Facilities Construction Project Assistant

Denton, TX
Mar 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
Facilities Construction Project Assistant

Official Title
Facilities Construction Project Assistant

Position Number

Facilities-Gen - 152000


Is this an internal posting only?

Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week

Department Overview
The Construction Services group within the Facilities Maintenance Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Facilities Construction Project Assistant to join our team.

The division consists of seven Departments: Custodial Services, Grounds Department, Electrical Maintenance, Utilities Maintenance, Structural Maintenance, Construction Services, and Auxiliary Services. For additional information on the Facilities Maintenance department you may visit our website at: http://facilities.unt.edu/depts/maintenance.

The Facilities Maintenance Department supports the academic, research, housing, and dining facility needs for the University of North Texas while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the University's physical assets. The Facilities Maintenance team performs routine and preventative maintenance and repairs of the campus buildings and utility infrastructure. Grounds services provides an aesthetically pleasing environment for University faculty, staff, students, and visitors by maintaining all campus turf, landscapes, irrigation system, litter control, solid waste management and recycling. Facilities Maintenance maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates University facilities and installed systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations, and in conformance with University policies and standards.

As one of the nation's largest public universities and the most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we are dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to a diverse student body of approximately 38,000 students. UNT is a student-focused Tier One Public Research University with 12 colleges and schools offering 101 bachelors, 82 masters, and 38 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. With more than 400 student organizations, NCAA Division I athletics and an array of concerts presented by our world-renowned College of Music, there's something for everyone at UNT. UNT has been named by Forbes as one of America's 100 Best College Buys® for 21 consecutive years, the state's most affordable research university, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and The Princeton Review named us a "Best in the West" university. Livability.com named Denton the 9th Best College Town in the nation.

The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions: Facilities Planning, Design & Construction (FPDC); Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services (FSS). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. Facilities has over 325 employees who lead the way in caring for and operating over 170 facilities and 904 acres of landscape. Our goal is to provide world class support for the University by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility services delivered with outstanding customer services and effective stewardship of resources and the environment. For additional information on Facilities you may visit our website at: www.facilities.unt.edu. University of North Texas Career Bands are located on the Human Resources website at: www.hr.unt.edu under the subtitle of Pay Plan.

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

* Thorough knowledge of TMA and Web Reports.
* Create projects and maintain status.
* Open and close work orders.
* Enter project requisitions.
* Monitor project budgets and schedules.
* Ability to design, develop plans, budgets, sets replacement schedules and coordinates various Facilities maintenance and deferred maintenance, and unique projects.
* Develop and implement Master Plans for systematic E&G replacement of classroom seating, paint and carpet, and concrete sidewalks including budget and schedules according to academic calendars and campus events.
* Meet with various campus department heads and managers, faculty, staff and outside contractors on job sites to view and determine scope of work, schedule and budgets.
* Maintain various real time organizational, scheduling and calendar boards depicting current projects allocation per department and technician, status of completion, and TMA project/budget information.

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 Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related field and two years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights.
* Proficiency in specific software may be required.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
* Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
* Knowledge of University procurement methods and requirements.

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

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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