General Maintenance Technician - Temporary Workers
Position Type: Staff
Department: Building Maintenance
Job Summary/Basic Function: GENERALDESCRIPTION: Maintains, services and conducts minor repairs on buildings and equipment. Performs a variety of semi-skilled duties in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, painting, HVAC equipment servicing, or electrical. Complies with established safety guidelines and procedures. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-3 years of general work experience. Work may be performed both indoors and outdoors and may require heavy lifting, stooping, ladders, and the operation of power equipment and hand tools. The employee in this class has no supervisory responsibilities.
Assist electricians by Installing or replacing lighting, light fixtures, electrical outlets
Assist carpenters by performing basic carpentry work and painting as required
Assist HVAC technicians by installing belts, filters on air handlers, etc.
Assist plumbers by repairing leaks, fixtures, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned
Provide exemplary customer service and a professional image
Minimum Qualifications: EXPERIENCEREQUIREMENTS Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems Experience using hand and electrical tools Ability to read technical manuals and drawings Very good communication and interpersonal skills Physical stamina and dexterity High school diploma or equivalent Experience working in the building trades profession is preferred Must have a valid Texas Drivers License
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana