As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. HMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift UTILITY WORKER 2. The individual in this role will perform semi-skilled work in constructing, maintaining or repairing buildings, facilities, utility tunnels, sewer systems, grounds and equipment.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSUnder general supervision, maintain and repair roads, utility systems, parking facilities and institution grounds.POSITION SUMMARYPerform semi-skilled work on the campus grounds and within the building at Harborview Medical Center campus. Perform semi-skilled work in maintaining facilities, utility areas, grounds and equipment to support grounds shop and move shop. Under general supervision, maintain and repair roads, utility systems, parking facilities and institution grounds.A summary of the Utility Worker 2 responsibilities:*Maintenance activities on grounds, roofs, gutters, walks, driveways, parking garages and access ways to building utilities.*Clear and clean roof drains*Perform exterior custodial duties*Prepare soil for planting.*Plant seed, sod, turf, bulbs, plants, trees and shrubs.*Seed, mow, irrigate, sweep, fertilize, top dress, edge, aerate and maintain lawns.*Operate motorized equipment such as automobiles, trucks, forklifts, small tractors, street cleaning equipment, trenchers, snow removal and turf renovation equipment.*Load and unload trucks.*Clean, service, adjust, and make repairs on tools and equipment.*Assist with furniture and equipment relocations*Assist with recycling removal and pick up*Assist with construction debris removal*Assist with snow and inclement weather control*Perform needed excavation with hand or powered equipment*Perform duties of a Utility Worker 1*Perform duties of Gardener I*Perform related duties as required.TYPICAL WORKPerform semi-skilled maintenance and construction work on buildings, fixtures, equipment, grounds, walks, and driveways; such as repairing and installing sanitary storm drains and sewers; building and repairing parking lots and sidewalks; cleaning roofs and gutters; maintaining tunnel passages, sumps, and utility access holes;Clean, service, adjust, and make repairs on tools and equipment; Operate power tools and equipment, such as electric and gas engine driven compressors, large mowers, pneumatic tamper, jackhammer, snow plows and portable pumps;Operate motorized equipment such as automobiles, trucks, including dump trucks, forklifts, small tractors and front-end loaders, street cleaning equipment, trailers, trenchers and turf renovation equipment;Load and unload trucks and move furniture, equipment, supplies and materials; assemble new furniture;May assist heavy equipment operators in activities such as removing material from job site or digging ditch to place pipe;May do layout and job planning on routine maintenance or construction projects; read and interpret blueprints;May set up for athletic events and return sit to original condition;Perform duties of Utility Worker 1;Perform related duties as required.As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Physical strength to do required work AND two years of experience as a Utility Worker 1 OR equivalent education/experience.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.