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Posting Number SRGV3870 Working Title MAINTENANCE FOREMAN Number of Vacancies 1 Location Harlingen, Texas Department Campus Facilities Operations FTE 1.0 FLSA Non-Exempt Scope of Job

To provide management and supervision of a journeyman level crew or area within a zone in the maintenance, repair, and service of campus facilities. Responsible for planning, scheduling and implementing assigned tasks for the effective maintenance of facilities. Directly responsible for assigning and performing advanced journeyman level tasks in the maintenance, remodeling and/or repair of campus buildings.

Description of Duties

•Plans, schedules, coordinates, assigns, and/or supervises the work of maintenance crews in a variety of maintenance tasks to include mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing and general maintenance trades.
•Performs advanced journeyman level tasks in the maintenance, remodeling and/or repair of campus buildings.
•Develops and administers preventive maintenance programs for the assigned area.
•Communicates with customers, employees, and university administration personnel in reference to projects, estimates and related services. Supervises and participates in the all needed tasks.
•Maintains accurate records of work performed, materials used and related costs.
•Operates a variety of tools and equipment, such as hand-held and power tools, hydraulic lifts, and forklifts.
•Ensures the maintenance, safety and security of the equipment and building facilities.
•Supervises and participates in all needed tasks.
•Orders parts and supplies for maintenance and repair of equipment.
•Obtains bids and/or quotes for the requisition of maintenance materials and processes requests for approval. Orders material when approved and needed.
•Plans and coordinates work orders to include problem investigation
•Determines personnel, equipment, and schedules for specific job requirements.
•Recommends and/or provides trainings for maintenance personnel and evaluates assigned staff.
•Conducts quality control through inspection of projects.
•May require irregular working hours / split shift and “on call” basis.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Specific supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

High school diploma or equivalent. Approved apprenticeship training or certification in course work related to a skilled trade.

Preferred Education



Valid Texas State driver’s license or ability to obtain within six (6) weeks of hire. Journeyman license or certification in course work related to a skilled trade in Building Maintenance.

Required Experience

Six (6) years of skilled/journeyman level experience in building and utilities maintenance, including three (3) years supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience



Operates a variety of tools and equipment including hand-held and power tools, hydraulic lifts, and forklifts. Use of standard office equipment for daily entry of timecard data, work order information and other general report information.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Construction/field environment; traveling from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, dirt, electrical hazards, high voltage and toxic materials; working at heights on scaffolding and ladders; working in confined spaces. May require some shift work, night and weekends. Some exposure to outside weather conditions. Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing, bending, kneeling stooping, crawling, or climbing for extended periods of time; lifting and carrying moderate to heavy materials; operating motorized equipment and vehicles. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Other Physical Capabilities Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 04/16/2019 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  2. Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Other Document
  9. List of 3 References
  10. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  12. Letter of Interest
  13. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  14. Additional Document

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