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Trades Helper - Insulator/Pipe Coverer

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Trades Helper - Insulator/Pipe Coverer
Department Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services (7420)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Facilities Management has an open opportunity for a candidate to join our Plumbing Team as an insulation team Trades Helper. This is a unique opportunity for applicants who are interested in learning the insulation trade. Selected candidates will rotate through several learning opportunities and experiences within the insulation team in order to gain experience in the trade and begin training for a career path. This position will provide an estimated three years of insulation training. Should the Trades Helper successfully complete the insulation training program, the employee will be eligible to apply for open insulator/pipe coverer positions within FM.

In the Trades Helper role, initial duties will include assisting with insulation team set-up, delivery of materials, and the clean-up of shop and work areas. Trades Helpers are required to drive University vehicles on a daily basis as one of their primary job functions.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Assists insulation employees with daily activities on assigned jobs.
• Assists with collecting and delivering materials and/or equipment needed on job sites.
• Cleans and/or performs minor repairs on equipment.
• Performs clean-up activities as jobs are completed.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

• One year of experience working in construction, maintenance or other trades setting; or related education and experience.
• Possession of a valid driver’s license upon employment.
• At least two years of licensed driving experience.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Completion of one year of vocational training; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

• Basic construction skills.
• Knowledgeable of the insulation trade.
• Knowledge of hand tools and safety practices.
• Skill in use of materials and equipment in the Plumbing trade.
• Ability to effectively communicate.

Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Trades and Maintenance
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay 12.24
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24430
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Facilities Management HR

Open Date 01/03/2018
Review Start Date 01/17/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Have you completed one year vocational training; OR, have any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you possess a valid Arizona Driver’s license upon employment with at least two years of licensed driving experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
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