Job Description

Trades Tech Helper

Requisition IDreq12017
Working TitleTrades Tech Helper
Position Grade05
Position Summary

The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking for a Trades Tech Helper to join our Plant Operations team. Under the direct supervision of higher-level trade technicians, this position will:

a) Provide support to execute against authorized maintenance and/or project related activities. Following Joint Commission requirements for healthcare construction, ensure that procedures established via pre-construction risk assessments are fully completed and documented.

b) Using safe work practices, unload delivery trucks, operate forklifts, or other equipment; transport construction and/or maintenance materials to staging or storage areas, ensuring proper storage techniques. Minimize the risk of hazards, i.e. segregate combustibles from flammables or solvents. Deliver stored materials to jobsite as required.

c) In compliance with objectives of established Pre-Construction Risk Assessment (PCRA), and the infection control plan, ensure that the jobsite (including pathway to/from jobsite), is clean and free from obstructions and/or other hazards. Assist with the erection/installation of temporary infection control/safety barriers and negative pressure HEPA filtration. Perform a variety of clean-up tasks; include debris removal, at job sites and other locations as required.

d) Ensure adherence to federal, state, and local regulations regarding construction safety, including OSHA 1926, report discrepancies and/or risks to supervisor for resolution. Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies, including security of stored materials, and safe material handling/staging.

This is an on-call, non-benefits eligible position.

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.
  • 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

Less than high school; no previous experience required.

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 TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$9.49 - $13.29
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

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

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.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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