University of Rochester IUOE Building Mechanic B in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 028 UF&S; RC Operations




Assists in repairing and maintaining buildings, and most building utility systems and equipment performing a variety of tasks using some independent judgment. Uses hand tools common to the mechanical, electrical, carpentry, tile, plumbing, and other building trades. Occasionally uses some power tools such as saws, drill presses, and the like. Repairs many of the simpler types of mechanical equipment by replacing parts and adjusting them for best function. Usually handles items such as door closers, door and cabinet hardware, window hardware, curtain rods and cords, venetian blinds, and the like. May handle some more complex items and may make duplicate keys. Repairs electrical and plumbing lines and some fixtures and equipment. Repairs or replaces light bulbs, light fixtures, switches, outlets, ballasts, gaskets, valve packing and washers, faucets, shower heads, and the like. May handle some more complex items in a trainee capacity, under immediate supervision, or as a specialty, though not at the level of a licensed tradesman. Assists in the repair or replacement of components of buildings such as carpeting, tile, wallpaper, paint, windows, stair treads, roofing, woodwork, and cabinetry. Maintains air handling systems, replaces filters, and adjusts portions of the system. Receives and answers service requests and trouble calls. May request parts and supplies and assist in maintaining a stock of spare parts commonly used. Conducts preventive maintenance, and performs other duties as directed.


One to two years of experience in the mechanical and building trades, and a high school education, or equivalent.

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Job Title: IUOE Building Mechanic B

Location: Central Administration

Job ID: 201952

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time