Maintenance Technician

May 24, 2024

Maintenance Technician
University of South Carolina Upstate
Spartanburg, SC

The Maintenance Technician performs skilled trades and custodial duties in the performance of repairs and maintenance of buildings Housing & Residential Life facilities. Provide training and supervision to temporary & student staff. Regularly inspect facilities and promptly address repair and custodial issues.
• Perform routine maintenance repairs (light bulbs, air-filters, paint, locks, doors, windows and other building components, air-condition adjustments minor electrical and plumbing repairs). Document action taken on work orders on computer in School Dude.
• Maintain and/or repair furniture, appliances, and maintenance equipment. Minor repairs to damaged drywall. Schedule and monitor maintenance contractors. Document action taken on work orders on computer in School Dude.
• Perform job functions during severe weather and after-hour emergencies as assigned by Facilities Management / HRL maintenance supervisor.
• Other duties as assigned by Facilities Management / HRL Maintenance Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and 2 years directly related trade experience. Pre-employment drug screen is required. Good driving record, valid driver’s license, and successful background check are required.

Preferred Qualifications: 3 years of experience in Housing Facilities Management.

Salary: $34,532 – $41,000; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

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USC Upstate offers a valuable benefits package including but not limited to:
• Health and Life Insurance
• Retirement Programs
• Paid Tuition Program
• Dependent Scholarships
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Annual Leave
• Sick Leave
• 13 Paid Holidays (including an extended December holiday)
• Paid Parental Leave
• Professional Development Opportunities

The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.