Maintenance Generalist I – Gainesville, FL

Maintenance Generalist I

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


Classification Title:

Maintenance Generalist I

Job Description:

Inspect assigned work areas and perform duties necessary to insure the proper upkeep of buildings, and report discrepancies to the immediate supervisor.

Repair or replace worn or damaged floors, ceilings, doors, traverse rods, stair treads, door closures, lock as necessary.

Perform preventive maintenance on all Health Center roofs to include, but no limited to, roof membrane, insulation and flashing inspections, destructive and non-destructive moisture tests. And repair and replacement of any defect within work scope.

Inspect all mechanical/electrical equipment in machine rooms, penthouses and basements for proper operation.

Perform routine maintenance on electrical heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment

Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions. Make emergency repairs to pumps, motors, compressors, valves, plumbing pipes and fixtures, and all mechanical components throughout the Health Center.

Perform building refurbishing to include new ceilings, walls, doorways, masonry work, case work installation and carpentry work. Provide support services to all other trades as may be required for timely and efficient repair of buildings and equipment.

Inspects all electrical doors, elevators and reports condition to work control.

Operate University of Florida vehicles when necessary.


Wednesday – Saturday 3:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

4-10 hour days Work days and shift times may vary in response to customer needs for special event coverage.

Some overtime may be required.

Emergencies as needed; swing shift and on-call as required.

Position considered as Essential Personnel as defined by UF Policy

A criminal background check and post offer health assessment will be conducted.


Expected Salary:

$16.00-$17.50; Based on experience

Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma (or equivalent) and zero (0) to two (2) years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must have experience in multiple trades.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume. 

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes


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