General Maintenance

Uams Employment Office   Little Rock, AR   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on October 9, 2021

General Maintenance is responsible for general maintenance and repair duties during non-standard business hours for the Medical, Educational, and Research facilities on the UAMS Campus. HS Diploma/GED+1yr maintenance exp, valid DL, Sal: $34,516 annually; UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. Apply job # 2021-78905

This position is responsible for the preventive maintenance of life safety systems and other critical equipment for the Medical, Educational, and Research facilities on the UAMS Campus. These duties are vital to the safety, comfort, and general wellbeing of patients, students and employees. This position is also responsible for assisting with all problems and or emergencies relating to facility issues on the UAMS Campus.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
Career Training and Educational Opportunities
Merchant Discounts
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary: $34,516 annually (16.59 hourly)


Perform tasks that pertain to the preventive maintenance of the UAMS campus. Duties include (but not limited to): testing of generators, fire pumps, fire extinguishers, safety equipment, fan coils, and repair doors and hardware.


Complete documentation essential for the Engineering & Operations work order system and preventative maintenance program.


Other duties as assigned:


- Drives to work sites and performs tasks that pertain to the general maintenance of the UAMS Campus.


a Carpentry – Ceiling tile replacement, furniture repair, installation of T.V. brackets, bulletin boards, file holders, & pictures, minor drywall repair, and painting.


b. Plumbing - Repair or replace flush valves, sinks, faucets, p-traps, water supplies, etc. Remove obstructions from clogged urinals, sinks, toilets, sewer lines, etc.


c. HVAC/Mechanical - Change belts, filters, air registers, etc.


d. Electrical – Reset breakers, change receptacle, light switches, cover plates, light bulbs, light fixtures, ballast, etc.


e. Preventive Maintenance – Perform preventative maintenance inspections and procedures in accordance to preventative maintenance instructions and applicable codes.


f. Roof Maintenance – Perform minor patchwork or coating/sealing of existing roofs



*This position is declared as essential and performs other duties as assigned

*Follows all safety and productivity procedures and protocols

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED
One (1) year of general maintenance experience
Valid Driver's License
Preferred Qualifications:

Five (5) years of general maintenance experience.
Three (3) years of general maintenance related to the healthcare industry.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements
Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 51 - 99 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Depth perception
Hazards: Dust, Electrical, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools

Uams Employment Office

Little Rock , AR