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Maintenance Mechanic

Posted on March 1, 2018

Maintenance Mechanic

Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, is responsible for the general

repair and maintenance of the building equipment. Primary responsibilities:

Operates and maintains all HVAC equipment, including but not limited to:

Chillers, boilers, condensers, fin-tube, PTAC units, air handlers, and associated

control systems. This full time employee also repairs and installs electrical

equipment, such as electrical outlets, ballasts, circuit breakers, etc, and other

electrical systems equipment; repairs plumbing: sinks, traps, toilets, urinals,

flush valves, supply valves, etc. and water fountains.; painting and patchwork to

maintain buildings in good condition as needed; performs locksmith

responsibilities; carpentry work and repairs to sidewalks and parking lots.

Performs maintenance of buildings and grounds, such as snow removal. Other

related duties as assigned. 


Must have knowledge of MEP: HVAC, electrical, plumbing systems, related tools

and their uses, and carpentry. Ability to repeatedly lift up to 60 lbs, stand and/or

wait for long periods, perform the mentioned tasks while in various physical

positions, and climb up to 15 ft. ladder. Ability to follow both oral and written

directions, work with and take direction from staff; have basic computer skills.

Read blueprints and equipment specification/operation manuals. Experience

and/or coursework in Ammonia Refrigeration and Boiler operations also required.

High School/GED required. Substantial maintenance experience in above

mentioned tasks. Must pass a background check for criminal records. Competitive Salary.

This is a full time staff position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.

Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday

schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick

leave, retirement benefits, health & dental insurance.


Send cover letter and résumé to

or mail to:

Office of Human Resources

Avila University

11901 Wornall Road

Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698


Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly

two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life


Avila University is a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, dedicated

to the liberal arts and the professional areas, with an enrollment of 1800 students. Avila offers a broad

range of undergraduate programs and Masters degrees in Psychology, Education, and Business.


Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully

discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities, or general

employment practices on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation,

disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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