Maintenance Mechanic 2

Cheney, WA
Feb 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Maintenance Mechanic 2 (Regular and Project)

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University. We are currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic 2 (Regular and Project positions).

The primary function of these positions is light construction and the day to day repair and maintenance of university buildings, grounds, machinery, Facilities, and equipment related to the Building Maintenance Department.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt or, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.

This is an agency shop position.

Physical Demands

Successful candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis. Successful candidate must be able to pass a pre-placement physical.

If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Kim Davis at

Required Qualifications:

High school graduation or GED
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license is required.

Specific Position Requirements:
Completed apprenticeship in Carpentry,
Cabinet Making and/or Concrete Finishing
OR 5 years of continuous work experience in any of the three.
Must be able to read blueprints.
Must be able to use an elevation transit.
Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.