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Crafts & Trades Open Testing Period
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The positions open for testing include the following:

Assistant Steam Distribution Operator
Brickmason Foreperson
Building Heat/Frost Insulator
CarpenterSub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Cement Finisher
Cement Finisher Foreperson
Construction Laborer
Construction Laborer Sub-Foreperson
Construction Laborer Foreperson
Crafts & Trades General Foreperson
Electrician Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Elevator Mechanic & Foreperson
Furniture Restoration Supervisor
Furniture Restorer I
Ironworker & Foreperson
Instrument Technician
Laborer-Electrician & Foreperson
Locksmith Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Machinist Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Mill Worker & Foreperson
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Foreperson
Operative Crane Engineer
Painter Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Pipefitter/Refrigeration Mechanic
Pipefitter Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Plumber Plumber Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Roofer & Foreperson
Sheet Metal Worker
Sheet Metal Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson
Steam and Power Plant III
Steam Distribution Operator
Steam Distribution Sub-Foreperson
Steam Distribution Foreperson
Supervisor of Building Craftsmen
Temperature Control Mechanic
Temperature Control Sub-Foreperson
Temperature Control Foreperson
Tool & Instrument Mechanic
Water Station Operator
Water Station Sub-Foreperson & Foreperson

For more information, call 217-333-2137. The U of I is an EEO Employer - As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.         

Crafts and Trades Positions:

To look specifically at all U of I Crafts and Trades positions, visit: Otherwise, you can visit the Illinois job board and sort by "Crafts and Trades Positions":

Environmental and Safety Compliance Intern

Dates: 10 Feb – 31 Mar, 2020
DUTIES: Assist with the collection and management of safety and compliance information pertaining to pollution control and occupational safety programs. Visit campus facilities, consult engineering drawings and/or utilize library resources as necessary to compile data on pollution control activities and safety management measures.

QUALIFICATIONS: Engineering or science major familiar with environmental science. Special consideration will be given to applicants with pertinent work experience and knowledgeable in environmental health and safety database management, HTML and basic WebPage design, as well as Word and Excel. Both undergraduate and graduate students will be considered. 

Position is for summer work, expected start date is 5/26. Rate : $12/h undergraduate, $15/h graduate.

Applicants should be in good standing to be able to work. See information below about student eligibility:

To apply, please click here