St. Mary's University
  • 15-Aug-2018 to 30-Sep-2018 (CST)
  • Building Maintenance
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • $11.50hr
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive Pay; Generous vacation, sick, & holiday benefits; Excellent health & welfare benefits with 100% tuition assistance available.

Provide maintenance services involving several craft skills (including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and painting) necessary for the upkeep of campus facilities. May be assigned to evening or weekend schedule.


  • Replace electrical components, such as light bulbs and ballasts, ceiling fans, wall switches, and electrical outlets.
  • Troubleshoot electric circuits and replace breakers and fuses.
  • Troubleshoot and replace electric motors on in-line circulator pumps and room exhaust fans.
  • Proficient with electrical test instrument: voltmeter, ammeter, and ohmmeter.
  • Repair minor plumbing components such as faucets, shower valves, traps, toilet seats.
  • Measure, cut, ream, and thread water pipes.
  • Measure, cut, and solder copper water pipe up to 1 ½".
  • Able to replace toilet fixtures, flush valves, lavatory, and shower faucets.
  • Unstop sink and shower drains, sewer lines. Use drain cleaning equipment and chemicals safely.
  • Repair/replace deteriorated wooded building components by measuring, cutting, nailing, gluing and sanding wood.
  • Repair seams in carpets and replace thresholds.
  • Install shelving and hang picture frames.
  • Replace window glass.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair of built-up roofs.
  • Apply paint using roller and brush.
  • Use power tools such as electric drill, power saw, and thread cutting machine.
  • Works in Cooperative manner with other maintenance staff members.
  • Performs routine duties with high degree of autonomy while referring questionable cases to supervisor.
  • Maintain satisfactory and harmonious relationships with the public, and fellow employees each day to assure / sustain quality service and appropriate interactions with others.
  • Carry a cell phone (rotating schedule) to respond to after hour emergencies.
  • Able to work day or evening shift and weekends.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Proficiency in speaking, writing, and reading English.
  • Possess eyesight in both eyes corrected to 20/20
  • Able to successfully handle frustrating conditions such as limits on time, limited access to equipment, and dealing with uncomfortable customer.
  • Possess normal hearing ability (may be corrected).
  • Possess legible handwriting.
  • Possess mathematical ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in order to compute material costs as required for completion of work order form
  • Ability to read written instructions, warning labels, and MSDS Sheets in English.


  • High School Diploma or GED required.


  • One year of work experience.


  • Valid Texas Driver's License.
  • Electrical Technician Permit.


  • Work in cramped spaces in mechanical rooms, or in crawl spaces under building or in attics. 
  • Carry 80-pound loads up and down stairs.
  • Work as laborer on utility crew digging with shovel for extended periods of time.
  • Work in unfavorable conditions of extreme heat or cold.
  • Must observe safety precautions when working in the presence of extreme noise, mechanical, electrical, and radiation hazards, asbestos, hazardous substances.







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