Maintenance Technician II

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Posting Details

Posting Information

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition201900236STitleMaintenance Technician IIFLSA statusNon-ExemptHiring Salary

$2,182 – $3,216 per month

Occupational CategorySkilled CraftDepartmentFacilities Management - Facilities ServicesOpen Until FilledYesEducational and Experience Requirement

High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Four years of experience in performing a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair work in one or more craft areas. Experience in carpentry, paint and sign work preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Assists staff in the performance of a variety of maintenance and repair work.

Primary Responsibilities

Provides customer service to the Sam Houston State University campus community. Performs routine assistance and duties with carpentry, paint and sign related projects, repairs, and emergencies. Duties include but are not limited to assisting with construction assignments, working from prints, sketches, or verbal descriptions, painting, sign work, roofing issues, water leaks, picture hanging, sidewalk/cement repairs, brick and block repair, floor and tile work, hanging drywall, ceiling tile hanging/repair, cabinet and furniture work/repair. Performs preventative maintenance work. Documents issues and work in work order system. Checks equipment, windows, doors, all aspects of building and takes care of general emergencies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Working knowledge of power tools, planers, saws, jointers, drills, and other carpentry tools. Ability to work from blueprints and sketches, cement tools, pneumatic nailers and staplers. Requires proficiency in all phases of work performed. Working conditions are considered fair, but involve more than average 25‑50 percent exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as dust, dirt, heat, and limited work spaces. Work areas may be high, low, inside or outside, with exposure to weather. Serious hazards are present which require extreme care to avoid serious injury. Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle, therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier is required. During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy. Must wear required uniforms and display badge

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
Screening Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
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Posted: 8/22/2019
Application Due: 11/20/2019
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