Maintenance Tech I

University of New England | Biddeford, ME

Posted Date 7/11/2019

Assist with setting up and breaking down events throughout the Biddeford Campus. This is an entry level position with room for advancement. The candidate will work under the Lead Moves and Set up technician and perform tasks as assigned. This candidate needs to be a self a motivated individual who can work alone with minimum direction as well as in a team environment. Day to day tasks include setting up tables, chairs, and desks in classrooms and auditoriums. This position will also be a classified as a roving tech that will also assist as needed throughout the Campus.


- Able to personally lift over 75lbs.
- Assist with planning, scheduling and estimating tasks associated with preventive maintenance operations and installation and repair projects.
- Adheres to all established safety procedures and standards.
- Maintains required records of work done, purchases, inventory, and the like.
- Maintains tools and equipment.
- Maintains an appropriate inventory of supplies and materials.
- Assists as needed with other mechanical systems and general maintenance and grounds work..
- Trains and directs the activities of junior technicians and other staff as assigned.
- Perform preventive maintenance as required.
- Assists in snow removal activities.
- As trained, provide assistance for locksmith, carpentry and painting functions as required.
- Understands and complies 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.
- Understands and complies with RCRA Standards. Successfully completes initial for Hazardous waste handling within 90 day of date of hire. Ongoing training and refresher courses will be required annually.
- Successful completes training as applicable to the UNE integrated contingency plan (ICP).
- Understand and comply with the University of New England Safety Manual.
- Performs other duties as required.


- High school education, plus 3 to 5 years of relevant technical training/experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
- Broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to painting, Carpentry, 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 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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