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Facility Maintenance Mechanic

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Facility Maintenance Mechanic


The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is seeking a full time Maintenance Mechanic to join our facility management department. This position will be responsible for performing various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of building fixtures, furnishings and equipment including plumbing fixtures, drywall repair, painting, lighting fixtures, etc. The Maintenance Mechanic will work along side the Senior Maintenance Mechanic and the Director of Facilities Management to engage contractors and manage timelines for building maintenance projects. This position will provide communication to all staff and students as needed.


This position will complete work order requests through a work order system for various facility tasks including instillation, repair and relocation of building fixtures, furnishings and equipment essential to the operations and success of the institution. This individual will be expected to complete associated paperwork in a timely manner to ensure proper communication and tracking of all tasks. The Maintenance Mechanic will need to keep supervisor aware of stock levels and materials needed. This position will assist with ordering materials and/or equipment as needed.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar capacity or role
  • Education or Training in building or mechanical trades preferred
  • Ability to use tools and equipment associated with essential duties and responsibilities as listed above
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to sixty (60) pounds
  • Ability to perform a variety of work from an elevated platform such as ladders, scaffolds, and hydraulic lifts


Additional Information: 

Candidates should be able to work a flexible schedule occasionally as necessary. Full time employees are eligible for full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and more.


Education Level: 
High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Education or Training in building or mechanical trades preferred.
To Apply

Use the link below to begin the online application process. You may also copy and paste link into your browser if it does not open in a new window.


A complete application will include the following. Applicants missing the requested information will not be considered.

  • Cover letter with hourly requirements
  • Resume or CV
  • List of professional references (3 minimum)

When submitting your application online, please save your documents as Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF (.pdf) files.


The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the recruitment and retention of qualified candidates for all positions. PAFA encourages members of all diverse groups to seek employment with us.