Maintenance Technician

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number
Position Title
Facility Maint Tech-Bldg Trade
Working Title
Maintenance Technician
Competency Level
Campus Recreation - 40120
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Department of Campus Recreation inspires healthy lifestyles with inclusive recreation, innovative programming and sustainable facilities, while embracing technology and fostering leadership development.

The mission of the Department of Campus Recreation is to provide quality recreational experiences and facilities thus enhancing the overall educational experience of the campus community.

Dean of Students - 40100 College
College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Facility Maintenance Technician’s primary responsibility is to provide direct maintenance for the Student Recreation Center ( SRC ) to include daily upkeep and repair of all fitness equipment, and daily maintenance of both the indoor and outdoor pool. Additional responsibilities include assisting with general maintenance at the Student Recreation Center ( SRC ) to include general upkeep and repairs of the SRC and related recreational/sports equipment. The Facility Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Associate Director of Well-being and works closely with professional staff members from Fitness, Aquatics and Facilities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position’s role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Minimum of 2 years experience in the repair and upkeep of fitness equipment, general repair and maintenance background.

Possess general knowledge of related tools and equipment necessary to complete tasks associated with general maintenance, repair and preventative maintenance involving motors, belts, gears, and electrical/digital components, etc. and minor carpentry.

Possess PC computer training with experience in the following programs/area: Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, and the Internet.

Ability to manage assigned tasks to student maintenance staff.

Ability to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

Certificate, Associates Degree, 2 year or 4 year college degree in mechanical and/or pool systems (or related area), with demonstration of applicable experience.

Possess general knowledge of repairing fitness (cardio and strength) equipment and creating and implementing preventative maintenance schedules for fitness equipment.

Experience with aquatic facility upkeep (including knowledge and application of chemicals and related dispensing methods. (may be acquired after hire).

Experience with software utilized in the department (Connect2, Fitness Asset Manager, DoSportsEasy) (may be trained after hire).

Required Certifications or licensure


Valid Driver’s License 

Certified Pool Operator ( CPO ) and/or Aquatic Facility Operator ( AFO ) certifications (may be acquired after hire).

Advanced fitness (i.e. Precor Authorized Service Technician) certificates (may be acquired after hire).

Recruitment Range
$34,180 - $39,000
1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year
12 Months
Work Days
Monday - Friday
Work Hours
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number
Job Posting Date
Posting Close Date
Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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