Maintenance Technician II

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades/Grounds Services

Classification Title:

Maintenance Technician II

Job Description:

At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

The Facilities Operations Department at the University of Central Florida is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a vacant Maintenance Technician ll position.

  • Perform planned scheduled work or as assigned by the supervisor defined as preventive maintenance (PM)/predictive maintenance (PDM) geared toward proactively identifying potential failures or preventing failures. Conduct PM repair (PMR) which are repairs of defects found during a (PM or PDM).

  • Conduct corrective repairs in reaction to a user reporting issues to restore functionality. Planned work can be identified as part of the following skilled trades: Plumbing, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation, air conditioning, Painting and Carpentry. Maintains and repair plumbing equipment including but not limited to drinking fountains, faucets, toilets, drains, urinals, sinks, garbage disposal.

  • Maintains and replaces lighting components, outlets, switches, motors, pumps and compressors. Repairs and replaces heating components, valves and soft water. Repairs and maintains exhaust and supply air ventilators, maintains and replaces filters, performs carpentry repairs to floors doors, windows and walls. Performs painting work to exterior and interior areas, equipment and building components.

  • Perform Support work by assisting with work done by central shops, contractors, other zones and departments, or events on campus.

  • Perform Routine work defined as recurring work that has no specific frequency and remains open for an explicit amount of time.

  • Perform Project work defined as work performed in conjunction with Facilities Improvement programs, Capital Improvement programs or work that result in an upgrade to the facilities.

  • Complete work orders in timely manner. Record labor hours, action code, shop stock, and trade notes. Indicate in the trade notes work performed, any special conditions or situation that requires further attention.

  • Assist with inventory control and security.

  • Performs other duties assigned.

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis.

For additional information, please reference the following link:


Facilities Operations

Work Schedule:

Tuesday - Saturday; 2:00 PM-10:30 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program for multiple trades and 3 years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma and 3 years of relevant experience. The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flexible for utilization by trade with most urgent requirements.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to use various electrical meters and construct and install power supplies.
  • Be familiar with operation and powered drain- cleaning machine.
  • Painting knowledge and skills.
  • May be required to participate in respiratory, medical examination and training in use of respirators.
  • Able to understand and follow written/ oral instructions.
  • Able to communicate in order to work effectively with customers and team members, operate electronic equipment( iPod Touch for AiM PM checkpoints), comprehend standard safety procedures and utilize telecommunication devices.
  • Able to operate a vehicle as necessary.
  • Must be able to operate essential tools and equipment.
  • Adaptable in assignments.
  • Demonstrate capabilities in the following: interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, calculation, reading, evaluating, comprehension, and organizing.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications for work order systems (CMMS).
  • Able to use EH&S approved chemicals to perform essential job functions daily.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position requires a valid Florida driver's license.

This position is considered essential to the operations of the university and the individual holding this position is designated as essential personnel and is expected to respond, as directed by their supervisor, to emergency or operational situations. This position my require overtime and/or weekend coverage as deemed necessary by university operational needs, including during semester turns. Position is responsible for an on-call rotation to support Housing after-hours calls.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

Health Assessment Required:

The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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