Maintenance Mechanic

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-021 Position Title: Maintenance Mechanic Location Penn Valley Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 04/02/2021 Job Close Date 05/24/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 05/27/2021 Minimal Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.); with up to 4 years of specialized or technical training in building trades including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry;

• 6 years facility maintenance related experience.

• Valid Driver’s License required

Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

  • Knowledge of building electrical, mechanical and climate control systems.
  • Knowledge of commercial building remodeling (electrical, plumbing, drywall repair, concrete).
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance on building equipment.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies quickly.
  • Ability to read and understand architectural, mechanical, and electrical drawings.
  • Ability to safely work with electrical voltages up to 480.
Work Hours

This position is scheduled second shift; 2PM to 10PM. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation The annual salary is $36,572. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants


  • Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration.
  • Interviews will be conducted by a search committee.
Class Summary

Metropolitan Community College is the oldest and largest public institution of higher learning in Kansas City, Mo. MCC currently offers over 120 associate degree and certificate programs; on campus, online or a combination of both. MCC employees are committed to providing equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, creed, race or gender.

Metropolitan Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, birth, ancestry, national origin, or disability. EOE /M/F/Vets/Disabled

Incumbents perform semi-skilled and skilled labor in plumbing, painting, electrical, roofing, carpentry, masonry, or HVAC, remodeling facilities, assist with maintenance or construction projects as directed.

Typical Essential Duties

• Installs, maintains, and repairs building electrical and maintenance, including HVAC, systems.
• Paints interior and exterior surfaces of buildings; performs welding operations; and builds and remodels facilities, to include maintaining, repairing, and/or replacing roofs, parking lots, and garages; replacing asphalt; removing and installation ceiling systems; and/or installing concrete forms for drives and parking lots.
• Conducts preventative maintenance on and repairs electrical, mechanical, plumbing, boiler operations and controls, and climate and other control systems and devices; addresses and troubleshoots issues as and when needed.
• Performs lawn maintenance duties to include removing snow, mowing lawns, planting trees, and applying chemicals.
• Maintains inventory, and prepares and/or maintains work orders, records, and other documentation.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


• Knowledge of building maintenance principles;
• Knowledge of electrical principles;
• Knowledge of plumbing principles;
• Knowledge of carpentry principles;
• Knowledge of HVAC mechanics, repairs, software, and preventative maintenance principles;
• Knowledge of security alarm systems;
• Knowledge of cleaning and janitorial principles and procedures;
• Knowledge of applicable hand and power tools;
• Knowledge of applicable equipment, vehicles, and machinery used in assigned area of responsibility;
• Knowledge of safe work methods;


• Skilled in performing basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry activities;
• Skilled in operating applicable hand and power tools;
• Skilled in repairing drywall and painting;
• Skilled in reading blueprints, plans, and drawings;
• Skilled in adhering to safe work practices;
• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised
  • No staffing table positions.
Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, feeling, fingering, grasping, hearing, kneeling, pulling, pushing, stooping, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking. The work is very heavy work which requires exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be exposed to hazardous physical conditions, such as, mechanical parts, electrical currents, and vibrations; atmospheric conditions, such as fumes, odors, gases, and poor ventilation; hazardous materials, such as chemicals, blood, and other bodily fluids; extreme temperatures; inadequate lighting; work space-related movement restrictions; intense noise; other environmental conditions, such as, challenging behaviors, imminent danger, and threatening environment.

MCC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, MCC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations in all aspects of employment, including the application process. To request an accommodation and/or a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Licensing Requirements


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * Do you currently have a High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) with up to one (1) year of specialized or technical training in building trades including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry?
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * How much full-time experience do you have in the Building Maintenance field, such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical and or refrigeration, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • None
    • less than 1 year
    • between 1 and 2 years
    • between 2 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 4 years
    • between 4 and 5 years
    • 5 or more years
  4. * A requirement for this position is the possession of a valid driver's license AND an acceptable driving record. Do you currently meet this requirement?
    • No
    • Yes
  5. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 01
  2. Transcript 02
  3. Transcript 03
  4. Other Document 02
  5. Other Document 03
  6. Other Document 04

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