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General Maintenance Mechanic

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1070
Advertised Title General Maintenance Mechanic
Campus Location Lambuth Campus (Jackson, TN)
Position Number L16373
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department Lambuth
Minimum Position Qualifications

High School diploma or GED and two years of appropriate experience.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Special Conditions

This is re-advertisement.

The initial screening date will be September 20, 2017.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
7:30am – 3:30pm

Must be able to work after normal business hours to respond to occasional emergency situations when necessary.

This position is considered to be an emergency crucial employee.

Posting Date 09/13/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins Yes
Hiring Range up to $12.75 per hour
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at
Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application in order to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

The next screening date will take place on January 9, 2017

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised
Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Conducts routine inspections of University buildings; determines if any preventative maintenance is needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

Maintains and cleans tools and equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

May be responsible for set-up and break-down of equipment, furniture, etc. in classrooms, event venues, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities

May supervise student and temporary employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

Orders supplies and maintains inventory.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs various custodial tasks including emptying trash cans, cleaning air conditioning filters, exterminating insects, and changing light bulbs.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs minor electrical, plumbing, HVAC repairs and carpentry.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs routine maintenance and simple repair on a fleet of tractors and lawn mowers.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs various building maintenance tasks including repairing roof leaks, fixing broken windows and doors, changing fuses, and spot painting; Performs routine plumbing maintenance and repair.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Are you willing to work in Jackson, TN?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List