Area Mechanic

University of Northern Iowa   Cedar Falls, IA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on November 17, 2023
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Area Mechanic

Job Category:    Merit Blue Collar           

Type of Position: Probationary

Advertising Started on: Friday, November 17, 2023

Full Consideration Date: Friday, December 1, 2023

Hiring Department:  Operations & Maintenance                

Department: Operations & Maintenance    

Salary: $22.19/hr. (see position description below for further details)

Pay Grade: AFSCME.10 

Percent of Time/Week: 100

Service Schedule: Merit 12 months


Position Description:

Under general supervision, has initial responsibility for operation of all buildings and equipment in assigned area and performing skilled tasks in the inspection, maintenance and repair of mechanical systems, facility maintenance, and operation. Typical day to day duties include but not limited to changing filters in air handling units; inspection of equipment in mechanical rooms to ensure there are no leaks, or broken belts, etc. and assistance to other trades when needed.

This is a first shift position with a work schedule of Monday - Friday; 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Pay grade for the Area Mechanic classification is 10/4 with a starting hourly wage of $22.19. Potential for higher starting wage based on qualifications. 

Required Qualifications:  Must possess a basic knowledge of plumbing, electricity, maintenance of steam and mechanical equipment; and must have four years of work experience in the listed crafts, including apprenticeship or technical training required.

Preferred Qualifications: Licensure in a trade like plumbing, HVAC, or electrical preferred.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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University of Northern Iowa

1227 W. 27th Street
Cedar Falls , IA