Student Utility Worker

Keep your building working great!

Student Utility Workers assist mechanics with the maintenance and repair of building components including plumbing, windows, doors, and other work orders; operate hand tools, power tools, and snow removal equipment; change light bulbs and restock supplies; organize and clean maintenance shop and mechanical spaces.

Students in this position also make minor repairs to small equipment such as vacuum cleaners, move furniture, collect trash, and use cleaning equipment or chemicals as assigned.

Qualifications

Must be U of M Undergraduate Student enrolled with a minimum of 6 credit hours. Prefer someone who is mechanically inclined.  Must be able to read and understand English. Must be punctual, reliable and have the ability to work with people.

Candidates must be able to follow written and oral instructions and have a knowledge of common hand and power tools. Knowledge of building mechanical repairs and previous mechanical experience are helpful but not required.

Must be punctual, reliable, and have the ability to work with people.

Benefits

  • $11 per hour
  • Uniform shirts and lockers provided
  • Opportunity for break time and summer work
  • Flexible hours
  • Work where you live
  • Ongoing training
  • Monthly work safety projects
  • Paycheck every other Wednesday
  • Work study positions available

Job Duties

35% assists general mechanic with the routine maintenance and repair of building components such as plumbing accessories; window glass, screens, doors, locks from work orders.  

65% work independently performing routine maintenance to building such as changes light bulbs, restock supplies, organize and clean maintenance shop and mechanical spaces. Makes minor repairs to small equipment such as vacuum cleaners. Moves furniture, collects trash. Uses cleaning equipment and cleaning chemicals as assigned.  Operates hand & power tools and snow removal equipment.

Work 15-20 hours per week. Must be available for early morning and late afternoon snow removal as needed.