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Equipment Mechanic

Equipment Mechanic—Job Standard

Job Family: Skilled Craft
Series: Mechanic Trades
Job Code: 5203
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status: UE

This title is part of a career progression within the Mechanic Trades Series consisting of Equipment Mechanic and Equipment Mechanic Senior.


Job Overview

Perform general maintenance and mechanical repairs in support of University buildings' safety systems and equipment.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Perform general maintenance and mechanical repairs in support of University buildings' safety systems and equipment as defined by applicable codes and regulatory guidelines; use judgment in applying mechanical techniques; assist in or plan preventative maintenance or related programs.

Perform inspections, repairs, preventative maintenance, adjustments, and replacements of collateral life/safety systems and equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment; maintain and inspect emergency lighting, generator, and fire alarm systems in buildings.

Maintain and monitor area inventory; complete and maintain records and prepare related reports; use desktop applications.

May operate University vehicle on/off campus; may operate bucket loader or other heavy equipment.

Participate in area safety training.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

High school diploma and two years' related experience required. Specialized certification or ability to obtain within six months may be required. Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required.

Last modified September 21 2011 11:50 AM