Auxiliary Services Technical Assistant - General Utility Worker

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Physical Plant/Auxiliary Services

Position Title

Auxiliary Services Technical Assistant


Auxiliary Services


General University

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



The Auxiliary Services Technical Assistant is an entry level position that will perform a variety of physical labor tasks. Work is performed with general supervision in repetitive and routine assignments and may be closely supervised with assisting higher level tradesmen in performing more complex work.

Services equipment by lubricating, changing batteries, consumable parts, cleaning and doing preventative maintenance work under the supervision of a skilled trades person. Replaces parts as directed, changes bulbs in food service equipment, steam cleans items as needed. Chases parts and materials for tradesman who performs basic cabling and assists tradesmen when needed.

Typical schedule is Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm with some on call duties periodically.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED and two years of experience performing manual labor are required. This experience must include working with small hand tools (e.g. shovels, rakes, post hole diggers, etc) as well as power tools (e.g. air compressors, skill saw, drills, voltage meters, etc.).

Candidates must have a valid driver's license as this position does require some travel.

  • Some knowledge of the application of trade skills to do the duties assigned.
  • Skill in the use and care of equipment and tools used in performing work assignment.
  • Ability to perform assigned task and follow oral and written instructions as directed by supervisor.
  • Work will require exposure to all types of weather.
  • Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Optional Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation?
2. Do you have a valid driver's license?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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