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Inspect and test steam and hot water systems, fire and sprinkler systems, compressors, and air and exhaust system, cycling and functioning of gauges, valves and controllers to determine maintenance needs; install, inspect and repair water lines, sewer lines, and air and gas lines; repair and maintain boilers, refrigerators and air conditioning units; repair sheet metal structures,  repair electrical lines and control apparatus;  layout, install and remove hard and soft surface floor coverings; build or assemble shelves, hang doors and paint walls; read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and job specifications to locate machinery or ducts and to apply manufacturer's instructions and repair procedures; braze, solder, and weld pipe, sheet metal and fixtures; remove, replace or repair thermostats; disassemble rotating machinery,  replace defective parts and reassemble; isolate cause of machinery breakdowns and disorders utilizing pressure and temperature gauges or measuring devices and determine maintenance or repair needs; repair stoves, commercial garbage disposals, mixers, dishwashers, and other appliances; coordinate the work of assigned assistants.

Required Qualifications*

High School diploma or equivalent; must be able to demonstrate communication skills both written and verbal; routinely ascends/descends 40-foot ladders; move and transport objects weighing up to 100 lbs; position self to work on roof tops and in confined spaces; must be able to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics and job specifications; must have a valid Michigan drivers license and meet University of Michigan guidelines with respect to driving record; must be able to demonstrate required mechanical skills by passing an extensive written and hands-on tests; must have previous maintenance experience working in a commercial setting and experience/knowledge in safety utilizing appropriate hand/power tools and equipment.

Work Schedule

SATURDAY and SUNDAY: 11:30 PM - 8:00 AM



Additional Information

Department - Facilities 

Hourly Rate:  $22.99 - $23.52

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.