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Maintenance Mechanic II G10

Johns Hopkins University
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
May 27, 2024

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic II G10 who will perform a wide range of general maintenance jobs (including high voltage motors) which may include specialized or difficult jobs. Repairs, maintains, and inspects machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. Works on plumbing, electrical, and air conditioning and heating systems. Performs painting and carpentry jobs.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Repairs, adjusts or replaces structural parts of buildings, office and laboratory furniture/apparatus such as doors, windows, partitions, ceilings, floors, roofs, animal cages, cabinets including door checks, locking devices, and hinges.
  • Performs plumbing jobs such as adjustment and repair of pipes and plumbing fixtures, valves, floats, drains, grease traps, sump pumps, watering systems, air-conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, hot water heaters, HVAC units, heat pumps, fan coil units, induction units, terminal reheat and similar equipment. Unclogs drain lines and sewers. May make minor adjustments to building controls.
  • Performs rough carpentry work such as constructing wood forms, shipping boxes, protective sheds, staging platforms, flooring partitions, tables, benches, shelving, racks, and others.
  • Prepares and applies paints on walls, ceiling, windows, doors, floors, roof, woodwork, and other parts of building systems as needed.
  • Repairs and maintains electrical systems including switches, circuit breakers, outlets, and light fixtures.
  • Performs routine maintenance according to established schedule to ensure that machines run smoothly and building systems operate efficiently. Inspects drives motors, belts, check fluid levels, replaces filters, and perform other maintenance work.
  • May provide guidance to less experienced workers in performing a variety of maintenance jobs.
  • Keeps records of maintenance and repair work.
  • Observes safety precautions and uses equipment properly to avoid harming self and others, and damaging property.
  • Maintains equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition.
  • May be required to be available for 24-hour calls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge in mechanical drawing, electricity, wood working, blueprint reading, science, and mathematics typically acquired from high school level courses.
  • Ability to demonstrate mechanical aptitude in a specific skill set.
  • Ability to lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects and materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, walk or otherwise move about campus on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to ascend/descend ladders periodically to perform building maintenance.
  • Ability to use a full range of craftsmen's tools.
  • Ability to drive a light truck may be required.
  • Ability to read and write in order to read job orders, maintain records and schedule, and so forth.
  • Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school Degree or equivalent.
  • Five years of relevant experience in a specific trade (eg. electrical, plumbing, HVAC).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Appropriate valid driver's license with good driving record preferred.

**This is a Bargaining Unit position. All newly hired employees in Bargaining Unit positions shall be considered "probationary" employees until completion of 90 calendar days of employment. These employees shall become members of the Bargaining Unit if this employment continues beyond four months. The university will notify the employees' union. Bargaining Unit employees shall become eligible for benefits upon completion of their probationary period.

Classified Title: BU Maintenance Mechanic II G10-SSR
Job Posting Title (Working Title):Maintenance Mechanic II G10
Role/Level/Range: SKILL10/01/BU
Starting Salary Range: $24.28 per hour, increases to $29.16 after 12 months
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: varies
Exempt Status:Non-Exempt
Location:Homewood Campus
Department name: Utility Operations
Personnel area: University Administration