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Maintenance Aide           

Hourly Rate:  $16.04 per hour; non-exempt classification
Work Schedule:     Up to 20 hours per week as developed with the Building Manager Coordinator
Training Period:      Two months, with the possibility of extension.

General Statement:
The Maintenance Aide assists the Building Operations Department in the
 general upkeep, repair, and maintenance of the University-Student Union

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs basic tasks (non-skilled) in the fields of carpentry, ceiling tile repair, wall repair, framing, demolition, and interior construction/repair work;
  • Performs minor repairs on plumbing systems;
  • Performs minor electrical repairs on circuits, small appliances, and audio-visual equipment;
  • General knowledge in the installation of surface conduit, wire pulling, fixtures troubleshooting;
  • Performs minor repairs to doors, locks, safety and security hardware, cabinets, office furniture
  • Performs set-ups and take-downs of tables, seating, and equipment as needed;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Willingness to work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student body and staff
  •  Ability to lift a minimum of 70 pounds;
  • Proven organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Knowledge in proper use, care, operation, and safety procedures of power hand tools, saws, grinders, drills, etc.;
  • Mechanical aptitude and background in at least one of the maintenance fields;
  • Computer experience preferred