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Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

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*Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.* Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes: Name Company Name Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor. Email Address Contact Phone Number *_Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process._*

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number S1323
Position Number 4049 & 999516
Position Classification Title Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades
Functional Title Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades
Position Type Staff
Position Summary

The Office of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) provides safe, inclusive, and secure residential communities where a diverse and innovative team of professionals encourage students to pursue academic excellence, personal growth, civic leadership, and responsibility. Efficient and effective programs and services are provided by competently trained and reliable departmental teams in affordable, clean, comfortable, and sound facilities equipped with current technologies. Our diverse residence hall environments promote learning and personal growth through programs that enable students to acknowledge and appreciate diversity through open dialogue, establish a personal sense of interdependence, and prepare them for responsible service as members of the global community.
The Office of Housing and Residence Life is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Facilities Maintenance Tech – Mechanical Tradesman. Positions are First and Second Shift.

UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION, THIS POSITION WILL PERFORM:
1. Perform as a HVAC tech for Housing and Residence Life.
2. Position will also perform a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks and duties in support of general building facilities maintenance.
3. Basic maintenance in residence hall buildings consisting of carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc..
4. Basic maintenance using power and hand tools to troubleshoot, repair, replace parts, components, and/or systems within building facilities.

ESSENTIAL TASKS INCLUDE:
• Serve as HVAC technician and working knowledge of other trades;
• Responding to HVAC work orders and all other facilities requests as needed
• Operating, repairing, and maintaining various power and hand tools, maintenance equipment, etc.;
• Working effectively individually or with teams, as well as with diverse groups;
• Communicating orally, in writing or electronically;
• Working effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities;
• Solving problems using sound judgement;
• Understanding and applying University and Departmental policies and procedures;
• Occasionally working overtime based on the departmental needs; during the summer months (May through August) to prepare buildings for occupancy;
• Observing and reporting, through the work order system, all correspondence related to the requests and/or work order; defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities;
• Exhibiting proper safety practices and constructively participating in shop safety programs;
• Practicing proper and safe use of maintenance equipment, chemicals, tools, etc.;
• Maintaining a functional awareness of the typical hazards of the work place; as well as following established procedures for dealing with such potential hazards;
• Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Position is required to be in the on call rotation (after normal hours), as specified by the schedule.
Must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY; OR DEMONSTRATED POSSESSION OF THE COMPETENCIES NECESSARY TO PERFORM THE WORK. SOME POSITIONS MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION. OPTIONAL GUIDELINES: EXPERIENCE IN THE TRADE AREA RELATED TO THE AREA OF ASSIGNMENT MAY BE SUBSTITUTED ON A YEAR-FOR-YEAR BASIS.

Preferred Qualifications

CFC Certification; 5-7 years experience in HVAC trade;
• Experience in a College/University setting
• Past experience in hydronic heating and cooling system

Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:
Name
Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range $38,387 - $43,500
Org #-Department Housing and Residence Life - 44502
Work Hours of Position Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm & Monday - Friday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Number of Months per Year 12
Posting Requirements
Job Family Operations and Skilled Trades
Band Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical
Competency Level Journey
2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

KNOWLEDGETECHNICAL (JOURNEY)
Ability to perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring tasks/functions. These tasks/functions may involve related or varying processes to test, renovate, overhaul, replace, and perform preventive maintenance on standard mechanical systems. Ability to provide technical assistance to others by troubleshooting standard facilities maintenance issues and determining their cause. Ability to mentor other technicians.
PROBLEM SOLVING (JOURNEY)
Ability to identify facilities-related maintenance problems that require in-depth analysis, and identify options for solving those problems. Ability to solve unusual facility maintenance problems that require the application of journey level trades knowledge and determines the most effective and efficient course of action. Ability to gather and analyze/interpret information to better understand the nature of the problem. May seek input from subordinates, peers, and/or managers in the decision-making process in order to solve the problem. Ability to evaluate options and choose appropriate action by considering potential outcomes. Ability to make sure that problem is appropriately addressed.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL (JOURNEY)
Ability to ensure all work meets and/or exceeds applicable codes and standards. Ability to check and re-check work prior to, during, and after completion. Ability to ensure that all parts of a project/task are completed. Ability to use appropriate record keeping methods.

Open Date 09/11/2017
Close Date 09/25/2017
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
FLSA Non-Exempt
If other, please indicate
Time limited duration of appointment.
Salary Grade Equivalency 65

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. List of References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you graduated from high school or received a GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Indeed.com
    • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
    • Other
  3. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)