10018413 Skilled Craft Maintenance Worker II

Middle Georgia State University

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Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsSchool/Department: Facilities Primary Location: Cochran Position: Staff Job Type: Full Time Position Close Date: Until Filled Description:

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for performing skilled duties in the maintenance of university property including buildings, other facilities, vehicles, and grounds. The position can be either a Generalist or a Specialist.


Repair and Maintenance

  • Makes basic to intermediate HVAC, plumbing, electrical, sheetrock, painting, and carpentry installations and repairs.
  • Locates underground utilities as needed.
  • Repairs and/or changes out appliances as needed.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance and repairs on systems.
  • Assists other trades and Facilities staff with repair, maintenance, deliveries, moves and setups as needed.
  • Plans work in accordance with written weekly schedules and coordinates the work to fit into work schedule with other shops.

General Duties

  • Utilizes computerized work order system to initiate, schedule, complete, and close out work orders.
  • Coordinates with administrative staff to order parts and supplies as needed to complete work orders.
  • May operate forklift to load and unload trucks.
  • Cleans, fuels, and prepares fleet vehicles or golf carts for use by faculty and staff.
  • Drives golf cart for campus visitors, as requested and scheduled.


  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of facilities maintenance principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and carpentry repair and maintenance principles.
  • Skill in the safe and efficient operation of a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Campus Facilities Manager assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The Manager spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the Board of Regents construction manual; the National Electric Code; Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines; local, state and national building codes; and university policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.


  • The work consists of related facilities maintenance duties. The variety of systems to be maintained and work assigned contributes to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to participate in the maintenance of university facilities. Success in this position results in the provision of well maintained, safe and attractive facilities for all college operations.
  • The employee may be required to work after hours, weekends, and be on-call.


  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other university employees, contractors, vendors, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, or to resolve problems.


  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee frequently lifts objects weighing up to 100 lbs. and may assist others in moving heavier objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and utilizes the sense of smell.
  • The work is typically performed in an office, stockroom, warehouse and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.



  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completing of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of valid driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


  • CLASS A or B CDL
  • Completion of Technical College certificate or diploma in a maintenance-related field.


  • This position is hourly, non-exempt.
  • Grade 16

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: [email protected] with the subject line “10018413 Skilled Craft Maintenance Worker II-Cochran”. Application materials are to include a resume an MGA Staff application, a letter of interest which includes salary requirements, and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

*Must pass a background check, motor vehicle report, and may be required to submit a credit check for issuance of a purchasing card*

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsA Unit of the University System of Georgia



One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.


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