Maintenance/Repair Specialist, Senior

General Function

Assists in maintaining university facilities by performing complex operations in a specialized field

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities—Essential Functions

  • Monitors activities of facility to ensure the smooth flow or operations and that all systems are fully functional.
  • Identifies and corrects and problems in equipment or procedures.
  • Ensures that facility is in compliance with all pertinent University, local, and state rules and regulations.
  • Maintains inventory of materials and supplies; orders as necessary; oversees receiving of materials and supplies.
  • Oversees staff; establishes work schedules and assigns tasks; monitors and reviews performance; ensures that any necessary corrections or changes are made.

Reporting Relationships

Direction Received: Reports to University Engineer or Operations Manager

Direction Given: Functional guidance to a group of student employees working on an ongoing basis. May provide occasional training and instruction of classified staff

Minimum Requirements

Requires nine months of technical training beyond high school and three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Knowledge of unit operations
  • Mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of computer and unit applications
  • Supervisory skills

Working Conditions

Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting of materials weighing 25 to 50 pounds. Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particularly disagreeable.

Please note: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular positions. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. For jobs occupied by more than one employee, the identification of non-essential functions shall be determined from the individual’s position description.

Functional Title

Maintenance/Repair Specialist, Senior

Job Code


Classification Series







Non exempt

Last Updated

September 2013