University of North Texas - Facilities Auxiliary Technician I

The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Facilities Auxiliary Technician I to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Performs electrical maintenance to include; but not limited to, replacement or repair of light fixtures, switches, receptacles, breakers and fuses; incandescent, fluorescent and LED bulbs, tubes and ballasts; and appliances using appropriate hand, power, specialty tools and meters. * Performs plumbing maintenance to include; but not limited to, replacement or repair of leaks in drains, sinks, faucets and toilets; unclogging of all types of drains; replacing drain hoses, and drain pipes on washing machines, water coolers, ice machines and similar devices.* Performs painting, carpentry, and masonry work; uses brushes, sprayers and rollers in preparation of surfaces to receive paints, stains and varnishes; uses chisels and trowels to replace ceramic, carpet and vinyl wall and floor tile; hangs doors, installs latches, hinges, locks and handles on entry, passage, and cabinet doors. * Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service and repair requests as assigned by the Work Order System. * Performs scheduled preventative maintenance tasks as assigned by the Work Order System.* Performs maintenance, repair and upgrades of facilities as part of a Make-Ready Crew and directs part-time student workers.* Responds to maintenance emergencies and/or after-hours requests. Must be available for 24-hour On-Call duties as assigned. Overtime may be required.* Read and interpret equipment manuals, drawings and schematics and work orders to perform required maintenance and service requests.* Maintain a professional and courteous demeanor with all residents, vendor, contractors and fellow employees. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma/GED equivalent and one year experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task.* Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance.* Knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings.* Ability to use basic shop math applications.* Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.* Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.