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Maintenance Craftsman Senior, Pond Student Union Building (8037)

Company: State of Idaho
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

This position is eligible for reduced tuition for most college courses for the employee, spouse and dependent child.


Incumbents may work in all weather conditions and move in and around confined spaces. These positions are building maintenance oriented / light construction. These positions involve lifting and carrying items weighing approximately 90 pounds, bending, stooping, shoveling, and climbing ladders.

  1. Facility maintenance. Typical duties: Electrical. Maintains and repairs panels, circuits, wiring, and related systems; replaces switches, receptacles, ballast's, fuse boxes, heat systems, motors, fans and lights; repairs electric motors and extension cords; installs communication cable and telephone lines; assists journeyman electricians in new installations. Plumbing. Maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures, lavatories, faucets, sinks, tubs, water heaters and water service and drain lines; installs domestic, irrigation, and sprinkler systems; cleans/unclogs pipes, tanks, floor drains and sewers; cuts and threads or sweats pipe; repairs steam traps and pipes on heat systems; conducts preventive maintenance of plumbing and steam systems; assists journeyman plumbers in the installation and remodeling of plumbing systems. Carpentry. Installs ceramic floor and wall tile, linoleum, plastic laminate and similar products; repairs built-up, shake, shingle, and other roofs; patches holes in walls using sheetrock, plywood, tile, and plaster; reglazes windows; builds walls, partitions, benches, decks, and tables; sketches from oral instructions and works from drawings to design and build specialty items; builds and sets forms and pours and finishes concrete; builds fences and gates. HVAC. maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment such as air compressors, dryers, strainers, pneumatic and electronic controls and piping systems; insures water and steam coils, motors, belts, pulleys, condenser pans, duct work, dampers, and related systems are working properly; repairs fire alarm and pumping systems.

  2. Miscellaneous. Typical duties: conducts preventive maintenance on building devices and systems; operates equipment used in building maintenance and repair; performs machinist work involving design and fabrication of specialized parts and equipment; welds and repairs and fabricates brackets, fixtures, and similar items; rebuilds motors and performs mechanical and preventive maintenance work on equipment; lays brick, stone, and block; removes debris from area; repairs appliances; responds to emergency call-backs; functions as leadworker over other maintenance staff and assists with general related trade duties.

Please note that you must include your resume as part of your application and all materials provided will be considered part of the application process.

Good knowledge of: carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance.

Some knowledge of: HVAC and mechanical systems maintenance; building codes.

Experience: performing skilled carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and building maintenance repair; using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work; reading blueprints and schematics.

Specialty Requirement: These positions require a valid driver's license. You must have a current driver's license, or the ability to obtain one by date of hire.

Specialty Item: Some positions at ISU may require the ability to demonstrate successful completion of both a physical exam, including cardiopulmonary function testing and chest x-ray, and a respirator fit test.

Good knowledge of landscape maintenance.


Thank you for your interest in employment at Idaho State University!

If you have questions about this position please contact us at:

Email: hr@isu.edu

Phone: 208.282.4828

To view all our available positions please visit us online at jobs.isu.edu


Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

Keywords: State of Idaho, Pocatello , Maintenance Craftsman Senior, Pond Student Union Building (8037), Other , Pocatello, Idaho

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