and work requests as well as preparing estimates. Participate in the evaluation of building systems, conduct and document facility condition assessments, advising Crew Leader of deficiencies. Assist in the development of maintenance plans for each facility to identify preventative, routine and planned maintenance activities.

Extensive travel required with this position.

Required Qualifications:
* Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
* Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color.
* Experience working with diversity, equity, inclusion, and wellbeing programs.
* Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and wellbeing.
* Ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all ethnicities, genders, ages, and backgrounds.
* Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

General to Buildings and Properties
* High School diploma
* Must possess and maintain valid driver license and undergo successful driver background check and employment background check
* Must be in good physical condition and able to perform heavy lifting, more than 50 lbs
* Ability to work in adverse weather
* Must have ability to use computer for communications, time entry, scheduling access, product research & online trainings
* Capacity to handle confidential and sensitive information with utmost discretion and tact required
* Ability to multitask
* Demonstrated ability to give and receive feedback, communicate, listen, respect others, set priorities and achieve them, and use time effectively
* Must be highly motivated and exhibit innovation, good judgment and reliability in the work place
* Work with other staff as a member of a team to resolve issues and achieve common goals
* Provide and promote service to internal and external customers
* Demonstrate ability to express thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing; demonstrate effective listening skills
* Show initiative, anticipate needs, and take action; adapt to changing priorities, situations and demands
* Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy with a wide range of internal and external customers
* Ability to work comfortably and safely on 10'-12' stepladders, 24' extension ladders, and various aeriel work platforms
* Knowledge of or ability to learn and follow OSHA lockout/tag-out and other related safety procedures
* 24 hour availability required for emergencies on an as-needed basis

Remote Multi-Trade Technician II Specific
* Formal training beyond a high school diploma of 1 to 2 years of college coursework in Building Trades -Construction, or trade associations training, with more than 2 years' experience in construction trades
* Must have a strong working knowledge of carpentry, masonry, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and experience performing hands on work with these systems, with ability to use numerous tools and equipment for maintenance and repair
* Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics
* Must undergo a successful driving background check and be able to pass a DOT physical
Multi-Trade Technician II Specific
* Must have a core competency in one of the construction or maintenance disciplines (plumbing, electric, carpentry, refrigeration, controls, painting, or masonry)
* Ability to work independently to perform routine maintenance, repairs, and replacements
* Operate and maintain trades equipment; strategically select most appropriate equipment to complete task; evaluate condition of equipment
* Must be able to wear safety equipment such as a respirator
* Maintain required knowledge of applicable safety and code compliance regulations and requirements
* Respond to work orders and requests to perform maintenance activities
* Identify necessary parts and supplies needed to complete a task and work with shop lead to develop plan or procurement
* Provide relief for Utility Plant operators and assist other trade shops
* Support other functional groups as required to fulfill mission of organization

Preferred Qualifications:
* Three to Five years of related experience in technical trades or facilities. AAS degree in a technical discipline or tech school certification

No visa sponsorship is available for this position.
No relocation assistance is available for this position.

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University Job Title:Multi Trade Technician II
Job Family:Facilities & Safety Services
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Pay Range:$20.26 - $22.40
Remote Option Availability:Fully Onsite
Company:Contract College
Contact Name:Jessica Townley

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EEO Statement:
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of (COMPANY NAME)'s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. (COMPANY NAME) is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement

Source: Company website
Posted on: 17 May 2023
Industry: Government / Non Profit
Languages: English
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