General Maintenance Mechanic

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  • Job Number:521273
  • Classification:Crafts & Trades I
  • Grade:Crafts & Trades T1
  • Work type:Crafts and Trades, On Campus
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:Physical Plant
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

UAS Facilities Services is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to join our team. Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of routine carpentry related maintenance, repair, construction and alterations associated with UAS buildings and facilities.


10Additional duties may include a variety of maintenance, repair and construction tasks in combination with other trades requiring less than journeyman skills in any one of the tradesEssential
10Construct forms and pour concrete.Essential
10Demolish and construct interior building partitions.Essential
10Install and finish drywall, siding, framing, and roofing, doors, windows, moldings, trim, cabinets, floor material, etc.Essential
10Keep daily records of work performed.Essential
10Maintain building interiors, exteriors, doors, windows, furniture and other items.Essential
12Inspect buildings and facilities for needed services and repairs.Essential
12Operate all types of craft related power tools and equipment including conventional and airless sprayers, compressors, work platforms, etc.Essential
16Work from work orders, plans, drawings, blueprints and manufacturers instructions.Essential

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.


Must possess proficient knowledge in the carpentry trade, including the safe operation of basic hand and power tools and safety practices in the work place.

Valid Alaska Driver's License, with acceptable driving record.


Consideration will be given for certificates, licenses and training in other building trades as well.


At least apprentice level certification or other equivalent evidence appropriate to the carpentry trade; with a minimum of five years related experience in commercial and/or residential carpentry, and/or; an equivalent combination.
Must posses proficient knowledge in the carpentry trade, including the safe operation of basic hand and power tools and safety practices in the work place.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description:


Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date.  However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Member in order to apply.  

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on August 21, 2022, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. Please submit a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three professional references.

  • If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.

  • This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.

Salary Information: CTX /Step 1 $23.02/hr.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - ).



This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).



This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.



The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.



UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:



The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.



Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.



If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.




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