Lead Maintenance Mechanic

Lead Maintenance Mechanic

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Facilities Management
Full Time

Title: Lead Maintenance Mechanic

Division: Finance and Administration

Department: Facility Operations and Planning

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: Grade 9: $18.33/hour

EEO Job Group: 6 E7

Position Summary

The University of Southern Indiana is accepting applications for Lead Maintenance Mechanic.

As a working lead person, performs and supervises maintenance of systems and structures for buildings and grounds throughout the University complex. Supervises the work of Maintenance Mechanics and coordinates the work of contractors.


  • Maintain and repair electrical systems and powered tools and equipment.
  • Maintain, renovate and rehabilitate structures and structural components to include roofs, doors, windows, framing, siding, fencing, and structural masonry.
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of University based electricians, plumbers, carpenters, painters, masons, locksmith, and maintenance mechanics.
  • Maintain appropriate records documenting the repair of buildings and equipment.
  • Coordinate the purchase of equipment and supplies with University personnel.
  • Perform snow removal work as required.
  • Lead and perform other work and services including moving furnishings and staff persons.
  • May perform after-hours emergency work as needed. Must be available for “on-call” status when scheduled.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Training and experience in the varied fields of structure and system maintenance with experience in the mechanical/electrical fields required.
  • Knowledge of cost estimating and contracting methods and familiarity with plans and specifications relating to maintenance and construction required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

Five years of related management or supervisory experience desired.

About USI

The University of Southern Indiana is a public higher education institution located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, IN. We offer employees exceptional benefits! Benefits for this position include:

  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan where the University makes the total contribution equivalent to 7% of annual salary.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for employees/75% for spouses and dependent children.
  • Accrue up to 10 paid vacation days per fiscal year – accrual increases after 4, 7, and 11 years of service

For more information about the benefits that USI offers, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/benefits.

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI will not sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at mcweinzapf@usi.edu or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at HumanRes@usi.edu or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.