Maintenance Technician II

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

Position Title

Maintenance Technician II


Physical Plant


General University

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Work Location

Atlanta, GA

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Hours Per Week



Under general supervision of the Area Supervisor, this person performs a broad range of building maintenance tasks for all of the Atlanta campus facilities in the areas of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and general maintenance. Communicates with various faculty, staff, and students to keep them informed on repair work which impacts them. Processes paperwork associated with the work. Must have good organizational skills to keep up with the heavy workload, and manage the related paperwork. Performs other duties as assigned. The end results of this job allow the Physical Plant to provide excellent customer service for the campus’ community and help the Physical Plant keep the campus well-maintained and safe.

Required Qualifications

Requires high school diploma/GED and a minimum of two years experience working in maintenance and/or construction or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired. Vocational education is highly desirable. Candidate must possess working knowledge in the areas of electrical, carpentry, and plumbing and the skill to perform general maintenance in these trade areas. Must be able to read and understand blueprints and plans. Must be able to prepare basic estimates for maintenance and repair projects. Additionally the candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation. Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills required. Candidates who are committed to continuing professional development to include work toward achievement of journeyman skill level and/or professional license are desired. Successful experience with contractors and vendors is desirable.

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

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Optional Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Can you lift and carry 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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