Job Description

Extended Job Title
Tradesperson-Special Events (Physical Plant)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Safely performs journeyman level tasks in the fabrication, construction, maintenance, alteration and repair of fixtures,
equipment, structures, buildings, and built-in components for Texas Tech facilities. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs work to complete and assist with
maintenance, repair and operational duties of building systems on campus and associated equipment. Areas of work
include HVAC, electrical, alarm systems, elevator systems, plumbing, carpentry and painting. Essential functions are
performed with emphasis on construction and special events (e.g. set-ups, construction, carpentry, assemble/disassemble furniture, install floor, ceiling tile, paint, etc.). Responds in an effective and efficient manner to standard and urgent calls such as fire and mechanical equipment alarms. Responsible for responding to emergency situations (requiring immediate action). May work a variety of shifts to ensure 24/7 coverage is maintained. Performs and completes basic maintenance and related activities if required.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Participates in the Installation, maintenance, operation, and repair of building systems and associated equipment.
  • Works with other trades and maintenance staff to complete maintenance and installation of other building systems.
  • Prepare and submit work documentation, to include work order submission, changes to system (e.g. directories), etc. Supervises documentation prepared by assigned personnel.
  • Updates and maintains as-built construction information in schematic drawings.
  • Install and maintain special systems and equipment such as modular furniture, telecomm, kitchen equipment, life safety systems, hoods, VFD’s, etc.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on assigned building systems and/or equipment. 
  • Adjusts, modify or re arrange existing furniture systems to ensure the efficient utilization of building space.
  • Responds to work related service calls on a timely and efficient manner. Responds to emergency calls and/or performs scheduled work after hours, weekends and holidays as required. Work and service calls shall be resolved in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Responsible for keeping all work areas, equipment and tools clean and in excellent working conditions.
  • Performs service work to campus special events and functions. Performs other related and various job duties as assigned.
  • Contributes with knowledge and skilled labor to construction and renovation projects of the institution.
  • Installs, maintains, operates and repairs building systems and associated equipment.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
weekdays, 24/7, night, weekend and/or holidays

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the installation of metal studs, door frames, doors, texture, tape/bed, paint and flooring is preferred.

HSC - El Paso

Physical Plant Elp

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Skilled Crafts

Occasional Duties
  • Must have and maintain valid State of Texas Drivers License. Must be able to pass the employee Criminal Background Check.


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.

Required Qualifications
  • Proficiency in written and mathematical skills as may be reflected in the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Three years experience in designated trade or licensed journeyman.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Navy Enlisted Classification Code

Army Military Occupational Specialty Code
12W, 91C, 91E, 91J, 91L

Air Force Specialty Code
3E2X1, 3E3X1, 3E4X1

Marine Military Occupational Specialty Code
1169, 1300, 1316

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at:

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