General Maintenance Mechanic
Campus Planning & Facilities
General Maintenance Mechanic
Appointment Type and Duration:
$20.12 - $25.37 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes May 11, 2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
(2 positions open) To be considered for this position, applicants
must submit a complete application including an online application,
and answer to the following supplemental question:
Please explain your experience maintaining HVAC equipment or
similar equipment which is relevant to this position.
Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant
department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270
employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus
Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction.
We plan, build, maintain, and operate the infrastructure that
supports the University of Oregon's mission of exceptional
teaching, discovery, and public service. As stewards of a physical
legacy, we enable the university community to achieve its potential
by providing a campus that is safe, clean, beautiful, inspiring,
and environmentally responsible.
Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for the management of
human, financial and material resources, the development and
implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the
operation, maintenance, repair and minor renovation of university
buildings, grounds and infrastructure systems. These services
provide the University of Oregon community with a safe, efficient,
reliable, functional and aesthetically pleasing learning
environment in support of the University's mission and
Finance and Administration is a vibrant and varied portfolio
serving all aspects of campus life. Our employees perform a wide
range of functions including offering essential financial tools and
support to the university's many departments, providing key
resources to employees, and keeping campus safe, clean, accessible
VPFA Employee Spotlight: https://vpfa.uoregon.edu/vpfa-employee-spotlight
The purpose of this position is to provide the technical skills
necessary to facilitate successful mechanical system preventive
maintenance, repair, or remodel tasks as part of Facilities
Services role in providing the campus community with a quality
physical environment in which to work and study.
Interactions/contacts occur daily with the campus community in the
course of performing work and responding to emergencies.
Position works as a member of a team. Position will work
independently or collaboratively depending on needs identified by
supervisor or lead worker. The incumbent makes decisions on work
priorities, scheduling, necessary material and equipment, the means
of accomplishing duties, and personal and public safety. These
decisions affect work productivity and protection of the aesthetic
quality and monetary investment of the campus buildings.
Work is reviewed directly by the Mechanical Shop supervisor and/or
lead worker to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and
meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance
appraisal is conducted annually.
Shift time may vary within a Monday thru Friday daytime schedule,
typically between 7am and 5pm.
It is an essential requirement of this position to qualify for and
maintain UO driver's certification eligibility, which includes
maintaining an Oregon driver's license throughout employment in
On Call Rotation:
This position may be required to participate in an on call
rotation. Being on call requires the participant to live in an area
with cell phone reception or to be within cell phone reception for
the entire duration of the on call period. On call also requires
the participant to be within a 1 hour drive of the UO campus for
the entire duration of the on call period to be able to respond to
issues if needed. On call periods are typically 1-4 weeks in
This unit may provide essential services during times of
emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to
fulfill essential services and functions during these times.
- Four years of experience maintaining, repairing, and
fabricating parts for machinery, tools, and equipment such as
automobiles, trucks, hydraulic systems, lift trucks, etc.; OR
- Completion of an approved Mechanical Maintenance Apprenticeship
- Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission
of the department and university.
- Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create
effective relationships for problem solving and positive
- Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing
- Pay close attention to detail.
- Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
- Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and
- Model the highest ethical standards.
- Provide superior customer service.
- State of Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician License.
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.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:
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
email@example.com or 541-346-5112.
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
In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares
an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
available online at
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/529307/general-maintenance-mechanic