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Maintenance Specialist - Carpentry Services (2 positions to be filled) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

$13.09 – $25.48 hourly

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 11/18/22

Job Description

Requisition 202100377S

Position Title Maintenance Specialist - Carpentry Services (2 positions to be filled)

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 8. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Skilled Craft

Department Facilities Management - Facilities Services

Division of Finance and Operations

Educational Requirements for the Position

High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Four years of experience in performing a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair work in one or more craft areas. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Provides assistance to a journeyperson in the performance of a variety of maintenance and repair work in one or more craft area.

Primary Responsibilities

Performs semi-skilled tasks in construction, repairs, and maintenance of structures, equipment, and appliances. Installs and or repairs locks, door hardware, and window dressing. Does sheetrock repair, texturing, painting, lathe, rough concrete laying, and patch plastering. Unstops sinks, drains, commodes, hand basins, sewer lines; HVAC condensate drains; performs semi-skilled tasks in construction, repairs, and maintenance of structures, equipment, and appliances; and makes minor repairs and adjustments to electrical switches, plugs, and light fixtures, carpentry furniture and doors, plumbing commodes, faucets, and shower fixtures, electronic and HVAC equipment, and appliances. During maintenance rounds, checks equipment, and takes care of general emergencies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Ability to use the tools of the trade in which the work is to be performed. Absence of serious hazards, but normal attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Working conditions are considered fair, but involve more than average exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as dust, dirt, fumes, wet, etc. Work schedules may vary according to the needs of the department or special projects. Will be required to be locally available for on call 24 hours per day, seven days per week on a rotational basis for emergencies as needed by department. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy. Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle, therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier is required.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
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