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General Maintenance Mechanic

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1284
Advertised Title General Maintenance Mechanic
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 002065
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department Physical Plant
Minimum Position Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and minimum of two years of appropriate experience. Requires valid driver’s license.

Special Conditions

This is re- advertisement.

The next screening date will take place February 12, 2018.

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.

Posting Date 02/05/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins Yes
Hiring Range $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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch, and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and push or pull up to 250 pounds with appropriate tools or moving equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions, fumes and airborne particles, close spaces and is required to climb ladders to access equipment in high and/or precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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

Orders supplies and maintains inventory. Write/complete work orders. Write RFPs and requisitions for tools, parts, and materials. Write reports, maintain daily time cards

Duties & Responsibilities

Perform minor plumbing repairs such as repair/replace flush valves, spuds, stops, faucets, clear stopped up drains in toilets, urinals, and sinks.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs various building maintenance tasks including repairing, fixing broken windows and doors, spot painting, replace broken window/door glass; repair/replace bathroom stall walls and doors, soap, paper towel and sanitizer dispensers, whiteboards, sheetrock repairs and finishing.

Duties & Responsibilities

Perform water clean up as necessary due to leaks

Duties & Responsibilities

Install, maintain & repair tile floors, VCT, LVT and cove base

Duties & Responsibilities

Locate and repair roof leaks, maintain, and/or repair various types of roofs such as EPDM, TPO, fiberglass, asphalt and metal. Clean roofs and gutters

Duties & Responsibilities

Perform installation, repair or replacement of ceiling tiles and ceiling grids

Duties & Responsibilities

Perform minor electrical repairs such as restoring power, resetting breakers, replacing switches and receptacles, re-lamping and replacing fluorescent lamps and ballasts.

Duties & Responsibilities

Attend various briefings, meetings, safety and departmental meeting, training classes, quality and focus group meetings.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • YES
    • NO

Applicant Documents

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