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General Maintenance Technician II

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Jan 31, 2023

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General Maintenance Technician IIThe George Mason University Facilities Department is ready to hire a General Maintenance Technician II at our Fairfax campus, situated on 677 acres with 103 buildings. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Join Virginia's most diverse university where more than half of Mason's undergraduates are students of color, and Mason exceeds national graduation rates regardless of race, ethnicity, or wealth status.Get hired in November and you'll receive two weeks off as a paid holiday in December! It's one of the many generous benefits offered here at George Mason University.Here's what the job looks like: Be part of a team of skilled trades professionals who enjoy a friendly work environment;Working hours are Sunday - Thursday, from 6:00am - 2:30pm;Performing minor mechanical and electrical repairs;Installing, repairing, and maintaining light fixtures, ballast, and ceiling tiles;Installing, repairing, and maintaining all door closers, panic devices, switches on automatic, and handicap doors;Inspecting and ordering needed parts to repair or replace door pivots and hinges; andInstalling and repairing window treatments such as screens, blinds, and shades; performing preventive maintenance in an orderly, clean condition.Required Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent;Demonstrated progressively more responsible electrical and general maintenance experience (4 years preferred); andMust currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Preferred Qualifications:Completion of or ongoing participation and/or completion of courses in vocational or technology education;Five years of experience with commercial electrical work and multiple architectural building trades.Wait, there's more...Now, fast forward. You have made a noticeable contribution to the educational facilities of a major university. You'll be busy, but don't worry. As mentioned, in December, you'll have two weeks off for a paid holiday. Yes, this is in addition to the other GMU holidays, paid annual and sick leave, great health and welfare benefits, tuition exemption, and retirement plans. Please note - the two-week winter break employees often receive during the holiday season is not regularly guaranteed and is subject to annual approval. We know, it's a great gig. That's why we are looking for the best and want you to join us. Don't wait, apply today.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application, upload your resume and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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