Essential Functions: Remove and replace lighting tubes, bulbs etc. for indoors and certain outdoor fixtures throughout the University. Access lights which may be located at varying heights and at any angle; manipulate fixture as necessary to expose bulb for removal; replace standard lighting tubes, a variety of bulbs and specialty equipment; determine and place appropriate lighting unit in fixture; tag fixtures which will not illuminate new bulbs for attention by an Electrician and note same on work order.
Access buildings, facilities and or outdoor locations of lighting needing attention. Deliver supplies and equipment such as bulbs, tubes, ladders, etc. to worksite; order replacement lighting equipment to keep buildings stocked with supplies for fixtures; dispose of lighting tubes, bulbs, etc. properly; transport supplies and equipment such as glass tubes and bulbs, 6 and 8 ft ladders, small hand tools, etc. to worksite.
Set-up and use 6 and 8 ft wooden ladders to access light fixtures at varying heights and at any angle. Use scaffolding as necessary; perform work in crowded corridors, stairwells, classrooms and/or other public areas; utilize dust masks and goggles to replace bulbs from dirty and/or dusty fixtures as appropriate.
Remove and wash lighting fixtures on request. Follow work orders to determine where fixture needing attention is located; utilize proper tools and methods to safely remove tube, bulb, etc.; clean up glass from broken lighting tubes, bulbs, etc. to ensure the safety of students, staff and visitors.
Notify supervisor of need for lighting supplies and equipment in buildings. Obtain and restock tubes, bulbs, ladders, etc. for use; document defective lighting fixtures or lighting units over two scaffold lifts high for attention by Electricians; use and maintain supplies and equipment safely.All Lighting Maintenance Technicians are considered to be "Essential Personnel," and are required to report during a university emergency closure period.Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Possession and maintenance of a valid Michigan vehicle operator's license and satisfactory driving record as determined by University policy.
Ability to follow instructions.
Ability to lift and carry heavy equipment.
Ability to access different heights and angles using ladders and scaffolding.
Ability to use small hand tools, e.g. screwdriver, hammer.
Ability to use and manipulate a variety of equipment and specialty tools and bulbs of varying shapes and sizes.
Must obtain security clearance
Internal Number: 76_207446
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.