UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

LIGHTING AND FILTER MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8823 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform work of a semi-skilled nature in the maintenance and repair of interior and exterior lighting fixtures such as group lamp replacement, retrofitting fixtures and replacing fuses, ballasts, and lamp sockets, as well as changing out pre-filters for HVAC systems.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, maintain and repair interior and exterior lighting fixtures and change out pre-filters and perform related semi-skilled maintenance work on air handling units.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform semi-skilled maintenance and repair of interior and exterior fluorescent, incandescent, and high intensity discharge building light fixtures;

Replace lamps, fixture diffusers, fuses, ballasts and lamp sockets;

Retrofit fixtures including converting/modifying existing fixtures to be more energy efficient by replacing ballasts, lamps and optics or installing a variety of manufactured UL Listed retrofit kits;

Assist in removal and installation of ceiling tiles necessary to access mechanical and electrical equipment such as air handling mixer boxes;

Locate, identify, mark and record VAV terminal boxes for Preventive Maintenance Program.

Independently remove and clean ductwork, grills, grates and vents. Install air filter media and roll and bag air filters. Repair Magnehelic or Manometer gauges. Record work done on log sheet.

Operate motor vehicles and equipment such as trucks, forklifts, and personnel lifts;

Operate power tools and equipment such as drill motors and power screwdrivers;

Operate electrical testing equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters, multimeters, and light meters;

Set up workstations from a variety of elevated positions using ladders, personnel lifts, and scaffolding;

Clean and maintain shop areas, work site, and storage areas;

Load and unload supplies and materials;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Washington State Nonresidential Lighting Maintenance Technician Certificate or, two years (4000 hours) of experience as a certified trainee performing work in this category under the direct supervision of a journey-level electrician, nonresidential maintenance electrician, or lighting specialist electrician. Possession of a valid Washington State Driverís License may be required

OR

equivalent education/experience. 

New Class: 7-1-06