• General Maintenance

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/24/2019 1:00 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Maintenance – Unlicensed
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    OPS Campus Operation EO Clinical Maint
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The General Maintenance Repairman is responsible for the general maintenance and repair of the Medical, Educational, and Research facilities on the UAMS Campus. These duties are vital to the safety, comfort, and general well being of patients, students and employees. This position is also responsible for assisting with all problems and or emergencies relating to facility issues on the UAMS Campus.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  


    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)



    • 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.
    • Carpentry – Ceiling tile replacement, furniture repair, installation of T.V. brackets, bulletin boards, file holders, & pictures, minor drywall repair, and painting.
    • Plumbing - Repair or replace flush valves, sinks, faucets, p-traps, water supplies, etc. Remove obstructions from clogged urinals, sinks, toilets, sewer lines, etc.
    • HVAC/Mechanical - Change belts, filters, air registers, etc. 
    • Electrical – Reset breakers, change receptacle, light switches, cover plates, light bulbs, light fixtures, ballast, etc.
    • Preventive Maintenance – Perform preventative maintenance inspections and procedures in accordance to preventative maintenance instructions and applicable codes.
    • 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.
    • Complete documentation essential for Engineering & Operations work order system and preventative maintenance program.
    • Other duties as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with Novice


    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


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

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Continuously
    Walk: Continuously
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 51 - 99 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment, Outdoor Weather Conditions
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Depth perception
    Hazards: Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools


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