STU Updated Coronavirus Guidelines Effective Jan 10, 2022

General Building Maintenace


Under the general supervision of the Manager, Facilities Operations performs building repairs and maintenance work and carpentry maintenance on all campus buildings.


  • Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures, valves, and other devices as required.
  • Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances as required.
  • Perform minor carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors and furniture.
  • Prepares materials list for work orders, estimating time required for jobs.
  • Hangs sheetrock/wallboard and applies tape and spackling compound to achieve a finished paintable surface.
  • Hangs doors.
  • Replaces damaged ceiling tiles and floor tiles.
  • Performs concrete and masonry repairs.
  • Assists in the moving of furniture and with event set-ups.
  • Serves on University committees as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.


  • Able to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Three years of experience in the building maintenance field
  • Must be familiar with the building maintenance trades.
  • Ability to operate power saws, drills, grinders, sanders and other power hand tools connected with the maintenance and carpentry trade.
  • May be required to lift, push or pull up to 70 lbs.
  • May be exposed to chemicals, mechanical or electrical hazard. May be exposed to dust, fumes or odoriferous working conditions.
  • May be required to work outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Employee is required to wear protective clothing or devices.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Review of completed applications will begin immediately.  Send cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three (3) professional references to:

E-mail: CTarrant@stu.edu 

MS Word or PDF attachments only. 

St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Equal Opportunity Employer.

All employees are required to pass a criminal background screening and official degree transcripts will be required upon hire.

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