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GMM Lamper (Trade Maintenance Mechanic II)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req17452

Department: Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Facilities Management Electrical Services department is looking for a General Maintenance Mechanic to join our team to assist the department as a Lamper. The Electrical Shop in Facilities Management is an award-winning team that provides a wide variety of Electrical Services to the University of Arizona campus.

This position will perform a variety of tasks with precision and safety including repairing and maintaining indoor and outdoor lighting systems. Successful candidates must be able to lift 50 lbs. overhead, work off of 20 ft. ladders and work in adverse conditions including extreme heat or cold.

If you are a trained electrical GMM with a great attitude, a strong understanding of customer service, and are interested in developing your knowledge skills and abilities, then we invite you to apply.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision
insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid
vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for
the employee and qualified family members; state and optional
retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs complex electrical lamping repairs such as replacing electronic ballast, fixtures, and installing lighting fixtures.
  • Performs general electrical repairs, such as resetting circuit breakers and replacing cord caps, buffer switches, and light switches.
  • Makes minor repairs to electrical equipment, such as lighting fixtures.
  • Uses power and hand tools to perform repair and maintenance work. 
  • Operates forklifts, dollies, and other basic loading and unloading equipment, as required.
  • Services equipment by oiling, greasing, and adding gas as required.
  • Provides technical direction, coordinates the work schedules, and reviews the performance of assigned personnel.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. overhead, work off of 20 ft. ladders, and work in adverse conditions including extreme heat or cold.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.  Journeyman level position.  Completion of a high school education or an equivalent combination of apprenticeship program, technical training and/or experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with voltages up to 277 VAC.
  • Experience with electronic ballasts.
  • Experience with exit and emergency lighting.
  • Experience with complex lighting control systems.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Facilities, Grounds and Infrastructure

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $20.33 - $25.41

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Skilled Crafts & Trades

Job Function

Facil, Grounds, & Infra

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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