Overview

Job Posting Title:
Maintenance Repairer Master

Position Type:
Classified

Department:
LSUAG PL4 – Central – Dean Lee Research Station (Darrell J Franks (00012256))

Work Location:
LSU – AG Center

Pay Grade:
Classified Technician and Skilled Trades

Job Description:
128630

MAINTENANCE REPAIRER MASTER

WS213 $32,677 – $58,594

Creation Date: 06/29/1987

Change Date: 08/26/2014

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide assistance, guidance and limited support for an assigned group of not less than (2) two Maintenance Repairers and/or performing advanced journeyman level work in two or more of the following trades: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Machinist and Welding; to independently maintain, service or to maintain, repair and install a variety of building machinery and stationary equipment using journeyman skills in several trades areas.

LEVEL OF WORK:
Advanced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
General from a maintenance supervisor of higher grade

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Leadworker over Maintenance Repairers (minimum of 2) on a regularly assigned or recurring basis.

LOCATION OF WORK:
All state agencies.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from other Maintenance Repairer jobs by its function as a leadworker and/or performance at the advanced journeyman level in the HVAC, Plumbing, Machinist, and Welding trades.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

AS A MAINTENANCE REPAIRER MASTER

Inspects and approves the work of contractual employees.

Provides guidance for subordinates as directed.

Surveys assigned jobs and insures that sufficient and proper materials and tools are on hand to complete each day’s work.

Directs the sequence of work and assigns tasks to subordinates.

Works with and sets the pace for assigned subordinates.

Keeps records as required by supervisor.

Performs major replacements, new installation and modification of HVAC and Refrigeration equipment of all sizes.

Fabricates or repairs metal parts for plant or production machinery.

Performs repairs on high and low pressure gas, steam and water systems.

Performs specialized welding of aluminum, non-ferrous and stainless steel.

Serves as a leadworker and assists in the training of subordinate maintenance personnel.

AS A BUILDING MAINTENANCE MASTER MECHANIC

Operates lathes, milling machine or drill press in the making of parts for pumps, compressors, cooling tower fans, air handlers and other equipment.

Troubleshoots malfunctions, determining the cause of equipment breakdown and the extent of repair for different types of equipment.

Fabricates parts to be used on jobs and/or machinery.

Estimates cost of building equipment maintenance repairs.

Requisitions supplies and equipment for jobs.

Dismantles, repairs and reassembles pumps, compressors, motors, air handlers, cooling tower fans and controls.

Reads and interprets plans and blueprints.

Oversees the work of personnel assigned to assist in accomplishment of maintenance tasks.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Three years of experience in the building construction trades, building maintenance, maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment, or as a parks building and grounds attendant.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Training in the building construction trades, building maintenance, maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment, or parks building and grounds work will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience. Training will be credited in six month increments.

NOTE:
Custodial building maintenance is not qualifying.

Examples of building construction trades include cabinetmaker, carpenter, concrete finisher, electrician, HVAC controls technician, HVAC mechanic, ironworker, millwright, painter, pipefitter, plasterer, plumber, refrigeration mechanic, roofer, sheet metal worker, steamfitter, tile setter and welder.

Examples of building maintenance include Maintenance Repairer 1/2, B/G/E Maintenance Repairer 1/2 and Maintenance Repair Foreman.

Examples of repair/maintenance of mechanical equipment include Operating Engineer 1/2, auto mechanic, Mobile Equipment Maintenance Mechanic, Mobile Equipment Overhaul Mechanic and Mobile Equipment Master Mechanic.

Additional Job Description:
Special Instructions:
Maintenance Repairer Master

Location: Dean Lee Research Station, Alexandria, LA

Minimum Requirements: Three years of experience in the building construction trades, building maintenance, maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment, or as a parks building and grounds attendant. For more information and substitutions contact www.civilservice.louisiana.gov or the AgCenter HRM office.

NOTE: Custodial building maintenance is not qualifying.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience section of the application. Please list all work experience. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. You must include all relevant education and experience on your official application.

No testing required. Must apply on line at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU or through Workday for internal applicants.

Application Deadline: 5/3/2022 or until suitable candidate is identified.

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Posting Date:
April 20, 2022

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
May 4, 2022

Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits – The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some childcare and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Essential Position (Y/N):
About the LSU Agricultural Center:
The LSU AgCenter, is one of eight campuses within the broader LSU enterprise (LSU System). The LSU AgCenter includes the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, which conducts agricultural-based research, and the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, which extends the knowledge derived from research to the people of the state. The AgCenter is headquartered in Baton Rouge and has 12 “on campus” academic departments and five regions which are made up of 15 branch research stations and an extension office in each parish. For more information, visit the AgCenter’s website at www.lsuagcenter.com.

The LSU Agricultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The AgCenter is committed to fostering an environment of inclusion, respect, and appreciation of differences in individuals. To learn more, visit The AgCenter’s Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunity site.

HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU AgCenter Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-2258 or emailed [email protected]