General Maint. Repair Tech (Full-time or Part-time) - 21241BR

General Maint. Repair Tech (Full-time or Part-time)

Department: 
FS Maintenance Services
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment: 
On-Site
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
B-University Support Staff

Position Overview

Facilities Services supports KU's mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University's physical plant and grounds. The incumbent is responsible for working on a team to perform a wide variety of maintenance and emergency repair tasks to University buildings (physical structure, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems), with the employee being involved in a regular program of inspection and repair at a journeyman level using more than one skilled trade. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career, look no farther than the University of Kansas. In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 96 hours of sick leave earned per year, 9 paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a great retirement program, medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and state of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational opportunities for employees. KU is a great place to work!

Full-time shift options available with a possibility of part-time:
  • Sunday – Thursday 3:30pm-12:00am
  • Friday – Tuesday 3:30pm-12:00am

Job Description

50% - Assists in the repair and preventative maintenance for various fire alarm, mechanical, electrical, 3 phase power, generator, plumbing and structural equipment. Performs lubrication, cleaning inspection, changes belts and filters in equipment. Performs repairs on heating ventilating and air conditioning units, reset fire alarm systems, electric motors, gear reducer, air compressors, various electrical and pneumatic control components.

40% - Responds to emergency calls involving loss of utilities or equipment failure. Resets breakers helps repair leaks in water or air lines. Repairs are performed as time and expertise permits. May assist Central Shop staff with more complex repairs.

5% - Other Related Work as Assigned: Maintains an adequate supply of tools, parts, and supplies for jobs. Responds to after-hours emergency calls as needed. Assists with other maintenance areas and in other work areas as assigned. Assists with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% - Performs other related work as assigned.

Position Requirements

  1. Reach, grasp, hold, lift and place moderately heavy loads and heavy loads occasionally (50 lbs) with or without accommodation.
  2. Perform work above normal heights, in confined spaces and extreme temperatures (hot and cold) inside and outdoors.
  3. Operate work issued vehicles for transporting staff and materials
  4. Work occasional planned and unplanned overtime as needed including responding to after-hours emergencies as needed.
  5. Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
  6. Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and maintain that license throughout employment.
  7. Must digitally enter work order information and perform other electronic communications as required.

Required Qualifications

  1. High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalency.
  2. One year of experience in a skilled craft area. Certificate from a vocational school or an associate's degree in a building or mechanical trade area may be substituted for the required experience.
  3. Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and maintain the license throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. One year of generator and/or life safety systems experience.
  2. Knowledge of the standard practices, tools, equipment and materials associated with a variety of skilled crafts and building trades.
  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of skilled crafts and building trades.
  4. Ability to read and correctly interpret blueprints, electrical or plumbing schematics.
  5. Experience working in a university, college or multi-building campus environment.

Additional Candidate Instructions

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position:
  1. A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met.
  2. Resume or curriculum vitae.
  3. Contact information for three professional references.
Review of applications will begin Monday, February 21, 2022 and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Drew Goulden
785-864-3716
nimon76@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Starting at $16.35/hr + $0.40 shift differential

Work Schedule

Full-time shift options available with a possibility of part-time:
Sunday – Thursday 3:30pm-12:00am
Friday – Tuesday 3:30pm-12:00am

Application Review Begins

21-Feb-2022

Anticipated Start Date

02-May-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
21241BR
Department:
FS Maintenance Services
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Work Location Assignment:
On-Site
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
B-University Support Staff
Application Review Begins:
21-Feb-2022