Maintenance Technician III

University of New England | Biddeford, ME

Posted Date 7/11/2019

The Maintenance Technician III assists with installing, maintaining and repairing steam and hot water boilers, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, as well as performing preventive maintenance. Additional responsibilities include general plumbing work and assisting with other mechanical systems, general carpentry, locksmith, and grounds maintenance tasks as needed.
Working hours for this shift is 7:00 am– 3:30 pm Monday-Friday


-Perform a variety of HVAC system maintenance, operation, installation, and repair tasks, including complex installation and repair projects:
-perform a full range of preventive maintenance and general operations tasks on heating, ventilating air conditioning equipment and refrigeration systems and building Energy Management Systems
-troubleshoot and repair a wide range of malfunctions, leaks, failures and breakages
-install, repair and replace pumps, valves, fans, and related equipment
-perform and/or assist with plumbing work on steam lines associated with heating systems
-operate, service, clean, and repair steam and hot water boilers
-install, maintain and troubleshoot malfunctions and repairs to general plumbing lines, fixtures and equipment
-Perform a variety of planning, scheduling and estimating tasks associated with preventive maintenance operations and installation and repair projects.
-Adhere to all established safety procedures and standards.
-Maintain required records of work done, purchases, inventory, and so forth.
-Maintain tools and equipment.
-Maintain an appropriate inventory of supplies and materials.
-Assist as needed with other mechanical systems and general maintenance and grounds work.
-Train and direct the activities of junior technicians and other staff as assigned.
-Perform preventive maintenance as required.
-Provide assistance for locksmith, carpentry and painting functions as required and as trained.
-Assist with snow removal activities.
-Understand and comply with MSDS and HAZCOM procedures and policies as part of UNE’s comprehensive OSHA Compliance Program.
-Understand and comply with OSHA requirements (29 CFR Part 1910) for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as defined by the University Chemical Hygiene Officers, the Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHSC), the supervisor and Chapter 17 of the University of New England Safety Manual.
-Understand and comply with RCRA Standards.
-Complete successfully initial training for Hazardous waste handling within 90 day of date of hire. Ongoing training and refresher courses required annually.
-Complete successful training as applicable to the UNE integrated contingency plan (ICP).
-Understand and comply with the University of New England Safety Manual.
-Perform other related duties as required.


-High School education, with three to five years of relevant technical training and experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
-Master’s License in plumbing, electricity, or 2nd class engineer for boilers preferred.
-License in plumbing, electricity, or boiler certification preferred
-BAC, and HVAC experience with seven plus years of experience in the field.
-Broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to heating, ventilation and air conditioning system installation, maintenance and repair, as well as general plumbing.
-Ability to work from blueprints and specifications.
-Some relevant scheduling and estimating experience.
-Good general knowledge and skills related to other mechanical systems functions, and building construction and repair.
-Physical ability to perform all primary job duties.
-Ability to work evenings, weekends and on an on-call basis.

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