Utah State University

Maintenance Technician II

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/12/2020 1:30 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Auxiliary Enterprises
Housing Services
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits


Responsible for the general maintenance, preventive maintenance, and general upkeep of the Housing Facilities Buildings. Oversee planning and preparation, and completion of work orders and to ensure all the buildings are safe, reliable, and well maintained.


  • Organize and oversee the day-to-day maintenance requests of assigned buildings to make sure all buildings and equipment are in good running condition. Making sure all work orders are taken care of in a timely and professional manner
  • Conduct field checks of buildings to identify and analyze corrective and preventive maintenance modifications. Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are being applied for all boilers, electrical, plumbing, pumps, furnaces, appliances, etc. Keeping equipment, vehicles, tools, working areas clean and in good working condition, operating hand tools safely, use of safety glasses, knowledge of MSDS sheets to keep employees and residents safe.
  • Performs minor electrical maintenance including but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, minor appliances, cords, etc.), using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.
  • Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, trenching and laying new lines, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.). Keeps work areas/shops/vehicles clean and organized.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and related systems.
  • Create and maintain a positive teamwork environment to optimize department results and objectives.
  • Support a positive relationship with residents, Residence Life Staff, and other teams and departments on campus to ensure good customer service and that needs are met.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of experience directly related work experience in maintenance work or related trade.
  • Must be able to adhere to the Universitys Vehicle Use Policy.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  2. Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods.
  3. Knowledge of electricity, carpentry, plumbing, and other technical skills.
  4. Knowledge of cleaning solutions, chemicals, and solvents.
  5. Ability to troubleshoot problems and plan solutions.
  6. Ability to read and understand equipment manuals to perform required maintenance and service.
  7. Knowledge of proper cleaning techniques and standards.
  8. Ability to complete routine paperwork.
  9. Ability to operate cleaning equipment such as vacuums, carpet extractors, burnishers, etc.
  10. Knowledge of safe work practices.
  11. Skilled in the use of hand and power tools common to trade.
  12. Basic computer skills.
  13. Customer service skills.

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile
  • Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of the application process

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience with excellent benefits


This position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (up to 75 lbs.)  and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects. Employees must be prepared to assume uncomfortable positions, such as crawling, kneeling, and squatting.  Employees work outside and will not be protected from weather conditions, including extreme cold and extreme heat for extended periods. 


Employees are exposed to hazardous conditions including, noise, vibrations from machinery, moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to chemicals, elevated work spaces, such as scaffolding, and atmospheric conditions that can affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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