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Building Specialist / Maintenance Technician

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift, Overtime


Job Function:

Works with minimal supervision to perform skilled duties related to construction, maintenance and modification of facilities.  Duties may include installation and removal of walls, doors, windows, flooring, ceilings and general maintenance and repair of building components, furniture and equipment.  May work independently or in teams including university staff and vendors. Responsible for documentation of all work performed including maintenance operation reports, service requests and replacement needs.This position includes any assistance needed or any other duties required in areas determined necessary by the Sr. Director of Facility Operations.

Pay Rate: $13.12 per hour

Benefits at a Glance:

Generous benefits Package including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, Annual & Sick Leave and paid Holidays. Tuition Waivers Available.


Essential Job Functions:

    1. Performs skilled application of carpentry work in the maintenance of buildings, erection of new construction or addition to existing structures.
    2. Installs ceramic tile and plastic laminate surfacing.
    3. Installs drywall and skilled drywall finishes (tape, bed and texture) to wall surfaces.
    4. Performs skilled application of wall finishes including paint and specialized wall coating systems.
    5. Performs cabinet work and finishes in the construction, assembly and repair of wood and wood substitute articles for moldings, trim, doors, windows, furniture and office/shop equipment.
    6. Operates power equipment, such as planers, joiners, power saws and shapers.
    7. Removes and / or installs walls, doors, windows, hardware, ceiling grid and acoustical ceiling tiles.
    8. Assist in electrical, mechanical and plumbing; including construction and renovation projects.
    9. Responsible for documentation of all daily work performed including but not limited to maintenance operation reports, work order requests and replacement parts.
    10. Assist with moving heavy equipment including office furniture / tables.
    11. Keep University tools, equipment and work areas clean, maintained and in good working condition.
    12. Follows safe work practices and policies.
    13. Completes all mandatory training and participates in a minimum of two professional development days each year.
    14. Performs other duties as assigned


The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.




 High School degree or equivalent.


Work Experience: 

Three years’ experience which should include most of the following framing: drywall, painting, installation of ceiling grid, windows, hardware, flooring, ceramic tile and plastic laminate.


Preferred Qualifications: 

Ability to assist, execute and exceed expectations associated with HVAC, plumbing, and/or electrical related repairs and / or installations, as needed.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Thorough understanding of interior building construction and basic carpentry.
  • High degree of attention to detail and commitment to quality workmanship.
  • Knowledgeable with voltage meters, airflow, pressure and other common capacity testing devices.
  • Ability to follow safe work practices, procedures and policies
  • Ability to be versatile and flexible in accomplishing multiple daily maintenance tasks standing on ladders, lifts and etc.
  • Must be dependable, responsible and prompt.
  • Must be organized and have strong attention to detail.
  • Must have in possession a valid Oklahoma driver’s license.
  • Basic computer skills; word, excel, outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively convey messages through 2-way radio, text or email.
  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.


Working Conditions:

  • Must present a clean and professional uniform appearance while maintaining normal and acceptable standards of personal hygiene.
  • Protective mask and other impervious Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required on all construction jobs as posted and as the situation dictates.
  • Indoor and outdoor working environment. May be occasionally exposed to extreme weather conditions.
  • Dust and small debris falling from ceiling tiles while being removed.
  • Work with chemicals; such as cleaners, solvents and grease.

Physical Requirements:

  • Extensive reaching, crawling / kneeling, standing / walking, bending / stooping, squatting / crouching, pushing / pulling and climbing. Repetitive movement of hand / wrist.
  • Ability and flexibility to tilt head backwards for extended periods of time.
  • Work on ladders with extensive use of arms overhead.
  • Requires ability and adequate dexterity to carry ladders, operate power tools and equipment required for the job.
  • Manual dexterity / visual ability to operate motor vehicles, scissor lifts and other motorized equipment.
  • Physical and mental stamina to climb roof ladder accesses, working on top of buildings and on extended power lift platforms to perform essential job functions.
  • Ability to lift/carry 45 pounds.  If an object weighs more than 45 pounds, OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift.  

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


Apply online at For further assistance or information, call 945-3206.


Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

 Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2038-01-18

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system of interdisciplinary programs that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

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