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Labor Lead

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 7064

Title: Labor Lead

Department: Facilities Management

Essential Personnel: Y

Job Family: Administrative Operations

Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management

FLSA Classification: NE

Job Grade: 09

Grade Min: $32,995

Grade Mid: $38,769

UHD Succession Plan: N

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: In-Range

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: Y

Job Summary

The Labor Lead assists in furniture setup and other miscellaneous functions supporting the University's events and projects by scheduling, creating, and assigning work orders for the labor shop.

Duties

  • Moves and sets up furniture
  • Demolishes walls
  • Assists the carpenters, painters, electricians, and the A/C shop
  • Cleans construction sites
  • Drives forklift and scissor lifts
  • Inputs, assigns, monitors, and evaluates tasks in the work order system
  • Collaborates with staff, faculty, students, and visitors to gather information on event setups to achieve timely and quality event production

Marginal Duties

  • Assists the architectural and MEP shops by coordinating and scheduling request of labor technician
  • Occasionally drives/operates the University vehicles
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • None

Delegation of Work:

  • Yes

Supervision Given:

  • N/A

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) year of job related experience

License/Certification:

  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License to drive a vehicle

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in person and by phone
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-based environment

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in maintenance and custodial room

Physical Demands:

  • ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB – These are the essential demands to perform the job:
  • Lifting: Ability to lift up to 60 pounds
  • Climbing/Balancing: Ability to climb a ladder and stairs and maintain balance
  • Stooping/Bending Over: Frequent
  • Sitting/Standing/Walking: 10% of time spent sitting, 45% of the time standing, 45% of time
  • walking
  • Reaching: Occasional overhead, as well as horizontal
  • Hearing: Acute hearing required
  • Speaking: Frequent/Cultural regional accents acceptable
  • Vision: Corrected vision to 20/40
  • Color Vision: Ability to distinguish all colors
  • Other Consideration: No light-duty work
  • ESSENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS ON THE JOB – These demands document the environment of the specific
  • job site:
  • Inside/Outside: Inside and outside environment
  • Cold/Heat: General air-conditioned environment, but occasional exposure to cold and
  • heat
  • Wet/Dry: Occasional exposure to wet/dry environment
  • Noise/Vibrations: Occasional exposure to noise and vibrations
  • Hazards: Normal physical hazards of construction, demolition

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Communicates Effectively

  • Communicates clearly, concisely, and with courtesy.
  • Carefully listens to customer or thoroughly reads correspondence, and uses good judgment to respond appropriately. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Communicates requests for further action or resources to appropriate individuals with tact.

Equipment Operation

  • Demonstrates the essential skills required to use equipment and tools needed to perform job duties and responsibilities.
  • Follows maintenance and operation procedures and safety rules to minimize equipment malfunctions and prevent personal injuries.

Work Leadership

  • Leads the work of assigned staff.
  • Assigns projects and tasks with clear instructions and understanding of work to be performed.
  • Mentors and guides by sharing expertise, knowledge of work rules and procedures, and best practices.
  • Follows up to ensure tasks and projects are completed within reasonable timeframes.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:11 AM