Equipment Maintenance Technician

Equipment Maintenance Technician

  • 527880
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Crafts and Trades
  • Staff Full-time
  • Crafts & Trades T3
  • UAA VCAS Facilities & Campus Svcs

UAA is seeking a Fleet Technician CT3 to join our Fleet Transportation department. This is a represented, benefited, 12-month position serving in a fast-paced and integral University operational shop.

We’re filling a permanent, full-time, Local 6070 union-represented position with excellent benefits and perks including:

 12 paid holidays per year as well as paid time off
 Tuition waivers for yourself and family members
 Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Care coverage
 An Employee assistance program and a free wellness program with financial incentives for participation
 State of Alaska PERS retirement plan
 On-the-job training and continuing education in safety protocol and industry best practices.

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We are a high paced shop that offers many roles on the UAA campus. We handle all logistics of moving large items on campus. We handle all repairs of electric, gas and diesel equipment and vehicles at UAA campus. This position will be for a senior tech that will also be teaching lower techs to further assist at work.

Must know how to repair multiple types of equipment form lawn mowers, to vehicles, to heavy equipment and generators. Must be able to switch roles from manual labor, to repair, to preventive maintenance, and operating multiple equipment daily. Must be able to troubleshoot with online software and paper manuals. Keep updated work order logs online for proper billing. Also must have experience with welding and fabricating for different repairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of 15 years related experience and/or training, such as a certificate of completion from a technical school, on job training, educational classes taken, or ASE test passed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience (ie. fleet maintenance, oil/lube shop experience, diesel, gas or automotive shop experience). A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with 

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAA Main campus in Anchorage.


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 Unit Member in order to apply.  

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

  • 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: CT3 /Step 1 $30.87/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).

*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.

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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Reports can be located for Universities: at UAA at, UAF at and UAS at

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 (Steffanie Miller), (Facilities & Campus Services) HR Coordinator, at ( or (907-786-1112).

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