TEMPORARY CRAFTS SERVICE #00053563, #00053566, #00054849

Rolla, MO

Missouri University of Science & Technology

Hiring Department

Residential Life Facilities & Operations

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, Temporary, Non-Benefit Eligible

Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm, 40 hours per week

Mid-May - Mid-August, up to 1499 hours per year




This is manual, semi-skilled work involving the performance of a variety of duties relating to maintenance, repair, construction, equipment operation and general laboring. Work is subject to spot checking for appearance and conformance with instructions and acceptable standards of workmanship. Functional contacts include co-workers, service department employees, and occasionally administrative personnel at the job location, with casual contact with other university staff and students.

  • Perform rough construction work such as setting forms, pouring and finishing concrete, setting bricks, spreading asphalt and other black-topping material, carrying and setting concrete blocks, laying drainage tile. Dig ditches, break out old concrete and masonry, and help prepare ground for foundations.
  • Assist skilled trades personnel as needed. Help measure and lay out work, carry materials and supplies, set up scaffolding and ladders, and perform semi-skilled work in accordance with specific instructions from skilled tradesman or supervisor.
  • Operate hand tools, power tools and mechanical equipment as necessary to accomplish work assigned. Clean, oil and make minor repairs to tools and equipment.
  • Move, assemble and deliver furniture (desks, filing cabinets, chairs and bookshelves); move, transport and assist in the installation of heavy equipment, electrical transformers, hot water heaters, air conditioners, food supplies, materials and various other items.
  • May drive any vehicle or equipment incidental to performance of duties.
  • May be assigned to work on special work crews for tasks such as erecting and dismantling portable bleachers; cleanup of stadium, field house, or other large area after special events; install temporary fixtures, route markers, etc.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Under direct supervision of Lead, Assistant Foreman or Foreman; receives oral and written instructions daily on work to be performed. Generally receives direction and guidance from skilled trades personnel.


Usually exercises no supervision over others but may occasionally guide and direct laborers of a lower level or helper personnel assisting in work.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ability to read and write. Ability to comprehend and apply specific oral and written instructions.
  • One year experience in general construction or maintenance work.
  • General mechanical ability including operation of basic tools and equipment at a semi-skilled level.
  • Mechanical aptitude, above average strength and physical coordination. A person working in this classification will need to be able to grasp, lift, carry and set down heavy (50-75 lb) objects on a daily basis.
  • Ability to wear a respirator and / or self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) as outlined in the Industrial Standard for Respirator Use .
  • A valid drivers license may be required.
Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience preferred.


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim's educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.


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Posted: 06/24/2022