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JOB ADVT: 3 Maintenance Officers, UTech September 11, 2014

Posted by utechalumni in JOB VACANCIES.
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Facilities Management Department

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Facilities Management Department for the following posts:

Maintenance Officers


Three (3) posts

The Maintenance Officer is responsible for carrying out maintenance repairs of equipment, buildings and property owned and operated by the University, establishing preventative maintenance procedures, and ensuring that all the required amenities are in place.



  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical or Construction Engineering or equivalent qualifications from a recognized tertiary institution.

The preferred applicant will possess technical training in facilities repairs including plumbing, carpentry, masonry and electrical installation techniques and principles; training in supervisory management; training in conflict management; training in customer service; excellent time management skills; and basic project management skills.


The preferred candidate will also possess sound knowledge of:


  • maintenance management practices, procurement/supply chain processes and building/construction materials, techniques and practices;
  • safety regulations and procedures for mechanical/electrical operations and construction operations, inclusive of lock-out tag-out procedures;
  • electrical installation, building construction trades;
  • the operation of mobile equipment used in the maintenance of University facilities
  • the University’s security standards and systems


Interested applicants seeking a career opportunity who meet the specified requirements are invited to submit applications for consideration to hrm@utech.edu.jm by Thursday, September 19, 2014 or to:


Vice President – Human Resources & Administration

University of Technology, Jamaica

237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6

Jamaica, West Indies

Tel: (876) 927-1680-8, ext 2812/2896






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