Maintenance Worker A (Floor Covering)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Office of Physical Plant
Renovation Services
Full/Part Time:


Install various types of floor coverings such as linoleum, asphalt, linotile, vinyl tiles, and yard goods, including carpeting which is installed with adhesives. Install wall coverings such as ceramic tile, plastic tile, metal tile, composition board, and composition yard goods or tiles. Cut, fit, stretch, and bind or cement together rugs and rug cushions and install on various surfaces. Install acoustic tile, including metal suspension systems. Cut and install formica on counters, sink tops, and student desk tops. Cover steps and install molded rubber protectors. Lay out work; plan work to expedite jobs; estimate tile needed; make accurate measurements for economical and quality work; cut, fit, and lay material for tight joints and neat appearance. Maintain inventory of materials; inform foreman when inventory is low. Perform various jobs such as applying underlayment board or plywood, and applying cements using trowels, floats, or straight edges in the preparation of floors for the installation of various types of floorings. Occasionally assist in estimating costs and ordering materials for a variety of jobs. Cut, fit, and install various types of rubber or plastic cove base. Repair cork or insulation in cold storage areas. Detect unusual conditions and report to foreman; maintain working area in a neat, safe, and orderly condition. Maintain accurate account of hours worked on each job for job assignments slip. Move equipment, office furniture, and other furnishings as floor work progresses. Occasionally work from scaffolding to repair ceiling tile. Read and interpret prints. Job Requirements: Requires the use of advanced shop mathematics, together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, handbook formulas, all varieties of adjustable measuring instruments and the use of broad training in a recognized trade or craft. Equivalent to a complete accredited, indentured apprenticeship or equivalent to high school plus a 2-year technical college education. 2 to 3 years of effective experience in various floor, wall and counter installations. Shift: 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Days Off: Friday, Saturday, Sunday NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE AS A PART OF YOUR JOB DUTIES. A VALID DRIVER`S LICENSE AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO STANDARD BACKGROUND CHECKS.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088