The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Maintenance Worker III - Maintenance Worker III

Hiring department Fac Operations & Maint
Monthly salary $2,685+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 18-02-22-01-5288
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
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


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

Essential Functions

Assist Journey Level Technicians with routine maintenance repairs and Preventive Maintenance work to equipment and systems. Performs maintenance duties on mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and structural 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. 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. Generates material lists and acquires materials for efficient work. Keep 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. Semi-skilled level repairs, maintenance and inspections on heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems. Driving a UT vehicle is required for this function and others. Performs duties such as changing faucets and shower heads, installing flush valve repair kits on urinals and commodes. Performs basic electrical tasks such as the replacement of bulbs and ballasts.

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. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157, Section 5.4.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience in performing installation, maintenance and or repair work in a field related to the work to performed. Current Class "C" Operator Driver License required. Prior to date of hire, applicant selected must provide a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) showing a driving history going back 36 months. This includes all states resided in for the past 36 months. MVR will be evaluated to determine eligibility to drive a University-owned vehicle. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. 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. More than three years of experience in performing installation, maintenance and or repair work in a field related to the work to be performed. Experience at the University of Texas or in a university setting. Demonstrated excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written work instructions. Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member. Demonstrated customer service skills. Successful completion of Facilities 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 May be exposed to loud noise, high dust and allergen levels. May lift up to 50 lbs. May work in confined spaces. Often required to twist, grasp, push, pull and bend. May require tuberculosis screening and occasional use of a respirator.

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