The Veterinary Service Center within the Department of Comparative Medicine is seeking a full time Maintenance Person II to perform necessary maintenance and repairs to ensure the proper operation of lighting controls, automatic watering and HVAC systems, as well as a variety of equipment (cage washers, bottle washers, autoclaves and cage racks). Other responsibilities include fabricating and installing shelving, pictures, clocks, earthquake bracing, and providing other customized solutions/repairs, such as, door closures, door stops, painting and patching of holes in walls and ceilings; coordinating the maintenance/repair of systems and equipment with internal and external groups; maintaining a system to document the submission, tracking and completion of work orders (i.e. paper-based and software solutions); developing, writing and reviewing standard procedures (SOPs) for the operation, care, and routine maintenance of systems and equipment; and operating department vehicles to transport caging and equipment for repair, storage and disposal, as well as purchasing supplies at local stores. Qualifications:
Two years of relevant experience in at least one trade area, which may include vocational training or time spent as an apprentice is required. Fluency in both spoken and written English is required. Duties and responsibilities require manual dexterity and general mechanical, electrical, carpentry, welding, and plumbing expertise; ability to handle hand tools, power tools, and special equipment. The Maintenance Person must possess the ability to withstand extensive walking, pushing, pulling, stooping, and squatting. Must be capable of lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds and pushing or pulling equipment weighing several hundred pounds. He/She must also have the ability to climb and work from stepladders. Must be proficient in using email and be able to learn other common software programs (i.e. Word, Excel). Must have basic knowledge of or an ability to learn water mechanical/filtration and sterilization systems maintenance. May be required to work on weekends and after hours as necessary. Prior experience working in a research animal facility, working with aquatic housing system maintenance, HVAC and ventilated cage systems preferred.
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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