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Equipment Mechanic

Company: Texas State University
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Equipment Mechanic
Job Number: 2023362

Location: San Marcos

Department: Facilities Management

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full Time

Monthly Salary: $2,882.72 - $3,136.35

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Required Qualifications:
At least 1 year of experience performing mechanical repairs (Automotive, Power Equipment, or Small Engine repairs)
Experience performing basic electronic troubleshooting and diagnosis
Experience using typical mechanic shop tools and test equipment
Able to effectively communicate both written and verbally

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience repairing small engines and diesel equipment
Experience repairing various mowing equipment
Experience performing automotive air conditioning repair
Experience maintaining gas and electric powered golf carts
Experience diagnosing and repairing hydraulic systems
Experience maintaining trailers

Job Description:
Responsible for inspecting, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing all small engine and heavy equipment for Facilities.

Job Duties:
Analyze equipment malfunctions
Perform preventative maintenance on small gasoline or diesel engine
Weld in order to repair equipment
Use the computer to look up and purchase parts, complete work orders, and communicate
Perform tire repair
Clean equipment
Repair tractors
Maintain shop housekeeping
Maintain records of work performed
Solder piping or electrical connectors
Inspect university vehicles for safety
Perform other duties as assigned

Additional Information to Applicants:

Job Open Date: 02/17/2023

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:
Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application.

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Why work @ Texas State?
--- Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
--- Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
--- Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
--- Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
--- An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
--- Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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