The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Maintenance Worker II - Maintenance Worker II

Hiring department Fac Operations & Maint
Monthly salary $2,307+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 17-10-02-01-5289
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 a week, five 8-hour days, or possible four 10-hour days with schedule to be determined with supervisor. Some overtime, evening, 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 preventive maintenance, inspections, diagnostic testing, and repairs of building systems and components.

Essential Functions

Performs preventive maintenance, inspections, and repairs of mechanical systems to include pumps, fans, compressors, and specialty equipment. Acquires field data from equipment, tags, and applies equipment labels. Acquires parts and maintains appropriate stock of material and supplies. Assists electricians, plumbers, refrigeration mechanics, carpenters, and others as needed to meet shop goals and objectives. Performs basic electrical tasks, such as the replacement of lamps and ballasts. Utilizes precision instruments to determine flow rates, pressure drop, etc. to insure proper alignment, installation, and operation of belts, chains, couplings, bearings, and other drive components. Reads blueprints, works from specifications, and follows instructions both written and oral. Performs daily written explanations on work orders to document work done and to describe equipment problems.

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. Will be required to drive University vehicle as necessary. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in University Policy 157, Section 5.4.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Two years of experience in applicable maintenance or construction trade. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree. Graduation from technical or vocational trade school. More than three years experience in applicable maintenance or construction trade. Experience using diagnostic equipment such as multimeters, power quality meters, accelerometers, etc. Experience at the University of Texas or in a university setting. Experience in more than one craft or trade. Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations. Working knowledge of computerized systems. Ability to read and understand technical manuals and blueprints related to trade. Ability to write reports summarizing work activities. Demonstrated stable work history. 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 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. May require tuberculosis screening and occasional use of a respirator.

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