General Maint Repair Tech Sr

University of Kansas

General Maint Repair Tech Sr
Law Enforcement Training Ctr

Position Overview
Hutchinson Campus

The Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC), a unit of the University of Kansas, is located near Hutchinson, Kansas. KLETC consists of 173 acres with fifteen buildings including two student dormitories.

KLETC serves as the central agency for all law enforcement training in the State of Kansas. KLETC manages an $8.1 million annual budget, 74 authorized staff (augmented by more than 400 contract/adjunct staff annually), and trains nearly 14,000 students annually in residential, online, and outreach programs. KLETC serves 437 recognized law enforcement and police agencies in Kansas, providing basic training and continuing education programs throughout each fiscal year. Many KLETC basic training and continuing education programs are conducted in a high risk and high liability environment (firearms, use of force, emergency vehicle operations driver training, defense tactics, and search and seizure).

In addition to a competitive salary, the University of Kansas offers great benefits to employees such as paid vacation, sick leave, ten paid holidays, plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees education and professional development opportunities.


Provides multiple skilled trades duties in support of the KLETC campus and programs.

Work assignments are performed with general instructions and reviewed on completion. Considerable latitude is given for completion of assignments within applicable code and industry standards.

Job Description

45% – Installs, replaces, repairs and maintains appliances, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, refrigeration and security systems at KLETC facilities. Reads related schematics and uses appropriate testing equipment and tools.

15% – Performs rough and finish carpentry and sheet rock to include installation, removal and replacement of walls, floor partitions, ceilings and finish cabinetry for KLETC facilities.

15% – Maintains and repairs sewer, water, natural gas and boiler piping, coupling, pumps, valves and fittings within KLETC facilities.

10% – Assists in general grounds keeping and landscaping management to include mowing, trimming, fertilizing and snow removal.

10% – Assists in maintenance of motorized equipment.

5% – Other general maintenance and support duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
• High School diploma or GED equivalency.
• Three years of experience in a skilled craft area. Associate’s degree or vocational school certification may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
• Valid Kansas driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 90 days.

Preferred Qualifications

• HVAC, plumbing or electrical experience.
• Computer experience with MS Office and Internet applications.
Contact Information to Applicants
Barbara Harrison
[email protected]

Additional Candidate Instruction
• A complete application consists of:
• A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met
• Resume
• 3 Professional References
• Incomplete applications will not be considered.
• Application review will begin Friday, September 16, 2022 and will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates has been identified.

Application Review Begins: Until Position is Filled
Anticipated Start Date: 10/10/2022

Primary Campus
Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr

Reg/Temp: Regular
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Employee Class: B-University Support Staff
Work Schedule: 8-5 M-F with occasional nights and weekends.


The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Civil Rights & Title IX, [email protected], Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).