GENERAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (TEMPE CAMPUS)
Posted on May 17, 2019 by Arizona State University
Arizona State University FDM FM Tempe Zone C Campus: Tempe 51412BR Salary Range To be determined Close Date 09-May-2019
Days and Schedule Mon thru Fri; 6:30 am - 5:00 pm with day off to be determined Job Description Facilities Development and Management, Tempe campus, seek a General Maintenance Mechanic whose maintenance background is in institutional, commercial/industrial general maintenance to perform general maintenance of university buildings. Essential Duties Electrical maintenance duties: Maintenance and repair of lighting, ballast, lighting switches, and receptacles, sockets, tombstones, and diffusers including 277 Volt lighting.Perform electrical troubleshooting utilizing multi-meters/volt detectors and circuit tracers.Replace damaged or worn outlets including ground fault circuit interrupters
Plumbing maintenance duties: Plumbing repair and maintenance of restrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, drinking fountains, etc.Maintain and re-build water closet flushometers, urinal flushometers, and multiple types and brands of faucets and under sink supplies.Clear all types of drain clogs and stoppages.Maintain public restroom toilet and urinal partitions and replacement of related hardware of partitions.
Carpentry maintenance duties: Maintenance and adjustment of auto door closers.Interior and exterior door preventative maintenance and replacement of door hardware such as flush bolts, push/pull handles, kick plates, door strikes, hinges, closers, weather stripping, smoke seals, door sweeps.Repair and replacement of several diverse types of flooring.Maintenance and replacement of damaged suspended ceiling systems and ceiling tiles.Small drywall repairs, including paint touch-up of drywall repairs.First response to elevator trouble calls and performing basic troubleshooting of elevator door problems.
Other duties: Utilize various specific hand tools, power tools, and equipment.Maintain daily logs/records with the use of computers/tablets.Interact effectively with customers and students of diverse backgrounds.Work within a team environment and contribute to team goals.Ability to communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions of the job. Minimum Qualifications Four years of general maintenance and repair experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Employee may be required to possess a valid US Driver's license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment. Some positions in this classification may be required to obtain an Environmental Protection Agency Type 1 refrigeration license upon employment. Desired Qualifications Experience in:
• plumbing installation, repair, and/or maintenance
• electrical troubleshooting, repair and/or maintenance
• carpentry repair and/or maintenance
• work order systems (TMA)
• customer service
Demonstrated knowledge of:
• lock/door hardware/exit devices
• basic computer use
Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills Working Environment Utilize specific hand tools and equipment related to essential duties. Lift, bend, and carry up to 100 pounds. Work off ladders, scaffolding, single man lifts up to 40 feet. Wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, gloves). Ability to push and/or pull approximately 200-300 pound maintenance carts to transport tools and equipment throughout campus to job site. May drive University vehicles. Department Statement Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seeks candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs. The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses. By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.
ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.
Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.
This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).
Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.
Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of employment.
This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays. ASU Statement Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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Arizona State University is committed to providing safety and security resources and information for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), ASU publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes safety and security policies and procedures, crime and fire prevention information, crime and fire statistics, and numerous resources for current and prospective students and employees. To access the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report online, visit A hard copy of this report may be obtained, free of charge, by contacting the ASU Police Department at or by visiting the ASU Police Department at 325 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, Arizona, during business hours (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Background Check Statement ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. Instructions to Apply Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. To apply, please go to under Careers at ASU, click "External Staff" and enter ReqID#51412BR or go directly to: #jobDetails=_5494 Category: Installation & Maintenance , Keywords: Maintenance Mechanic