Maintenance Repair Worker 1

Job description

Maintenance Repair Worker 1

Posting Number: R0000997
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:

Responsible for the performance of the manual and semi-skilled work related to the maintenance of buildings and a variety of craft skills necessary to the maintenance and repair of Facilities operating equipment. Repairs are generally of limited difficulty and involve the application of skills at less than the journeyman level, but also may involve work at times related to journeyman level.


  • Practices and encourages Facilities workplace expectations.

  • Makes miscellaneous minor repairs and adjustments to various mechanical equipment as directed.

  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks such as changing filters, cleaning and lubrication of operating equipment, belt changing and alignment.

  • Operates and makes simple repairs to power tools related to the trade.

  • Performs minor carpentry and painting.

  • Repairs and maintains plumbing as directed.

  • Performs minor roof patching and repair.

  • May assist in maintaining water testing and treatment of swimming pools and fountains.

  • Fills in on weekends and holidays when required.

  • Subject to after hour's callback for emergencies.

  • Assists other team members as needed.

  • Performs other maintenance related duties as assigned


Any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position. High school diploma or GED desired.

Experience: Minimum of two years' experience as a Maintenance Repair Worker involving semi-skilled work related to the maintenance and repair of buildings and related equipment required.

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills such as typing, email, ability to fill out service request forms online required.

Certificates & Licenses: Possession of a valid Oregon driver's license and a satisfactory driving record or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of date of hire.

Other Requirements

Ability to:

  • Organize and update computerized logs;

  • Routinely and safely lifts 50 pounds;

  • Work while walking and standing for prolonged periods of time and while exposed to dirt, dust, infectious waste, obnoxious odors, and inclement weather;

  • Estimate time and materials;

  • Climb ladders and work in confined spaces;

  • Communicate both orally and in written English;

  • Have the knowledge and training in the safety hazards and precautions associated with this position and other building maintenance functions.


Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4pm

After 6 months on the job may be required to work Wed. - Sun. 7:30am - 4pm

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Involves exposure to adverse environmental conditions as may be found working in a facilities setting which may include but is not limited to; working outdoors in inclement weather, extreme temperatures, noise, dim lighting, dust, dirt, confined spaces, high elevations, bio-hazards and other hazardous materials.

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Posted: 3/14/2018
Application Due: 4/13/2018
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