University of Michigan MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II in Ann Arbor, Michigan

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


Maintain all components of Campus irrigation systems including the installation, repair or replacement of pumps, motors, valves, flow meters, water lines, irrigation heads, controllers, switches, radio’s, antennas, repeaters, relays and wiring.

Disassemble pumps and replace defective parts such as bearings, shafts, valves, and gears and reassemble.

Operate equipment used to install irrigation systems including trenchers, pipe pullers, augers and shovels.

Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, sketches, and job specifications.

Locate and mark underground irrigation wiring for Miss Digg system.

Remove snow using various trucks, front end loaders, tractor equipment and hand tools.

Coordinate the work of assigned assistants.

Build, assemble or anchor caging, shelving and campus site furniture and other general maintenance related duties.

Required Qualifications*

CDL B with air brake endorsement.

2 years irrigation maintenance experience.

Employees in our department are required to drive University vehicles that are over 10,000 pounds. Therefore, they must have a valid driver’s license, medical card and CDL in order to be in compliance with federal guidelines.

Desired Qualifications*

A working knowledge of Maxicom Central Control irrigation system.

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 6:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Must be available to work overtime and weekends during snow removal.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

Job Opening ID


Working Title


Job Title


Work Location

Ann Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Grounds Waste Mgmt


Grounds Services

Posting Begin/End Date

10/17/2016 – 10/22/2016


$43,742.40 –$44,782.40

Paid Time Off


Pay Grade

Service/Maintenance Grade 09

Career Interest

Service / Maintenance (AFSCME Union)

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