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Trade Maintenance Mechanic II

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

Posting Number: req3601

Department: Southern AZ Experiment Station

Location: Tucson Area Farms

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

This position performs general facility maintenance including plumbing, electrical, and general repairs. This person will work under the supervision of the General Maintenance Supervisor who is responsible for the maintenance of the facilities at the Southern Arizona Experiment Station (SAES), which includes the Campus Agricultural Center, Red Rock Agricultural Center, Santa Rita Experimental Range, and AI-Marah Equine Center. Travel is required throughout the greater-Tucson area so a valid driver's license is necessary at the first day of employment. This position may require working some evenings or weekends.

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 more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs complex plumbing, electrical, and carpentry maintenance and repairs.
  • Completes general painting and repairs to furniture.
  • Serves as a technical resource in area of expertise such as welding, utility piping, roofing, locksmith work, HVAC, flooring, and other maintenance.
  • Uses power and hand tools to perform repair and maintenance work.
  • Operates forklifts, dollies, and other basic loading and unloading equipment as required.
  • Drives trucks to transport materials such as: furniture, supplies, or equipment as required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to move/transport to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy
  • 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 required.
  • Experience with building and equipment maintenance/repair techniques

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current Commercial Driver's License Class A
  • Experience in electrical repair and installation.
  • Experience with HVAC systems, troubleshooting, and repair.

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: $16.53-$18.00

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Skilled Crafts & Trades

Job Function

Facil, Grounds, & Infra

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Kristen Vann,

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 an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-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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