Appalachian State University Housing Operations Facilities Maintenance Mechanic in United States

AA/EEO Statement:

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement:

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment:

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of Housing Operations Facilities with work performed in commercial and residential plumbing duties and responsibilities.

  • Mechanic will also work with steam hot water heating systems (Leslie Controls).

  • Staff member will stay abreast and explain national and local plumbing codes to other staff.

  • Majority of the workload will be in Plumbing; Experience in plumbing is essential to completing job functions.

  • Maintenance Mechanic will assist with HVAC, Electrical, Carpentry, Locksmith, and Window/Floor/Wall Maintenance work as time permits.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working around and with college students

  • Class I and/or Class II Plumbing Licenses

  • Commercial Plumbing Experience

  • Residential Plumbing Experience

  • Experience with steam hot water heating systems

  • Demonstrated knowledge of National and Local Plumbing Codes

Department: University Housing-Operations - 325100