General Maintenance Senior Technician (TU/SR) - 2nd Shift

James Madison University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$37,000 - $40,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Working Title General Maintenance Senior Technician (TU/SR) - 2nd Shift

Position Number 0600 Posting Number S3025 State Role Title Trades Technician III Position Type Classified Position Status Full Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime College/Division Business Services Department 300131 - Trades/Shop AUX Pay Band 3 Pay Rate Pay Range Specify Range or Amount $37,000 - $40,000 Is this a JMU Only position? Yes. This is a JMU only recruitment, only current JMU employees are eligible to apply. Is this a grant-funded position? No Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

Become a valuable part of the JMU community! James Madison University is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and is located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

JMU offers excellent competitive comprehensive benefits (leave, health insurance, retirement, etc.) as well as great opportunities for personal growth and career development!

JMU is currently accepting applications for a General Maintenance Senior Technician, this 2nd shift position is scheduled as four 10 hour work days, typically Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday. The hours are 3:00pm – 1:30am, with some flexibility. Rotational weekend work is required for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Electrical duties to include: Installation, repair, removal and replacement of lighting fixtures; removal of ballasts and replacement with hard wired lighting; repair and maintenance of lighting in ceiling fans; replacement and testing of receptacles, light switches, lighting timers and motion detectors; work on emergency lighting circuits to include replacement of batteries and exit lights.
  • Plumbing duties to include: Troubleshooting, repair, replacement and installation of various plumbing accessories; replacement of flush valves, vacuum seals, spuds, flush handles; replacement of faucets and supply lines; testing of and adding salt to water conditioners and/or softeners on campus; trouble shooting auto flushers on toilets.
  • Carpentry duties to include: Installation, repair, servicing and maintenance of a variety of ceiling, floor and wall surfaces; replacement of hinges and door knobs; repair of furniture in dorms to include desks drawers, chairs, etc.; installation and repair of door closers; installation of pictures and shelving; replacement of ceiling grids and tiles.
  • Fabrication, repair and maintenance of a variety of building fixtures consisting of wood, plastic and other materials.
  • This position requires rotating on-call responsibilities and provides coverage for emergency maintenance calls during the shift.
  • Qualifications


  • Considerable knowledge of the building maintenance crafts and systems, doors, locks, other closures and hardware, plaster, paint, carpentry, masonry, floor surface maintenance and repair, furniture repair, plumbing and electrical and HVAC.
  • Ability to make apprentice level electrical, carpentry, plumbing repairs and perform moderately difficult trades/utilities work.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated to take initiative.
  • Ability to work well with others and communicate and motive others.
  • Ability to perform manual labor.
  • A valid drivers license is required for this position. Must be at least 19 years of age and have held a valid drivers license for a minimum of 24 months.
  • Condition(s) of Employment

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and an acceptable MVR.

    E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date 01/17/2023

    Beginning Review Date 01/25/2023 Closing Date 01/25/2023 Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Starting Date EEO Statement

    James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

    We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

    Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

    Reasonable Accommodation Request

    If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or [email protected]. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

    Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report

    Notice of Availability – Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on- campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.

    The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically https:// www. Safety-Report.shtml

    You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

    Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Certificate of Disability
  • Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you learn about this position?
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  • Hispanic Outlook
  • INSIGHT Into Diversity
  • JMU Dual Career and Community Resources Program
  • JMU JobLink
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  • Are you requesting consideration through the Alternative Hiring Process and have you received an approved Certificate of Disability? If yes, please attach your Certificate of Disability to this application under the documents section.
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  • Are you at least 19 years old with a valid driver's license?
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  • Have you possessed a valid driver's license for at least a total of 24 months?
  • Yes
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  • Describe any experience either working in OR working with technicians in the fields of: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, building automation, carpentry, paint, landscaping, housekeeping, automotive and/or small engine parts.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please describe the working knowledge and experience you possess for troubleshooting plumbing components.
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  • Please describe any experience or training you may have related to the mechanical trade or electrical field.
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