Mechanical Trades Technician

Job description

Job ID: 43023

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 02/26/2018


Housing Maintenance


Responsible for performing a variety of maintenance tasks requiring skilled to highly skilled trades/mechanical techniques in the areas of plumbing and mechanical operation including, but not limited to: Repairs, replacement and installation of plumbing fixtures, piping, sanitary lines, etc.; Repairs, replacement and installation of HVAC/Mechanical controls valves, (mechanical/electronic), piping, and all related components.
Performs skilled maintenance and/or construction work requiring the application of trade skills, codes, and standard trade practices in the areas of plumbing and mechanical trade.


A high school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the duties of this position. (Note:Technical or vocational degree in plumbing, electrical HVAC or other trade may substitute for the required experience.)
Experience in performing daily maintenance repairs in commercial type buildings.
Experience or knowledge in plumbing, electrical and air conditioning trades.
Experience or knowledge of and the ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.
A valid State of Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain upon hire.

Pay Plan

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


Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This incumbent for this position is eligible to be on call.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

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.

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.

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Posted: 3/10/2018
Application Due: 3/23/2018
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