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Custodial Equipment Repair Technician

Apply now Department: 3670060020 Fac Custodial Services
Job no: 513036
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 06A

About This Role:

The Custodial Equipment Repair Technician will repair, troubleshoot, and service a variety of small and large equipment, automated, robotic, including upright vacuums, backpack vacuums, buffers, burnishers, ride on equipment, sweepers, and extractors along with others. Performs preventative maintenance on equipment used in buildings and validates the building Supervisor/Employee has completed filter changes and daily maintenance. Maintains inventory, service, and repair records. Uses various hand tools, including small power tools, electronic diagnostic or soldering to accomplish work. Uses inventory status tags on all equipment taken from buildings. Follow blueprints, sketches, and read all types of wiring schematics, to understand proper wiring procedures for all types of wiring. Contacts reps and manufacturers regarding the repair of machines and equipment as needed. Communicates daily with Manager and/or Director on costs, replacements, and other issues regarding all equipment to determine the best course of action with each machine.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of relevant experience. (Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by a hiring manager.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, occupational hazards, standard safety practices as required by OSHA, and materials related to building and mechanical trades.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of applied electronics.
  • Knowledge of calibration, repair, maintenance, and operation of electronic equipment devices.
  • Ability to read and understand electronic and electrical, specifications, diagrams, and manuals.
  • Ability to analyze wiring diagrams. Prior to entry, the ability to use standard electronic test equipment and bench tools if necessary.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Have and maintain valid State of Kansas driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online application
  2. Resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$15.42 to $19.26 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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