General Maintenance Mechanic

Tucson, AZ
Sep 10, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
General Maintenance Mechanic Posting Numberreq693 DepartmentFacilities Mgmt-Utilities Department Website LinkLocationMain Campus AddressTucson, AZ USA Position Highlights

Facilities Management is looking for a General Maintenance Mechanic to join our team. The qualified individual will be a good communicator and team player with a strong background in maintenance. We are looking for individuals with a strong understanding of customer service skills.

NOTE: All maintenance employees are required to drive University vehicles on a daily basis as one of their primary job functions.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides general maintenance and repair work on hydronic HVAC systems including testing water, adjusting additives, steam trap inspections, and steam trap replacement and repair.
  • Provides preventive maintenance activities, diagnoses malfunctions of mechanical equipment.
  • Maintains records of repairs and equipment requiring future service.
  • Uses power and hand tools to perform repair and maintenance work.
  • Drives trucks to transport materials such as supplies or equipment as required.
  • Services equipment by oiling, greasing and adding gas as required.
  • Requires working on roofs, in attics, on ladders in extreme temperatures.
Minimum Qualifications 

Three years of general maintenance and repair experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Completion of a high school education or an equivalent combination of apprenticeship program, technical training and/or experience.

Requires a current Type D driver’s license upon employment.

Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy. Preferred QualificationsDemonstrated Knowledge of steam trap repair, maintenance and installation techniques.
Demonstrated Skill in reading and understanding schematics.
Experience with pumps of all types.
Experience with water treatment.FLSANon-ExemptFull Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryFacilities, Grounds and InfrastructureBenefits EligibleYes - Full BenefitsRate of Pay$15.33Compensation Typehourly rate Type of criminal background check required:Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date4/5/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesFM HR
Michelle Obregon
Open Date2/28/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to Apply ResumeSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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