University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Mechanical Handyman Ii

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 3 weeks ago(5/3/2018 10:09 AM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
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    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Union Position-W20-AFSCME Trades and Building Svc
  • Overview


    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director or designee, the Mechanical Handyman II participates in the maintenance and repair of Medical Center systems and equipment.



    • Assist tradesman as required such as plumbers, electricians, carpenters, painters, masons and biomedical technicians in complex projects
    • Assist all trades in the maintenance system department in major and minor repairs, new construction, and maintenance. Follow blueprints and written instructions
    • Change light bulbs and florescent tubes, lubricate, clean and paint all types of mechanical equipment and space
    • Assist in moving and setting up for area renovations, testing fire alarm systems, and the removal of equipment and machinery
    • Work out of Mechanical Handyman pool with the likelihood of assignments changing daily.
    • Document all work and account of time and materials on a daily basis
    • While in the performance of routine duties; may be required, as needed to perform all work associated with all maintenance trades of an equal or lower graded classification; where the work or task does not require a specific license
    • Perform other duties as required.



    • High school diploma, or equivalent experience
    • 1 year of experience in the maintenance trade on complex mechanical equipment and systems
    • Near visual acuity, skill in interpreting technical literature, blueprints, drawings, and manufacturer’s instructions
    • Working knowledge of construction and maintenance materials and equipment. Knowledge of tools and skill to perform work using hammers, wrenches, etc.
    • Ability to travel to off-site locations.


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