Utah State University

Maintenance Technician II

City Price Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/12/2023 2:22 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building Trades
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 Hours per Week
USU Eastern
USU Eastern-Campus Operations
Advertised Salary
Commensurate on experience
Telework Eligible


Incumbents in the Maintenance Technician series maintain and repair equipment, machinery, appliances, utilities, buildings, facilities, fixtures, and systems, in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.  The scope of duties may be highly diversified depending upon the needs of the department in which the incumbent works.


  • Organizes and oversees the day-to-day maintenance requests to make sure buildings and equipment are in working condition.
  • Responds to work orders in a timely fashion.
  • Performs corrective and preventative building maintenance, including basic plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, and electrical.
  • Conducts field checks of buildings to identify and analyze corrective and preventive maintenance modifications.
  • May maintain and repair mechanical equipment, machinery, and vehicles.
  • Complies with department, State, and Federal safety and compliance regulations
  • May make repairs and monitor safety equipment such as the fire "Exit" signs and emergency doors. May perform periodic checks of fire & smoke alarms.
  • Performs snow removal as assigned.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • There will be frequent on-call responsibilities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of experience performing corrective and preventative building and equipment maintenance is required. 

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

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile
    under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application.

Advertised Salary

Commensurate on experience


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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 7/2023

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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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

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


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