UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
MACHINERY MASTER MECHANIC
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8812 (WFSE Skilled Trades)
Positions in this class are distinguished by responsibility to perform skilled maintenance, modification and repair of mechanical facilities and machinery components requiring the skills of a machinist and welder as well as a journey mechanic. This class requires a working knowledge of several related skill fields such as plumbing, electrical, welding and machinist work.
Perform preventive maintenance and repair on all types of mechanical equipment such as laundry, kitchen, hospital, laboratory and air-conditioning equipment; clean or change filters, change oil, grease; adjust drive belts; inspect sprockets, shafts and bearings to ensure proper operations;
Install and maintain elevator components, printing and bindery machines, power plant equipment, wood and metal working shop machines, and conveying systems;
Perform precision operations with machine shop equipment including engine lathe, drill press, grinder, milling machine, hydraulic press in the fabrication of equipment parts and experimental apparatus;
Perform preventive maintenance and repair on motor vehicles and heavy construction equipment, gas and diesel;
Operate a variety of hand tools;
Work with faculty to design, fabricate and operate experimental equipment and apparatus;
Modify machines and equipment to improve operation; design and build tools and dies;
May rig for handling heavy materials by forklift, crane or other means;
May lead and instruct Machinery Mechanics and helpers;
May perform duties in other trade skills;
Perform related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
Full journey status as a Machinery Master Mechanic by work experience, vocational or trade school, or apprenticeship programs, or any combination of the above; OR, four years of applicable work experience including precision machining and welding work, vocational training may substitute for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operators license may be required.
A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability and other elements which are established through job analysis.
New Class: 3-7-73
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05