Job Description
Facilities Maintenance & Construction
Job Code: 8840 – Contract Classified
Department Introduction:
Facilities Maintenance and Facilities Construction are responsible for general maintenance, repair, alterations, and
renovations of all campus facilities including building interiors, exteriors, and grounds.
Job Purpose:
Perform skilled glass work in the fabrication, repair and installation of glass and glass components.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 Repair broken windows in wood, metal, steel, aluminum, lead and zinc sashes by removing broken glass and
putty and installing new glass and putty
 Cut and seam glass, drill holes, place finger pulls in glass, cut glass bottles and tubing
 Make, install or repair desk and table tops, and glass doors, among others; repair mirrors, glass light and plastic
 Rebuild windows, reglaze new or used sashes; use ladders and staging platforms
 Replace and install stained glass and plastic
 Develop preliminary cost estimates for installations and repairs
 Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies
 Keep leads and supervisors informed of project status/work progress, and needed materials and equipment
 Communicate and coordinate with other Facilities Services’ shops and Engineering Services to facilitate work
 Know and comply with occupational health and safety regulations that apply to work actions and conduct on the
job, including Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) instructions, and the use of personal protective equipment
whenever required
 Follow all University and Facilities Services’ policies and procedures
 Interact with clients, coworkers, management, staff and students in a courteous and professional manner, with
particular attention to excellent customer service
 Attend all required meetings and trainings
 May instruct semiskilled workers
 Perform other duties as assigned
 Regular and predictable attendance is required
Core Competencies:
 Demonstrate personal integrity and trustworthiness
 Manage stressful situations and changing priorities effectively
 Anticipate, recognize and resolve problems
 Be responsible and accountable
 Use organizational skills and provide attention to details
 Maintain a positive, optimistic and success-oriented attitude
 Exercise professional demeanor, which includes being tactful and courteous
 Exhibit a professional work ethic
 Continuously promote a safe work environment
Required Skills, Experience and Knowledge:
 Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a glazier; OR full journey status as a glazier in a union; OR four
years' applicable work experience
 Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis
 Valid driver’s license recognized by the state of Washington
 Have knowledge and understand of safe work practices and policies
 Must be able to wear all proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
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Must be able to follow written and/or verbal instructions and communicate in English regarding the use of
chemicals, supplies, and equipment; comply with safety policies and procedures
Desirable Skills, Experience and Knowledge:
 Demonstrated ability to take direction, work well with others and as a member of a team, and in providing
excellent customer services
 Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
 Knowledge and practical experience with WISHA (Washington Industrial Safety & Health Act) and OSHA
(Occupational Safety & Health Act) regulations
Conditions of Employment:
 May be required to accept variable work shift
 Must be able to work in a smoke-free environment
 Approved footwear must be provided at the employee’s expense and worn on the job
 Must be able to be fitted for and wear a respirator on the job
 Ability to lift and move heavy material is required
 Work may require access to confined spaces and heights using approved safety procedures
 Must be able to work outside under all weather conditions
 A tuberculosis (TB) test is required for work assignments in non-human primate areas and in the Medical Center
 A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire
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