Job Description

Master Structural Tech

Requisition IDreq12022
Working TitleMaster Structural Tech
Position Grade09
Position Summary

The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking for a Master Structural Tech to join our Plant Operations team. This position will:

a) Assist with management of projects, work orders, and tasks within the WebTMA Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) program. Leads and contributes to the development process of smaller collaborative projects and serves as a secondary or support liaison between client groups, consultants, and various institutional service units. Supports and assists management with the coordination of construction activities that disrupt stakeholder operations. Makes recommendations and develops drawings and/or sketches of repairs required for work scope description and estimating; prepares bill of material list, and provides material and labor cost estimates for project completion.

b) Supports management by assisting with the review process regarding healthcare projects for constructability, code compliance, and completeness of documentation, according to the established phase objectives. Assists with monitoring quality, coordination, and support of work performed by internal resources, as well as external consultants/contractors for assigned projects. Assists with design review to ensure accuracy with planned objectives/schedule, and compliance with relevant regulations (including NM Department of Health, and The Joint Commission accreditation standards), and University Standards.

c) Utilizing ASTM protocols, the position will be responsible for performing Facility Condition Assessment(s) (FCA) and inspections for areas of multiple buildings within scope. Includes exterior building envelope (roof, rainscreen panels, moisture barrier, etc.), interior architectural finishes (such as walls, doors, glazing systems, flooring, and ceilings), and exterior site improvements (such as sidewalks, grading/drainage, stairways, and retaining walls). Deficiencies will be documented to develop a complete reconciliation of deferred maintenance.

d) Constructs new architectural interiors (walls, ceilings, doors, etc.), and repairs damage to existing walls and ceilings from old fasteners/fixtures, and normal wear and tear (patients, carts, etc.). Inspects, constructs, and performs repairs to interior architectural life safety systems, including firewalls, fire doors, and MEP penetrations. Performs finish structural carpentry, to include new framing, insulation, patching, tape, and texture drywall to a high finish level (ASTM Level 5), repaint surfaces with appropriate product (epoxy finish, anti-microbial paint, primer, etc.).

e) Demolish, drill, cut, pour, and finish new structural concrete for sidewalks, stairways, floors, and foundations; install anchor bolts and mount heavy permanent equipment. Repair or replace floor coverings, including carpet, welded vinyl sheets, or tile.

f) Leads and guides the work of lower level staff (Structural Tech or Trade Tech Helpers) performing finish carpentry, masonry, or concrete work. Responsible for ensuring worksite and patient safety; including adherence to the Joint Commission Environment of Care requirements (temporary containment for negative pressure, HEPA filtration of all construction area exhaust, etc.), Infection Control, and Life Safety.

g) Install, repair, or replace joint sealants, caulking, moisture barrier, trim/flashing, and minor roofing for exterior building envelope and interior aesthetic finishes.

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. Its 124 board-certified oncology specialty physicians include cancer surgeons in every specialty (abdominal, thoracic, bone and soft tissue, neurosurgery, genitourinary, gynecology, and head and neck cancers), adult and pediatric hematologists/medical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, and radiation oncologists. They, along with more than 600 other cancer healthcare professionals (nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, navigators, psychologists and social workers), provide treatment to 65% of New Mexico’s cancer patients from all across the state and partner with community health systems statewide to provide cancer care closer to home. They treated 13,578 patients in 105,748 ambulatory clinic visits in addition to in-patient hospitalizations at UNM Hospital. A total of 1,610 patients participated in cancer clinical trials, including 696 patients who participated in clinical trials testing new cancer treatments that include tests of novel cancer prevention strategies and cancer genome sequencing. The 132 cancer research scientists affiliated with the UNMCCC were awarded $34.5 million in federal and private grants and contracts for cancer research projects and published 301 high quality publications. Promoting economic development, they filed more than 30 new patents since FY16, and since 2010, have launched 11 new biotechnology start-up companies. Scientists associated with the UNMCCC Cancer Control & Disparities have conducted more than 60 statewide community-based cancer education, prevention, screening, and behavioral intervention studies involving more than 10,000 New Mexicans. Finally, the physicians, scientists and staff have provided education and training experiences to more than 230 high school, undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral fellowship students in cancer research and cancer health care delivery. Learn more at http://cancer.unm.edu.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Specific certification and/or licensure requirements may exist for individual positions in this classification.
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

a. At least one (1) year of construction experience within an operational healthcare setting.

b. American Society of Healthcare Engineering (AHSE) Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker, or ability to attain within six (6) months of hire.

Additional RequirementsFinalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

Applicants must provide names of 3 past or present supervisors as references that the hiring official can contact.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPlant Operations (099W)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$12.38 - $18.57
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date2/3/2020
Application Instructions

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APPLICANT: Please complete the official application; making sure to include all prior work experience and average hours worked per week. Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References. Attach your Cover Letter that details how your experience matches the position as described above; including any Preferred Qualifications.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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