10018406 Skilled Maintenance Worker II

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: Facilities - Building Maintenance
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

Job Summary

This position is responsible for performing skilled duties in the maintenance of university property including buildings, other facilities, vehicles, and grounds. The position can be either a Generalist or a Specialist.

Major Duties

  • Makes plumbing installations and repairs. (Generalist and Plumbing Specialist)
  • Locates underground utilities as needed. (All)
  • Completes carpentry construction and repair projects. (Generalist and Carpentry Specialist)
  • Hangs sheetrock; paints interior and exterior (Generalist and Painting Specialist)
  • Repairs and/or changes out appliances as needed. (Generalist and Service Specialist)
  • Reviews and inspects the work of contractors. (All)
  • Performs related duties. (All)
  • Adequate oral and written communication. (All)
  • Knowledge of best practice and safety procedures. (All)
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance and repairs on plumbing systems. (Plumbing Specialist)
  • Plans work in accordance with written weekly schedules and coordinates the plumbing work to fit into work schedule with other shops. (Plumbing Specialist)

Knowledge Required by the Position 

  • Knowledge of facilities maintenance principles and
  • Knowledge of plumbing repair and maintenance principles;
  • Knowledge of carpentry repair and construction
  • Skill in the safe and efficient operation of a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Plumbing installation, maintenance, and repair skills.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety

Supervisory Controls

The supervisor assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.


Guidelines include the Board of Regents construction manual; the National Electric Code; Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines; local, state and national building codes; and university policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

Complexity/Scope of Work

  • The work consists of related facilities maintenance duties. The variety of systems to be maintained contributes to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to participate in the maintenance of university facilities. Success in this position results in the provision of well maintained, safe and attractive facilities for all college operations.


  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other university employees, contractors, vendors, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, or to resolve problems.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
  • The work is typically performed in an office, stockroom, warehouse and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with a recommended three years’ experience or service.

To Apply

Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “Skilled Craft Maintenance Worker II 6.13.19”.  Application materials are to include a resume; an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest; and three professional references.  Paper application materials will not be accepted.  

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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