Maintenance Mechanic 4H Center

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

ACES Support 4H Center

Division Name

AL Cooperative Extension System

Position Title

Maintenance Mechanic 4H Center

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position is serving as a Maintenance Mechanic at the 4-H and Youth Development Center in Columbiana, Alabama.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, and facilities at the Alabama 4-H Center. The incumbent will perform various duties that include installation, troubleshooting, and repairs on HVAC systems and equipment, commercial kitchen equipment, and campus-wide plumbing systems as well as maintaining all vehicles, lawn care, and farm maintenance equipment. Employee will maintain indoor and outdoor surfaces in regards to painting and perform basic carpentry tasks as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs numerous types of HVAC systems and equipment to maintain
environmental systems at a comfortable level through center lodging, meeting, and dining spaces.
Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs numerous types, models, and makes of commercial kitchen
equipment to support the 4H Center’s commercial food operation services.
Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains numerous outdoor campus lighting systems for the
safety and security of campers and staff.
Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains plumbing systems campus-wide, including
pressurized potable water, sanitary sewer, and storm water systems, in order to maintain adequate
sanitation services throughout the 4H Center.
Maintains indoor and outdoor surfaces in regards to painting structures and objects. Maintains
professional appearance of the 4H Center extending service life through proper surface prevention
and maintenance.
Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains all vehicles, lawn care, and farm maintenance equipment to
enable serviceable equipment in support of large outdoor areas.
Performs basic carpentry tasks such as wood and metal framing; installing or replacing doors,
windows, locks; roofing, flooring, etc. Maintains buildings campus wide for function, safety, and
Assists groundskeepers as needed to maintain campus grounds.
Services and maintains all elements and facilities of the environmental sciences and education
programs to support education programs at multiple sites around the 4H Center.

Education Level

High School Diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in building maintenance, mechanics, electricity, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and groundskeeping.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels


Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Certification as a Universal Refrigerant Technician or the ability to obtain within 6 (six) months of date of hire; Valid Driver’s License.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $52,100

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Columbiana, AL

State position is located:


List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Required Documents
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  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of 5 years experience in building maintenance, mechanics, electricity, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and groundskeeping?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a valid Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No

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