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Student: Historical Horse Racing (HHR) Technician

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Student: Historical Horse Racing (HHR) Technician
Requisition Number SE02642
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $12-13/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
  • Electronics experience and/or degree preferred.
  • Previous experience in a guest service position preferred.
Hours per Week


Job Summary

You must be a current UK student to apply for this position.

Responsible for the overall maintenance and repair of all HHR machines under the direction of department leadership.

Essential Duties:

  • Evaluate machines which fail to hold approved percentages or which fail to reach expectations.
  • Perform minor and major repairs on Historical Horse Racing Machines, scheduled and un-scheduled.
  • Examine all gaming related equipment for evidence of cheating and mechanical malfunctions.
  • Keep complete records listing repairs of department equipment in accordance with department policies and procedures.
  • Keep all lines of communication open, regarding duties.
  • Perform preventive maintenance to ensure maximum machine performance.
  • Move and install gaming devices as needed.
  • Serve and assist customers in the event of a major malfunction of a terminal.
  • Attend to bill or voucher jams or other failures of the terminals.
  • Ensure optimum terminal operation by reporting and rectifying any malfunctions quickly.
  • To maintain a thorough knowledge of terminal technical issues.
  • To ensure that any work done meets with the manufacturers minimum requirements. This includes the assembling and disassembling of equipment in strict accordance with diagrams and manuals.
  • Responsible and accountable for all keys issued to him while on duty.
  • To remain informed of new technical evolution regarding terminal repairs and spares.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Education and/or Experience (include certs or licenses needed):

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must possess basic math skills, previous money handling experience is preferred.
  • Basic computer skills are required; must be able to operate Historical Horse Racing Terminals with minimal to no supervision.
  • Reading ability required; must be able to read and complete standard forms.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, enjoy and create a team environment.
  • Must be able to communicate in English; Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
  • Able and willing to work cooperatively with other team members.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays, as well as flexible shifts and hours due to business needs.
  • Must demonstrate excellent guest service skills; position requires constant interaction with guests.

Physical Requirements:
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 lbs., while performing the duties of this job, the employee is required walk and or stand or long periods of time and occasionally use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, knee, crouch or crawl, talk and hear.
Deadline to Apply 10/09/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 09/21/2020


Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-11

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Student: Historical Horse Racing (HHR) Technician

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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