Maintenance Assistant

Job description

Job Summary

Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, this position is responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, plumbing, general cleaning, and grounds maintenance).


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preform all general maintenance requirements of assigned University/facilities in a geographic zone through work orders, preventative maintenance requirements, emergency calls, etc.
  • Perform intermediate skilled work which can include; maintenance, repair, modification,
  • Installation and construction, on one or more of the following maintenance work order: carpet and tile, filters, furniture, glass, locks, masonry, plasterer-painter, roofing and shades and blinds.
  • Operate work truck and supervise accompanying personnel.
  • Handle two-way communication with dispatch, other craftsman, supervisor and

administrative staff.

  • Communicate and coordinate work with other shop crews as necessary.
  • Collaborate with school personnel regarding job requests and outcomes.
  • Operate tools and equipment associated with the trade, as well as preparing them for


  • Maintain accurate work order records and parts inventory. Maintain clean, safe and orderly work space.
  • Evaluate equipment and initiates Inventory Control Form. Procure parts and services.
  • Preform and Assist with work order assigned to include maintenance, carpet/tile, masonry, plumbing, electrical and civil work.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Performs other work related duties as required.




  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Clean driving record
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to meet or exceed the University's attendance and punctuality standards.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or with minimal supervision.
  • Thorough knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology and safety precautions of a trade.
  • Some knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building materials.
  • Ability to use and operate tools and machinery associate with trade; thorough knowledge of hazards.

Working conditions

  • Working outdoors and in enclosed areas is required.
  • Working in extreme heat or cold conditions on occasion.
  • Some evening, night and weekend work as needed.


Physical requirements

  • Ability to push 50 pounds and lift 20 pounds. (Material handling)
  • Ability to climb ladder and step ladder.
  • Bending at waist, sitting, kneeling, laying horizontally, climbing, walking, etc., as job may
  • Ability to work in extreme heat, cold and noisy areas.

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Job No: 948545
Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 2/1/2019
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