23 days old

Student: Maintenance Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student: Maintenance Assistant
Requisition Number SE03327
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus On Campus
Salary Range $10.00/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
A high school diploma or equivalent and some related work experience is preferred.
Hours per Week
20 hours/week during classes. Up to 40 hours/week when classes not in session.
Job Summary
You must be a current UK student to apply for this position.

This position performs technical and mechanical work that ensures the physical aspects of the buildings, grounds, amenities, and common areas of the property meet the Company’s standards for cleanliness, appearance, safety, and overall functionality.

Primary Duties
  • Performs hands-on repairs/maintenance work. Ensures service requests and repairs are made correctly and timely.
  • Under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager, executes the preventive maintenance program that minimizes emergency repairs and service repairs; inspects grounds, buildings, and other property features to minimize liability concerns.
  • Maintains curb appeal and cleanliness of the property at all times and understands the importance of the retention of residents.
  • Maintains positive customer relations and contributes to the positive feedback toward the property.
  • Completes all necessary training as required for the position.
  • Responsibilities could extend to the general cleaning of the units to include the appliances, bathrooms, vacuuming, mopping floors, dusting, cleaning counter tops, and all other cleaning services deemed appropriate.
  • Performs work necessary to make the units/rooms ready for occupancy.
  • Handles all cleaning equipment/furnishings and tools including but not limited to hand tools, paint equipment, ladders, and cleaning equipment such as carpet cleaning equipment, blowers and hoses.
  • Makes note of any equipment which might need repair.
  • Provides services in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • May be required to accept overtime if need exists.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Physical and Environmental –The ability to see, hear, speak, comprehend, and communicate are required. The position may require the ability to operate various types of tools and equipment safely and must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds without assistance and up to 140 pounds with assistance. Must be able to walk, stand, climb, kneel, reach, crawl, push, pull and twist the majority of the day plus the Maintenance Assistant must possess any abilities and skills required to carry out the responsibilities outlined above, even if not specifically mentioned herein.
Deadline to Apply 07/03/2022
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 06/06/2022
Posted: 2022-06-08 Expires: 2022-07-08

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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Lexington, KY 40507

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