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Skilled Trades Tech 1

Company: University of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Under direct supervision, maintains and repairs a variety of building facilities. Provides basic service for mechanical and electrical devices. Duties typically involve a general knowledge of carpentry, painting, general maintenance, plumbing and exterior maintenance and scheduled moves and event setup.

  • Installs, repairs, and maintains outlets, fixtures, switches, toilets, showers, drains, doors, locks, etc.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on mechanical and HVAC systems in work area.
  • May assist other specialized crafts in larger, more complex projects, and assists other shops as needed including scheduled moves and event setup.
  • May maintain inventory and supplies.
  • Assists and sets up work areas for more experienced skill trades technicians in areas such as plumbing, carpentry, painting, roofer and exterior maintenance and perform cleanup.
  • May be considered essential personnel and may be assigned to serve on special task force during periods of emergency.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


High school and 1 year experience.

Requires ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through High School graduation or equivalent (GED).

Prefer 144 hours of classroom and related study as designated by apprenticeship standards, and /or completion of a federally certified plumber apprentice program.

Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing: May require working toward fulfillment of first year apprenticeship requirements as outlined in a U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program.

Will require a valid Texas Driver License.

Additional Information/ Preferred Qualifications:

Preferable: Associates degree/diploma or similar technical training in skilled trades.

NOTE: Please submit three (3) professional references with your application submission.

Keywords: University of Houston, Houston , Skilled Trades Tech 1, Other , Houston, Texas

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