Building Maintenance Mechanic - Division of Student Affairs, 74095

Job Title: Building Maintenance Mechanic - Division of Student Affairs, 74095
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35070
Hiring Department

Residential Life (Division of Student Affairs)

Job Description
    Building maintenance; including completing work orders in occupied apartments and unit turns in vacant apartmentsRespond to resident requests for maintenance, troubleshoot problems and take action to resolve maintenance issuesProvide preventative maintenance care of all heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems including single room units up to complete building systemsRepair and maintain building accessories and equipment, such as tables, chairs, charts, gas and electrical appliances, painting, drywall repair, install doors, change locks, etcRepair and maintain plumbing systems for water softeners, restroom facilities, water coolers, etc.; open sewers/drains; replace faucets, etc.Perform routine electrical work including but not limited to: lighting, wiring, power circuits, replacing switches, etc.General knowledge of Microsoft OfficeLocate parts and prepare requests for purchase of parts and equipment; provide input as to recommended equipment purchases for consistency in maintenance and repairClean area upon completion; return materials and equipment and restore area to original statePerform other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
    A high school degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.Four years of experience in general building maintenance, including heating/air conditioning, electrical water treatment, plumbing, etc., is necessary.Ability to read blueprints and interpret diagrams is necessary.A valid driver’s license may be required for certain positions.
Full Time/Part Time

Full time (40 hours / week)


$17.50/hr - $19.75/hr

Application Deadline

January 17th, 2021

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs