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Maintenance Technician

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to "copy and paste" when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Maintenance Technician
Department General Maintenance
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

This is a position in which the incumbent performs routine preventive plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and HVAC maintenance.

Job Responsibilities

Examples of Work Performed:

Inspects and performs routine preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and parts.

Documents observations made and actions taken while inspecting machines, equipment, and parts.

Responds to maintenance emergency calls.

Replaces or repairs worn, damaged, or leaking plumbing fixtures.

Repairs and alters existing secondary electrical circuit.

Services, repairs, or replaces electrical appliances, motors, fuses, switches, and outlets. Selects proper materials, reads electrical schematics and uses electrical instruments and hand tools. Ensures the provision of an efficient and well maintained electrical service.

Inspects, cleans, and resets boilers.

Inspects, repairs and replaces light fixtures, ceiling tiles, windows and floors, as needed.

Performs routine carpentry work.

Repairs drywall/plaster and paint in guest rooms and public areas as needed.

Checks, resets, and repairs HVAC equipment.

Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions:
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Performs routine preventive maintenance on machines and equipment.

2. Documents findings and actions resulting from preventative maintenance inspections.

3. Responds to maintenance emergency calls.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

AND

Experience:
Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties and/or completion of an apprenticeship program.

AND

Licensure:
Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Special instructions to applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 7:30AM - 4:30PM
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Published Salary $13.26 - $15.40/hour
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program provides a 15.75% employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://www.olemiss.edu/hr/benefits.html).

Job Open Date 03/16/2017
Employee Category Support Staff
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Clerical skills testing None

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee
  2. * Do you have at least a High School Diploma or GED and at least three (3) years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • No
    • Yes
  4. * After reviewing the examples of work and the essential functions of this position, please describe the related experience (a minimum of three years) that you possess.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter