Trades Maintenance Worker 2
Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Student
Trades/Maintenance Worker 2
Appointment Type and Duration:
$16.71 - $24.83 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Immediately; apply by August 27, 2023, to ensure consideration;
position open until filled (updated)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please make sure to include ALL applicable experience on your
University Housing, a department within the Division of Student
Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to supporting
student success by cultivating inclusive communities. Our goal is
to provide a robust living experience through accessible and
affordable state-of-the-art housing, dining, and social and
academic programs for the entire student body to develop community
leaders, innovators, and change-makers who will enrich the
We value equity and inclusion, responsibility and integrity,
innovation and learning, and safety and security. University
Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work
and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.
University Housing units which include Business Services
Operations, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions &
Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a
$100-million dollar educational and business department that is a
self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University
(receives no tuition or tax support for its operating
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the
University. Students who live on campus their first year have
higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher
rates, graduate at higher rates, and graduate more quickly.
The Trades Maintenance Worker 2 (TMW2) is part of the University
Housing Facilities Service's team of trades workers responsible for
routine and reactive maintenance, repairs, and improvements to all
assigned University Housing buildings and associated
Essential responsibilities include maintenance and repair of
heating systems (steam, heat pumps, split systems, and radiant,
etc.), basic plumbing work, changing light bulbs, minor carpentry
work (furniture repair, mounting video displays, repairing doors,
etc.); and maintenance and repairs to a variety of building
equipment to include commercial kitchen equipment (ovens,
dishwashers, sinks, walk-in refrigeration, etc.).
Work is typically accomplished independently, applying personal
knowledge of general and specific work techniques. Work will be
performed to service standards, in compliance with state and local
building and construction codes, including electrical, plumbing,
and fire codes. This position will assist trade workers including
electricians, plumbers, and refrigeration technicians when
accomplishing maintenance and repairs that require licensed
This position requires the use of various hand and power tools,
safety equipment, and personal protective equipment, including
This is a full-time, 12-month position, and reports to a University
Housing Facilities Manager.
Valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's
Certification for the purpose of driving University vehicles.
Three years of general building maintenance experience in one or
more of the following trade areas: carpentry, electrical,
mechanical, painting, plumbing, and welding.
- Ability to interpret work orders, record records in a CMMS, and
understand policies, procedures, and safety information.
- Basic mechanical knowledge and experience using basic power
tools to perform electrical and maintenance tasks.
- Ability to read, interpret, and work from wiring diagrams,
blueprints, service manuals, and written instructions.
- Ability to prioritize duties, maintain a professional demeanor
and provide excellent customer service.
- Ability to maintain a respectful workplace and model a
positive, proactive, customer service-focused attitude.
- Ability to work effectively within a diverse higher education
student, housing resident, and employee population.
- Ability to work using required safety equipment in confined
spaces, climb ladders, and work from ladders or elevated platforms
- Ability to operate maintenance equipment including lift trucks
and powered high-reach vehicles.
- Maintenance experience in a higher education facility or large
- Experience with maintenance and repair of HVAC
- Experience with maintenance and repair of steam heating and hot
water boiler systems.
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/532270/trades-maintenance-worker-2