General Maintenance Technician - Buildings

  • Missouri Western State University
  • Saint Joseph, MO, USA
  • Jul 25, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Position Title: General Maintenance Technician - Buildings


Job Description:

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Physical Plant, the General Maintenance Buildings Technician performs a variety of general maintenance and repairs to ensure all university buildings remain in good physical condition.

  • Use a variety of trade practices associated with occupations such as carpentry, painting, roofing, concrete finishing, welding, and related trades to perform work involving maintenance of building structures.
  • Drywall installation and repair. Ability to tape, mud and paint.
  • Basic Framing skills using wood or steel studs.
  • Install or repair interior ceilings and floor coverings
  • Use gasoline or diesel powered equipment such as forklift, skid loader, dump trucks, zero turn mowers, weed eaters and chainsaws to complete projects.
  • Assist with snow removal.
  • Assist with special events; set-up and tear down
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the University's discretion.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Representative, but not all-inclusive, of knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job competently.
  • Basic ability to tape, mud, and paint drywall and other surfaces
  • Basic framing skills using wood or steel studs
  • Abilities to install, maintain and repair mechanical locks and key cylinders
  • Able to create keys for distribution

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • One-year post-secondary trade school or vocational in one or more of the listed trades
  • OR three years' experience directly related to one or more of the listed trades.
  • A valid driver's license is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Commercial Driver's License
  • Experience with electronic key systems


Physical Demands

Heavy Work:
  • Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and work space restrictions.

FLSA Non-Exempt


Additional Demands

Overtime and essential demands on time as commonly associated with this position. (evening/weekends/essential personnel)


Hours of Work

M-F 7:00 am-3:30 pm

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