The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Maintenance Worker III - Maintenance Worker III, Zone Maintenance - PRC

Hiring department Fs-Facilities Maint
Monthly salary $2,069+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 13-01-22-01-5288
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

40 hours, variable schedule to be determined with supervisor, overtime, weekends and holidays possible. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Performs skilled and unskilled maintenance tasks in one or more craft areas as necessary to support the needs of the shop.

Essential Functions

Performs maintenance duties on mechanical, plumbing, electrical and lighting systems, including lubricating components, changing filters, cleaning and flushing coils, cleaning drain pans and drains, replacing belts and pulleys, checking and recording pressure, temperature, and flow readings. Prepares surfaces for painting, paints, cleans equipment and maintenance work areas, changes lamps. Generates material lists and acquires materials for efficient work. Keeps accurate records of materials used and maintains daily time reports to efficiently complete work and document details of the functions performed. Assists with organizing and cleaning tasks. Provides timely and courteous customer service, keeps supervisors up to date on daily work order status to ensure clear, concise and necessary communication channels are maintained and customer expectations are met. Assists other team members in the accomplishment of shop goals related to key performance indicators. Serves as an apprentice to a journey level technician in a specific trade.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned. Use hand and power tools, meters, and gauges or other tools applicable to trade. Operate various UT vehicles. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

Required qualifications

High school or GED. Three years of experience in performing installation, operation, construction, maintenance, and/or repair work in a crafts trade or facilities maintenance. Experience in multiple fields may be obtained simultaneously. Three years experience following basic work instructions. Experience transporting personnel and tools. Experience maintaining electrical and mechanical systems. Experience with light fixtures. Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree or above in a technical field. Completion of vocational trade or apprentice program in one or more journeyman trades. University of Texas or large university setting related experience. More than three years of experience in performing installation, operation, construction, maintenance, and/or repair work in a field or fields related to the work to be performed. Thermography experience helpful. Backflow certification. Commercial painting experience helpful. Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written work instructions. Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations. Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Successful completion of the Facilities Services and Project Management and Construction Services Leader Development program.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Occasionally exposed to loud noise. May be exposed to high dust and allergen levels. Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs. Occasionally works in confined spaces. Often required to twist, grasp, push, pull and bend. Use scaffolding.

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