University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Maintenance Worker

Maintenance Worker—Job Standard

Job Family: Maintenance
Series: Maintenance
Job Code: 6091,6093
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status: UE

This title is part of a career progression within the Maintenance Series consisting of Maintenance Worker, Maintenance Specialist, Maintenance Specialist Senior, and Maintenance Services Supervisor.

Job Overview

Perform routine to general maintenance and repair functions in designated areas in support of University facilities.

Typical Functions

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

Perform routine to general maintenance and repair functions in designated areas in support of University facilities; use judgment in applying methods within established guidelines; may assist in establishing cleaning/maintenance schedules and inspections in designated areas.

Request and perform basic repairs, area maintenance or enhancements based on general knowledge of area guidelines; collect, deliver or transport materials to designated areas; move/set up equipment, staging, furnishings or supplies and provide special services for events.

Perform custodial functions in outdoor, public, residential, research or academic areas; operate equipment and power tools specific to designated work area; use cleansing agents, disinfectants, and related cleaning materials; may collect and prepare items for high-temperature sterilization; monitor, replenish or replace area inventory and supplies.

Maintain and may complete activity, equipment or inventory records, reports, and documents.

Participate in area safety training.

May operate University vehicle on/off campus.

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

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

High school diploma required. Valid driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required. Ability to occasionally lift up to 100 lbs and push/pull up to 80 lbs. may be required. Specific physical requirements may apply based on specific job functions. For positions in Custodial Services, initial employment is contingent upon successful completion of physical screening.

Last modified September 10 2014 01:43 PM