Maintenance Generalist II

Jan 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515437
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Marion
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:60950000 - AG-PLANT SCIENCE RESEARCH / ED

Advertised: 08 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Classification Title:

Maintenance Generalist II

Job Description:

Perform monthly preventative maintenance inspection of buildings. Perform necessary building maintenance and repairs as needed. Provide necessary feedback to research coordinator of building status. Assist research coordinator with new construction projects approved for PSREU.

Paint or repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall, plumbing, countertops, shelves or other parts of building structures. Record type and cost of maintenance or repair work with estimate costs to repair machinery, equipment or repair structures. Oversee inventory of equipment, tools, supplies, and perform price comparison between various options.

Perform general cleaning duties of buildings or property. Provides grounds keeping service such as landscaping or tree debris removal. Ability to supervise labor performing these tasks.

Assist with setting up electronics, meeting rooms, sound systems and all other duties involved when preparing for classes, tours and events held at PSREU.

Perform weekly fuel tank inspections and submit fuel logs for annual inspection. Perform fuel tank/gauge/pump repair as needed.

Perform building lockdown at the close of the business each day. Maintain all portable and set generators for emergency power outages. Perform monthly checks on set generators.

Completes annual Fire Marshall Assessment of all buildings and corrects any violations and/or ADA regulations noted during inspection. Monthly fire marshal inspections.

Diagnose mechanical problems and, determine how to correct them. Checking blueprints, repair manuals or parts catalogs as necessary. Inspect private contractors work for satisfaction and completion. Assemble, install or repair pipe systems or plumbing. Helps in catastrophic events around the state with emergency response for IFAS. Oversee workers when assigned to team.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Job requires, standing, kneeling, bending, climbing, stooping, and walking.

Expected Salary:

$18.03 hourly

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and two years of relevant experience. Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Maintain current forklift certification. Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of proper use of mechanical and carpentry tools
Knowledge of building components such as plumbing, HVAC, ventilation, drainage, etc.
Ability to follow instruction in a safe and efficient manner.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to work with limited supervision
Basic computer skills to effectively be able to keep maintenance logs and research repair parts and supplies.
Must be able to positively communicate both orally and written.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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