Maintenance Worker II

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University Housing is seeking to hire a Maintenance Worker II to perform skilled manual work involving a variety of mechanical and building trade tasks in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment. Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, sheetrock, and HVAC required. This position may be required to work evenings and weekends.

The scope of responsibility will include these specific duties but is not limited to the following:

- Repair, build, and paint drywall in residence halls.

- Responsible for repairing electric outlets, installing wiring for small jobs, and replacing breakers and electrical wires.

- Repair kitchen appliances, stove burners, garbage disposals, dishwashers, and refrigerators and icemakers.

- Repair and replace electrical hallway lighting, ballasts, light globes, exit lights, outside lights, and deck lights.

- Perform repairs on heating, domestic, HVAC, sprinkler lines, and filter replacement for HVAC systems.

- Perform maintenance on plumbing fixtures, sinks, toilets, and tub/shower units in apartments.

- Repairs minor problems with tools and/or machinery to complete tasks.

- Maintains tools and supplies in the storage room.

- Repair and install window dressing and replace glass, screens, locks, and door closures as needed.

- Knowledge of the fire alarm system such as troubleshooting, smoke head replacements, heat detector replacements, system operation, and resetting after incidents/repairs.

- Resolve TMA work orders as requested.

- Attends and participates in regular unit and departmental meetings.

- Participate in departmental committees, interview processes, and training.

- Participate in the on-call rotation schedule and respond to all calls after hours.

- Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Hiring Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED and two years of related experience. A valid Georgia driver's License is required. Completion of technical or vocational training may be substituted for one year of related experience.

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

Experience working within residential housing units

- Knowledge of methods, practices, tools, equipment, and materials used in performing buildings and mechanical trades tasks.

- Knowledge of personal computers

- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. or more - Ability to climb ladders and scaffolds.

College/Business Unit
04/10/23, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Housing
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 05/10/23, 2:49:48 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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