Trades Specialist V

Location
Clemson, SC
Posted
Jan 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clemson University


Location Clemson House
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB SUMMARY:

Directs and leads staff in assigned areas. Provides ongoing training. Maintains knowledge of campus buildings. Complies with OSHA, University, State and Federal guidelines, rules and regulations. Performs highly skilled emergency and routine repairs, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry and lock trades. Performs other duties as assigned.
JOB DUTIES:

40% - Essential - PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE:
Directs Housing & Dining second shift custodial and maintenance staff. Prioritizes work process for custodial and maintenance technicians. Trains all technicians. Updates Zone Manager on all work processes and needs for all areas. Reviews applications and interviews applicants for posted job openings. Completes EPMS reviews. Approves leave and maintains in-house shop files on employees. Ensures staff meets safety guidelines. Reviews assignments and activities of work crews. Directs projects within all assigned areas. Enters and approves all electronic transactions in timekeeping. Ensures all safety, National Electrical Codes, SC Gas Codes, Federal and State refrigeration codes and South Carolina Health Department requirements are met.

30% - Essential - MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR:
Repairs and troubleshoots emergency and routine plumbing calls. Troubleshoots plumbing problems. Maintains and repairs sinks, toilets, showers, tubs, hot and cold supply lines and sewer lines. Sweats copper pipe fittings and sections. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical systems.
Installs new equipment. Alters existing circuits to accommodate new construction refurbishments and new conduits. Diagnoses system trouble doors. Assists lock shop with cutting and fitting keys to locks and rekey locks. Repairs and makes adjustments to locks, latches, doors, frames and hinges. Repairs and replaces doors including mortise and cylindrical hardware. Repairs emergency and routine carpentry. Makes emergency and routine repairs to equipment and systems in Dining facilities.

10% - Essential - WORK ORDER COMPLAINT MANAGEMENT:
Investigates work order complaints and rectifies problems with University Housing residents.

10% - Essential - COMMUNICATION:
Maintains open lines of communication with the Director and Associate Director of Residential Facilities. Communicates daily with Zone Manager to maintain consistency of priorities. Communicates daily with supervisors of each shop to ensure work load can be prioritized based on work force and facility needs.

10% - Essential - PROJECT COORDINATION AND ON-CALL SUPPORT:
Maintains open line of communication with Housing Maintenance supervisors concerning work orders, scheduling and project coordination. Responds to callbacks.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma and trade experience that is directly related to the area of employment.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

- Stand for prolonged period
- Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
- Walk or move about
- Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
- Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
- Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
- Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
- Recognize or inspect visually
- Move, transport, raise or lower
- Extends hands or arms in any direction
- Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors
- Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
WORKING CONDITIONS:

- Exposure to heat or cold
- Exposure to dust/fumes
- Wet or humid
- Noise
- Vibration
- Mechanical Hazards
- Chemical hazards
- Electrical hazards
- Radiant energy hazards
- Burn hazards
- Overnight Travel
- Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Education - High School or Equivalent

Work Exp 1+ years

Licenses & Certifications: Valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record, EPA refrigeration certification.
WORK SCHEDULE:

Standard Hrs: 40; Band: 05 ($ 32,838.00 - $ 48,000.00)

Work Hours: 2nd shift.

This schedule could vary from 1pm-10pm (8hr shift) with occasional weekends.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:

January 29, 2018
CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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