Position Summary: This position provides leadership to the General Technician team, which performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair duties for university facilities and equipment on and near the Moscow campus. The work of the team varies widely depending on the work and projects assigned. The position is responsible for planning, organizing, training and monitoring the team's daily work activities while also performing inspection, maintenance and repair duties.
Duties may include:
Hire, train and supervise the general technician team
Monitor and balance workload among individual technicians
Perform routine maintenance and repairs to university facilities
Assist trades, crafts, vendors and technical staff with construction, design and operational maintenance as needed
Repair and maintain machinery, equipment and facilities
Perform routine and non-routine facility inspections and monitor cleanliness
Receive, inspect, inventory and distribute deliveries independently to appropriate entities
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Five years performing semi-skilled maintenance tasks in custodial, landscape, construction and/or utilities trades
With heating and cooling system maintenance and repairs
With basic components and functions of electrical systems, plumbing systems, heating ventilation systems, roofing systems, security lock systems and mechanical systems in residential type dwellings
Post-secondary education and/or license in one or more of the following areas: plumbing, electrical or HVAC
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Lift, carry and/or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 pounds
Climb and work from ladders, bend, stoop and work in awkward positions for several hours at a time
Stand and walk continuously throughout the work shift
Work around dust and fumes
Work in inclement weather conditions
Ability to:Lift, carry and/or otherwise move items weighing up to 50 poundsClimb and work from ladders, bend, stoop and work in awkward positions for several hours at a timeStand and walk continuously throughout the work shiftWork around dust and fumesWork in inclement weather conditions
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Posting Number: SP003926P
Posting Date: 05/11/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: When entering employment history, be sure to include all past work experience relevant to the duties of this position in the Employment Experience section of the application.
The first consideration date for applications is 5/25/23. Applications received after that date will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until position is filled.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.