STEPS Maintenance Mechanic II

Job description

Job Title:

STEPS Maintenance Mechanic II

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

High School diploma or GED

Required Related Experience:

3 years

Physical Requirements:

Able to lift, push or pull object over 50 lbs. Able to climb stairs and move a variety of types of furniture. Employee may occasionally be exposed to elements, weather, and other non-office or inside building type conditions.


1st shift. Employee is considered an Essential Employee therefore must work regardless of University closings. In addition, student move in and move out weekends are mandatory. (7:30am – 3:45pm)

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Mechanic II position will perform the following job responsibilities for apartments and residence halls maintained by Auxiliary Services:
*Move and deliver furniture and other items requested for apartment and residence hall room set up, maintain and repair furniture, repair and replace blinds, responsible for inventory control of furniture and blinds. Keep workshop and vehicles supplied with appropriate tools needed.
*Review work order requests received electronically. Ensure job is done accurately and in a timely fashion.
*Provide excellent customer service by providing customers with explanation of work being to complete work order request
*Assist building operators or other supervisor with maintenance requests as needed.
*Other duties as assigned.

  • Must be reliable and dependable, excessive absences will not be tolerated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Ability to move, stack, setup, and repair furniture.

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Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 5/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time