• Skilled Tradesman

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    Maintenance – Unlicensed
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    OPS Campus Operations Plumbing
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Skilled Tradesman is responsible for the work activities in one or more of the following skilled trades: HVAC mechanical (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and painting. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


    Salary: $34,516 annually (16.59 hourly)




    1. Perform tasks that pertain to the general maintenance of the UAMS campus.  Duties include, but limited to: minor carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, mechanical, painting, electrical, and preventative maintenance.
    2. Carpentry – Ceiling tile replacement, furniture repair, installation of T.V. brackets, bulletin boards, file holders, & pictures, minor drywall repair, and painting.
    3. Plumbing - Repair or replace flush valves, sinks, faucets, p-traps, water supplies, etc. Remove obstructions from clogged urinals, sinks, toilets, sewer lines, etc.
    4. HVAC/Mechanical - Change belts, filters, air registers, etc. 
    5. Electrical – Reset breakers, change receptacle, light switches, cover plates, light bulbs, light fixtures, ballast, etc.
    6. Preventive Maintenance – Perform preventative maintenance inspections and procedures in accordance to preventative maintenance instructions and applicable codes.
    7. Perform tasks that pertain to the maintenance of the UAMS electrical/lighting system. Examples of, but not limited to: repair, maintain, & replacement of lamps, lighting ballast, lighting controllers, time clocks, photo cells, life safety lighting, devices (switches & receptacles), and the resetting or replacement of overcurrent protection devices such as fuses and circuit breakers.
    8. Complete documentation essential for Engineering & Operations work order system and preventative maintenance program.
    9. Other duties as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Five(5) years of general maintenance experience
    • Valid Driver's License

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Three(3) years of general maintenance related to the healthcare industry.


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.




    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Occasionally
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment, Outdoor Weather Conditions
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools


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