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GENERAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - RESIDENTIAL LIFE (TEMPE CAMPUS)

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287
Professional/Technical Services
24 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
General Maintenance Mechanic - Residential Life (Tempe campus) Arizona State University FDM FM Residential Facilities Campus: Tempe 51403BR Salary Range To be determined Close Date 08-May-2019 Days and Schedule Monday through Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30PM Job Description Facilities Management, Residential Life, seeks a General Maintenance Mechanic to perform maintenance work in the residence halls. Essential Duties Electrical maintenance duties: Maintain and repair 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: Provide 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: Maintain and adjust auto door closers.Provide 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.Maintain and replace damaged suspended ceiling systems and ceiling tiles.Perform small drywall repairs, including paint touch-up of drywall repairs.Provide first response to elevator trouble calls and performing basic troubleshooting of elevator door problems.
HVAC maintenance duties: Replace air filters.Clean coils with a coil comb along with flushing of the coils.Replace thermostats and sensors.
Other duties: Provide swimming pool maintenance.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 the 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: work order systems (TMA)plumbing installation, repair, and/or maintenanceelectrical troubleshooting, repair and/or maintenancecarpentry repair and/or maintenanceHVAC troubleshooting, repair, and/or maintenanceswimming pool maintenance/repaircustomer service
Demonstrated knowledge of: lock/door hardware/exit devicesbasic computer use
Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills Working Environment Work in and out of private residences maintaining communication with occupantsDrive University vehiclesUtilize specific hand tools and equipment related to essential dutiesLift, bend, and carry up to 80 poundsWork off ladders, scaffolding, single man lifts up to 40 feetWear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, gloves) 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 Central Plant South Facility, 1601 S McAllister Ave, Tempe, AZ.

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 may require working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available. 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.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit

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.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
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. Fingerprint Check Statement This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint 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#51403BR or go directly to: #jobDetails=_5494 Category: Installation & Maintenance , Keywords: Maintenance Mechanic

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