Maintenance Aide

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Aide I. The position is a general mechanical position to aid in the maintenance and repair of the University of Pikeville campus by performing the following responsibilities:


  1. Assist in campus-wide repairs and maintenance. Repairs may involve carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding, etc.
  2. Provide both repairs and preventative maintenance in order to maintain the infrastructure of the buildings of the University of Pikeville.
  3. Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of campus grounds, including painting, pressure washing, etc.
  4. Provide support for events held on campus by clubs, organizations, and committees.
  5. Aid in waste management throughout campus.
  6. Assist in the maintenance of the University of Pikeville’s transportation fleet after use by faculty and staff as needed, as well as for delivery purposes.
  7. Other duties as assigned.


Position requires daily continuous contact with co-workers, supervisor, staff, and students in order to communicate the needs of the campus and efficiently perform maintenance. These relationships are maintained through person-to-person contact or work orders given by the supervisor.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Some vocational/technical school is required.
  • Requires 3-5 years of experience with general mechanical work.
  • Must have experience working with mechanical machinery, e.g. pressure washer, welder, auger, chainsaw, cutting torch, and power tools.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the desired qualifications and competencies in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 10/05/2020
Department: Facilities
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Staff