The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Technical Trade Trainee - TTT - CS Maintenance Mechanic II Trainee

Hiring department Utilities & Energy Mgt
Monthly salary $2,600+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 600AM to 430PM
Posting number 18-02-20-01-5299
Job Status Deleted
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 2
General Notes

Security sensitive; Certified 3-Yr Driving Record and Criminal Background Check conducted on selected applicant. Hiring decision contingent upon clearing checks. May work 4-10, 9-80, or alternate work schedule. Applicant required to successfully complete testing to lift/carry 78 lbs, pull 125 lbs, lift 2-45 lbs weights up ladder, kneeling work in confined spaces, and other tasks.

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


To develop journey-level skills by training on skilled work in the Chilling Station Maintenance field within a Utilities environment. Responsible for learning and performing skills in operation, maintenance, and repair of utilities chilled water system and auxiliary equipment.

Essential Functions

Learns Plant Maintenance Mechanic skills by installing, maintaining, operating, and repairing Chilling Plant systems including chillers, pumps, fans, compressors, valves and piping components. Use tools and equipment to perform the duties of the trade assignments as outlined in the Chilling Station Maintenance Mechanic job description. Performs all work in accordance with appropriate safety standards and practices. Performs related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor. Drive UT vehicle and maintains an acceptable driving record required by UT Systems Policy, UTS157.

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

Perform other related functions as assigned. Attends staff meetings. Attends safety training and meetings. Complete plant operation and maintenance training courses. This is a one year term temporary position and is benefits eligible.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Currently enrolled in or completed associate degree level technical courses in one of the following areas: Plumbing and pipefitting Technology, Building Construction Technology, or related fields. Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Demonstrates good interpersonal communication skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Enrollment in or completion of associate degree level technical trade program in job-related field. Demonstrated related skilled level experience in the repair and maintenance of industrial plant mechanical, electrical or industrial equipment or utility distribution systems. Experience in maintaining chilling plant or similar industrial/utility equipment. Journey level experience in industrial insulation, including fabrication of insulating blankets, thermal insulation, and asbestos handling and abatement. Welding certification in accordance with ASME and industry codes. Experience as a machinist including fabricating, modifying, and repairing pump, turbine, and boiler parts. Experience in a university plant or utility environment. Experience in using a work order system. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment. Demonstrated effective teamwork and interpersonal communication skills.

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 May be required to work in confined spaces, manholes, tunnels, elevated work, extended shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. May be required to operate job related equipment.

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