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UMC Maintenance Technician II

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Boulder, Colorado





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University Staff



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Job Summary

The University Memorial Center (UMC) at the University of Colorado Boulder encourages applications for the Maintenance Technician II position! This role supports the UMC Maintenance Department providing comprehensive building maintenance services which include repairing and maintaining bowling and billiards equipment, door hardware maintenance, minor construction, painting, wall repair, and basic electrical and plumbing tasks. This position also provides assistance to other trades workers with electrical, plumbing, and HVAC maintenance and repair projects.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Division of Student Affairs consists of 30 departments that provide student support and services dedicated to helping students become successful, curious, competent individuals during their time at CU Boulder. 
The work in Student Affairs supports all factors of the student experience, no matter what department a staff member may work in. This includes where students live, eat, make friends, build professional skills and find help if they need it. Many departments provide involvement  opportunities, educational resources and support services to help students find their community and build lifelong skills. Student Affairs also has shared services departments that support the work and staff of our student-facing areas, including areas like assessment, business services, financial planning, human resources, marketing communications and information technology (IT).
With over 800 staff members in the Division of Student Affairs, our diverse team is uniquely positioned to personalize the student experience and advocate for students, enhancing their success inside and outside the classroom.
The University Memorial Center (UMC) is an exciting center for activism and community interaction, offering a variety of student services and active student governance. Known as the campus “living room,” thousands of people visit the University Memorial Center every day to grab a bite to eat, enjoy free entertainment, shop the retail stores, study with the free wireless internet or engage with peers. The UMC celebrates diversity through food, dance, art, music and the free exchange of ideas. 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Maintenance of The Connection:
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs of bowling lanes & equipment, ball returns, billiards, and other various equipment. 
  • Diagnose problems in the mechanical and electrical systems as well as performing preventative maintenance on and cleaning of equipment. 
  • Train staff and student employees on proper use and cleaning of equipment, and create process documents in for repairs and upkeep as needed. 
  • Responsible for maintenance office, stocking lane equipment cleaning supplies, keeping up-to-date inventory of parts & supplies, and acts as a back-up when needed on lane cleaning and waxing operations. 
  • Work in collaboration with Connection manager on parts purchasing and vendor communications regarding service needs or warranty issues. 
  • Provide feedback on student staff to Connection manager during evaluation period and coaching sessions. 
UMC Building Maintenance:
  • Clean, maintain, and repair miscellaneous building fixtures and accessories, windows, blinds, doors, drains, shelving and other building hardware. 
  • Install and repair floor and wall coverings such as ceramic tile/grout, carpet floor tile, linoleum, and cove base.
Painting and Construction:
  • Complete various painting projects using proper techniques for repair and preparation to assure proper base, adhesion, and finish results for surfaces including wood, plain and galvanized steel, aluminum, glass, plaster, stucco, wallboard and masonry. 
  • Complete some small construction projects as needed including hanging and repairing drywall, small carpentry projects, etc.
  • Repair various types of equipment according to manufacturer's recommendations. 
  • Assist the HVAC mechanics with related equipment repair and service projects.
  • Perform general plumbing repairs including repairs of leaking faucets or unclogging drains. 
  • Assist craft plumbers in installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing fixtures, heating systems, and piped utilities.
  • Assist electricians with installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical wiring and equipment. 
  • Replace lamps in light fixtures, replace small electrical fixtures, and change fuses as needed.
Other Duties:
  • Assists with various building projects, snow removal, and other duties as needed.

What You Should Know

  • Standard schedule is Tuesday through Saturday, 9AM to 6PM, although some late nights and weekends may be required.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary range for this position is $48,396 to $53,244 annually.
  • Our outstanding benefits include:
    • Paid days off: 22 vacation days, 15 sick leave days and 11 holidays per year.
    • Access to medical, vision, dental and life insurance.
    • Tuition reimbursement.
    • A 10% employer contribution retirement plan.
    • EcoPass for free RTD rides.
    • Opportunity for career growth within the division of student affairs and the CU Boulder campus!


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

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What We Require

  • Four-years of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • Current, valid driver's license.

What You Will Need

  • Knowledge of building maintenance, repair techniques, and materials.
  • Ability to use various power equipment, including drill, sawsall, hand tools, etc.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and precautions related to the building and maintenance trades.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting to complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgement to analyze maintenance repair situations.
  • Able to safely work from ladders and lifts.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • Structural trades experience in a higher education or commercial setting.
  • Experience working on AMF/Qubica bowling equipment.
  • Experience with key and lock systems.
  • Ability to weld using mig/tig/stick.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. OPTIONAL: A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by June 16, 2024 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential/critical services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for regularly assigned shifts during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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