Building Maintenance Mechanic (Facility Maintenance Techncian - Building Tradesman - Journey)

Requisition Number S1274

Position Number 3442

Position Classification Title Fac Maint Tech Bldg Tradesman

Functional Title Building Maintenance Mechanic (Facility Maintenance Techncian - Building Tradesman - Journey)

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

Posting has been extended.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Facilities Operations Department has the responsibility of providing a wide range of services to all administrative departments, student activity programs, and all academic schools and departments. This department is a service organization comprised of skilled professional dedicated to continuous maintenance, operation, and improvement of University facilities and grounds in order to provide a safe, clean, and well functioning environment for all members of the University community. The Maintenance and Renovations Division of Facilities Operations is responsible for all building structure maintenance and project management and design associated with the renovation of spaces.

This position performs a variety of recurring and non-recurring task/functions including carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance as part of the Zone Maintenance Shop. Works in collaboration with other Facilities Operations staff in determining solutions to complex building and mechanical system repairs and upgrades. Works with the building occupants in determining specific building maintenance requirements.

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance - NC State Health Plan (NC Smart Choice)
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, FSAs and more (NC Flex)
  • Retirement (Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System and Optional Retirement Program)
  • Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation, Sick, Community Service, FMLA Leave
  • Holidays
  • Longevity Pay
  • Eligible to become a member of the State Employees Credit Union
  • Employee Award Programs
  • Employee Wellness Resources
  • and more

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position's role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Special Note: This is a generalized representation of positions in this class and is not intended to reflect essential functions per ADA. Examples of competencies are typical of the majority of positions, but may not be applicable to all positions.

Preferred Qualifications

Five years of progressive commercial building maintenance experience performing electrical, plumbing, carpentry and general building maintenance.

Previous experience working in a University environment.

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

You 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.

Your application to the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

This is a mandatory position and is required to report to work during emergency events including adverse weather.

This position also requires a valid driver's license.

Recruitment Range $32,307 - $33,561

Org #-Department Facilities Operations - 56404

Work Hours of Position 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., MONDAY - FRIDAY

Job Family Facility Maintenance

Band Facility Maintenance Tech - Bldg Trades

Competency Level Journey

2-4 key competencies for successful execution of job duties, including chosen level definition:

Knowledge - Technical: Performs 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 building systems. Provides technical assistance to others by troubleshooting standard facilities maintenance issues and determining their cause. Mentors other technicians.

Problem Solving: Identifies facilities-related maintenance problems that require in-depth analysis, and identifies options for solving those problems. Solve unusual facility maintenance problems that require the application of journey level trades knowledge and determines the most effective and efficient course of action. Gathers and analyzes/interprets 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. Evaluates options and chooses appropriate action by considering potential outcomes. Makes sure that problem is appropriately addressed.

Attention to Detail: Ensures all work meets and/or exceeds applicable codes and standards. Checks and re-checks work prior to, during, and after completion. Ensures that all parts of a project/task are completed. Uses appropriate record keeping methods.

Coordination - Work: Determines project/assignment by breaking them down into tasks. Sets objectives and prioritizes activities and tasks, adjusts priorities when appropriate. Takes advantage of available resources (personnel, processes, departments, and tools) to complete work efficiently. Anticipates obstacles/roadblocks and prepares alternative plans to ensure timely task accomplishment. Uses time effectively and does not let distractions interfere with completion of the job/project.

Open Date 07/22/2017

Close Date 08/18/2017

Job Close Date

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

FLSA Non-Exempt

Salary Grade Equivalency 63

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

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 describe your experience building and maintaining relations with "customers".

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a working knowledge of methods, practices, tools, and materials used in the general maintenance and repair or buildings, equipment, and machinery?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you experienced in at least one trade such as electrical or plumbing, masonry, or drywall?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have at least five (5) years of directly related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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