General Maintenance Mechanic

General Maintenance Mechanic

  • 524528
  • Juneau, Alaska, United States
  • Crafts and Trades
  • On Campus
  • Crafts & Trades T1
  • Physical Plant

UAS Facilities Services is seeking a General Maintenance Mechanic.

If you have 5 years related experience and want to join a dynamic, professional crew we encourage you to read the position description and apply.

Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of routine carpentry-related maintenance, repair, construction, and alterations associated with UAS buildings and facilities.  

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Must possess proficient knowledge in the carpentry trade, including the safe operation of basic hand and power tools and safety practices in the workplace.

Preferred Experience & Education:
Consideration will be given for certificates, licenses and training in other building trades as well. Snow removal experience preferred.

Required Experience & Education:

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.


Valid Alaska Driver's License, with acceptable driving record per UA Safe Driving Criteria.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, non-exempt, represented staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package

Salary Information: Starting at CT1 /Step 1 $23.48/hr.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - http://www.alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ ).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have a valid Driver's license.

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.

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 must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on June 22, 2023, 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.

  • 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.

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

Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description


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: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


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 Andie Scharen, UAS Facilities Services HR Coordinator, at amkihlmire@alaska.edu or 907-796-6144.

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