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Posting NumberS03658PWorking TitleMAINTENANCE WORKERDepartmentFMD South Campus Zone ShopAbout 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 ( 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 UGA Facilities Management Division is the largest of 7 divisions reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The exceptional staff of over 800 personnel within the Facilities Management Division manage, operate and maintain campus landscapes, buildings and infrastructure to promote the long-term sustainability of the University of Georgia.

College/Unit/Department websitefmd.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Some night and/or weekend work may be required to meet departmental goals, deadlines, and/or emergencies.

Advertised Salary$26,198Posting Date07/30/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/09/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation 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 TitleService/Maintenance WorkerPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyTradesFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

Manual labor in performing maintenance on building mechanical systems and components. Inspects mechanical systems (fans, fan motors, pumps, and other mechanical units) noting need for repair. Performs minor maintenance such as cleaning, lubricating, adjusting and/or replacing belts. Changes, washes, and cut filters for HVAC Systems; checks for bad bearings; cleans coils in air conditioning units, cleans mixing boxes, and unstops condensation pan drains.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Service-oriented temperament.
  • Complete work requests, fill out work order forms, and have a good working relationship with others.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards of: tools and equipment associated with maintenance activities and mechanical and electrical building equipment.
  • Use standard hand tools and equipment as common to the mechanical trades.
Physical Demands
  • Lift 75 lbs.
  • Stand, stoop, bend, squat, crawl, work with hands over head, kneel, and climb stairs frequently throughout shift.
  • Work from a standard and extended ladder and/or scaffolding.
  • Work under adverse weather conditions (hot, cold, rainy, etc.).
  • Work in confined spaces.
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.



Changes, washes and cuts filters for air conditioners.
Checks for bad bearings on equipment.

Percentage of time30 Duties/Responsibilities


Performs preventive maintenance activities such as cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, and/or replacing belts on equipment within buildings.

Percentage of time20 Duties/Responsibilities


Performs maintenance inspections of building mechanical equipment

Percentage of time20 Duties/Responsibilities


Assist plumbers, HVAC mechanics, electricians, carpenters, etc., in the performance of high level maintenance activity

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities


Troubleshoots building maintenance deficiencies

Percentage of time10 Duties/Responsibilities


Performs other related work as required in support of general maintenance activities.

Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing to work outside under adverse weather conditions (rain, hot and cold weather)?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Are you able to work in confined spaces?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have at least two years' experience in preventive maintenance or equivalent training? Briefly describe your experience, including years of experience and applicable training.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED Completion Certificate?
    • No Response
    • Yes, I have a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
    • No, I do not have a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  5. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  6. * Are you willing to lift 75 lbs frequently throughout the day as well as stand, stoop, bend, lift squat, and work with hands above the head?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 8/22/2019
    Application Due: 9/18/2019
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