Facilities Technician III

Denton, TX
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Facilities Technician III

Official Title
Facilities Technician III

Position Number

Recreational Sports - 160720


Is this an internal posting only?

Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm; some weekends/holidays

Department Overview
The Recreational Sports Department at UNT provides programs, services, and facilities, which support the recreational and fitness needs of the university community and support the educational goals of the University of North Texas. The goal is to provide a positive environment to assist those individuals in exploring and learning about recreation and fitness activities, in order to enhance a better quality of life and to become active members of the community.

The activities are provided through intramural sports, informal recreation, group exercise, sport clubs, fitness, faculty/staff fitness, special events, outdoor pursuits and aquatics.

Job Description
The Recreational Sports Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Facilities Technician III to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Performing routine maintenance on electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and mechanical systems, swimming pools and weight room equipment.
*Ability to trouble shoot and perform repairs.
*Ability to maintain and organize equipment, tools, and work schedule.
*Be safety oriented.
*Ability to assist in supervising the custodial staff.
*Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
*Ability to drive a university vehicle.
*Ability to work at heights up to 35 feet.
*Ability to work in a confined space.
*Ability to kneel, stoop and climb ladders.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma/GED equivalent and three years experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task.
* Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance.
* Knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings.
* Ability to use basic shop math applications.
* Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.
* Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.
* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* General Construction experience preferred.
* Experience in managing indoor pools and balancing chemicals.
* Certified Pool Operator required or willingness to obtain within 1-2 months of being hired.
* Prefer license or certification in at last one or more trades.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?

Driving a University Vehicle?

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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