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Maintenance Technician II

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/11/23

Job Description

Department: Residence Life Maintenance

Full Time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300165S

Educational and Experience Requirement:

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 preferred. 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, maintenance of structures, equipment, and appliances. Installs and repairs locks, door hardware, and window treatments. Performs sheetrock repair, texturing, painting, lathe, rough concrete laying, and patch plastering. Unstops sinks, drains, commodes, hand basins, sewer lines, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) condensate drains. Makes minor repairs and adjustments to electrical (switches, plugs, and light fixtures), carpentry (furniture and doors), plumbing (commodes, faucets, and shower fixtures), electronic, HVAC equipment, and appliances. Checks equipment and takes care of general emergencies. Performs data entry and paperwork regarding work order process. 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; however, extreme care and alertness and attention in the performance of duties 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. During emergencies, operational failures, and peak use periods, employee may be called in when off shift to work an extended shift. Special procedures sometimes require extended hours.

Working hours for the position will be 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Some weekend work required. Emergency on Call duty on a rotational basis is required.

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.

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.

Physical Address:

Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...