Maintenance Specialist

Location
Jonesboro, AR
Posted
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST

Working Title: Maintenance Specialist
Type of Employment: Staff
Department: Zone Maintenance
Division: Finance and Administration
Location: ASU-Jonesboro
Proposed Salary Range: $25,268.00
Closing: 5/28/17
Position Summary: The Maintenance Specialist is responsible for maintaining buildings, grounds, and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

DESCRIPTION

  • Develops preventative maintenance schedules for facilities and equipment and participates in overall planning by providing information and advice concerning equipment status, maintenance replacement, or purchasing needs
  • Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks, including building wooden structures, replacing faulty plumbing fixtures, repairing broken pipes, replacing electrical fixtures and receptacles, operating power tools, pouring and finishing concrete, and servicing refrigeration units
  • Reports maintenance and repairs needed in maintaining facilities
  • Maintains records and prepares reports including equipment history, and materials purchased
  • Performs other duties as assigned

General Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. May require occasional overtime or weekend hours.
Other: This position is considered Essential Personnel in Facilities Management and Candidate must possess a valid Drivers License.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Knowledge of:
Basic carpentry, electrical systems, plumbing, painting, and heating and air conditioning, The operation, maintenance, and safety requirements of motorized vehicles and equipment

Ability to:
Operate and perform routine maintenance and minor repairs on motorized vehicles and equipment, Perform routine building and grounds maintenance work, and Operate and maintain electrical tools and machinery.
Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience or training in the building construction trades, general building maintenance, or in the repair or maintenance of mechanical equipment.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (www.jonesborochamber.org).

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.

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