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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

companyStephens College
locationColumbia, MO, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description



The individual in this role will perform diverse mechanical repair and preventative maintenance functions on a variety of building equipment. Requires knowledge or material handling and building mechanical equipment. Works independently within assigned area(s). This position will participate in an on-call rotation.


  1. Performs general mechanical duties including but not limited to: changing filters, lubricating machine parts, repairing leaks, minor electrical work.
  2. May assist in the installation, maintenance, and renovation or mechanical systems including but not limited to HVAC, boiler systems, plumbing, electrical, lighting, fire safety, and commercial equipment repair.
  3. Performs routine inspections and upkeep on various buildings on campus.
  4. Responds to work tickets timely and provides updates on necessary repairs to supervisors and the individuals who submitted the tickets.
  5. Follows all safety protocols and standard operating procedures for all mechanic shop equipment.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent and/or 1-2 years experience
  • Ability to read e-mail or be trained on computer.
  • Ability to read and understand instructions for the safe use of machinery, tools and Material Safety Data Sheets (M.S.D.S.).
  • Valid Missouri vehicle operators permit and be able to drive manual transmission.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices.

Work Conditions:

  • Duties are performed inside and outside in variable weather conditions with daily exposure to noise, dust, pollen, mold spores, heat, cold, rain, snow and exhaust fumes. Work requires frequent and repeated lifting, bending, stooping reaching, walking and riding equipment while operating foot pedals and hand controls. Work requires safety awareness and attention to details.
  • Ability to work weekends or nights, if required, and be called in on emergency situations.
  • Ability to complete additional duties as assigned by supervisors.
  • Ability to comply with College’s policy of Duties and Responsibilities.

Stephens College is a women’s college proudly located in downtown Columbia, MO, home to the University of Missouri and two private colleges with a total student population of about 40,000. Since our founding in 1833, we’ve been offering innovative, career-focused programs sound in the liberal arts with a focus on creative arts and sciences. We take a hands-on, experiential approach to education, making sure our students get both quality classroom instruction and external work experiences that complement their coursework. Stephens College prepares students to become leaders and innovators in a rapidly changing world. Graduate, online, and certificate programs are available to women and men as part of our commitment to lifelong learning.

The college prides itself on fostering a close-knit faculty community and on providing a welcoming, learning-centered environment for students. The learning community is distinguished by small classes, close engagement with faculty, intellectual rigor, and dynamic programs of study that reflect the College’s mission of lifelong learning. Stephens College contributes to the vibrant social and cultural climate which makes Columbia such a desirable place to live.

Stephens College offers excellent benefits, including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, tuition waiver and college-matched retirement plan. **Ask about our 36-hour work week!**

Stephens College does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of age, color, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status and all other classifications protected by law. Stephens College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX or disability accommodations, any other concerns related to equity or noncompliance, or requests for a complete copy of the College’s policy should be directed to the Stephens College Equity Compliance Team at, or (573) 876-2321 or the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at

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