Zone Maintenance Technician Career Pool

Job ID: 41713

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Facilities Maintenance


This position performs preventative and repair maintenance on mechanical, electrical, building control, and plumbing systems.
Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs to mechanical equipment, including, but not limited to: replacing/repairing belts, pulleys, actuators, valves, pneumatics, alignment, compressed air systems, fans, and pumps. Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs to electrical equipment including: repairing/replacing switches, outlets, breakers (limited), motor wiring, fixture replacement, ballasts, and re-lamping.
Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs to building control systems including: repairing/replacing actuators, sensors, variable speed drives, thermostats, TECs, control wiring, UPS, relays, and other control components as required.
Completes required safety training and complies with all safety standards including, but not limited to: lock out-tag out, safe handling of refrigerant, confined space safety, safe handling of hazardous chemicals, and wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE).
Reports complex and/or unusual problems to the supervisor and coordinates with other Maintenance staff as required to complete complex tasks.
Perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs to plumbing systems. Duties include repairing faucets, valves, pipes, drains (including unclogging), toilets, and other plumbing related items. Performs other preventative maintenance or repairs for items such as hardware, door closures, etc.
Operates mobile equipment and/or campus vehicles including trucks, golf carts, personnel lifts, and fork lifts and maintains licensure and completes required training.


High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the duties of this position.
(Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years;Technical or vocational degree in a related area may substitute for experience.)
Experience or \knowledge of the practices and the ability to perform skilled carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, or other related field.
Experience or knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.
Experience or knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
A valid State for Florida or Georgia driver’s license or the ability to obtain.

Other Information

This job opening will be utilized to fill several vacant positions within the department.

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary commiserate with experience. Starting salary: $24,000.00

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.


If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034. IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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