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Maintains and repairs all types of roofs as part of the services provided to the University community by the facilities management area to maintain university buildings. Work includes maintenance and repair of slate, tin, copper, hot tar, rubber and shingle roofs; gutters and downspouts and sheet metal work. Lays out and fabricates of duct lines, drip pans, metal louvers, etc. from flat sheet metal. Fabricates and installs items made of special metals such as ornaments, murals and cornice work. Perform journey level maintenance and repairs in accordance with industry/trade practices. Performs assignments in response to requests for service, scheduled preventive maintenance inspections and unscheduled or special projects. Incumbents use all standard tools, equipment, materials and supplies of the trade and observe all safety rules, regulations and precautions in performing duties. Operates various high reach machines.
This position reports directly to the Building and Structures Supervisor along with one other roofer/sheet metal worker, 3 locksmiths, 3 carpenters, one mason and a trades helper. Incumbent will work with tradesmen of other areas within the department to complete assigned tasks as necessary. The work performed provides a direct service to the department to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University can live, learn and work.
Work Interactions and Work Mode Designation
Incumbent works with other members of the Facilities Management area and the university faculty, staff and students as work is performed on campus facilities. Cooperative and collaborative work with fellow employees assures that work can be completed on time and within specified guidelines.
This position has been designated as On-Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources website: https://hr.georgetown.edu/mode-of-work-designation.
Requirements and Qualifications
Academic Level: High School
Degree Program (list): High school diploma or GED required.
Practical Experience (years needed and type required):
Five years experience working with residential and commercial roofing systems to include slate roofs. Five years experience fabricating and installing all types of sheet meal to include duct work, metal louvers, drip pans, guttering and down spouts. General knowledge of soldering and welding.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certification:
Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training in the roofing trade required. Must have valid District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia driver's license. Basic computer literacy and working knowledge of Windows 95 preferred.
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