Painter/Maintenance Mechanic

University of Alaska

Painter/Maintenance Mechanic


University of Alaska System


UAF Facilities Services is hiring Painter Maintenance Mechanics for the Carpenter Shop. If you have Apprentice level painter certification or 1-3 years experience and have detailing skills for level 3- 5, for this trade, this may be the job for you. Apply today to meet the review deadlines.


Join our dedicated team in UAF's Facilities Services Paint Crew! We're looking for talented painters who take pride in their work. Be part of something meaningful as you help maintain and enhance our campus facilities. We help make campus beautiful! With competitive benefits and a supportive team atmosphere, this is your chance to make a positive impact while advancing your career. Apply today and be a vital part of our university community!


The UAF Facilities Services Carpenter Shop has openings for 2 CT1 Painters which offer the opportunity for an apprentice painter to provide a much needed service to the University. Applying protective coatings to the surfaces not only protects our buildings but it adds to the overall appearance and thereby enhances the appeal of the University as a whole. Painters are afforded the opportunity to take trade related courses that will improve their knowledge of the painting profession. Under general supervision, employee may routinely perform a variety of skilled maintenance, repair, and construction tasks in a variety of trades requiring at least apprentice level skills in any one of the trades practiced.


A minimum of one to three years related experience and/or training in the painting trade.


Minimum Qualifications:


1. Valid Driver's License and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria.

2. Hazardous Painters Card


Position Details:


This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the, Grade CT1, based on education and experience.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.




Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position. Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member in order to apply.


Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on March 25, 2024, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.


If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.


This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.


Salary Information: CT1 /Step 1 $24.36/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement,


This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


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The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Facilities Service HR at or (907) 474-2651.


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Fairbanks, AK

1 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-03-29