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Job Standard for Games Center Mechanic

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Games Center Mechanic Overview

  • Person Group: Classified
  • Job Code: 06351
  • Pay Grade: H
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Level 2
  • Family: Student Services
  • Function: Student Activities and Services


To perform journey level maintenance and repair of equipment in a student union recreation center; provide general building maintenance support; perform related work.

Level Scope

Applies skills and job knowledge in area of specialization; may adapt procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet needs of area of specialization; may work on non-routine tasks; resolves issues/makes working decisions within area of specialization or responsibility with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications

Some knowledge of: state and federal safety regulations and related practices.


Experience: performing skilled maintenance and repair work involving troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining automated equipment, including electronic, mechanical and hydraulic systems; performing carpentry, electrical and general building maintenance trades work; using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, electrical work and other maintenance and repair work; experience reading schematics.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
  • Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools, determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Games Center Mechanic must:

  • Inspect, calibrate and repair pinspotter mechanical systems and related equipment; clean, lubricate and adjust bowling machinery and equipment; disassemble, troubleshoot, replace, rebuild, and repair mechanical and electrical components of bowling machines; clean, repair and refinish bowling pins and gutters; maintain bowling lanes and equipment; troubleshoot, inspect and repair electronic scoring system; maintain and repair billiards and table tennis tables and related equipment; measure, drill, plug, repair and fit bowling balls; recommend purchases of new and replacement  recreation center equipment.
  • Performs facility maintenance and repair of kitchen, and other public areas; maintains and repairs electrical and plumbing fixtures and systems; installs and maintains flooring, walls and ceiling surfaces; maintains and repairs heating, ventilation and cooling systems; conducts preventive maintenance.

35% of Time the Games Center Mechanic

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Games Center Mechanic

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Incumbents maneuver in and around fixed equipment and machinery in confined spaces. This position involves lifting and carrying items weighing approximately 70 pounds, bending, stooping, and climbing. Incumbents are exposed to flammable and toxic solvents, cleaners, and finishes.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Games Center Mechanic

Career Path

Mechanic, Maintenance Craftsman, Senior

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.