University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 12, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Number: SRGV4998
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Brownsville, Texas
Department: Campus Facilities Operations
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To perform work involving the general maintenance of buildings. Work includes providing common services for mechanical, plumbing and electrical devices, grounds and facility maintenance, as well as general custodial services.

Description of Duties:
• Responsible for maintenance and general repairs of campus buildings and infrastructure.
• Provides sub-journeyman work in the performance of a variety of general maintenance repair tasks to include electrical lighting and detail, plumbing, carpentry, and Air Conditioning, such as air filter changes, grounds and custodial maintenance
• Inspects roofs, windows, walls, concrete, and drains, for water leaks and perform repairs as needed.
• May assist other specialized crafts in larger, more complex projects.
• Assists with new employee training when required.
• Assists the warehouse operations in maintaining inventory control and distributes requested materials to all trade groups.
• May require irregular working hours / split shift and “on call” basis.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General supervision from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
May supervise assigned staff in specific tasks.

Required Education:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Ability to read English well enough to comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on cleansers, chemicals, and other containers, and to understand work orders, complete time cards, and receive oral and written work directions.

Preferred Education:
Completion of related vocational training in a related trade.


Required Experience:
Two (2) years experience in performing a variety of sub-journeyman maintenance tasks.

Preferred Experience:

Janitorial equipment and its care and maintenance. Grounds maintenance equipment and care; tractor mower, trimmers, etc. Other general trades’ tools, such as screw drivers, hoe and shovel, wrenches, pliers. Variety of tools and equipment including hand-held and power tools, hydraulic lifts, and forklifts. Use of standard office equipment for daily entry of timecard data, work order information and other general report information

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Some exposure to weather and or physical hazards. Mechanical, electrical, or other craft hazards. May be required to carry a two-way radio and/or pager and must be available on an “on call” basis. Must have a flexible work schedule for evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime. Must be physically able to perform all essential functions and duties of the job. Requires stooping, bending, kneeling, walking, lifting, and carrying of heavy objects to perform job duties. Requires moving, lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling of heavy furniture, equipment, trash cans, boxes, files, filing cabinets, and other objects weighing up to 50 lbs. when working alone and 100 lbs. with help. Must be able to climb step ladders and maintain balance to clean and wash windows and lighting. This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.


Physical Capabilities: N/A

Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 04/12/2021
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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