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Job Standard for Maintenance Specialist, Parking

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Maintenance Specialist, Parking  Overview

  • Person Group: Classified
  • Job Code: 01931
  • Pay Grade: G
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Level 2
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Facilities Maintenance


To maintain and repair electronic devices and other equipment; maintain parking lots and surfaces; 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

Experience: diagnosing and making repairs to basic electronic components; making mechanical repairs and minor repairs to small engines; operating power tools including air compressors and hammer drills; using standard hand tools, including drills, screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches, saws, and files; using word processing and spreadsheet computer software.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures to promote effective safety and security operations

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Maintenance Specialist, Parking must:

  • Maintains and repairs electronic devices such as pay-per-space units, gate boxes, and parking meters; diagnoses electronic equipment malfunctions and assesses repair and maintenance requirements; maintains and repairs mechanical equipment; collects funds, generates collection audit reports for pay-per-space units and meters; determines and corrects equipment malfunctions; establishes and maintains a preventive maintenance program for equipment; replaces worn and broken components.
  • Calculates square footage and stall sizes; reads and interprets blueprints; performs or supervises the preparation and painting of surfaces; lines out and stripes parking areas; monitors and reports on unsafe conditions in parking lots; assists customers with lockouts or stalled vehicles; operates and performs repair and maintenance on strippers and snow plows; operates jack hammers, welding units, portable power packs, and striping machines; maintains and repairs small engines; maintains lot components; uses hand tools; keeps tools and equipment in good working condition.
  • Maintains an inventory database for parking maintenance parts, equipment, and materials; prepares work order forms and requisitions for materials.

35% of Time the Maintenance Specialist, Parking

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Maintenance Specialist, Parking

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Incumbents are required to have a valid driver’s license. Overtime work may be required. These positions involve standing and walking on the job for up to seven hours per day; working outdoors in all weather conditions; lifting and moving items weighing up to 60 pounds.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Maintenance Specialist, Parking

Career Path

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.