General Maintenance Mechanical

  • Missouri Western State University
  • Saint Joseph, MO, USA
  • Nov 04, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Position Title: General Maintenance Mechanical


Job Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Physical Plant, the General Maintenance 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, locksmith, roofing, concrete finishing, welding, and related trades to preform work involving maintenance of building structures.
  • Drywall installation and repair. Will tape, mud, and paint.
  • Basic Framing using wood or steel studs.
  • Install or repair interior ceilings and floor coverings.
  • Use gasoline or diesel power 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:
  • Ability to tape, mud and paint drywall and other surfaces
  • Basic framing skills using wood or steel studs
  • Ability to install, maintain and repair mechanical locks and key cylinders and create keys for distribution
  • Able to drive large equipment

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.
Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

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


Physical Demands

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds.

FLSA Non-Exempt


Additional Demands

OT or alternate work schedule as may occasionally be required.


Hours of Work

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

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