General Repairperson II

Laredo College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 16, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The General Repairman II is directly responsible to the Physical Plant Supervisor; performs skilled and semi-skilled work in a variety of trades, including construction industry; responsible for conducting college set-ups and takedowns of furniture and equipment required for special events and for the moving of furniture from and to each campus and as it may be required to relocate offices.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Performs general repair work as required.
  2. Makes repairs and adjustments to Physical Plant equipment and facilities.
  3. Assists tradesmen in maintenance, repairs, additions and alterations of building structures and equipment.
  4. Assist in all carpentry work matters.
  5. Assists tradesmen in maintenance, repairs, additions and alterations of building structures and equipment.
  6. Repair and/or install doorknob locks, door hardware, and door closers.
  7. Operate power tools.
  8. Cleans tools used in the job.
  9. Cleans work area daily.
  10. Assist in the planning, supervision and movement of set-up and takedown of furniture and equipment for special college events such as graduation, registration, festivals, music concerts, etc.
  11. Assist in the planning and supervision of the moving of furniture for all office relocations.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


NOTICE: Required Documents
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your high school diploma or unofficial transcript or GED certificate. If recommended for this position an official transcript(s) will be required. If a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and follow written and oral instructions in English/Spanish.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in construction or handy man work with a minimum supervision; some specific training will be required after starting the job.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Having done a carpentry apprenticeship.
  • Having done carpentry project work on business buildings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Required to have general maintenance routine knowledge with minimum supervision using only a few definite procedures.

Additional Information

Supervision Exercised

Supervision Received
Physical Plant Supervisor and/or Lead Carpenter.

Physical Requirements
Work is performed in a variety of settings.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing and pulling, and at times subject to stooping, crawling, and climbing.
May need to lift heavy objects of up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
May be exposed to a variety of temperatures, noise, moving mechanical parts, or chemicals.
Specific vision abilities may include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to focus.

Work Environment
Work beyond a normal workday and at varied work locations that my include the College South Campus, which may include traveling from and to each campus.
Work outdoors with exposure to all types of weather conditions.

Required to work safely and follow safety rules.
Report unsafe working conditions and behavior.
Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions
Immediate supervisor may assign other duties.
May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed.
May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service.

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Laredo College offers a comprehensive benefit package.To read more about our Benefits, please visit this page on our College website