Title:  Maintenance Mechanic

Division:  Facility Services
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $41,601 - $50,000
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  9406


The Maintenance Mechanic repairs and maintains machinery, mechanical equipment and plumbing systems, such as motors, ventilation systems and heating and cooling equipment.

Job Duties

  • Examines mechanical equipment to diagnose problems.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Disassembles machines and repairs or replaces broken parts.
  • Adjusts equipment as needed.
  • Ensures the proper function of laboratory required utilities, such as compressed air and vacuum systems.
  • Assists other trades with the repair of critical facility systems, such as wastewater lift stations and animal care systems.
  • Reports major facility issues to supervisors that need to be addressed.
  • Completes work orders of tasks performed.
  • Responds to any emergency across the campus to minimize damage to the facility; this may include but is not limited to, flooding events, natural disaster response, unusual smells and any other issues the faculty, staff or students report.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Building Maintenance Certificate.


This job is physically demanding. Examples: lifting of heavy equipment and the regular use of ladders.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.