Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4554Working TitleMAINTENANCE WORKER IINumber of Vacancies1LocationBrownsville, TexasDepartmentCampus Facilities OperationsFTE1FLSANon-ExemptScope of Job

To perform work involving the general maintenance of buildings. Work includes providing common services for mechanical, plumbing and electrical devices, grounds and facility maintenance, as well as general custodial services.

Description of Duties

•Responsible for maintenance and general repairs of campus buildings and infrastructure.
•Provides sub-journeyman work in the performance of a variety of general maintenance repair tasks to include electrical lighting and detail, plumbing, carpentry, and Air Conditioning, such as air filter changes, grounds and custodial maintenance
•Inspects roofs, windows, walls, concrete, and drains, for water leaks and perform repairs as needed.
•May assist other specialized crafts in larger, more complex projects.
•Assists with new employee training when required.
•Assists the warehouse operations in maintaining inventory control and distributes requested materials to all trade groups.
•May require irregular working hours / split shift and “on call” basis.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise assigned staff in specific tasks.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Ability to read English well enough to comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on cleansers, chemicals, and other containers, and to understand work orders, complete time cards, and receive oral and written work directions.

Preferred Education

Completion of related vocational training in a related trade.



Required Experience

Two (2) years experience in performing a variety of sub-journeyman maintenance tasks.

Preferred Experience



Janitorial equipment and its care and maintenance. Grounds maintenance equipment and care; tractor mower, trimmers, etc. Other general trades’ tools, such as screw drivers, hoe and shovel, wrenches, pliers. Variety of tools and equipment including hand-held and power tools, hydraulic lifts, and forklifts. Use of standard office equipment for daily entry of timecard data, work order information and other general report information

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Some exposure to weather and or physical hazards. Mechanical, electrical, or other craft hazards. May be required to carry a two-way radio and/or pager and must be available on an “on call” basis. Must have a flexible work schedule for evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime. Must be physically able to perform all essential functions and duties of the job. Requires stooping, bending, kneeling, walking, lifting, and carrying of heavy objects to perform job duties. Requires moving, lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling of heavy furniture, equipment, trash cans, boxes, files, filing cabinets, and other objects weighing up to 50 lbs. when working alone and 100 lbs. with help. Must be able to climb step ladders and maintain balance to clean and wash windows and lighting. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

OtherPhysical Capabilities


Employment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date07/29/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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