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Mechanic

Location: 

University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Facilities Management (10000904)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)
Definition of Class

This position services and maintains equipment and University vehicles as determined by the area in which assigned. The incumbent performs preventive maintenance as well as makes minor and major mechanical repairs on University vehicles, tractors, mowers, golf carts, small engine equipment, and any other related pieces of mechanical equipment. The incumbent must have knowledge of diesel/gas engines and repairing electrical systems such as alternators, starters, wiring problems, etc. The incumbent may supervise other support staff.
 

Examples of Work Performed
  • Supervises and conducts routine preventive maintenance as well as major mechanical repairs on University vehicles, tractors, mowers, golf carts, small engine equipment, and any other related pieces of mechanical equipment.
  • Determines whether to repair the damaged part or replace it with a new part.
  • Prepares and maintains a written log that is updated to inform staff of the status of equipment and to record the service for each vehicle or equipment.
  • Inspects lawn mowers to make sure the blades are sharp and are set at the correct cutting height, periodically.
  • Develops and monitors a preventive maintenance program to assist in the upkeep of equipment.
  • Communicates with supervisor any problems with equipment and/or servicing vehicles in order to determine possible solutions.
  • Recommends the replacement of or the purchase of equipment, parts, and supplies.
  • Ensures all assigned tasks are in compliance with department, University, Southeastern Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Services and maintains equipment and University Vehicles as determined by the area in which assigned.
  2. Performs preventive maintenance as well as makes minor and major repairs on University vehicles, equipment, and any other related pieces of mechanical equipment.
  3. Repairs electrical systems such as alternators, starters, wiring problems, etc.
Minimum Education/Experience

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent GED.

 

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Experience:
Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties.

 

AND

 

Licensure:
Incumbents must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain a Class D Driver’s License within the first six months of employment.

Salary/Wage Information
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EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi