Trade Maintenance Mechanic II

Tucson, AZ
Nov 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Campus Agriculture Center

Department Website Link:


Tucson Area Farms


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Trade Maintenance Mechanic II reports to the Campus Agricultural Center, located at 4101 N. Campbell Avenue in Tucson. This position performs general facility maintenance including plumbing, electrical, and general repairs. This person will work under the supervision of the General Maintenance Supervisor who is responsible for the maintenance of the facilities at the Southern Arizona Experiment Station (SAES), which includes the Campus Agricultural Center, West Campus Agricultural Center, Red Rock Agricultural Center, Santa Rita Experimental Range, and AI-Marah Equine Center. SAES supports the eleven College of Agriculture and Life Sciences departments that provide research, teaching, and extension programs. The Ag Centers operate from a central main office in Tucson and is directed by Stephen Husman. Travel is required throughout the greater-Tucson area so a valid driver's license is necessary at the first day of employment. This position may require working some evenings or weekends.

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs complex plumbing, electrical, and carpentry maintenance and repairs.
  • Performs general painting and repairs to furniture.
  • Serves as a technical resource in area of expertise such as welding, utility piping, roofing, locksmith work, HVAC, flooring, and other maintenance repairs and services.
  • Uses power and hand tools to perform repair and maintenance work.
  • Operates forklifts, dollies, and other basic loading and unloading equipment as required.
  • Drives trucks to transport materials such as: furniture, supplies, or equipment as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of building and equipment maintenance/repair techniques.
  • Skill in applying building and equipment maintenance/repair techniques.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to drive according to the Fleet Safety Policy.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in electrical repair and installation. Current Commercial Driver’s License or the willingness to obtain one.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Job Category:

Facilities, Grounds and Infrastructure

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

hourly rate



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Skilled Crafts & Trades

Job Function:

Facil, Grounds, & Infra

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Kristen Vann 520-621-3246 or [email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


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Diversity Statement:

At 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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