St Edwards University
  • University Operations
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time


Maintenance Tech II 3rd Shift

University Operations

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Maintenance Technician II (3rd shift). This position is responsible for building maintenance and repair under the guidance of a skilled journeyman when performing routine or minor repairs. This position will require mostly independent work with minimal supervision. This position is also responsible for responding to emergency calls made to the University Police Department.


  • High School diploma or GED. Related trade or technical schooling preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years experiences directly related to the responsibilities specified, and an all-around knowledge of building maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to manage workload independently and prioritize assignments based on the changing needs of the organization.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, schematics, specifications, and technical manuals.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the following: mechanical aptitude; spatial ability; and the ability to solve moderately complex problems.
  • The preferred candidate will have competency in the use of computers and common commercial software programs (MS Office, Internet browser, etc).
  • Must possess good organizational skills, maintain high quality control standards.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., climb ladders up to 20 feet, and work off scaffolding and platforms/lifts at various heights.
  • Knowledge in FACP and experience with fire sprinkler systems preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English sufficient to follow complex instructions, and articulate him/herself clearly and effectively.
  • Must possess dependable transportation, unencumbered Texas driver license, clean driving record, and must be insurable by university carrier.
  • Must be able to handle crisis situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
  • Verifiable local references.
  • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal history background check required.


  • Performs a wide variety of routine and semi-skilled work in trades such as electrical, plumbing, locks and door hardware, carpentry, painting, welding, glazing, and masonry.
  • Repairs of furniture and appliances.
  • Adheres to prescribed safety standards and proper environmental practices.
  • Completes assigned work and maintains records on all maintenance activities clearly and in a timely manner.
  • Presents a professional, positive, and helpful attitude at all times.
  • Identifies and reports maintenance needs requiring attention to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Special Conditions:

Work schedule is 10:30pm to 7:30am, however scheduled hours may be changed to meet the needs of the department. Duties may include weekend, holiday, overtime, and/or on-call work. Some duties may be performed within unusual working conditions, including but not limited to: crawl spaces and attics; inclement weather; and exposure to water, dust, dirt, grease, paint fumes, chemicals, and equipment noise and vibration. This position is considered essential personnel and can be called into work during periods of inclement weather or in emergency closure situations.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental - Sunlife Dental

Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J2020311

Available: Immediately

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