University of North Texas - Facilities Technician III

The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Facilities Technician III to join our team. ** POSITION TO START ON OR AFTER 09/01/2017 *** Responsible for carrying out jobs with little supervision, both in the shop and out in the field.* Must have knowledge of carpentry and reading blueprints.* Supervise Tech I & II while at job sites.* Must be able to evaluate job request and give estimates to customers.* Able to set the standard at a senior level for all to follow. * Ensure a clean work space is kept, and equipment is is good working order.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. 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