Job Description

Facilities Services Tech

Requisition IDreq12259
Working TitleFacilities Services Tech
Position Grade07
Position Summary

Residence Life and Student Housing Facilities Services Techs play an integral role in providing quality living experience in the residence halls.

UNM Residence Life and Student Housing endeavors to foster inclusive, community-based living environments consciously designed for our residents' personal growth and academic success within well-maintained facilities. This position contributes to the department mission by supporting the quality of the living facilities of Residence Life and Student Housing.

Under the direct supervision of the department Supervisor of Maintenance, the Facilities Services Techs perform a wide range of facilities tasks including non-technical maintenance of plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating, and/or air conditioning facilities and equipment, at a level not requiring formal licensure. May be required to perform tasks of other unlicensed trades, such as a light equipment operator, carpenter, and painter.

The Facilities Services Tech will:

  • Perform non-technical maintenance of facility
  • Respond to work orders and performs routine structural work
  • Be able to perform assigned duties with little supervision
  • May serve in an after-hours on-call rotation

Typical Tasks Include:

  • Replace light bulbs/fluorescent lamps/light fixture covers
  • Clean light fixtures/reset breakers
  • Repair/replace leaky faucets/valves/showers
  • Unplug drains, sinks, toilets and tubs. Able to snake a drain using K-50, drill drum, toilet auger and air ram
  • Repairs holes in sheetrock walls and touch up paint
  • Repair/replace base cove/molding
  • Repair/replace floor tiles and ceiling tiles
  • Replace/adjust thermostats, bleed systems
  • Install paper towel, soap and toilet paper dispensers
  • Install/hang whiteboards, TV’s, pictures, etc.
  • Remove /paint over graffiti
  • Replace small appliances & items such as smoke detectors/garbage disposals
  • Replace window blinds and window balances
  • Escort area techs and contractors
  • Patch and Paint rooms, apartments and exterior surfaces

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

High school diploma or GED; successful completion of PPD Trades Training Program and at least 6 months of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience with building maintenance in hotel, apartment or public buildings.
    • Any current trade license or certification
    • Willingness to work weekends if needed, help cover duty-schedule if hired
Additional Requirements
  • Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
  • This position will require a pre-employment criminal background check. Future and/or continued employment in the position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining a satisfactory background check, which is one that does not include any disqualifying findings.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentRLSH Facilities Maintenance (215E2)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$10.23 - $15.35 Hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date3/2/2020
Application Instructions

Please include the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 Supervisory references

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Application Instructions

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