Texas Tech University Grounds Technician in Lubbock, Texas

Grounds Technician

Requisition ID 13769BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Grounds Maintenance

Position Description Performs manual work in the operation of heavy, medium, and light mobile equipment, and the maintenance of all such equipment pertaining to assigned area.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Operates and services all types of grounds maintenance equipment.

  • Maintains all aspects of grounds, including turf, fences, walkways, ground cover, paved streets, parking lots, signage, and planting.

  • Advises foreman of project status and operational problems.

  • Eliminates hazards or potential hazards to human life and/or property.

  • Performs other work as instructed by supervisory persons.

Occasional Duties

  • On call for emergency maintenance or to assist in campus preparation in inclement weather or hazardous weather conditions.

Required Qualifications 8th grade education or equivalent plus two years related experience in the operation of medium mobile equipment. Commercial drivers license or willingness to obtain such a license. Additional job related experience may substitute on a year-by-year basis for required education as long as applicant possesses desired reading and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Commercial driver's license preferred, but must be able to obtain CDL within time limitation.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Maintenance

Removal Date 07/15/2018