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Job Req ID:  19076

Maintenance Mechanic II G10

General Summary

Performs a wide range of general maintenance jobs (including high voltage motors) except for specialized or difficult jobs.  Repairs, maintains, and inspects machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings.  Works on plumbing, electrical, and air conditioning and heating systems.  Performs painting and carpentry jobs.


Essential Job Functions

  • Repairs, adjusts or replaces structural parts of buildings, office and laboratory furniture/apparatus such as doors, windows, partitions, ceilings, floors, roofs, animal cages, cabinets including door checks, locking devices, and hinges.
  • Performs plumbing jobs such as adjustment and repair of pipes and plumbing fixtures, valves, floats, drains, grease traps, sump pumps, watering systems, air-conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, hot water heaters, HVAC units, heat pumps, fan coil units, induction units, terminal reheat and similar equipment.  Unclogs drain lines and sewers. May make minor adjustments to building controls.
  • Performs rough carpentry work such as constructing wood forms, shipping boxes, protective sheds, staging platforms, flooring partitions, tables, benches, shelving, racks, and others.
  • Prepares and applies paints on walls, ceiling, windows, doors, floors, roof, woodwork, and other parts of building systems as needed.
  • Repairs and maintains electrical systems including switches, circuit breakers, outlets, and light fixtures.
  • Performs routine maintenance according to established schedule to ensure that machines run smoothly and building systems operate efficiently.  Inspects drives motors, belts, check fluid levels, replaces filters, and perform other maintenance work. 
  • Assists more experienced maintenance workers in performing a variety of maintenance jobs as directed.
  • Keeps records of maintenance and repair work.
  • Observes safety precautions and uses equipment properly to avoid harming self and others, and damaging property.
  • Maintains equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition.
  • May be required to be available for 24 hour calls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience/Skills & Abilities Required

High school degree or equivalent; significant related experience/training may substitute.

Three years of relevant experience.

Appropriate valid drivers license with good driving record may be required.

Knowledge in mechanical drawing, electricity, wood working, blueprint reading, science, and mathematics typically acquired from high school level courses.  Mechanical aptitude.


Classified Title: Maintenance Mechanic II 
Working Title: Maintenance Mechanic II G10  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: SKILL10/01/BU 
Starting Salary Range: $20.85 in first year, increases to $25.78 in 12 months.
Employee group: Full-Time schedule but Caual 40 hours during probationary period 
Schedule: Mon-Frid; 8:30 am -5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10002572-SOM Admin Facilities Maintenance and Ops 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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