Mechanical Trades Technician (Panama City Campus) at Florida State University

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Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Job Description:

Job Title: Mechanical Trades Technician (Panama City Campus)
Location: Panama City, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 49312

The Florida State University Panama City Campus invites applications for a Mechanical Trades Technician in the Facilities department of PCC Finance & Administration.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


The Mechanical Trades Technician will oversee the preventative maintenance for the HVAC systems on campus, and associate piping, valves, ductwork, compressors, and other raelated equipment. Theis position will install and maintain valves, piping, plumbing, fixtures, water and sewer lines, and perform a variety of minor building construction trades. Additional responsibilities include purchase requests and inventory, painting, drywall, carpentry, and other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.


High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the duties of this position; or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years experience in same.

(Note:Technical or vocational degree in appropriate mechanical trade area may substitute for experience.)

Ability to meet the physical demands of this position to include good manual dexterity, perform frequent and repeated movements (bending, stooping, twisting, pushing and reaching) and work in all weather conditions.

Knowledge of the practices and the ability to perform skilled carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, or other related trades work.

Knowledge of general maintenance principles, practices, and techniques.

Skill in estimating the costs of materials and equipment.

Skill in safely operating various types of motorized vehicles including, but not limited to tractors, forklifts, and golf carts.

A valid Florida driver's license or the ability to obtain.

Contact Info

Inquiries should be directed to Dennis Griffin, Facilities Director at

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

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Anticipated Salary Range

The expected salary is between $25,000 - 31,000 annually, but the salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

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The schedule will be Monday - Friday, 2:00PM to 10:30PM.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, click here or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.