General Maintenance Technician

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S0159
Job Title General Maintenance Technician
Department Facilities Operations

Position Summary Information

Location St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Job Description Summary

Webster University has an opening for a General Maintenance Technician. The General Maintenance Technician performs semi to skilled tasks of routine difficulty using basic skills and knowledge to perform routine general repair and maintenance of buildings, facilities, equipment and equipment installation within the University in support of the Facilities Operations department. May work in conjunction with other Facilities Operations employees for assistance and guidance with maintenance and repair assignments requiring a higher level of skill or involving greater difficulty. May direct the work of temporary labor forces in performing some tasks. While work is distributed to take advantage of particular skills possessed, employees would normally perform work at various times that may involve all areas of building repair and maintenance due to fluctuating workloads. Assures adherence to shop safety practices and rules. Reports to the designated Facilities Operations Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

• Two or more years of vocation or technical school training in one or more of the maintenance field trades preferred
• Class E Driver’s License or able to obtain within 30 days of employment
• Basic knowledge of practices, work methods, tools and equipment associated with building maintenance trade.
• Ability to operate hand tools associated with building maintenance field.
• Ability to read blue prints, schemas, and plans to analyze and locate work projects.
• Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions.
• Sufficient strength to perform some heavy lifting and work on ladders on an occasional basis.
• Ability to exercise basic human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with the University community.

Preferred Qualifications

• Three to four years of related experience preferred.

Physical Demands

• Required to lift, push, or pull up to 75 lbs.
• Exercises precaution in handling materials such as acid, cement, compressed air, mechanical, or electrical hazards.
• May be exposed to dusts, fumes, and odoriferous working conditions.
• Required to wear protective clothing such as back braces, face masks, rubber gloves, etc.
• Required to work irregular hours.
• May be required to crouch, kneel, bend, or stand for long periods.
• May be required to work outdoors in inclement weather.
• May be subjected to motor or machine noise.

Essential Duties

• Performs light furniture and equipment moves on and off campus to include setups for functions and events.
• Picks up supplies, tools, and materials ordered/requested by other maintenance technicians. Provides receiving reports and similar documents to office supervisor.
• Reviews work orders, orders materials for completion of jobs, and monitors inventory.
• Works with Assistant Director/Project Management to maintain inventory of surplus furniture stored off-site.
• Responds to emergencies during evening, nighttime, and weekend hours. (Does not participate in on-call rotation.)
• Assists with event set-ups and office relocations by moving and assembling furniture and transferring materials. Coordinates activities of temporary personnel and contracted movers during larger moves.
• Assists in various ground maintenance projects such as removing snow from sidewalks, parking lots, steps, entrances and exits.
• Operates a variety of electrical and maintenance hand tools and equipment.
• Assists with other general facilities operations duties as needed.

Full Time (>30 hrs/wk) or Part Time (<30 hrs/wk) Full Time
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you are unable to submit your documents online, send them to:
General Maintenance Technician, St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/27/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
    • Requisite degree earned by position start date
  2. How many years of experience do you have?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 3 years
    • 3 to 5 years
    • 5 to 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  3. Do you have a current Class E Driver’s License?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter-Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
Optional Documents