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Job Standard for Transportation Technician Senior, Maintenance

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Transportation Technician Senior, Maintenance Overview

  • Work Type: Classified
  • Job Code: 03640
  • Pay Grade: I
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Level 3
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Parking & Transportation


To provide leadwork and moderately complex technical maintenance work.  Maintain and repair electronic devices and other equipment; maintain parking lots and surfaces; perform related work.

Level Scope

Regularly works on tasks that are varied and complex. Applies full range of specialized skills and job knowledge; frequently adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet specialized needs; may serve as lead; performs broad and/or focused assignments under general supervision; originality and ingenuity are often required to help establish procedures in functional area; relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent including 2 years of relevant experience

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
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential matters and information

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Transportation Technician Senior, Maintenance must:

  • Ensure customer service for the entire Department and campus community.
  • Maintain and repair electronic devices such as pay-per-space units, gate boxes, and parking meters
  • Maintain and repair 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.
  • Involves occasional training and directing the work of non-student employees.
  • Engage in Departmental problem-solving for organizational issues; makes recommendations for Department efficiencies and advancement
  • Plan and coordinate a variety of special administrative projects and assignments
  • Maintain an inventory database for parking maintenance parts, equipment, and materials.

35% of Time the Transportation Technician Senior, Maintenance

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Transportation Technician Senior, Maintenance

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Incumbents are required to work in all weather conditions, under hazardous conditions on obstructed roads and congested highways, in considerable noise, around operating equipment and with hazardous materials. Frequent travel to and from work site with some overnight stay is required. Some positions require maintaining a residence within 30 minutes from their work station. Some positions require incumbents to work with chemicals and toxic materials; incumbents will be required to undergo periodic biologic testing and pass medical tests while employed in these positions. These positions involve strenuous physical work, mostly outdoors.

Travel Requirement

An incumbent in this classification will travel locally less than 5% of time for training provided by the University or State of Idaho

Career Path

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.