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Lead Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Job Number: 2023-44268
Category: Maintenance and Facilities
Location: Worcester, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Chan Medical School
Department: School - Facilities Mgt-Maintenance - W842012
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Grade: 20
Union Code: Union Position-W20-AFSCME Trades and Building Svc
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Sept. 27, 2023


Under the direct supervision of the Sr. Director or designee, the Lead Mechanical Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining all mechanical systems, including preventive maintenance, modification, installation, and fabrication.



  • Responsible for all preventive maintenance inspections for all mechanical systems such as vacuums, pumps, and air-handlers, which includes belt changes, filter changes, greasing and coil cleaning. Adhere to all checkpoints, due dates and any repairs needed.
  • Enforce and maintain proper safety measures.
  • Prepare sketches, drawings, diagrams and technical reports.
  • Must be able to use a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for work assignments and or performing task and recording time and work completion.
  • Prepare cost estimates for work requests; coordinate purchasing of supplies and materials with vendors and Facilities accounting staff.
  • Ensure materials and equipment are on site to complete work in an efficient manner.
  • Supervise all trades people assigned to specific projects, reviewing performance for effectiveness and conformance with all policies and procedures.
  • Correct, modify, and revise drawings to reflect new installations and/or any changes noted.
  • Schedule and monitor activities of any outside contractors in performance of their assigned projects.
  • Perform all work associated with any maintenance trades of an equal or lower grade classification where the work or task does not require a specific license as needed in the performance of routine duties.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Trade school graduate, or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of experience working as a maintenance technician advanced knowledge of layout and fabrication techniques used in ductwork construction along with welding experience.
  • Computer Skills - Uses computers, software applications, and automated systems to accomplish work.
  • Knowledge of building code standards for sheet metal fabrication
  • Effective communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Must have a valid drivers license, and the ability to travel to off-site locations.

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