Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX

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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.

Major/Essential Functions
Working knowledge and ability to safely perform skills of the painting field including: methods, practices, materials, surface preparation, and proper mixing and matching of all types of paints, varnishes, shellacs, lacquers, wood stains and other finishes. Toning and blending of wood stain finishes to match existing stain finishes.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal, to deal with customers, shop personnel, and other department personnel.
Working knowledge of operation and safe use of all power and hand tools/equipment common to the painting field.
Must meet minimum physical fitness requirements for this position as verified by qualified medical personnel as a condition of employment.
Must have the ability to operate motor vehicle safely and efficiently. Must have valid motor vehicle operator’s license and insurability.

Occasional Duties

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.
This is a Security Sensitive Level II Position: Applications for this position will be subject to a criminal background check and may be required to be fingerprinted. Applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment has been extended but before employment can be confirmed. The offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate passing the drug test. Employees in Level II positions are subject to a post-accident drug testing.

Preferred Qualifications
Wood staining experience is very important: toning and blending of wood stain finishes to match existing stain finishes.

Security Sensitive?

Security Level (TTU only)
Level II

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

If yes, are select agents used in this laboratory?

Pay Basis
Semi-Monthly (Non-Exempt)

Job Type
Full Time

Texas Tech University

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Physical Demands
Strength, Sitting, Stamina, Standing, Physical Flexibility Walking Reaction Time, Kneeling Whole Body Steadiness Crouching, Manual Dexterity, Squatting, Hearing, Crawling,
Visual Acuity, Twisting Upper Body, Visual Color Perception
Must have sufficient strength to lift sixty (60) pounds and move this load from one location to another.
Requires extensive walking, climbing, crawling, and crouching to access equipment and ability to stoop, ascend and descend ladders, stairs and scaffolds.

Salary Grade

Hourly Pay Range
12.27 - 17.49

Monthly Pay Range

Internal Candidates Only?

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EEO Statement:
The entities of the Texas Tech University System are Equal Opportunity Employers and employ without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or other protected classes.

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