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Building and Grounds Tech

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OMJ Job Number/Reference Code: 3696717

Desired Skills/Duties: Job Description Summary: Performs a variety of moderately complex technical and custodial tasks related to maintaining the University's buildings, facilities, and grounds. Duties/Physical Demands: Job Duties: 1) Operates heavy equipment which may include tractors, trucks, snow removal equipment, back hoes, trenchers, street sweepers, bush hog, or carpet cleaning power van. 2) May operate portable power equipment including chain saws, blowers, mowers, and drapery/upholstery cleaning machines. 3) Performs routine cleaning and maintenance of equipment. 4) May perform minor carpet repair including repairing split seams and renailing tack strips. 5) May assist in the set up and break down for events; moves tables, chairs, staging and technical equipment; may assist with the maintenance and preparation of athletic fields and facilities. 6) May mix and apply various chemical solutions including herbicides, pesticides and cleaning solutions. 7) Occasional training and instruction of classified staff and occasional training and monitoring of student employees. May have functional guidance of student employees for various periods (i.e. summer). Working Conditions: Frequent standing, walking, climbing, and operating equipment. Some lifting of materials weighing up to 70 pounds. Periodic assignment given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations. Machinery may generate considerable noise and pose some element of personal risk. Minimum Qualifications: Requires six months of training beyond high school in equipment operation/maintenance and one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires driver's license. May require pesticide applicator's license.  OEEO Statement: Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Miami University s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

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