Transportation Technician Senior, Maintenance

Job description

Posting Code: 495614
Work type: Classified
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Customer Service, Mechanical

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To provide leadwork and moderately complex technical maintenance work. Maintain and repair electronic devices and other equipment; maintain parking lots and surfaces; perform related work.

Level Scope:

Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range of specialized skills and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.

Essential Functions:

60% of Time the Transportation Technician Senior, Maintenance must:
● Ensure customer service for the entire Department and campus community.
● Maintain and repair electronic devices such as pay-per-space units, gate boxes, and parking meters
● Maintain and repair mechanical equipment; collects funds, generates collection audit reports for pay-per-space units and meters; determines and corrects equipment malfunctions; establishes and maintains a preventive maintenance program for equipment; replaces worn and broken components.
● Involves occasional training and directing the work of non-student employees.
● Engage in Departmental problem-solving for organizational issues; makes recommendations for Department efficiencies and advancement
● Plan and coordinate a variety of special administrative projects and assignments
● Maintain an inventory database for parking maintenance parts, equipment, and materials.

-Calculates square footage and stall sizes; reads and interprets blueprints; performs or supervises the preparation and painting of surfaces; lines out and stripes parking areas; monitors and reports on unsafe conditions in parking lots; assists customers with lockouts or stalled vehicles; operates and performs repair and maintenance on strippers and snow plows; operates jack hammers, welding units, portable power packs, and striping machines; maintains and repairs small engines; maintains lot components; uses hand tools; keeps tools and equipment in good working condition.
-Campus Security Authority: This position is identified as a "Campus Security Authority (CSA)" per the federal la known as the Clery Act. Per this law, the employee is required to report any crimes that he/she becomes aware of to the Clery Compliance Officer. Additionally, CSAs are required to complete annual training prescribed by the Clery Compliance Officer.
-Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance
● Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
● Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures to promote effective safety and security operations
● Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential matters and information

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent including 2 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Other Minimum Qualifications:
-Good knowledge of: OSHA safety requirements; maintenance materials and procedures and traffic safety requirements for
maintenance projects; maintenance surveying.
-Some knowledge of: maintenance operations procedures; maintenance management systems and operational capabilities for maintenance activities.
-Experience: using highway plans, maps and charts; performing basic mathematical calculations to determine area, volume, or quantities; instructing others in methods and procedures used for routine roadway, building, and yard maintenance; developing traffic control plans; identifying and organizing appropriate materials and equipment for routine maintenance projects; operating and performing preventive maintenance on a variety of maintenance and construction equipment; checking maintenance work for compliance with standards and specifications.
-Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:
-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
-Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
-Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures to promote effective safety and
security operations
-2 Years of the same type of work experience or 3-4 years of similar work
-Experience diagnosing and making repairs to basic electronic components.
-Experience making mechanical repairs and minor repairs to small engines
-Experience operating power tools including air compressors and hammer drills
-Experience using standard hand tools, including drills, screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches,
saws, and files
-Experience using word processing and spreadsheet computer software.
-High School Diploma or Equivalent

Salary and Benefits:

The pay for this position begins at $16 per hour. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Advertised: April 27, 2021
Applications close: May 16, 2021




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time