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General Maintenance Technician - Evening Shift

University of Oklahoma
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Facilities Management
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Organization: Area Maintenance

Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 3:00 - 11:30pm, occasional overtime hours may be required

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: Targeted $18.00 per hour, based on experience

Benefits Provided: Yes

Required Attachments: None

Job Description


Performs a variety of duties involving general facilities maintenance. Performs routine maintenance and repair to facilities under minimal supervision in areas such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, paint, carpentry and event set up.


  • Performs maintenance duties such as basic plumbing, electrical, heating, air conditioning, and general maintenance of mechanical equipment.
  • Cleans the work area.
  • Identifies emergency repairs beyond his/her skill level in order to summon on-call assistance using defined procedures.
  • Performs minor equipment repair.
  • Completes required forms and logs.
  • Performs tasks using small hand tools and power equipment.
  • Keeps track of material used and completes order forms for restocking.
  • Occasionally works with other departments to accomplish large projects.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

SPECIAL NOTE: This position is off of regular working hours, resulting in a higher rate of pay. If hired on this evening shift, should applicant want to change off of the evening shift and onto the day shift, their rate of pay would decrease to the regular rate of pay for a day shift General Maintenance Specialist.

SCHEDULE NOTE: For onboarding and training purposes, for up to the first 6 weeks of employment the work shift will be the following. Upon completion of the training period the work schedule will transition to evening shift.

  • Monday - Friday, 6:00am - 2:30pm

At The University of Oklahoma, we change lives. The University of Oklahoma, located in the heart of the Great Plains, includes over 300 facilities across 3,250 acres of rolling plains. The University of Oklahoma Department of Facilities Management supports the University of Oklahoma's diverse range of research, academic, and business programs. With a team of over 450 Team Members, Facilities Management is responsible for operating, repairing, and maintaining OU buildings, infrastructure, utilities, and grounds.

OU Facilities Management prioritizes growth and opportunity. We encourage our Team Members to pursue areas of interest to advance their knowledge, skills, and abilities.

OU Facilities Management is dedicated to enhancing the physical environment at OU by being responsible stewards of OU resources, investing in and developing our Team Members, and engaging with the greater OU community. Learn more about Facilities Management here.

There are many perks to becoming a Team Member at The University of Oklahoma, including but not limited to:
* 27 days of annual paid time off, increased with years of service
* 14 paid holiday days off
* Healthcare plan options to meet healthcare and financial needs
* Retirement plan options
* Two weeks of paid parental leave
* Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $300/year
* Discounted athletic and cultural event tickets
* Tuition Waiver Program; Discounted tuition and fees for yourself and other dependents
* On-campus fitness and recreation centers, museums, gardens, and restaurants

Lead On, University. Learn more about OU Norman Campus's Strategic Plan here.

Job Requirements


Required Education: None

Required Experience: None


  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions
  • Ability to update written records, including computerized records


  • Valid Oklahoma Driver's License in order to drive University vehicles or ability to obtain within 30 days from hire date

Working Conditions:

  • Physical: Climbing ladders, working on rooftops, working at heights. Shoveling snow from doorways and sidewalks. Lifting and carrying loads up to 80 lbs. Prolonged standing and walking. Working with insulation such as fiberglass and other irritants. . Climbing stairs, including carrying while climbing. Excessive stooping and bending. Manual dexterity.
  • Environmental: Exposure to hazardous chemicals associated with mechanical maintenance. Exposure to strong odors. Exposure to disagreeable tasks or conditions. Exposure to extreme heat and cold, working outside. Working in very tight areas/cramped enclosures. Working in confined spaces. Work may involve night, weekend, shift or overtime work. May be designated as an essential position during emergency closures. May be required to remain on campus overnight during weather or other emergencies.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Mar 26, 2024
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