General Trades Technician

Job description

Job ID: 43492

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Housing Maintenance


Performs daily, weekly, monthly, semi and annual preventive maintenance on all air conditioning systems within the resident halls. Servicing, cleaning and inspecting air conditioning units, heating coils, blower wheel assemblies, filter changing within an air conditioning system.

Routine service and repairs to emergency generators, including inspection of emergency generators and inspection/service to gas or steam fired boilers; repairs to emergency lighting, plumbing, exhaust ventilators as it relates to the operation of service and procedures of the preventive maintenance responsibilities.

Responsible for keeping accurate records of work performed and supervises helper as required.


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 such as plumbing, electrical and air conditioning trades.

Ability to understand and follow written instructions.

Experience and the ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Experience and the ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work.

A valid State of Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain.

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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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.

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Posted: 5/8/2018
Application Due: 5/21/2018
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