Primary Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Director, Building Operations, performs duties related to general building maintenance, student support and maintenance of all dental and laboratory equipment at the San Francisco Campus and Union City Dental Clinic.
EMPHASIS: Clinic support, maintenance, repair and students, staff and faculty support for all clinics on 2nd and 3rd floor (pediatrics, endodontics, faculty practice, orthodontics, oral surgery, x-ray, hygiene)
Essential Functions: Support Senior Dental Technician, Clinical events, projects, requests and work orders.
Support and be the main contact for the Union City Dental Clinic.
Assess, maintain and repair dental equipment to include clinic units, chairs, lights, air compressors, grinding wheels, cavitrons, scalers, torches, burn-out ovens, and plaster-trap sinks; maintain and repair clinic and laboratory lighting fixtures, locks, and lockers.
Maintain x-ray equipment, alcohol supply, treatment support labs, medical gas supply, bio-waste and clean dental water supply.
Perform daily inspection of clinic to ensure readiness for student and faculty use; report larger issues to Senior Dental technician, Director or Manager as needed; monitor cleanliness of the clinical spaces and report any service needs.
Enter and maintain records of all inspections, preventative maintenance and repairs.
Under the direction of the Senior Dental Technician provide support and coordination for practicals, exams and courses in clinical spaces.
Interact with equipment manufactures and vendors to ensure proper use and reliability of equipment.
Perform general building support and facility maintenance to include general work requests and coordination of repairs with university departments and/or vendors. Maintain cleanliness of the facility by picking up trash during shift.
Provide coverage for other staff members as directed.
Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director or Manager, Building Operations, Senior Dental technician or Lead Technician.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of: General facility maintenance and repairs. General fire, life, emergency and safety equipment and procedures. Basic computer skills to include email and internet use.
Ability to: Use tools associated with general building and dental equipment repairs. Diagnose problems related to the dental school equipment and offer solutions. Keep accurate records and maintain inventory of replacement parts needed for all equipment. Project a professional image, demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and communicate in a collegial and professional manner with administrators, faculty, staff, students and public. Utilize building management system and email to communicate and manage work.
Experience: Minimum three years of experience in general building maintenance/repairs.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Licenses: Valid California Class C drivers license.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of: Knowledge of basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and building management systems, work order software and event management system desirable. Dental equipment repair helpful.
Ability to: Work independently and prioritize assignments to complete projects in a timely manner. Accurately follow verbal and written instructions, maintain accurate records and provide clearly written and understandable reports. Take initiative in time management, organize assignments and set priorities to meet multiple deadlines Work productively under pressure with minimal supervision; contribute and collaborate positively within a team environment. Work effectively with multiple interruptions. Demonstrate excellent attention to detail, problem solving, judgment, customer service and follow-through skills. Problem solve using critical thinking and deductive reasoning.
Experience: Prior experience working with tools, pumps, motors, and compressed air and vacuum systems. Experience in an academic or professional environment desirable.
Education: Trade, technical or vocational training is highly desirable.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position requires standing, walking, lifting, bending, stooping, climbing and reaching during majority of working hours. Frequently required to perform simple manipulative tasks such as using hand tools and operating maintenance machinery. Use of ladders of various height and types can be expected. Position requires lifting objects of up to 60 pounds.
Working Conditions: Position requires incumbent to drive on university business. Valid drivers license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the Universitys fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The Universitys insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record. Position is full-time, eight (8) hours per day, five (5) days per week. Occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens may reasonably be anticipated; personal protective equipment will be provided to reduce or eliminate exposure to routine or limited infectious agents. Position requires extensive use of personal protective equipment such as eyewear, hearing protection, gloves, etc. Incumbent must be able to work varying shifts to include evenings and weekends or in the event of an emergency.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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