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Maintenance Repair Technician

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 7131

Title: Maintenance Repair Technician

Department: Facilities Management

Essential Personnel: Y

Job Family: Administrative Operations

Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management

FLSA Classification: NE

Job Grade: 10

Grade Min: $36,294

Grade Mid: $42,645

UHD Succession Plan: N

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: In-Range

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: Y

Job Summary

The Maintenance Repair Technician performs maintenance and repairs on piping and plumbing systems throughout the university.

Duties

  • Maintains, repairs, and installs plumbing and piping systems
  • Assists with demolition and renovation projects as needed
  • Performs preventative maintenance on assigned buildings, checking for leaks and fixtures in disrepair
  • Inspects all water softener systems
  • Demolishes clogged, rusted, and outdated pipes to prepare for the installation of new pipes
  • Makes repairs to damaged pumps
  • Runs and designs new water and waste flow systems as needed for renovation projects
  • Installs new water lines as required
  • Estimates time and materials needed for projects
  • Works on gas lines as required

Marginal Duties

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • None

Delegation of Work:

  • N/A

Supervision Given:

  • N/A

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related job experience

License/Certification:

  • Must maintain a valid, current driver's license;
  • Must have a state issued Plumbing License

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of plumbing and piping systems

Skills:

  • Good general mechanical skills; good technical skills, including proficiency in MS Office;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to use tools;
  • Ability to maintain records

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in maintenance bay and custodian rooms

Physical Demands:

  • Work involves moderate exposure to unpleasant elements, such as adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures, oils, dirt, dust, fumes, and airborne particles
  • Position requires maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time, as well as for bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, jumping, climbing, and frequent reaching
  • May be required to work in a confined space, in a high, dangerous place, or be exposed to vibration
  • May occasionally be exposed to hazardous driving conditions and work near moving mechanical parts
  • Work involves regular exposure to potentially hazardous bodily fluids and to potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents or chemicals
  • Must have precise hand-eye coordination, good spatial awareness, and the ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must have the ability to move items of up to 100lbs
  • May be required to drive a forklift
  • Must be available to take emergency calls relating to plumbing issues

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Communicates Effectively

  • Communicates clearly, concisely, and with courtesy.
  • Carefully listens to customer or thoroughly reads correspondence, and uses good judgment to respond appropriately. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Communicates requests for further action or resources to appropriate individuals with tact.

Equipment Operation

  • Demonstrates the essential skills required to use equipment and tools needed to perform job duties and responsibilities.
  • Follows maintenance and operation procedures and safety rules to minimize equipment malfunctions and prevent personal injuries.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:11 AM