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Posting Details

Posting NumberS03686PWorking TitleGC MAINTENANCE WORKERDepartmentCont Ed Operating ServicesAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is hiring motivated, dependable, and team-orientated individuals for jobs that advance UGA’s mission of Public Service and Outreach. The Georgia Center, located on campus across from Stegeman Coliseum, is the campus hub for the development and administration of non-credit professional and continuing education courses as well as home of the only on-campus hotel.

College/Unit/Department websitehttps://www.georgiacenter.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

40 hour work week with schedule to vary: Weekdays, Weeknights, & Weekends. Overtime may be needed at times.

Advertised Salary$26,017 - $34,000 (Commensurate with Experience)Posting Date08/07/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/16/2019Special Instructions to Applicants

Be willing to work some nights and weekends

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleSkilled CraftspersonPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyResearch And LabFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, formal training programs, or on-the-job training. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from a standard vocational or high school and 3 to 5 years experience in one or more of the applicable trades (i.e. carpentry, machinist, welding, electrician, plumber); or any equivalent combination of training and experience in the maintenance field.

Extensive knowledge and experience in construction and maintaining commercial buildings, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, locks, basic carpentry, painting, and other general maintenance and repairs.

Position Summary

This is a semi-skilled manual work of more than ordinary difficulty. Work duties related to electrical, plumbing, air conditioning & heating, lock, basic carpentry, and other general maintenance work related to maintenance and repair of the Georgia Center along with simple construction and fabrication tasks. Assignments are received in the form of established schedules and oral or written instructions, and the employee exercises considerable discretion in determining work methods. Completed work is subject to inspection by an administrative superior. Supervision may be exercised over a small group of laborers. Will make decisions related to repairs or emergency.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

1.Facility Maintenance –
a.Experience with maintaining a large facility
b.Ability to work on multiple construction projects & maintenance problems and projects at one time
c.Ability to communicate the impact of repairs, maintenance, and renovation impact, with GC Facilities Management, GC staff, fellow maintenance staff, contractors, and sub-contractors.
2.Technical/Institutional Knowledge –
a.Knowledge of building maintenance processes, environmental/safety regulations & best practices, compliance regulations
b.Extensive knowledge and experience in construction and maintaining commercial buildings, ability to read architectural drawing, cost estimating, scheduling, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, locks, basic carpentry, and other general maintenance work related to maintenance and repair of the Georgia Center along with simple construction and fabrication tasks.
c.Ability to diagnose malfunctions and defects in mechanical and similar equipment and to determine adequate corrective measures.
d.Knowledge of all safety and operating regulations, established by GC Maintenance Division, University’s Environmental Safety Division, Fire Marshal, and other UGA organizations, throughout the duration of your employment.
e.Experience working with OUA, FMD and outside contractors
f.Ability to make decisions related to repairs and emergency procedures in this position
g.Basic computer skills.
3.Interpersonal Skills –
a.Communicate effectively with GC Facilities Management
b.Manage working relationships with GC staff, contractors, engineers and others

Physical Demands

1.Lift up to 50 lbs.
2.Stand, stoop, bend, squat, crawl, forward reaching and overhead reaching while working with hands over head, kneel, and climb stairs frequently throughout a normal work shift
3.Work in confined spaces, ceiling spaces, or up on roofs
4.Work from a standard/extended ladder and/or scaffolding
5.Have good finger and hand dexterity
6.Work outdoors in all weather conditions while making good judgment to avoid slips, trips, falls and exposure to temperature changes.
7.Stand for periods of time at work station or grounds area to perform tasks

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Maintain and repair facilities electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, door hardware and facilities key codes, carpentry, and other trade repairs, along with preventative maintenance activities established by the GC Maintenance department. Relocate furniture and equipment.

Percentage of time60 Duties/Responsibilities


Inspect and evaluate building utilities, equipment, and infrastructure to determine repairs and maintenance. Keep all mechanical rooms and shop clean and organized.

Percentage of time18 Duties/Responsibilities


Document all work orders in Visual One software. Provide date of completion, actions taken to repair, and time to complete the task.

Percentage of time9 Duties/Responsibilities


Work with OUA, FMD, and GC Facilities Management to locate facilities infrastructure, for repairs beyond GC Maintenance capabilities, or in relation to construction and renovation. Update Facilities Management team on all communication with these departments/trades to assist in tracking repair status. Communicate any modification of building infrastructure, utilities, and key cores, to GC Management for documentation.

Percentage of time7 Duties/Responsibilities


Notify Facilities Management team, of repairs and maintenance status, of any items that impact: public areas, guests, conference areas, Food & Beverage, or Hotel. Notify Foreman of the need for supplies and materials for general building repairs and in-house renovation projects. Adequate notice of supply and material needs for replenishing stock. Maintain a minimum stock of replacement and repair materials at all times.

Percentage of time6Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this job opportunity at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel?
    • UGA Jobs
    • Georgia Center Employment Page
    • Georgia Center Talent Recruitment Brochure
    • Insidehighered.com
    • Indeed
    • hCareers
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Department of Labor
    • Goodwill
    • From a current UGA employee
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 8/9/2019
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