The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Equipment Repair Technician

Hiring department Fs-Custodial Srvs
Monthly salary $2,071+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Shift
Posting number 13-07-12-01-5269
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Monday thru Friday work week, 9:00 am 6:00 pm shift. Overtime may be required with little or no advance notice. Travel may be required annually for training. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating.

Required Application Materials

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

Additional Information


Responsible for inspection, preventive maintenance and repair of custodial equipment and appliances.

Essential Functions

Inspect and repair a variety of custodial equipment and appliances. Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment malfunctions. Check parts for proper functioning. Check parts for wear and replace parts. Disassemble, clean, and reassemble parts and equipment. Conduct operational testing of repaired equipment to ensure proper functioning. Assist in maintaining parts and equipment inventory. Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM) procedures according to PM task list and schedule, at equipment location when possible and necessary. Follow manufacturers, and Custodial Services procedures in servicing equipment and appliances. Read and follow instructions on maintenance schedules. Provide feedback to supervisor on issues. Meet deadlines and perform complete and error free work. Effectively communicate with supervisors, clients, and employees. Be able to understand and carry out detailed but not complicated written or oral instructions. Responsible for security and organization of university keys, access cards, and alarm codes. Perform basic math skills and use office automation systems such as personal computers and calculators. Check FAMIS workbench, enter labor and complete and close work orders in FAMIS. Pick up and deliver equipment and appliances as necessary. Provide support as material handler for the Custodial Services Division in moving and transporting equipment, boxes, or furniture. Promote and follow safety guidelines and maintain safe working conditions. Report safety problems. Drive university vehicles.

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.

Required qualifications

High School graduation or GED. Four years of equipment maintenance and repair experience. Ability to read, understand memorandums, letters, and written work materials such as work orders and equipment electrical/mechanical schematics. Ability to speak to individuals and groups of people. Ability to communicate via two way radios. Experience working with personal computers and Microsoft Office software. Experience providing good customer service skills. 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 higher, or technical school degree/certificate in applicable field. Five (5) years or more experience in equipment maintenance and repair. Excellent and proven communication skills, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills. Advanced proven computer skills. Successful completion of the Campus Planning and Facilities Management Leader Development program.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions 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 Lifting and moving Use of personal protective equipment. Safety footwear provided and required. Lifting and moving up to 55 pounds. Professional demeanor required. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

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