Job Description

Trades Tech Helper

Requisition IDreq10309
Working TitleTrades Tech Helper
Position Grade05
Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Maintenance, the Trade Tech Helper works as part of the RLSH facilities services team in maintaining quality campus-living facilities. UNM Residence Life and Student Housing (RLSH) endeavors to foster inclusive, community based living environments consciously designed for our residents’ personal growth and academic success within well-maintained facilities.

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs a variety of clean­up tasks at job sites and other locations
  • Picks up and delivers materials to job sites
  • Assists higher level trades technicians in facility repairs and maintenance
  • Unloads delivery trucks, operates forklifts and other equipment
  • Performs general maintenance, custodial and trash removal tasks
  • Performs basic grounds maintenance, including raking, weeding, irrigation, pruning, and clean up
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices

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

Less than high school; no previous experience required.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience performing the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Supporting 24-hour residential facilities
  • Performing maintenance, custodial, and other tasks for a residential facility
  • Performing general maintenance repairs
  • Contributing to a successful team
  • Understanding, following, and enforcing safety procedures
  • Operating machinery and equipment
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentRLSH SFH Facilities (215G0)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$10.53 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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date9/23/2019
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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