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.

Requisition201900235STitleMaintenance 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, primarily in plumbing. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Provides assistance in a variety of maintenance and repair tasks in one or more craft areas, primarily of a semi-skilled level in plumbing.

Primary Responsibilities

Provides customer service to the Sam Houston State University campus community by performing routine assistance with plumbing related projects, repairs, and emergencies. Repairs, installs, cleans, inspects and performs preventative maintenance of plumbing systems such as domestic hot and cold water, air systems, sewage, storm drains, gas appliances, hot water heaters and fire sprinklers. Assists with the installs and maintenance of valves, faucets, traps, sinks, wash bowls, sewer piping, water piping, storm lines, water closets, urinals, pumps, hot water heaters, gas piping, and furnaces. Unstops clogged pipe, lines, or other plumbing systems. Assists with ordering materials and parts. Performs preventative maintenance work, documents issues and work in work order system. Checks equipment, all aspects of building, and takes care of general emergencies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Must be able to use various types of tools and equipment of the plumbing trade including but not limited to ladders, hammers, all types of screwdrivers, ratchets, utility knives, saws, hand drills, rotary hammers, reciprocating saws, circular saws, polyvinyl chloride primer and adhesive, all types of pliers and tape measures, pipe threading equipment, copper solder and flux, open flames and torches and other equipment of the plumbing trade. Will be exposed to various weather elements, dust, dirt, heat, cold, noise, vibration, congested work area, confined spaces, overhead work and heavy lifting. Works in sewage water with lead joints and other sewage byproducts. Climbs ladders, stairs, inclines and declines. Must be able to work with various shovels and spades, work in ditches and trenches and operate small trenchers or other plumbing equipment. Experience with working a backhoe is a plus. Work occasionally includes high places, mechanical rooms, plant environments, kneeling, bending, and crawling. Must be able to use various types of tools and equipment of the plumbing trade including but not limited to: ladders, hammers, all types of screwdrivers, ratchets, utility knives, saws, hand drills, rotary hammers, reciprocating saws, circular saws, polyvinyl chloride primer and adhesive, all types of pliers and tape measures, pipe threading equipment, copper solder and flux, open flames and torches and other equipment of the plumbing trade. Will be exposed to various weather elements, dust, dirt, heat, cold, noise, vibration, congested work area, confined spaces, overhead work and heavy lifting, working in sewage water, with lead joints and other sewage byproducts. Climbs ladders, stairs, inclines and declines. Must be able to work with various shovels and spades, work in ditches and trenches and operate small trenchers or other plumbing equipment. Experience with working a backhoe is a plus. Work occasionally includes high places, mechanical rooms, plant environments, kneeling, bending, and crawling. May assist in training other employees. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy. Must wear required uniforms and display badge. May work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, as scheduled. During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift, or called in during weekends and holidays. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours. 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. Extreme care is necessary in the performance of duties to prevent injury to self and others. During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift, or called in during weekends and holidays. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours. 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.

Full Time Part TimeFull TimeQuicklinkhttp://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/22615 EEO Statement

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

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  1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
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Posted: 8/22/2019
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