Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

Fayetteville, NC
Mar 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

Position Title: Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades

Position Number: 001612

Full-time or Part-time: Full Time

Department: Facilities Management

Posting Number: 0401644


Job Category: Service/Maintenance

Hiring Range: $35,000-$39,709

Minimum salary: $24,618

Maximum salary: $62,512

Overall Position Competency: Journey

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
This job is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The Facilities Management Mechanical Maintenance section's mission is to provide excellent customer service while maintaining a safe, comfortable environment where students, faculty and staff can live, learn and work.

Description of Work Continued:
The position works within the Department of Facilities Management's HVAC/Plumbing section as a journey level maintenance technician. The HVAC/Plumbing section maintains the plumbing infrastructure, systems and equipment for the University.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification.
Optional Guidelines:
Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
Knowledge - Technical
Ability to routinely and consistently to perform widely variable, functionally diverse facility maintenance assignments regarding moderately complex mechanical/plumbing systems and infrastructure. Ability to guide, direct and coach others regarding approach to technical issues. Ability to apply and interpret technical knowledge to a variety of moderately complex situations. Ability to research, analyze and display understanding of one or more different trades areas.

Problem Solving
Ensures non-routine, non-repetitious work meets industry service standards according to service manuals; checks and rechecks work prior to and after completion; seeks approval of supervisor or higher level technician upon completion of assignment; uses appropriate record keeping methods. Ability to troubleshoot systems and integrate the highest quality control standards.

Safety and Health Compliance
Identifies and resolves potential shop safety problems and unsafe work practices; shows co-workers safe ways to perform job tasks or use equipment; incorporates accident prevention and corrective measures in all activities; regularly assesses shop safety conditions.

Customer Service
Anticipates, identifies and understands customer's service needs; effectively balances multiple priorities; checks with customers to ensure that repair or solution meets needs; develops positive relationships with internal and external customers.

Work Coordination
Ability to identify critical and less critical activities and set objectives and clearly prioritize activities. Ability to appropriately allocate resources to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional 2 years related experience in facilities maintenance and mechanical systems repair.
Advanced training in HVAC and/or plumbing
Licensed in plumbing
Proficiency in operating equipment such as fork lift, pipe threading equipment, etc.
Commercial Driver's License

Closing Date: 03/26/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a High School diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of related experience in facilities maintenance and mechanical systems repair do you currently possess?
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2 - 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please describe the experience/certifications you possess in regards to any applicable Facilities Maintenance Trade, including HVAC trade experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you have a valid Commercial Diver's License with Class B endorsement?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veterans Statement:
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.