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Portland State University
  • Full Time
  • Portland
  • $15.04-17.02 + Bonus

Would you like to apply and expand your trades maintenance skills without the hassle of loading all your tools into your truck, traveling to multiple job sites, and worrying about the slow season? Here at Portland State University, we offer year-round, primarily indoor employment, AND there’s no more traveling from one job in Portland today, to another job in Gladstone next week, then Salem after that. We pay for all of your tools, boots, clothing, and other PPE, as well continuing education, skills development, and training. We’re looking for a motivated trades maintenance worker willing to share their expertise while also learning from our staff of seasoned construction professionals.

If you’re tired of traveling and want to work full time with year round work and the opportunity to take on a new challenge with a excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities, PSU is waiting for your application!

The Trades Maintenance Worker 2 in Facilities and Property Management (FPM) is responsible for a variety of building maintenance related tasks

Primary duties include:
Maintenance, repairs and replacement of equipment found in offices, classrooms, laboratories and common areas,
building architectural systems and elements typically involving windows, doors, glazing, insulation, floor coverings, projection screens, furniture, locks, ceilings, gutters and stairs.
Rough concrete installation and removal, carpentry, pressure washing, painting, and site cleaning.

Minimum Qualifications:
Three years of general building maintenance experience in one or more of the following trade areas: carpentry, electrical, mechanical, painting, plumbing, and welding.
Possession of a valid State-issued driver’s license.
Successful completion of a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong background in painting and drywall repair.
Experience with woodworking and metal fabrication.
Experience with small engine maintenance and repair.
Demonstrated ability to lead small teams in construction, maintenance and repair tasks.

Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day

To apply, please submit your application on the PSU website at:

If you have questions, please contact Angie Telford, Administrative and Engagement Coordinator for Planning, Construction and Real Estate at: 503-725-3134

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☆ Dont forget to tell your interviewer that you heard about this opportunity from the Urban League of Portland ☆